Date Posted: 2021-03-24

Job ID: EB-1710432033
Category: Accounting & Finance
Location: Northern, GA

Our client is a best in class multi-billion-dollar public Fortune 500 consumer products company that has recently completed a successful finance transformation and is looking for a new Manager of Finance.

The ideal candidate will have intellectual curiosity and will be looking for an excellent team culture with exceptional leadership providing career development and succession possibilities.

This role is based in the greater Northern, GA/Chattanooga, TN area.

This highly visible finance role will plan and direct finance and accounting activities in support of key selling channels with focus on sales, margin and inventory accountabilities.

This position will lead the budgetary target-setting process, develops detailed sales and margin budgets, works with senior managers to develop executive reporting and financial presentations, and prepares all-inclusive analyses showing industry growth and competitive analysis trends for review with Sales and Product Development senior management.

• Provide guidance on strategic plans, annual budgets and quarterly forecasts. Leads overall budgeting target-setting process; develops detailed budgets and financial presentations, and prepares all-inclusive analyses showing industry growth and competitive analysis trends for review with sales and product development senior management.
• Analyzes competitors and market trends. Leads team in generating strategic and tactical recommendations in support of business objectives. Leads the creation of models, conducts research and analyzes actual business unit performance against targets in the operating plans, strategic plans, forecasts and sales incentive plans as applicable. Quantifies opportunities and risks and recommends alternatives. Conducts ad hoc analyses as needed to support operational decision-making.
• Manage implementation of system enhancements.


• A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration. Master’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration is preferred.
• CPA certification is preferred.
• 7+ years of progressively responsible accounting experience, including at least 2 years finance/accounting leadership experience. Previous management experience preferred.
• Must have recent experience in consumer product manufacturing finance, working with sales and marketing on pricing, inventory, cost analysis, trends and projections.
• Openness to live in/relocate to the greater Northern, GA/Chattanooga, TN greater area is a must. Relocation assistance can be provided.

BrainWorks is a premier executive search firm that delivers superior talent to drive business performance. Our consultants are experts in their practice areas, which include Accounting & Finance Careers; Consumer Products; CRM, Direct/Database Marketing and Customer Sciences/Advanced Analytics; Accounting and Finance; Technology; Private Equity and Portfolio Companies; Digital Marketing and eCommerce; and, Consumer Insights and Market Research

Our Accounting & Finance Practice has deep ties across all industry sectors with an emphasis in CPG, Manufacturing, Retail, Pharmaceutical, Real Estate, Technology, Insurance and Financial Services. Having hands-on experience in corporate finance and public accounting, we are experts in representing CFO searches, along with Director Level and above, in any accounting, finance, and procurement departments. Our clients range from Fortune 100 to privately owned emerging corporations and we are highly networked in the Venture Capital and Private Equity space.

BrainWorks prides itself on quality, speed and GUARANTEED RESULTS, delivered through our unique QUASAR approach. When you partner with BrainWorks, your company will receive intelligence and industry expertise from consultants who are trustworthy, caring and passionate about your business needs.

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