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Director of Finance in Auburn Hills, MI at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

A Tier-Two Automotive Supplier seeking a highly motivated Director of Finance to hit the ground running. This Director of Finance will report directly to the CFO and lead a team of Finance and Accounting professionals, including a Controller. The right Director of Finance for this role will be assertive, able to communicate financial information succintly to cross-functional team members and implement best practices to drive results. This is not a 9-5 job but rather for someone who is highly driven and enjoys rolling up their sleeves as well as being involved in the big picture strategy of an organization.


  • Leading all aspects of Finance
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and commentaries
  • Preparing the annual budget and rolling forecasts including cash flow, KPI tracking, reporting on trends
  • Commenting on variances from actual results to prior year, budgeting and tracking leading trends for the operating unit
  • Assessing financial and operational reporting requirements and proposing/implementing improvements
  • Researching, interpreting and recommending accounting policies and assisting with the compilation of quarterly and annual reporting disclosure as required
  • Special projects varying from analyzing cost-volume relationships, performing post-implementation reviews, financial modeling, and identifying system improvement opportunities
  • Coordinating the forecasting/budgeting process for the Division to ensure compliance with corporate objectives and established timelines
  • Maintaining effective internal controls and efficient systems
  • Recommending improvements to disclosures and financial controls
  • Ensuring compliance with corporate policies and procedures
  • Managing credit risk, cash flows and working capital in collaboration with different managers
  • Mentoring and developing a team of Finance and Accounting professionals


  • 10+ years of experience in a related capacity with progressive career trajectory
  • Bachelor's in Accounting or Finance
  • Master's of Accounting or MBA is highly preferred
  • Automotive supplier industry experience is highly preferred
  • Manufacturing experience is a must

If you're interested in pursuing this Director of Finance opportunity, please email your resume in Word format for immediate consideration.