Job Openings

Sr. Finance Manager

Job ID: BH407350

Category: Finance Manager, Accounting and Finance

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Sr. Finance Manager
6 month contract – potential to extend
 
Location: Kansas City, MO

Hours: Mon-Fri – 8am-5pm
Industry: Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology
Size: 15,000+
Interview Process: Video Call or Phone Screen

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance 
  • 10+ years’ experience in finance and accounting
  • 5+ years’ supporting manufacturing and distribution entities
  • 5+ years’ leading professional finance and accounting staff
  • Experience with ERP systems (JDE preferred)
  • Experience with planning and consolidation systems (HFM/OneStream preferred)

Plus:

  • MBA or CPA preferred

Job Description/Summary:

The Senior Manager leads all finance and accounting activities for the Kansas City site for the business stream. The Senior Manager will represent the finance team and provide financial analysis and forecasting to leadership at the site.

II. Essential Functions:

• Monitor compliance with Financial Policies and Procedures
• Provide financial decision support to the site
• Lead finance team members supporting:
o Client billing and cash collections
o Finance reporting for Kansas City 
o Prepare Management Presentation material and present for monthly forecast/close meetings
o Monthly accounting, forecast & reporting processes to ensure that Corporate, Business Unit and Site timelines and objectives are met
o Perform/Review monthly variance review of P&L results for P&Ls
o Proactively identify, analyze and present financial reporting and analysis in and accurate and timely manner to Site and Functional leaders
o Contribute to weekly Revenue Forecast process with Business Units
o Support and ensure proper SOX compliance at the site
• Revenue Recognition expertise is required. Understanding multiple element arrangements revenue guidance is necessary.
• Complete analysis of proposed investments where needed
• Represent finance function on various project teams
• Represent finance function on site leadership teams

III. Position Requirements:

Education or Equivalent:

Undergraduate degree in Accounting and/or Finance from an accredited institution. Prefer MBA or CPA.

Experience:

• 10+ years’ experience in finance and accounting
• 5+ years’ supporting manufacturing and distribution entities
• 5+ years’ leading professional finance and accounting staff
• Experience with ERP systems (JDE preferred)
• Experience with planning and consolidation systems (HFM/OneStream preferred)

Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

• Ability to lead professional staff in timely completion of recurring tasks
• Understanding of finance professional development
• Strong planning and organizing ability
• Excellent collaboration skills within and across functions
• Frequent and effective communication with staff members at all levels
• Strong familiarity with US GAAP
• Understanding and application of Finance Controls and SOX regulations
• Understanding and application of company's Financial Policies
• Familiarity with shared services operations
• Understanding of credit to cash and procure to pay processes
• Strong understanding of financial planning and forecasting
• Understanding and application of payback and cash flow analysis
• Ability to complete financial analysis of proposed capital improvement projects (CIP)
• Understanding of the financial audit process

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Kansas City, Missouri