Finance Business Partner

POSITION:

Finance Business Partner

COMPANY:

Based in the Southeast, the company is an independently owned and operated service provider to the trucking industry, including commercial tires and retreads, mechanical services, as well as fleet management technologies to assist customers in managing fleets more efficiently. Employing over 1,000 service professionals, the company currently operates over 50 locations throughout the South and Midwest that serve more than 35 states, as well as several Michelin retread facilities, and multiple distribution centers that provide delivery capability to over 75% of the continental US. Recognized as an industry leader, the company expertly provides fleets and owner-operators the product offerings and responsive service that exceeds expectations, with an ongoing operating principle that promises customers to go the distance in order to serve their needs.

REPORTS/RELATIONSHIPS:

This position will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer.

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

The Finance Business Partner will analyze financial data and provide information to assist senior management in making good business decisions as well as manage and coordinate the annual budgeting process and quarterly forecasting. The Finance Business Partner will have a proven ability to achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic environment and provide leadership and direction to business teams. The right candidate should demonstrate ability to troubleshoot and analyze complex problems, work cross-functionally, multitask, and meet deadlines.

Specific duties will include, but not necessarily be limited to:

  • Maintain/evolve revenue and margin forecasting models and/or metrics and dashboards.
  • Prepare and drive operational and financial metrics in support of key decision making.
  • Consolidate financial metrics into dashboards to support metric-based decision making.
  • Key contributor and leader in financial analysis efforts, supporting a metrics-driven leadership strategy.
  • Drive development and implementation of a comprehensive strategic reporting dashboard.
  • Provide financial expertise and insight on strategic or cross-functional initiatives.
  • Implement process and tools improvements, involving utilization of information systems.
  • Participate in projects related to financial systems or business processes.
  • Prepare ad hoc analysis, insight, and support as needed.
  • Partner with business leaders on key initiatives to support business growth and improved business performance.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong financial analysis, financial modeling, variance analysis, communication (written and verbal), and presentation skills are a must.
  • Ability to quickly synthesize information, structure a concise, clear presentation of findings to an executive audience, and prioritize issues as appropriate.
  • Demonstrated results in improving existing controls and processes, and ability to troubleshoot and analyze complex problems.
  • Proven ability to multitask and deliver against aggressive deadlines while maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Solid interpersonal skills with proven ability to develop and maintain effective business partner relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Proactive and independent person who identifies issues and drives them to resolution.
  • Ability to work both independently and on cross-functional teams.
  • Self-driven with the ability to take the initiative and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Experience with ERP systems a must and experience with ERP integrations and rollouts a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and other reporting and planning systems; proficiency in MS PowerPoint and the ability to quickly learn new systems are also required.
  • Experience with Business Intelligence (BI) solution(s).
  • Bachelor’s degree required, finance or accounting a plus.

COMPENSATION:

Compensation will be commensurate with experience including a competitive base salary, bonus opportunity, and competitive benefits package.

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Joy Davis, Consultant
704.377.0362