Director, Finance & Planning

Company Name:
United Employment Associates, LLC
Position Description:
The principle objectives of the Director, Finance & Planning are to assist in the development of all budgets and forecasts, serve as the champion for all Capital Projects and to provide general business and financial analysis. The Director, Finance & Planning reports directly to the CFO. The position does not have any direct reports.
Performs all tasks in a safe and professional manner in accordance with all Company policies.
Analysis of new business opportunities and existing operations.
Analysis of monthly cash flow and cost analyses.
Serves as the CapEx Champion, responsible for the planning, development and implementation of Company's annual Capital Projects budget and the 3-year CapEx Plan.
Works with Management team to develop and compile the annual budget and periodic forecasts.
Actively promote, support and encourage community involvement and a positive corporate image.
Other duties as assigned.
Business/Financial Analysis:
Analyze new business opportunities and initiatives for Company.
Analyze existing business segments and departments, working with and challenging management to identify opportunities for margin improvements across all aspects of the business.
Develop and distribute reporting of operating results that provides management with a basis for understanding drivers and improving results.
Provide monthly cash flow analysis aimed at improving working capital.
Financial & logistics modeling.
Industry research.
Due diligence.
Prepare Board Meeting materials and other presentations as required.
Review contracts and various Company agreements.
Capital Projects:
Serve as the Champion of the Company's CapEx budget and overall process.
Review all CapEx request forms and submittal paperwork, ensuring meaningful write-ups, auditable results and compliance with accounting policies.
Prepare all financial justifications with technical input from the VP - Engineering, the VP - Operations and the appropriate project managers.
Track all costs and replacements, working closely with project managers to identify, understand and communicate risks of over-runs in real time.
Prepare financial audits of projects, tracking successes and failures of the projects.
Prepare all Profit Improvement projects for additional review.
Maintain a communications plan for all projects that will be shared by all stakeholders.
Budgeting and Forecasting:
Assist in updating the 3-year Plan in alignment with the strategic goals of the parent company.
Assist in developing meaningful annual Operating Budgets and Reforecasts that gain management buy-in and establish accountability.
Provide reporting of actual results v budgeted/re-forecasted results that helps management identify and mitigate negative variances.
Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred.
2+ years' work experience in investment banking or with an operating company.
Experience in financial modeling.
Excellent Excel skills.
Proficient in developing PowerPoint presentations.
Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
Strong interpersonal skills communication skills.
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
Technical ability to learn new accounting and financial software packages.

Candidates that possess the basic qualifications of the position are encouraged to apply by emailing their resume as a MS Word attachment to with the following subject line "Director, Finance & Planning". Candidates that do not possess the basic qualifications stated above will not be considered. Client is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, females and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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