Build a better career with MSC.Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Watch HERE (https://youtu.be/VvCFDMQRyM8) to find out why you should work at MSC and join us as we continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace.Requisition ID :14361Employment Type :Full TimeJob Category :Accounting/Audit/FinanceWork Location :Davidson, NC (CSC)State or Province :North Carolina (US-NC)Potential Work Location :United States : North Carolina : DavidsonBRIEF POSITION SUMMARY:The Director, Sales Finance is responsible for providing strategic and operational financial leadership to drive the growth and profitability of the sales organization while providing oversight to operating and capital expenses. As the leader of the sales finance team, this position is the finance business partner that supports the SVP of Sales and the broader sales organization.This position will lead building the budget and forecast for revenues and expenses for Sales. They will direct and validate financial analyses to support strategic planning, operational decisions, and investments. They will evaluate and measure key company initiatives, analyze performance on key financial metrics, and provide executive decision support through strong business partnership.DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coaches and mentors a team of finance business partners supporting the sales organization responsible for $3 billion in annual revenue.
Plans, forecasts, and drives productivity for $400 million+ in annual expenses.
Leads creation of annual operating plan for revenue, gross margin, and related sales opex.
Identifies financial risks, opportunities, and process improvements, making recommendations to senior management for corrective actions.
Supports senior management in the development and implementation of medium and long-term strategic plans.
Actively participates in cross functional teams and special projects representing the finance function.
Facilitates process to evaluate investment opportunities and performance tracking to ensure ROI realization.
Supports preparation for quarterly earnings release.
Responsible for the development of sales reporting tools and managing sales reporting priorities.
Prepares proforma financial summaries for Sales Strategic Initiatives.
Performs all duties inherent of an MSC Director as defined by the code of conduct, including hiring, termination, review and development of associates.
Ensures effective internal controls and compliance with MSC’s accounting policies and procedures.
Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of MSC’s vision and unity of purpose.
Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
Accredited four-year college/university degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
Minimum of eight year of progressive experience in finance is required
Minimum of three years experience managing associates is required
Distribution/Retail experience with emphasis in sales, logistics, or product management functions is a plus
Experience coaching finance teams through digital transformations is a plus
In depth knowledge of financial modeling and analysis
Experience developing forecasts, operating plans, and related analytics
Ability to coach others.
Proven ability to build and manage effective relationships across multiple functional areas within multiple levels within the company.
Ability to identify and cultivate talent to build strong teams and move leaders through the organization.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are also required.
A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel up to 10% of the time may be required
Why MSC? People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential.
When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, Associate Inclusion Circles: Women, Pride, Black, Veterans, HOLA and DisABLEd as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.
Equal Opportunity Statement: At MSC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and our associates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any category protected by applicable law. By applying to this job you agree to the Application and Acknowledgment Declaration terms. Click HERE (https://jobs.mscdirect.com/content/Acknowledgement/?locale=enUS&previewLink=true&referrerSave=false) to review.