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Senior Director of Finance

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Position Summary

The Senior Director of Corporate Finance is responsible for providing financial leadership at the corporate level, leading the reporting and analysis of operating results, driving the planning and forecasting process and assisting executive management in the development of strategic plans for the enterprise. This role works closely with operating company finance leadership and segment leaders to provide analysis on actual results, develops forecasts and action plans to achieve financial targets, and provides financial analysis and decision support to the executive management team.

About Hillenbrand

Hillenbrand (www.Hillenbrand.com) is a global diversified industrial company with multiple leading brands that serve a wide variety of industries around the world. We pursue profitable growth and robust cash generation to drive increased value for our shareholders. Hillenbrand’s portfolio is composed of two business segments: the Process Equipment Group and Batesville. The Process Equipment Group businesses design, develop, manufacture and service highly engineered industrial equipment around the world. Batesville is a recognized leader in the death care industry in North America. Hillenbrand is publicly traded on the NYSE under “HI.”

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Direct the work of a financial planning and analysis department to develop, continuously improve and effectively manage global financial planning and analysis systems and processes:

o Establishing annual financial goals for both the enterprise and its individual operating units; monitoring ongoing performance against these objectives; identification of incipient problems, and initiation of appropriate corrective action

o Managing, improving and consulting on regular forecasting and reporting processes, i.e quarterly forecasting process, monthly analysis/reporting, and annual budgeting.

o Collaborate with other departments to manage and improve enterprise financial systems

o Analyzing actual performance, trends, competitive benchmarking, and modeling to develop insights into enterprise and operating company performance

o Developing an effectively communicating recommendations on appropriate financial metrics and goals

• Actively contribute to the development of goals and strategies of the financial planning and analysis sub-function and the enterprise, including financial implications of strategic considerations and developing strategic ideas in support of organic and inorganic growth targets.

• Proactively and effectively partner with various stakeholders across the enterprise

o Advise operating company finance partners on future operating performance, maintaining and improving financial flexibility, and enhancing the overall financial position of the operating company and the enterprise.

o Collaborate effectively with all corporate stakeholders including Investor Relations, Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Legal, HR and IT to ensure that corporate information and support needs are consistently met.

• Develop, manage and collaborate on enterprise governance processes and reporting:

o Managing the Board of Directors meetings process

o Creating and providing required materials to Board of Directors meetings

o Creating and providing materials for investor presentations

• Direct, lead and/or collaborate on enterprise level strategic projects including, but not limited to, mergers and acquisitions, system and process enhancements, etc.

• Effectively develop and manage a team of employees

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance to the Company policies, the Code of Ethical Business Conduct and applicable laws.

Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Bachelor’s degree (B.S./B.A.) or equivalent from a college or university in accounting or finance; and a minimum of 15 years related experience in a global company with significant international experience in various aspects of finance; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

MBA or CPA preferred.


• 10 years of progressive experience across corporate and business finance roles, including 5+ years in senior management position

• Demonstrated management and leadership skills including ability to implement strategic plans required

• Demonstrated experience with Mergers and Acquisition (M&A) projects that involved financial due diligence, synergy tracking and/or post-merger integration preferred

• Excellent communication and presentation skills as well as experience interacting with executive management and other key constituents required

• Excellent financial modeling, project management and strategic thinking skills required

• Strong work ethic and ability to foster working relationships throughout the organization at all levels required

• Industrial manufacturing experience preferred

• Expert Microsoft Office skills and Hyperion (HFM) experience strongly preferred


Employee must be able to travel up to 15 – 20%

Physical Demands

To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch. The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 25lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employee’s ability to see near and far distances.

DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

What Sets Us Apart

We Take Care of Our Associates: We present on-site wellness services including a clinic offering free health care & prescriptions to plan members, the revolutionary Bod Pod Assessment & Weight Management Program, and Market C – a vending management kiosk offering fresh food and convenience items when you need to grab a quick bite on the go.

We have Fun! We work hard and when it’s time to play hard, our workforce engagement team focuses on planning and promoting team events such as: our annual Associate Christmas & Children’s Parties, Summer Picnic, March Madness & Putt-Putt tournaments, Cinco de Mayo, Super Bowl and many other fun activities.

We Give Back: In addition to planning associate events, our workforce is encouraged to volunteer through our One Campaign, which helps associations within the local community.

*These services are not available at all locations.

At Hillenbrand we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans


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