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VP Finance - Saucony

Wolverine Worldwide | Rockford, Michigan Job ID 2024-10486

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The VP of Finance will provide financial guidance and strategy to the Saucony Brand. Analyzes financial results and provides the leadership team with an understanding of the Brand’s financial performance and the financial impact of business plans and strategies.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Provides financial direction, guidance and strategy for the Brands performance including business planning, capital planning, forecasting, pricing, and operational reviews.
  • Responsible for the overall review and communication of the financial condition, operating results of each division and performance metrics on a period, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Directs the preparation of the annual budget, financial forecasting and other supporting analysis.
  • Drive rigor around financial analyses that highlights challenges and opportunities with overarching goal of contributing to sound decision-making across the Organization.
  • Provides variance reporting and analysis for revenue and expense against plan.
  • Approves pricing of the product lines and go-to-market support, selling programs, overall terms and conditions and major closeout deals.
  • Work with management to review and measure profitability goals and spending initiatives by major customer account and assists in developing opportunities for growth.
  • Works closely with the Brand President and the executive leadership team in analyzing pertinent information to make both short and long-term decisions regarding business needs and resources, revenue growth, improving profitability and identifying current trends for strategic decision support.
  • Supports special projects for the Brand and determines overall financial impact for each.  Makes and implements recommendations to improve operational efficiency and implements new services for areas of responsibility.
  • Directs the activities of professional and support staff to ensure accounting controls and systems are in place to address accuracy, reliability, completeness and proper recording of financial data in accordance with GAAP and other corporate policies.
  • Works with Demand Planning on sales and operations planning to improve timely delivery of goods, understanding for factory capacity and delays, and knowledge of product and logistical costing trends.
  • Works with PLM’s on business planning to ensure resources and capital investments are properly evaluated.
  • Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
  • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent work experience.
  • 10+ years experience in accounting and finance.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Proficient with personal computers.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills, including oral/presentation, & written skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.

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.

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