One Stream Lead, Financial Business Systems Manager - Senior

Herman Miller | Zeeland, MI

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Posted Date 6/02/2022
Description You can make a salary. Or you can make a difference. Or you can work as a Financial Business Systems Manager - Senior at Herman Miller and make both.

About this Opportunity
As a Financial Business Systems Manager - Senior, you'll lead a team and finance-related activities in support of multiple/large projects/ unctions or major business units/product lines that are a significant element of the organization's business/operations. You will oversee the preparation of highly detailed and complex financial analyses and research for financial forecasts and projections. You'll also conduct financial analysis through the application of expert general content or specialized technical knowledge to business units. Your assignments will provide exposure to the most complex financial concepts, issues, and activities.

What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you . . .
  • Actively participate and interact with the Finance Team Leaders on an ongoing basis and during month-end/year-end close.
  • Apply a thorough understanding of organizational structure, strategic business units, and objectives.
  • Develop and delegate strategic work initiatives to achieve desired business results.
  • Ensure adherence to Herman Miller financial policy and GAAP.
  • Identify individual team member's career development needs and the resources or activities needed to achieve them.
  • Lead major projects or solve very complex problems with time and resource constraints.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of complex Herman Miller IT systems and their inter-relationships and dependencies.
  • Maintain an effective and documented internal control environment as required under 404 (SOX) within your area(s) of responsibility and the areas supported by the team.
  • Oversee a work team of finance professionals, including direct day-to-day activities. You will oversee the business analysis of financial results, processes, and forecasts to identify areas of focus for improvements, problem areas, the overall direction of results, and the quality of content.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
  • Prepare and review detailed and complex account analyses and financial statements.
  • Provide strategic financial input into your assigned business unit's strategic and financial plans.
  • Provide support to other business partners with their financial accounting issues and requirements.
  • Review and re-engineer business processes as necessary. You'll also identify business requirements and manage change.
  • Work very closely with other Finance areas and Auditors to coordinate quarterly and annual audits. You will act as a liaison with other business partners to gather required financial information to complete audit work in a timely manner.

Sound Like You?
You might be just who we’re looking for if you have . . .
  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. A CPA or MBA is preferred.
  • Six or more years of professional financial analysis experience resulting in an excellent understanding of accounting principles and EVA fundamentals.
  • Five to seven years of experience in the management/supervision of accounting professionals.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead, influence, solve problems, and work with all levels in the organization, including executive leadership.
  • Strong analytical, organization, time management, and process management skills for success in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • A demonstrated high level of written, verbal, and interpersonal skills to communicate information, ideas, procedures, and processes in a logical sequence and at a level appropriate to the audience, resulting in effective working relationships.
  • Competencies that include strong business literacy, systemic thinking, coaching skills, a customer focus, planning skills, organizational skills, and the ability to be resourceful and timely in completing work assignments.
  • Demonstrated leadership competence as defined in Herman Miller's Leadership Competency Model.
  • A high degree of accuracy and an attention to detail in your completed assignments.
  • Previous experience with and current knowledge of the financial systems used at Herman Miller.
  • A demonstrated ability to use the office automation, software, and communication tools currently used in the Herman Miller office environment.
  • The ability to perform all essential functions of the position with or without accommodations.
Who We Are
At Herman Miller, our unique culture represents the collective attitudes, ideas, and experiences of the people who work here. We focus on protecting the environment, impacting our communities, exceeding the expectations of our customers through high quality products, and championing diversity in all areas of the business, and together we are on a journey toward a better world. We support the well-being of our employees in and outside of work by providing a variety of opportunities including award-winning work-life integration resources, development programs, complex health and wellness offerings, and much more.

Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, we have relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal.

Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.
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