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Senior Finance Manager - New Mexico, El Paso, Tulsa, Omaha, Iowa, Minneapolis, Northstar

Cox Automotive
Albuquerque, NM 87102
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*Primary Location: *3411 Broadway Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Manager/Senior Manager
*Travel: *Yes, 50 % of the Time
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *214784
Manheim, a Cox Automotive company, is hiring a Senior Finance Manager.


The Senior Finance Manager will report to the Director, Finance and be responsible for the leadership and direction of the financial activities of the assigned Manheim Auctions. The Senior Finance Manager is the key business partner and trusted advisor to the Auction Leadership in all areas of finance and is the liaison between the locations and the center finance team, as well as the centralized Accounting team.





The Senior Finance Manager leads a team of Finance Analysts located at the auctions, and will be responsible for overall financial management of the assigned locations to include financial analysis, performance management, budgeting and forecasting, as well as strategic initiatives and business case development. The role will engage proactively with the business leaders to anticipate business issues, provide insights and recommendations and influence and drive strong decision making through sound financial management.





A focus on continuous improvement including the enhancement of Finance processes and procedures is essential to success in this position. This includes partnering across the broader finance organization and with key business stakeholders to optimize upstream and downstream processes and integrate improvements into operating plans and goals. Ongoing individual development within the finance organization is another critical success factor including the ability to transform and adapt the organization to the Companys shifting business model and strategies.


*RESPONSIBILITIES:*







* Effectively lead the assigned auction Finance team and provide regular communication and feedback. Focus on developing the team and ensuring high levels of employee engagement.

* Prepare and review consolidated monthly and annual financial results to present to Auction Leadership, Regional leadership, and the center finance team.

* Build strong relationships with other areas of the business in order to provide business leadership and collaboration including Sales, Marketing, Credit & Collections, Operations, and Other Administrative functions.

* Provide the thought leadership and financial analysis to identify and influence the execution of operational efficiencies, operating model opportunities and cost structure improvements.

* Analyze trends and key variances to plans: partner with Senior Management, Regional leadership, and center finance team to improve operating results.

* Assist in the preparation, review, and presentation of monthly forecasts, annual budgets, and long term financial plans.

* Create driver based models to support Auctions.

* Build and/or oversee the development of business cases for new investment ideas and establish an ongoing culture of evaluation.









*Leadership & Development:*







* Build and enhance a strong team that provides proactive support and results-driven execution of responsibilities to meet the current and future needs of the business.

* Remain current on best practices and trends relevant to finance and related technologies.

* Develop and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders at operating locations, and key corporate stakeholders, ensuring that they understand and value the services provided by the Finance team and respond to feedback regarding opportunities for improvement.

* Partner with key stakeholders across Cox Automotive to ensure appropriate service levels are being provided.

* Manage and coach employees to increase engagement and strengthen professional development. Continually strive to develop talent within the Finance organization to promote individual development and career growth.


Qualifications:

* Bachelors degree in Finance/Accounting OR an equivalent combination of education and work experience in a financial environment.

* Advanced Degree, MBA and/or CPA preferred.

* 10+ years of business experience, with a strong focus in financial planning (budget/ forecast), financial analysis and business case modeling.

* 3+ years in a management or lead role.

* Strong knowledge of financial concepts, practices and procedures (e.g. IRR, NPV, DCF, payback, etc.).

* Demonstrated analytical ability and high degree of intellectual curiosity with track record of delivered results.

* Advanced MS Excel skills required, including logical and reference formulas, financial functions, use of pivot tables, best practice in financial model structure/design, assumption toggling, charting/graphing and formatting for executive presentations.

* Experience with Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Reporting/Essbase is a strong plus.

* Ability to operate and work across functional groups in a matrixed organization.

* Proven ability to prepare and deliver executive level presentations and insights.

* Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills.

* Self-starter with flexibility and willingness to balance multiple, changing priorities and ability to work under tight deadlines. Experienced in organizing, prioritizing, and coordinating ones own work.

* Advanced MS PowerPoint skills preferred, with an emphasis on effective, professional presentation design/formatting.

* Up to 50% Travel



Who We Are
*About Cox Automotive*
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accomodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accomodation would cause an undue harship.
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Posted: 2021-06-30 Expires: 2021-08-28
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Senior Finance Manager - New Mexico, El Paso, Tulsa, Omaha, Iowa, Minneapolis, Northstar

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