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Division Finance Director

Company: Filtration Group Corp
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

Filtran LLC is a global supplier of advanced filtration solutions to Automotive OEM's and Tier 1 customers. - Filtran's filtration systems enable the next generation of autos to run more efficiently. - Our filtration technologies allow vehicles to produce less harmful carbon output through innovations like CombiMedia and SmartMedia, keeping us all safer, healthier, and more productive. - -Filtran is part of Filtration Group, a global market-leading provider of filtration consumables that drives innovation and delivers solutions across a broad spectrum of applications and end-markets, with a focus on life sciences, indoor air quality and industrial technologies. - -The Divisional Finance Director (CFO) is a critical leadership role responsible for furthering our mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive. The CFO will advance the mission through operational partnership, strategic thought leadership and strong financial governance. Some of the core responsibilities of the role are to direct financial planning (long-range & annual), analysis, forecasts and reports that provide the financial insight for decision making on business opportunities and challenges. The CFO will lead and guide plant finance leaders in managing day-to-day financial requirements as well as strengthening financial processes and controls to help reach business objectives. Most importantly, the CFO is a strategic business partner to Filtran's President, working collaboratively together to ensure the business meets our financial commitments in the short and long-term.As a member of the Filtran Executive Leadership Team, this individual will also be responsible for working collaboratively throughout the organization to support Filtration Group's values by establishing trust, demonstrating a bias for action and promoting an entrepreneurial mindset. - The position is based in our Des Plaines IL headquarters and a flexible hybrid work schedule is offered however given the nature of manufacturing, to be effective in this role the CFO should be able to be in the plant regularly as well as travel occassionally to our location in Mexico. -

Key Responsibilities -Partnering with the President to influence all the critical elements of business success.Driving execution of a wide range of business improvement activities beyond the finance function and across the entire company.Working, cross-functionally, with the leadership team to create and implement plans strategies and tactics to improve operating leverage and cash creation.Building and maintaining a best-in-class finance team.Shaping and supporting a culture that stresses a bias for action and an unwavering commitment to enhancing an entrepreneurial environment and operating model.Driving long-range and annual planning activities across the segment which incorporates both bottoms-up plant input and top-down, strategic priorities to ensure we are meeting or exceeding division potential.Maintain proper accounting controls and procedures.Prepare and communicate monthly reports which summarize Filtran's business activity and drivers of financial position in areas of revenue, income, cash flow and other key performance indicators based on past, present, and expected operations.

Qualifications and AttributesBachelor's degree from four-year college or university (CPA/MBA a plus)5+ years of progressive business experience preferably in a manufacturing environment.Lean Manufacturing and/or 80/20 experience will merit strong additional consideration.Embraces Filtration Group's values and culture. Passionate about making the world safer, healthier and more productive and about preserving an entrepreneurial culture and operating model.Ability to drive continuous improvement culture capable of challenging the status quo and conventional wisdom to help improve the business.An assertive leader with a bias for action and an entrepreneurial orientation, with a willingness to move fast and inject velocity into everything we do.A talent magnet. Can attract and develop world class talent and can develop talent across the spectrum of the performance curve.A demonstrated track record of owning and driving results; not just reporting results.Detail oriented and data driven, without losing sight of the big picture.Demonstrates a learning mindset and a high degree of intellectual curiosity about the business.Relishes change and is very comfortable operating in an environment of ambiguity.Excellent communication skills and ability to build consensus and gain internal alignment across different stakeholder groups - cross functional team, division management and executive leadership. -About Filtration Group -FiltrationGroup is aglobal market-leading provider of filtration consumables that drives innovation and delivers solutions across abroad spectrum of applications and end-markets, with a focus on life sciences, indoor air quality and industrial technologies. - With a global workforce of nearly 10,000 dedicated team members and a footprint that spans 27countries, we are committed to partnering closely with our customers to further our mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive. Cultivating Talent and building strong Teams are critical to our success.We know that fulfilling our mission is only possible when we foster an entrepreneurial culture built on a foundation of trust, in which our leaders exhibit a strong bias for action. Join us as we build a truly remarkable company that will long outlast us! - Learn more at

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