Director, FP&A - Aclara

Date: Jul 6, 2024

Location: St. Louis, MO, US, 63146

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Job Overview

Based in St. Louis, MO and reporting directly to the Vice President, Finance Hubbell Utility Solutions the Senior Director, FP&A will serve as key members of the Hubbell Finance leadership team and have responsibility for accurate, timely, transparent financial planning, forecasting and analysis for the Aclara business. This position will manage a team finance professionals and work closely with the Aclara Division Vice Presidents as well as the VP, Aclara Operations and Manufacturing, VP Global Sales of Aclara and the rest of the Aclara executive team. This high-profile role will also provide strategic and tactical leadership to the financial planning and analysis activities, implement planning and budgeting in a manner designed to meet reporting requirements, provide timely, meaningful reporting of the business units within Aclara and help Management evaluate financial resource allocation, areas of focus for improvement, and how external factors may affect the financial results of the business.

A Day In The Life

  • Oversee the development of the budgets, forecasts and supporting analysis for the applicable business units.
  • Working with the Aclara executive management team and the product line managers drive forecast accuracy and accountability.
  • Evaluate and analyze restructuring efforts to optimize the footprint and reduce overall fixed costs.
  • Develop and manage the financial reporting package. Anticipate and inform on large potential impacts to financials.
  • Monitor financial performance by measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.
  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations for decision making purposes.
  • Implement business intelligence tools and dashboard reports.
  • Assist in development of Executive level presentations on business results, performance analysis, financial models, forecasts and budgets, etc.
  • Assess strategic initiatives, including M&A transactions and capital allocation strategy
  • Perform due diligence on specified acquisition targets
  • Develop, implement and maintain comprehensive FP&A processes to improve clarity and consistency
  • Analyze and understand the key drivers of the following areas; (Operating Profit, Cash, Capex, Working Capital, ROIC) including the effects of volume, pricing, cost reductions, etc.

What will help you thrive in this role?

  • Senior finance professional in a variety of finance leadership positions
  • Experience with U.S. multi-national public company, ideally $1+Billion annual revenue with a global manufacturing firm
  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or related degree, MBA preferred
  • Experience with SAP and OneStream
  • Proven ability to lead, manage, mentor and develop all levels of finance team
  • Strong communication and influencing skills, ability to lead large scale initiatives and projects with both local and executive management; ability to collaborate and communicate with others
  • Demonstrated experience interfacing regularly with professionals at all levels of the organization, from manufacturing floor to senior executive office
  • Willingness and ability to adapt to the rapid business and organizational changes that accompany a high-growth environment
  • An emphasis on Functional Excellence to ensure accuracy and the development of financial acumen within the FP&A function

Competencies

Hubbell Incorporated

 

Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.

 

The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.

 

We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.

 

Hubbell Utility Solutions 

 

Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications. HUS provides the critical components that allow the grid to reliably transmit and distribute energy, as well as the communications and controls technologies to make the grid smarter and more flexible.

 

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.


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