Finance Director

Fortive Houston, TX
Are you looking for a key leadership role as the next step in your career? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity in a growing software business with a global footprint and want you to grow with us! You will get to work closely with the General Manager and the rest of leadership team to drive the strategy of the business while safeguarding assets and efficacy of financial statements.

The Finance Director role will provide you with frequent exposure to the organization's President and the platform CFO, and allow you to have direct and meaningful impact on the business results. This role is a true small company CFO with the support of a big company behind it.

Your ability:

* Proven experience in working cross-functionally and across operating companies to execute on strategy.

* Management of large amounts of data and ability to present concise summaries to multiple levels of the organization.

* Demonstrated ability to seek and implement continuous improvement opportunities in financial processes.

Your impact:

* Directly manage investment spend that will help deliver long term growth.

* Educate leadership staff on financial aspects of business, helping them become better leaders and deliver on financial commitments (meet or beat budget).

* Work across operating companies finance functions to help develop future finance leaders.

Your potential:

This position can provide a path to Finance Senior Leader roles within the direct Operating

Company, and/or other Director and VP roles in the Fortive finance community.

Our Needs:

* Bachelors' Degree, Accounting or business equivalent with experience in accounting or internal controls role

* Applied experience with close cycle, forecasting and budgeting process as well as formal people leadership

* Demonstrated ability to serve as an influential business partner on a cross-functional and cross-operating company level.

* Desire to learn, grow and teach in a highly visible environment

Our location:

Houston is a large metropolis in Texas, extending to Galveston Bay. It's closely linked with the Space Center Houston, the coastal visitor center at NASA's astronaut training and flight control complex. Houston is alive with energy and rich in diversity. Houston is a dynamic mix of imagination, talent and first-class attractions that makes it a world-class city. Home to a vibrant economy, beautiful surroundings and a population full of optimism and spirit, it is no wonder that Houston is a popular international destination.

The city's relatively compact Downtown includes the Theater District, home to the renowned Houston Grand Opera, and the Historic District. Try one of the countless restaurants available, offering cuisine in everything from Tex Mex and South American to Middle Eastern and Vietnamese. For sports fans we have local teams representing all major sports. Do some shopping; Houston offers something to fit every budget- from all exclusive shops in Houston's Uptown area to the outlet malls just outside the City.