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Finance Manager

Ferguson Enterprises

Ferguson Enterprises

Accounting & Finance
Remote
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Job Posting:

Since 1953, Ferguson has been a source of quality supplies for a variety of industries. Together We Build Better infrastructure, better homes and better businesses. We exist to make our customers’ complex projects simple, successful, and sustainable. We proactively solve problems, adapt and grow to continuously serve our customers, communities and each other. Ferguson is proud to provide best-in-class products, service and capabilities across the following industries: Commercial/Mechanical, Facilities Supply, Fire and Fabrication, HVAC, Industrial, Residential Trade, Residential Building and Remodel, Waterworks and Residential Digital Commerce. Ferguson has approximately 36,000 associates across 1,700 locations. Ferguson is a community of proud associates who operate with the shared purpose of building something meaningful. You will build a career that you are proud of, at a company you can believe in.

Ferguson has an exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager supporting Own Brand (Brands owned by Ferguson which are sold throughout our distribution network and externally).

This role will support business leadership and drive business performance as the embedded Finance guide and primary resource for all prescriptive Finance related activities, promoting data-based decision making through outstanding performance analysis.

Location:

This role is approved to be fully remote and based anywhere in the United States or hybrid out of our Minka Lighting offices in Corona CA, according to company policy.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the numbers to identify ways of contributing to the business and challenging others to find ways of improving productivity and efficiency, contributing and facilitating profitable growth.

  • Task the business to control costs and support them in handling any divergences from targets being proactive in developing solutions.

  • Provides guidance, sets objectives, and ensures the team’s performance aligns with organizational goals.

  • Lead multiple projects and priorities simultaneously and deliver quality and timely results.

  • Balance long term business priorities with shorter term financial targets/budgets to advise leadership.

  • Continuous research of the financial and competitive landscapes, including analysis of legislative, economic, and competitive industry trends.

  • Provides financial analysis, forecast, and insights to aid in decision making and communicate financial results to internal partners, such as executives, department heads, and other relevant parties.

  • Provide clear margin analysis at the customer, product, and channel level.

  • Understand components driving margin (volume, price, and cost).

  • Own month end report out to business leaders.

  • P&L Results (sales, margin, and opex).

  • Forecast update / identifying items not visible in the numbers driving the forecast.

  • Provide key strategy updates / results.

  • Provide financial justification for proposed investments and access their impact on the company’s financial performance.

Qualifications:

  • Two years experience in a Finance Manager role.

  • Proven experience and growth in Finance or related of 5-7 years.

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance (Master's degree preferred).

  • Experience working at companies/industries similar to Ferguson.

  • The ability to work with numerous internal leaders across multiple Own Brand companies.

  • Motivated self-starter keen to work on their own initiative, and at times under pressure.

  • Solid understanding of how the business (corporately and locally) is designed, to include the origin of revenues and the nature of expenditures in delivering core proficiencies.

  • Outstanding and professional communication skills.

  • Proven track record to communicate and explain complex finance and operational issues to a diverse audience (i.e. branch employees to senior executives).

  • Maintain a high degree of emotional intelligence and stability working with a multitude of personalities and within a fast paced work environment.

  • Proven ability to work across functions and delegate tasks to centralized functions such as Accounting or IT.

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and financial modeling.

  • Strong ability to organize data, perform independent analysis, and prepare/deliver executive grade presentations.

  • Ability and willingness to travel (<10%).

Ferguson is dedicated to providing meaningful benefits programs and products to our associates and their families—geared toward benefits, wellness, financial protection, and retirement savings. Ferguson offers a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement savings with company match, paid leave (vacation, sick, personal, holiday, and parental), employee assistance programs, associate discounts, community involvement opportunities, and much more!

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Pay Range:

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Actual pay rate may vary depending upon location. The estimated pay range for this position is below. The specific rate will depend on a candidate’s qualifications and prior experience.

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$7,425.00 - $12,100.00

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Estimated Ranges displayed are Monthly for Salaried roles OR Hourly for all other roles.

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This role is Bonus or Incentive Plan eligible.

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The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.

Ferguson Enterprises, LLC. is an equal employment employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Information