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Sr. Director Finance

Wolverine Worldwide | Rockford, Michigan Job ID 2024-10487

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The Sr. Director of Finance provides leadership, direction and coordination of company financial planning and analysis process.


  • Oversee and manage the preparation of the annual plan, quarterly forecast, and long-range financial plan
  • Manage the preparation of quarterly and annual cash flow forecasts, assessments that provide optimal outcome scenarios, and development of actions to achieve optimal outcome
  • Drive rigor around financial analyses that highlights challenges and opportunities with overarching goal of contributing to sound decision-making across the Company
  • Prepare financial presentations and supporting materials for meetings with the Board of Directors, Banks, and internal management team
  • Manage the tracking and reporting of actual and projected revenue and earnings performance relative to forecast targets to increase visibility on progress in achieving short-term goals across the Company
  • Assist in the preparation of deliverables for the quarterly earnings process including financial guidance, press releases, transcripts, and potential Q&A for the public earnings call
  • Performs ad hoc analyses to support decision making around strategic investments, capital investments, and M&A activity
  • Provide leadership and guidance for FP&A team including talent development, recruitment, career pathing, and performance management, to achieve organization objectives.


  • Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business with strong Financial Analytical and Accounting experience (preferred).
  • Minimum (8) years’ experience in a mid to senior level finance position, with specific experience in global public companies (preferred).
  • Working knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.
  • Expert computer knowledge including financial systems and database applications such as Excel, Access, SQL, PowerPoint, and other financial systems.
  • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections.
  • Strong knowledge of short- and long-term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis.
  • Solid critical thinking and decision-making skills with the ability to analyze and perform root cause analysis on business trends and provide senior leaders with a grounded view of current business trends.
  • Effectively leads high-performing teams to work cross-functionally at various levels throughout the organization to drive meaningful change in the business.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.

    Wolverine Worldwide, Inc. is committed to creating a company that is as diverse as our consumers. We value the differences in one another and believe our differences make us stronger. Our diverse and inclusive corporate culture starts with the recruitment process. We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer. We aim to create equal opportunities for our associates, customers, and suppliers regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic.