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Director, Finance

SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.

This is a Contract position in Spokane, WA posted August 31, 2021.

Motivated to grow with a stable organization?

SPX Cooling Technologies is a leading global manufacturer of sustainable evaporative cooling systems, servicing commercial HVAC and industrial markets for nearly a century.

Hospitals, data centers, oil and gas refineries, power plants and process cooling facilities worldwide rely on SPX Cooling’s Marley, Recold and SGS brands.

Beginning as the Marley Company nearly 100 years ago, it was the first cooling tower manufacturer to pioneer cooling solutions for large industrial applications.

Since then, we have evolved to provide solutions for iconic buildings and essential infrastructure.

New hires to SPX Cooling enjoy benefits that begin on the first day of work, including professional development opportunities such as mentorship and tuition assistance, a competitive compensation and bonus plan, flexible health plan, 401(k) match, and opportunities for career advancement.

With its people-centric culture, SPX prides itself on attracting top talent to the industry.

Help us keep the world cool Job Summary This role is a member of the senior leadership team for SPX Americas Cooling ($350M revenue), reporting directly to the CFO – Global Cooling.

This is a true business partnership role, with the primary responsibility being to support the Americas business on financial, commercial, and operating matters bringing a strong analytical perspective grounded in fact.

Further responsibilities will include accounting and financial reporting, strategic planning/budgeting, capital planning, and M&A/business development support.

He or she will be responsible for providing executive leadership, financial strategies and the management of financial resources to support the Americas Cooling business plans and objectives.

This role is also responsible for ensuring the quality of financial management throughout the organization, including processes and business analysis, and partnering with stakeholders that includes operations, manufacturing, and commercial teams within the Americas region.

Managerial responsibilities include ownership of monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting requirements, compliance with all SOX and regulatory requirements, and leadership of Americas-based Finance team.

The preferred candidate will bring the right combination of experience, competencies and culture fit to enable him/her to act as a business partner to the senior management team in driving the business and strategy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities Business Partnering Provide timely, accurate and detailed financial analysis and counsel to the Americas Cooling senior management team.

Accountable for all financial planning and analysis, accounting and reporting, operations analysis, budgeting, capital planning, support for acquisitions, and overall for providing financial support to the business.

Drive results and partner effectively with the operations, supply chain, commercial, and functional support teams.

Leverage partnerships and build a network of effective relationships both internally and externally with business leaders and key customers.

Change Management: Improve processes, team, controls and data integrity to ensure that accurate data is captured and communicated across the organization.

Effectively present, facilitate and communicate across the Americas organization at all levels; ensure that the end market strategy, combined with short and long terms goals are understood across the business and aligned to employee goals and deliverables.

Protect corporate assets through the development, implementation and management of sound accounting policies and procedures.

Support the evaluation, closing and integration/divestiture of prospective M&A activities.

Strategic Thinking Participate in developing the strategic direction of the Americas business, monitoring the performance of the Americas business, performing value analyses of potential business opportunities and drive performance against the business goals.

Provide financial leadership and vision to the development of long range and annual plans that support strategic direction, tactics and business plans necessary to realize financial and operating objectives.

Commercial and Operational Acumen: Partner with the commercial organization to support pricing decisions, support negotiating and analyzing master service agreements, customer profitability, and product vs after-market service profitability.

Provide leadership and aligned guidance to the team on initiatives for product growth and margin improvement, leveraging product technology and commercial strategies Financial Performance Drive operational profit and cash flow/working capital improvements, lead key initiatives to set standards for driving results, and partner effectively with the operations, supply chain/manufacturing, and after-market service organizations.

Responsible for directing and managing all financial activities in a manner designed to protect assets, meet reporting requirements, provide timely, meaningful reporting of operations and provide all strategic planning for the financial needs of the group.

Responsible for directing and managing all financial activities in a manner designed to protect assets, meet reporting requirements, provide timely, meaningful reporting of operations and provide all strategic planning for the financial needs of the group.

Ensure that all financial reporting and compliance obligations are fulfilled and communicated to corporate.

Review historical reporting practices and identify areas to enhance financial controls, policies and procedures to ensure timely and accurate financial statements are prepared to measure and report Team Development: Attract, develop, retain and reward talent across the organization to ensure bench strength and succession, and hold leaders accountable for doing the same throughout the organization.

Support/drive a performance based culture encouraging the leaders of the business to develop measureable goals and objectives for themselves and their teams that support the SPX values and standards.

Required Education, Skills and Experience Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance; advanced degree strongly preferred 10 years progressive experience within accounting/finance 5 years progressive managerial experience Expertise in US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Strong financial acumen and analytical skills; ability to assist in identifying and providing solutions to complex operational and financial issues and create clear action plans.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills Excellent interpersonal skills Out-of-box innovative thinker, decisive; experienced in and capable of leading change Preferred Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Experience in manufacturing environment Experience with engineered to order manufacturing environment Experience leading teams across multiple locations Experience of long term contract accounting preferred M&A experience – due diligence and integration Physical Demands The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Occasional lifting of up to 30 pounds Keyboarding/typing Ability to read effectively from a computer screen and/or a paper copy Ability to handle a large volume of work and perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment Ability to effectively verbally communicate Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Office environment with varying noise levels May work outside at times and be exposed to excessive noise, heat, or bad weather About SPX Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.

is a leading global manufacturer of cooling towers, evaporative fluid coolers, evaporative condensers and air cooled heat exchangers providing full-service cooling solutions and support to customers in the power generation, petrochemical, industrial, refrigeration, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) markets for more than 100 years.

SPX Cooling Technologies and its Marley and Recold product brands are part of SPX Corporation.

SPX is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.

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