May 1, 2019
Victory Search Group
Benton Harbor, MI
Whirlpool is growing and is committed to continued sustainable growth. Whirlpool has big plans for the future, just like you. They understand that it takes preparation and hard work to get there. So, they offer challenging purpose, ownership of your role, great teams, and tools to build your capability. In their performance-based setting, you can take your career in exciting new directions - and as far as you want to go. At Whirlpool, prudent risk-taking, innovation and empowerment are fostered. Whirlpool takes pride in being nimble-innovating at the pace of like, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial. Furthermore, the organization believes that each employee is additive and brings to the organization unique skills and attributes which impact the business they share. They collectively embrace and deliver focused on their enduring values: Respect, Integrity, Diversity & Inclusion, Teamwork and, Spirit of Winning; they help their fellow employees, consumers, shareholder and communities accomplish their goals so they can make the most of Moments that Matter.
Position title: Director Accounting
Location: Benton Harbor, Michigan
Reports to Assistant Corporate Controller who has global responsibility for Accounting, SEC Reporting, Management Reporting, Controls, etc… This individual will lead a team.
In this role you will drive enterprise wide initiatives and consult upon highly visible global financial transactions through a people, process and systems lens leveraging your U.S. GAAP and compliance background. This will lead to sustainability, maintenance and/or continual improvement of Whirlpool’s strong global internal controls and key financial processes.
You will counsel and advise global executives, business partners and team members on complex topics in plain and concise language. You will work with global team members to ensure seamless end-to-end execution of transactions and strategic initiatives and interface with Whirlpool’s external auditors and the national office technical experts for an accounting perspective.
Specifically, the Director Accounting will:
Why join Whirlpool as the Director Accounting now?
The ideal candidate is a passionate and strategic leader with a demonstrated ability to influence cross-functional leaders to drive results.
The following items are helpful or preferred, but not required:
SVP, EVP, VP, Tax Director, Internal Audit Director, Control