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SENIOR DIRECTOR, FINANCE - CPG

Carlsbad, California, United States of America

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Your Mission

  • This position supports the COBRA PUMA GOLF brand in Carlsbad, CA
  • Primary Finance partner to the President of CPG and CPG Leadership Team (inc CPG Canada)
  • Provides financial analysis to the President of CPG and Regional CFO to identify areas of opportunity and key initiatives to improve top and bottom line financial performance 
  • Drives collaboration with the regional PNA Finance team to develop synergies and opportunities to leverage PNA processes, tools and resources.
  • Understanding and support in discussion of golf industry specific, benchmarking, general economic, business, tariffs, and financial conditions and their impact on the organization's policies and operations.
  • Drive accountability and monthly/full year results in North America (CPG and CPG-C).
  • Develop processes to optimize CPG business performance, leveraging best practices from PNA where relevant, and CPG systems
  • Develop control environment to safeguard financial assets and minimize risk
  • Financial oversight over Sales Commissions and Sales programs, Inventory management, and Manufacturing / Assembly cost management.
  • Direct the CPG-US & CPG-C financial planning and analysis activities for the organization. 
  • Provide support to the organization for financial reporting needs (inc Power BI / Atlas).
  • Manage all reporting activities of the organization including annual budget and forecasts, midterm plan, including P&L, balance sheets, and cash flows.
  • Ad-hoc analysis including key analytics and performance indicators and direct Executive Team to financially beneficial solutions.
  • Support the CPG Golf Global financial reporting requirement as needed
  • Direct the CPG-US & CPG-C accounting activities for the organization.  Ensure compliance at a PUMA SE (Germany) & PUMA NA (Boston) level. 
  • Oversee and manage all fiscal reporting activities of the CPG-NA organization including annual IFRS reporting package and monthly financial reporting packages for CPG-US & CPG-C.
  • Interact and support all third party auditors for cyclical full year audits and unplanned audits (sales tax audits, etc).
  • Direct the cost accounting function to ensure proper capitalization & costing of inventory, consolidation of inventory transfers, and substantiation of manufacturing costs.
  • Understand all technical accounting requirements, financial consolidations, foreign currencies, hedging support (for CPG-C), working capital requirements, intercompany eliminations, transfer pricing, and tax filing support.

Your Talent

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics from an accredited university. CPA or Master degree a plus.
  • 7-10 years of experience working in a fast-paced finance department and management of the corporate accounting cycle.
  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP and IFRS.
  • Strong financial analysis capabilities, including the ability to evaluate the economics and financial reporting impacts of complex financial transactions.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple, diverse projects within tight deadlines.
  • Proficient in understanding and analyzing P&L statements and balance sheets.
  • Ability to work cross functionally with other business units and International company entities.
  • Expert user of Excel.
  • Strong analytical, written, and oral communication skills needed to effectively interact with executive management, department heads.
  • Effective interpersonal skills required to work productively within a dynamic team environment.
  • Proactive, highly organized, and energetic.
  • Flexible with a proven ability to adapt to changing work demands.
  • Working knowledge of the following systems required: Jesta (or SAP), Hyperion, PowerBI (or similar reporting software).
  • The position will require a successful completion of a background check.

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

PUMA is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of PUMA to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, physical or mental disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.For additional information, please contact: us-hrrecruiter@puma.com

PUMA Wellbeing at Carlsbad

Athlete


  • Company sports

  •  Fruit

  • Gym contribution

  • Health weeks

  • On-site gym equipment

Social


  • Breakfast

  • Coffee

  • Community engagement

  • Company parties

Flex


  • Employee assistance services

  • Parental leave policy

  • Summer Fridays

Finance


  • 401K employer match

  • Childcare discount

  • Employee discount

  • Medical & dental insurance contr.

  • Pre-tax benefit plans

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