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Finance Director

Company: NOVOLEX
Location: Boulder
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Novolex - is a leader in packaging innovation, choice and sustainability. We manufacture products in paper, plastic and sustainable materials for the food, retail, health and industrial markets.

  • This is a Hybrid remote/in-office position
  • Remote candidates may be considered, though regular travel to Boulder will be required (-15% travel)
  • Medical, dental and vision options
  • Wellness rewards to fund your HRA or HSA
  • Paid holidays, time off, and parental and other leaves
  • Financial protection benefits, like life, AD&D and disability insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with employer matching contributions
  • Education support [this is tuition reimbursement, Chairman's scholarship, 529 College Savings Plan]
  • Employee Assistance Program and much more! *The range provided is based on what we believe is a reasonable estimate for the base salary pay range for this job at the time of posting. This role is eligible for annual bonus and annual merit increase. Some roles may also be eligible for overtime pay, in accordance with federal and state requirements. Actual base salary pay will be based on a number of factors, including skills, competencies, experience, and other job-related factors. Our Sustainability Commitment The Novolex sustainability vision is built upon three pillars: our products, our operations and our people. Each is critically important to our growth and future as a business. These pillars form the foundation of our company-wide commitment to sustainability, helping us achieve our ambitious goals through our wide-ranging initiatives. How You'll Perform the Role Novolex is a leading manufacturer of a broad range of flexible and rigid, paper and plastic packaging products for consumer-focused end-markets with annual sales approaching $5 billion dollars. Our Eco-Products business unit, based in Boulder, Colorado has annual sales approaching $500 million and is one of our fastest growing product lines. Eco-Products has been providing customers with sustainable choices in foodservice packaging and paper products made from renewable resources and post-consumer recycled content. We continually strive to drive innovation in our field in all areas of sustainability and strive to be a leader in in our industry and local communities wherever we operate. The Director of Finance is a key leadership position in the Eco-Products business unit which includes the Vegware business. The role serves as the financial leader of Eco Products and is a key financial advisor and business partner to the commercial and operational business teams providing both financial and business guidance. The position, based in Boulder, Colorado has a team of accounting and finance professionals in the US and the UK. This position reports to the Senior Vice President of Finance for Food & Delivery.
    • Actively participates and provides leadership in the development of business strategies and plans, and their execution.
    • Develop, create and maintains a strong, cost-effective controls environment ensuring compliance with US GAAP and Novolex internal accounting policies, procedures and reporting regulations.
    • Maintain overall responsibility for the financial operations of the Eco-Products including all monthly accounting (month-end closing process) and FP&A activities, forecasting and budgeting, cash flow management.
    • Plan, coordinate, lead weekly, monthly and quarterly financial reporting & analytics, communicating opportunities, risks and performance issues to business segment leadership.
    • Prepares and communicates analyses of business performance for business segment team members as well as corporate executive level teams.
    • Leads Annual Operating Plan (AOP) process for Eco-Product business unit, responsible for coordinating this core business process across all functional teams.
    • Participate in M&A projects including due diligence and integration processes.What We Need From You Candidate Requirements:
      • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting required, CPA preferred.
      • 12+ years' financial experience in a manufacturing or distribution environment, required.
      • Strong hands on technical skills (US GAAP, financial systems, FP&A, manufacturing cost accounting, cash flows) with a strong operational orientation. Leadership Behaviors:
        • Exceptional business acumen, ability to quickly learn and understand industry, product lines, competitive and customer environments.
        • Outstanding skills in both understanding and interpreting financial statements (income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement), and financial modeling skills.
        • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, interacts effectively with all levels within the company. A strong team player across a multi-functional organization, 'ego' checked at door.
        • Highly motivated and driven professional, able to manage multiple high priority projects simultaneously; exceptionally strong work ethic.
        • Demonstrated strong people management skills, creates and leads a high-performance finance team, promotes career development, effectively coaches / counsels' employees. Creates future finance leaders for the organization.
        • Commitment to excellence, personally demands excellence in every aspect of the position, intentional focus on what could have been done better vs. what was done well.
        • Simplifies the complex, able to dissect and communicate complex, detailed issues in a simple manner to those who have less background or less details relating to an issue or opportunity.
        • Change agent, demonstrated 6-Sigma or Lean or process improvement skills, possesses an exceptional internal drive toward continuous improvement.
        • Flexible to change work priorities and direction based on a fast-paced, ever changing business environment.
        • Strategic thinking, knows how to apply knowledge of business and organization in decision-making, understands the interaction of multiple functions and how they are impacted by decisions. Views decisions in context of company, not just own position or functional team.
        • Outstanding ERP and financial system skills and demonstrated ability to learn new systems. What You'll Get From Us With safety as our top priority and a commitment to employee well-being an important focus, we offer comprehensive and competitive benefits that include medical, dental and vision insurance (including Telehealth options) as well as a variety of other well-being resources focused on mental, physical and financial health. Specific benefits and well-being programs may vary depending on where you work. Community Engagement At Novolex, giving back to the local communities that support us is important. Our Focused Giving Program prioritizes support for organizations whose missions promote sustainability initiatives or address food and hunger needs. We also encourage facility level support of activities in the communities where our employees live and work. Training and Development We offer constant opportunities for advancement. From skills development to advanced education programs, training and development programs and courses are available through Novolex University. Programs include company and industry training curricula, support for formal education through the Tuition Reimbursement Program, and a Learning Management System that supports and enhances employee skills at all levels of the organization.

Keywords: NOVOLEX, Boulder , Finance Director, Accounting, Auditing , Boulder, Colorado

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