Category CFO, Commercial Filtration

Pentair Management Company

Job Description: At Pentair, you will work along-side passionate problem-solvers who are committed to the future of our planet. We put our purpose into practice, inspiring people to move, improve and enjoy lifes essential resources for happier, healthier lives. From our residential and business water solutions to our sustainable innovations and applications, our 10,500 global employees serve customers in more than 150 countries, working to help improve lives and the environment around the world. As a Pentair employee, you would enjoy a wide array of benefit options to help keep you and your family healthy and protected, a generous 401(k) and ESPP to help you save for retirement, plus paid time off and wellness programs to encourage a healthy work/life balance. We have an opportunity for a Category CFO, Commercial Filtration to join our Golden Valley, MN team. You will drive short and long-term financial planning and analysis activities by partnering with cross-functional leadership across the category and provide financial consulting and strategic support to leadership including preparing financial presentations and ad hoc analytics. You will also develop robust, dynamic, and scalable models, as well as reporting that can be quickly adapted and updated to support our growth. You will: Be the key category operating and strategic partner to the Commercial Filtration General Manager and Group CFO, with full global P&L ownership. Manage a team of five, including direct management of three plants, pricing, and sales operations for the category. Lead the category short- and long-term budgeting and forecast processes, including process administration, reviews, risk analysis, and reporting. Continuously assess planning, forecasting, and reporting processes for opportunities for improved efficiency and effectiveness. Review and approve quarterly rebates and other incentive programs, along with month-end accruals. Review and support the business unit sales incentive plans while partnering with Sales leadership. Produce and enhance business unit financial reporting packages for category leadership team. Develop and monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance in key financial statement items (i.e., revenue, margin, and operating expenses). Contribute to preparation of monthly and quarterly business unit review presentations. Develop and refine forecast accuracy metrics at a BU and product category level. Complete review and provide monthly actual performance commentary for business unit. Provide monthly and quarterly outlooks for business unit. Support and actively drive progress of certain decentralized finance activities occurring at business units to the segment level and track benefits of Group-level Transformation activities. Actively support Pentairs data analytics initiative through becoming knowledgeable in the use of necessary reporting/visualization tools and contribute to dashboard development and data validation. Special projects as required to support cross-functional CWS team (i.e., Product Management, Marketing, Sales, etc.). Key Qualifications: Bachelors degree with Finance or Accounting major; MBA, CMA, or CPA desirable. Minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in Financial Planning & Analysis, Operational Finance, or Controllership within a manufacturing environment. Minimum of 5 years people management experience. Thorough understanding of general accepted accounting principles and financial/business processes. Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, as well as experience working with OneStream, Cognos, and/or PowerBI. Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, with ability to complete necessary analytical reports and provide written commentary and interpretation. Demonstrated project management skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities under a tight deadline, with focus on continuous improvement mindset and collaborative pproach to problem solving. Pentair is an Equal Opportunity Employer Diversity and Inclusion: With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity. We take ongoing action to improve the diversity of our workforce by: Ensuring leadership involvement and ownership Attracting and retaining diverse talent at all levels Fostering a globally aware, inclusive culture Ensuring our practices are fair and non-discriminatory Pentair is an Equal Opportunity Employer. With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.

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