Vice President, Finance in Nashua, NH at WAKEFIELD-VETTE

Date Posted: 5/16/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Nashua, NH
  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


  • Responsible for timely and efficient operation of the accounting and finance functions, production of financial reports for all companies and compliance with all established Group and parent company financial deadlines.
  • Maintain an appropriately designed and effective control environment to ensure accurate financial statements and safeguarding of company assets.
  • Participate in, contribute, and take a leadership role as a member of the Company’s Executive Team.
  • Oversee preparation and review of monthly reporting package and commentary for Monthly Business Review (“MBR”) with Group Management.
  • Lead and coordinate with the rest of the Executive Team the annual five-year strategic planning process and presentation to parent company management and ownership.
  • Prepare and oversee annual budgeting process.
  • Work closely with the President and key departmental leads in developing and updating rolling forecasts; building and improving forecasting models to enhance forecasting accuracy.
  • Drive the Company’s management reporting and analysis to ensure customer and product profitability is appropriately understood and maximized, and to ensure manufacturing operations can appropriately understand performance and make adjustments as necessary to ensure efficient operations.
  • Lead the review and manage revisions to cost accounting to ensure costing information is accurate and current.
  • Interact with Group CFO and parent company Accounting and Finance departments, as necessary, to comply with their requirements or to accomplish Company’s objectives.
  • Maintain relationships with all parent company functional areas including, but not limited to, accounting, FP&A, tax, treasury, risk management, legal, etc.
  • Maintain and oversee relationship with parent company’s external and internal auditors, responsible for follow-up and execution of all audit findings and recommendations.
  • Oversee the local IT team, ensuring that Company and Group IT goals and objectives are being met and are appropriately coordinated with Group IT resources.
  • Oversee financial management of foreign operations to include developing financial and budget policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring appropriate finance structure and team members are in place to meet the Company’s business objectives, mentoring and training team members to ensure continued career development.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, with an MBA or CPA strongly preferred.
  • At least 10 years of experience in a multi-site manufacturing organization, showing progressive career path in key financial roles.
  • At least 2-3 years of experience working at a large public accounting firm.
  • Excellent technical capabilities, particularly in MS Office & MS Dynamics or similar ERP program.
  • Proven capabilities in:
  • Strategic planning and execution.
  • US GAAP accounting principles.
  • Cost accounting methodologies and practices.
  • Automated financial and accounting reporting systems.
  • Federal and state financial regulations.
  • Ability to:
  • Analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections.
  • Motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects.
  • Utilize technology platforms to ensure data accuracy and speed of reporting.
  • Change direction with minimal notice.
  • Be an active participant within the leadership group and be a key contributor to the overall strategic planning and execution of the organization.
  • Present to high level members both within and outside the organization.