Flowserve Corporation Functional Finance Business Partner in IRVING, Texas

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Description:

Overall Responsibilities:

As a team member on the corporate Finance and Analysis team, the Functional Finance Business Partner will be responsible for providing business partner support for the C level leaders and leadership team members for the global business functions. They will be the CFO of the functions they represent. The Functional Finance Business Partner will provide advice and counsel and the necessary analysis to enable investment, growth and control. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Principal Accountabilities:

• Provide focused support as the functional finance business partner to ensure that all stakeholders are fully aligned to promote achievement of functional financial goals and results

• Be the functional CFO within the respective functions

• Support and ownership of activities related to accounting close, forecast and annual operating plan and functional strategy for respective functions

• Complete full range of financial analysis, including variance analysis, opportunity / risk analysis and the identification and communication of action-oriented solutions to Senior leadership

• Identify, analyze and execute opportunities for enhancing financial controls, cost containment, financial efficiencies and productivity enhancements

• Prepare and distribute analytical reviews of departments and global chargebacks from business units, explain variances, and make recommendations for the achievement of performance objectives

• Ensure that monthly global chargebacks are tracked and reconciled between the global business unit P&Ls and corporate departments, and that business unit forecast reflect realistic expectations of future investment requirements

• Support capital investment process by providing leadership and necessary analysis to facilitate gate reviews and preparing asset, liability, P&L, and cash flow projections

• Coordinate financial activities with those of the other Global functional team members to ensure that total corporate financial results are accurately and timely analyzed and reported

• Educate functional management on relevant accounting, forecasting and annual operating plans

• Assist with special projects, coordinate presentations, participate in Leadership Meetings and provide financial consultation and education on strategic initiatives

Position Requirements:

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, MBA preferred

• 7+ years Finance and Accounting related experience

• Able to effectively communicate, interact, engage and carry influence with C level and senior level leadership

• Prior experience with Global and GAAP accounting strongly preferred

• Prior leadership experience preferred; ability to coach / mentor 1-2 analysts

• “Can do” attitude with the ability to constructively challenge the status quo and the experience to recommend and implement solutions to drive results

• Able to multi-task in high pressure, time-constrained situations, as well as influence when and where appropriate

• Extremely high attention to detail and accuracy with the ability to package and present information in an effective and efficient manner to C level leadership and Board of Directors

• Successful experience in a matrix reporting environment

• Able to gain the trust and confidence of the leadership while maintaining the necessary control and transparency around the results

• Knowledge of BPC, Hyperion / Essbase, SAP, Oracle or other ERP software preferred

* Preferences

• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, MBA preferred

· Desire and ability to progress through Corporate Finance and Analysis Organization leveraging this high visibility position to build sponsorship and experiences to progress throughout the global finance organization

· Constant desire to learn and grow and exceed expectations. Someone with multiple examples of improving the status quo and driving results

  • Operational Finance and Accounting experience in Global Manufacturing business

• Prior experience with Global reporting and GAAP accounting strongly preferred

• Knowledge of BPC, Hyperion / Essbase, SAP, Oracle or other ERP software preferred

Preferences:

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, MBA preferred

· Desire and ability to progress through Corporate Finance and Analysis Organization leveraging this high visibility position to build sponsorship and experiences to progress throughout the global finance organization

· Constant desire to learn and grow and exceed expectations. Someone with multiple examples of improving the status quo and driving results

  • Operational Finance and Accounting experience in Global Manufacturing business

• Prior experience with Global reporting and GAAP accounting strongly preferred

• Knowledge of BPC, Hyperion / Essbase, SAP, Oracle or other ERP software preferred

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Functional Finance Business Partner

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:

5%

Job Posting Category:

Finance & Accounting

Primary Posting Location:

IRVING, Texas US

Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:

No

Country:

United States

Auto req ID:

42928BR

42928BR

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