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Finance Manager

at Danfoss

Posted: 10/6/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1503445

Job Description

Job Title
Finance Manager

Country for Data Deletion
United States of America

Job Description
Danfoss is looking for a Finance Manager to join our Global Services Finance organization at our Ames, Iowa or Baltimore, Maryland location in the US.
The Finance Manager is responsible for managing the delivery for all aspects of monthly reporting, general ledger processes, validation and analysis of our $1.8 billion organization in NAM.  This leader is responsible for leading the Accounting Team to ensure objectives are set and work is properly allocated plus completed timely and accurately.  The individual is a strong leader who has a very good understanding of SAP and is adept at driving change and achieving results within a dynamic business environment.  This position interacts with internal and external business partners which requires excellent communication skills. 

Background & Skills
To be considered for this position, you will need the following:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
  • CPA certification required
  • 5+ years of experience in accounting, internal controls, and process improvement
  • Prior experience leading and managing teams required
  • 2+ years of experience within a manufacturing business
  • Experience with multinational companies is required
  • High proficiency in SAP, Business Intelligence, Hyperion, HFM, EPM, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Fluent in English
Job Responsibilities:
Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Responsible for quality, integrity and alignment of accounting procedures and internal controls across the region
  • Ensure an accurate and timely month-end, quarter-end and year-end close, including the review and preparation of journal entries, inter-company transactions, reconciliations and reporting
  • Analyze financial statements and ability to explain results in detail  
  • Ensure compliance with Corporate accounting policy and procedures
  • Lead the enhancement, development, implementation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Responsible for Fixed Asset accounting and coordinating Fixed Asset audits
  • Lead and coordinate financial audits with internal and external auditors
  • Work closely with outsourced Shared Service Center
  • Work with IT and other functions on system upgrades, conversions and integrations
  • Closely partner with AR and AP teams, local business controllers, functional leaders and other business stakeholders on a variety of initiatives and objectives
  • Identify and lead continuous improvement projects
  • Lead and or participate in special projects, as assigned
  • Travel 15%
Success Criteria:
  • Provides high level of communication, support and engagement to the Accounting team and the NAM business
  • Develops team members
  • Drives and develops operation excellence mindset among own department/area of responsibility
  • Is passionate and great representative member of NAM Global Service Finance Leadership Team
  • Drives completion of Global Services/Finance objectives in an effective and timely manner
  • Compliant with internal controls
 Required Competencies:
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team building and promoting teamwork
  • Ability to lead upward
  • High level of analytical skills, judgement and decision making
  • Lean and continuous improvement mindset
  • Task-oriented, self-motivated and hardworking
  • Strong professionalism
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Well organized with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and complete responsibilities and projects on time
  • Integrity
We are Engineering Tomorrow
The world faces growing populations, booming urbanization and rapid climate change. At Danfoss, we engineer ready-to-use solutions to these challenges. We build energy-efficient solutions that reduce food loss and make cities cleaner – using digital technology to make systems smarter and more connected – and we engineer innovative new ways to save energy and transition to clean energy for the  good of our climate.

Join Danfoss
Danfoss gives you unique opportunities to put your skills to good use, make an impact and shape an exciting career. We encourage employees to take charge, do extraordinary things and run the business like it was their own. Danfoss is a high-performance technology company. We give you opportunities to learn and grow – both professionally and personally – while still maintaining a healthy work/life balance. Join Danfoss to be part of a world-class team of over 27,000 people in 56 countries that engineer tomorrow and build a better future.

Watch how Danfoss is engineering tomorrow

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

The application process will remain open until the position has been filled.

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Location / Locations
Ames / IA, Baltimore / MD

Country / Countries

Job Family
Finance & Accounting

Type of Position

Corporate Function

Employment Type

Mid-Senior Level

Location in Job Ad
Ames, IA or Baltimore, MD