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Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  CBS

Perrysburg, US

CBS Finance Lead Perrysburg/US

Cargotec is at the forefront of the transformation in the cargo handling industry. Our cargo handling solutions and services make global trade smarter, better and more sustainable. As leaders in ports, on roads and at sea, our business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor have a unique position to optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value.

Purpose of the position

The Cargotec Business Services Finance Hub Delivery Lead will provide strategic and business leadership in leading the existing as well as continuing to build the CBS Finance Hub organization and process transformation in the areas of Record to Report (RtR), Invoice to Pay (ItP) and Order to Cash (OtC). The goals of the transformation will be to create & operate a consolidated, structured, sustainable & efficient CBS Finance Hub organization.


Main tasks and responsibilities:


Oversight of team performance to SLA’s and/or other objectives

  • Monitoring of SLA’s, projects, process improvements and new transitions 
  • Analyze and develop corrective and preventive action plans when objectives or SLAs are not met 
  • Maintain a strong focus on execution and deliver short term results and successes while moving towards the long-term vision, and creating regular operational reports highlighting individual and team performance


Leadership and People Management - Coaching of Managers, Team Leads and/or associates of the Finance operations

  • Set goals and objectives for the operations driven by quality, productivity and financial management.
  • Prepare and conduct performance appraisals to Operations Managers, Supervisors and/or Team Leads according to deadlines and internal practices
  • Provide input to performance appraisals at the Operations Managers, Supervisor and/or Team Lead levels
  • Develop Individual Development Plans for direct reports and provide input to the IDP of Key associates and entire leadership members. Provide inputs and join calibrations on Talent Assessment Profiling and Succession Planning


Governance, communication and Executive engagement 

  • Schedule/ join regular video conferences with Business Partners to review the operational performance of all financial areas
  • Actively participate and lead quarterly business reviews with regional finance directors/controllers
  • Actively participate on CFO meetings and conference calls
  • Leading WW Finance Global Business Solutions projects
  • Leading in country and on-site M/QBRs


Standardization of processes, process improvements & financial management and compliance

  • Lead regional and global standardization of processes in Finance in strong collaboration with the GPO and enabling support functions
  • Design, build and implement new processes and actively work with the respective regional and global teams on retiring old technology, implementation of new tools, processes, systems and drive continuous process improvements and elimination of process inhibitors
  • Develop and execute continuous improvement targets to eliminate productivity inhibitors, gain efficiencies and monitor regularly the financial savings produced from each project.
  • Establish the appropriate internal control environment to more efficiently monitor transaction risk and financial exposure ensuring compliance with tax, legal and regulations as per the individual country requirements.


Decision Making Authority Level

  • Talent Management – Hiring, Firing, PIP, Promotions, IDP, Salaries administration in line with approved Budget
  • Workforce management - Organizational structure, restructures and daily operational planning
  • Expense management – Build and manage department budget 
  • Design and implementation of operational objectives & targets per team, per individual, driven by the SLA agreed with customers
What you’ll need to succeed:
  • 8-12+ years of progressive/management work experience in a manufacturing industry
  • Progressive experience working in/with BPO/Shared service in Management roles preferable leading multifunctional Finance operations 
  • Experience on leading multi country-multi cultural teams preferable
  • Bachelor in Public Accounting, Finance or similar. CPA/CA or similar qualification in Finance a plus
  • Knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP
  • Proficient on Google tool kits
  • Advanced Excel and VB experience, developing Macros experience is a plus
  • Experience on Lean and Six Sigma - Green Belt or Black Belt certification preferable
  • Project Management certification, preferable
  • Proficient English is a must, any other language is a plus
  • Ready to Travel within the continent 5-10 weeks a year; Ready to Travel overseas 1-2 times per year
You will be part of:

We believe in our people as it is our people who really make the difference. We always work in close collaboration with our customers, deliver on our promises and never walk away no matter how big the challenge. We succeed because we do it together. 
With us, you will have the opportunity to realise your potential and become an important member of our global team.

Interested to join?

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV by 10th January 2020.


Cargotec and its businesses
Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) enables smarter cargo flow for a better everyday with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec's sales in 2018 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 12,000 people. www.cargotec.com

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