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Dir, Finance

Company: Koch Industries, Inc.
Location: Wichita
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description Koch Engineered Solutions (KES) is seeking a Finance Director, reporting into the VP Finance, KES. This role creates value by improving business outcomes as a strategic member of the leadership teams at KES business units and by leading a team that delivers a business finance capability that creates a competitive advantage for KES. The successful candidate will be a change agent, championing transformation by defining what good looks like, creating clear strategies and roadmaps to close gaps, and aligning and motivating a team to constantly improve results by more fully applying Principle Based Management. The role can be located in Wichita, Kansas, Houston, Texas or Scottsdale, AZ What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Work with and through your team to advance a shared vision that creates superior value for KES by building a high-performing team, creating the right environment, and helping each employee increasingly self-actualize.
  • Utilize division of labor by comparative advantage to ensure the right capabilities and responsibilities exist on the team and that individuals are in roles that maximize business outcomes.
  • Attract, retain, and develop an empowered and contribution motivated team. Develop and deploy effective talent management strategies.
  • Actively engage and develop strong relationships with the business leadership team(s), the controller organization, financial operations, and other stakeholders to better understand, anticipate, and meet business needs.
  • Provide economic/financial leadership and challenge that: influences, supports, and increases the speed to business decisions, increases the rate of transformation, informs and guides strategies, and drives prioritization and execution.
  • Develop processes, systems, and tools that: Deliver a step-change improvement in transparency, availability, and communication of financial results.
  • Provide meaningful insights including identifying gaps between how the businesses are performing today and future state success.
  • Drive clear understanding of marginal bets and range of outcomes.
  • Identify and develop reality-based measures of key strategies, bets, risks, and opportunities to deploy a culture of accountability and drive profitability.
  • Partner with internal KES/KII capabilities (e.g., financial operations, data analytics, etc.) to develop in-depth data analytics and compelling visualization tools.
  • Evaluate the profitability of various customers, product lines, segments, business units, business development projects etc. to understand and optimize cost structure, pricing, and investment strategies.
  • Support acquisition and divestiture activities such as quality of earnings, due diligence, and analysis
  • Develop strategies to optimize capital consumed and ROCC.
  • Deploy economic thinking skills (e.g., marginal analysis, DMF, opportunity cost, risk optimization, capital consumed framework etc.) The Experience You Will BringRequirements:
    • Demonstrated experience as a supervisor and proven ability in talent management including selection, retention, development, and optimization.
    • Experience building strategic partnerships and providing thought leadership, including value creation opportunities, and communicating insights effectively.
    • Progressive growth in financial analysis, strategic planning, business development, business decision support, or related roles with increasing scope and scale
    • Financial modeling experience which includes key driver analysis, economic framing, Business and/or Operations strategies, and innovative approaches to visualization
    • Ability to provide decision support and analysis and to effectively model and apply key financial metrics (e.g., EVA, NPV, ROCC, NIAT)
    • Experience applying strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities; including originating ideas, collecting data, establishing facts, performing analysis, drawing conclusions, and presenting a point of view to key stakeholders and business leaders.What Will Put You Ahead
      • FP&A Experience
      • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting or Finance Koch Engineered Solutions, part of the Koch Industries family of companies, is a dynamic network of businesses that work together to create an ecosystem of domain expertise. Increasing operational efficiency and safety. Reducing waste and emissions. The manufacturing challenges of today aren't just about improving performance or practicing environmental stewardship, such as managing water and waste, reducing carbon emissions and increasing energy efficiency. They are about doing both, but better. That's where you come in. We are a people company. It's our people who bring the domain expertise and engineered solutions to our customers. Join our ranks and change the world. Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter. At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy. Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:

Keywords: Koch Industries, Inc., Wichita , Dir, Finance, Accounting, Auditing , Wichita, Kansas

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