Director Of Finance in Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia
Opportunity Type
US$ 130,000 - US$ 150,000 per year
Reference number
Cynthia Greene, Tatum Executive Services
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Opportunity Description

Tatum is a well-established and trusted executive consulting services firm, Tatum helps companies confront challenges arising at any stage of the business life cycle. We frequently serve as trusted advisers to the office of the CFO or CIO and address complex issues not easily solved from within the organization. We provide senior-level interim and project consultants in addition to highly regarded executive search services. To learn more about Tatum, visit

We are actively recruiting for a Director of Finance, the Director of Finance is to ensures and supports correct and timely reporting according to the Reporting and Accounting Manual and the IMS. Reviews and approves financial information provided by Finance SSC. Partner with regional, District & BU Management to drive value creation initiatives. Controls district expenses in relation to EBIT targets. Drives the financial and P&L management for the respective district. Drives execution of customer related issues in the district.

Top Required Capabilities

  • Excel/SAP/ERP experience
  • Strong accounting/controlling experience
  • Complex financial modeling

Top Desired Capabilities

  • Freight forwarding experience
  • MBA

1. Ensures District adherence to Corporate Credit guidelines and strict monitoring of accounts receivables

2. Proactively drives the reduction of DSO and overdue receivables as well as the extension of the DPO

3. Proactively supports Product to reduce ASI KPI; recommends actions to District Management

4. Proactively engaging Operations and Sales on upcoming and pending issues (credit, DMT, aging, DFM, etc.)


1. Coordinate training of financial tools within District: includes Shipping-Run Control Tool, BW, etc

2. Ensure compliance to Travel Policy, administrator access rights for MobilExpense within District

3. Review and approval of new vendor account setups and changes to existing vendor accounts

4. Escalation POC for vendor disputes and payment issues, including handling vendor reconciliations.

5. Support District management in all finance related issues / projects

6. Special tasks as per District management or Regional Finance

7. Maintains and communicates local policies and amendments for group policies

8. A/R Credit Memo - Tracking proper approval

9. Monitor Panalpina's compliance with OLA and Accenture compliance with SLA as requested by CHoF

10. Request DFM Approval Matrix requests to Head Office in line with Delegation of Authority Policy..

11. Other duties as assigned by AME Finance

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