Honeywell Director Finance in Charlotte, North Carolina
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Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company with global sales surpassing $35B and has been one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies for over a decade. Through innovation the Company brings together the physical and digital world to tackle some of the toughest societal and business problems – making the world a more productive, safe and sustainable place. The business is organized into five primary groups: Aerospace, Buildings, Performance Materials and Technologies; Safety and Productivity Solutions; and the Connected Enterprise. Honeywell specializes in things that are critically connected - beyond smart phones and laptops, we make the kinds of connections that keep cities working, planes flying, plants running, and workers safe. Our unique capabilities, over a century in the making, brings together data, domain expertise, and technology to connect people, processes, and assets. Our solutions are built-on top of our world class IoT Platform, Honeywell Sentience. Customers count on us to make and manage their critical connections. The company is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.
Do you thrive in tackling difficult operational challenges, influencing behaviors, rebuilding and creating financial processes and developing strategic visions to drive efficiency from the ground up? Are you a senior Finance leader that understands and drives digital finance principles across an enterprise? Are you an expert in operations/procurement finance and finance automation technologies?
The Sr. Finance Director of Procurement will play an integral role in helping the company achieve its ambition by executing in partnership with the Strategic Business Unit procurement teams. Autonomous and highly visible, this individual will be accountable for driving the results to meet target objectives in procurement. This position will assist leading a global procurement organization supporting the delivery of high-quality, reliable, innovative, and cost-competitive procurement solutions/strategies across an annual spend of approximately $15B. While this role will primarily focus on supporting procurement, it also provides the opportunity to play a significant role in driving standardization of activities and process improvement across Honeywell.
Ideal candidates will bring prior experience in a well-regarded, global manufacturing and technology businesses of scale (strong preference for globally complex manufacturing environments, software and high-tech industries). He or she will possess exceptional intellect, advanced technical fluency, business and finance acumen, and communication skills to help drive Honeywell’s financial vision, guidance, and compliance in support of business growth and profitability.
An ideal candidate will possess the following:
ISC Acumen. Direct experience from a large-scale operations Finance role in a multinational environment is essential. Ideally, this individual has experience working with complex global multi-national manufacturing footprints, software, a highly complex supply chain in a business that operates under multi-year long term plans. He or she will have a track record of success at cultivating meaningful relationships with the global ISC organization.
Business Partner. A strong commercial orientation and a proven ability to partner with procurement/commodity and operating teams to drive and monitor performance and to develop strategic plans. He or she will be a strategic leader who can impact and change business-level strategy beyond the ISC area. Possesses change agility and mobilizes others in the organization to initiate change. Backbone and professional stature to influence senior executives with fact-based arguments and ideas that ensure optimal performance and results. A commitment to individual and/or team accountability for results. Experience helping lead an organization through change is preferred, including direct experience with supply chain transformation activities, operating initiatives and cost control programs that build growth and profitability.
Leadership/Executive Presence. Seasoned business judgment and a passion for increasing shareholder value and improving processes across the enterprise. A leader who empowers the team to perform independently and mobilizes others to initiate change. An intentional advisory style; experience and ability to interact with the top executive team. An exceptional manager and motivator of people and teams who can recruit and develop high potential people and set high standards for ISC personnel across the organization.
Conviction. Has well supported views and appropriately advocates while being open to ideas of others. Takes personal responsibility to ensure full execution.
Good Judgement and Decision Making. Considers all factors to form the best overall solution for the company.
Effectively Consumes Data. Good at spotting trends and interpreting data. Looks at data from different angles and asks the right questions to gain additional insights.
Intellectual Curiosity. Deep desire to understand the business and offers short- and long-term strategic insight. Immerses oneself through experiencing first hand, both internal (other functions, employees, operations) and external (customers, suppliers) constituents to understand their perspective.
Sets the Tone. Understands impacts of large scale ISC transformation and corresponding impact on business health and provides a realistic, but optimistic view. Possesses the self-awareness to monitor and adjust the signals sent to the organization (mood, demeanor, mannerisms, the way people are treated) to have a positive impact.
Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
15+ years of finance executive or accounting experience within a corporate environment
MBA, CMA, CPA preferred
Strong manufacturing background and Integrated Supply Chain experience (operationally and finance) – global experience preferred
Ability to lead and influence diverse, cross-functional teams globally
Ability to drive business decisions across the business teams
Ability to understand business activities with a view broader than just the finance function
Experience in a matrix organization; in addition to direct reports, ISC operational leaders will matrix
ERP / systems experience (SAP and Hyperion Planning preferred)
Strong and consistent personal ethics and a high sense of integrity.
Drives results through inclusion and collaborative behavior.
Track record of developing sustainable performance cultures where team members are passionate about winning.
Consistently demonstrates humility and prioritizes listening over directing.
Genuinely passionate about people and their development.
A talented communicator with the ability to impact, influence and motivate external and internal stakeholders.
A true global thinker with a sensitivity to work in different cultures. Willingness and availability to travel internationally.
Demonstrated entrepreneurial style experience and leadership
High intellectual horsepower and strong technical knowledge of ISC, a strong understanding of Integrated Supply Chain operations including but not limited to, plant operations, logistics and procurement processes.
Excellent communication skills with strong persuasion and influencing abilities. An excellent motivator who is charismatic, action-oriented and confident. Ability to inspire confidence in others.
Recognized self-starter who enjoys a fast-paced environment and seeks the challenge of winning in a rapidly changing marketplace.
World class executive who intuitively understands the unique rewards and challenges this opportunity represents; who possesses the deep technology abilities, strategic vision, tactical competencies as well as a pragmatic and open style in working with the senior leadership team to position the company to grow market share and enter new markets.
Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.