Finance Manager

Essential Search Partners is engaged in the search for a Finance Manager considered to be a SME in SAP. 

We are working with the President of a profitable organization located in Dulles, VA:  really great person to work with and for!  My firm placed the CFO, VP, Director of Analytics and more…all very happy with their decision to join his team – offering big company benefits coupled with a well-deserved bonus program.  The company is global, yet this North American Division is “right-sized” medium for the DC Market.

We are targeting HYBRID talent:  someone who understands accounting who can also provide management information and analysis utilizing SAP supporting Senior Executive of the services business unit of this product-based company.  This is a newly created position – we are targeting smarts and ability to analyze and defend numbers.


  • Perform month-end close activities, analyzing financial results, reconciling accounts, preparing supporting schedules and reporting to the parent company
  • Interpret, document and apply accounting theory
  • Execute and document tasks in SAP Controlling
  • Ensure consistency between the financial statements (SAP FI modules) and management reporting (SAP CO module)
  • Understand financial processes and systems and work with business to ensure financial transactions are properly recorded in the system
  • Maintain proper inventory valuation to include analyzing and recognizing appropriate obsolescence reserves in accordance with accounting standards and Group guidelines
  • Participate in risk management tracking and drive the creation and maintenance of internal controls to mitigate identified risks
  • Create and maintain documentation of financial processes and procedures
  • Work with external auditors on the annual audit
  • Prepare, analyze and present monthly, quarterly and annual operating results, variance and profitability analysis for the Service business
  • Lead the preparation, analysis and review of  budget, forecasts and financial reporting for the Service business line and other cost centers and accounts
  • Assist in establishing KPIs for the Service business and monitor them regularly
  • Identify profit enhancement and cost reduction opportunities to Service management
  • Implement standardization and process improvement opportunities
  • Build successful partnerships with  key internal customers and cross functional teams 


  • Degreed professional in Finance, Economics or Accounting
  • 5+ years relevant experience in corporate Finance
  • MASTERY of SAP Reporting
  • Top notch data analytics and manipulation skills utilizing Excel
  • Knowledge of GAAP and IFRS
  • Comfortable in delivery to Senior Level Management

Finance Manager SAP - Dulles, VA

SAP, Reporting, Analysis, GAAP, IFRS

$110K + Bonus