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Chief Financial Officer in Independence, OH at Masco

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

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Job Description

The Company

Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS), with sales revenue over $8.5 Billion, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Behr® paint; BrassCraft®, Delta® and Hansgrohe® faucets, bath and shower fixtures; KraftMaid® and Merillat® cabinets; Milgard® windows and doors; Kichler® lighting products; and HotSpring® spas. We leverage our powerful brands across product categories, sales channels and geographies to create value for our customers and shareholders. For more information about Masco Corporation, visit

At Kichler, we've been shedding light on what's important since 1938 by creating dependable, high-quality fixtures. Even as a global brand, we focus on building and strengthening relationships with not only customers and professionals, but with homeowners who choose our products for their homes. We offer more than 3,000 decorative lighting, landscape lighting and ceiling fan products in innumerable styles to enhance everything you do and show everyone you love in the best possible light. Because our belief is that although it’s easy to fall in love with a fixture, it’s what happens when the lights finally come on that really makes heart sing.  Kichler is more than just stylish; we’re “life-stylish” by helping people see what’s truly important.

As a historied private brand newly public, we rely on our customer-first culture and ability to embrace change to propel our growth.  We are looking for experienced leaders to contribute to our team’s performance.  If you thrive in an entrepreneurial environment and are looking for a positive culture where people are treated with dignity and respect, come be a part of our next chapter.  As a Masco company, Kichler has the best of both worlds; local empowerment and the power of Masco scale. Additional information on Kichler can be found at

Position Summary

Kichler is seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to be part of their senior leadership team, help drive business growth and profitability, participate in setting the strategy and direction of the business, and share responsibility for their overall business results.  Reporting to the President of Kichler, the CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company along with responsibilities associated with the business unit’s long range and annual operating plans. The incumbent will have direct responsibility for the following activities:  accounting and reporting, cash management, cost accounting, financial forecasting and analysis, transactional pricing, governance and compliance, due diligence activities associated with acquisitions and divestitures, and customer financial services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • As a member of the executive leadership team, takes a leadership role in the development of Kichler’s long range and annual operating plans of the business.
  • Directs, develops and manages Kichler’s Finance and Accounting function; developing the Finance staff to be a business partner across all functions.
  • Directs and oversees all of Kichler’s financial reporting and analysis needs. Ensures the accurate and timely close of Kichler’s financial statements on a monthly basis.  Provides a review of financial statements to appropriate Masco management and Kichler management.  
  • Oversees the auditing, control and governance functions.  Leads the identification, assessment and mitigation of enterprise-wide risks. 
  • Manages the organization’s capital expenditure budgeting process including project approval, project costs, cash flow and return on investment.
  • In cooperation with the senior leadership team, explores, identifies and captures revenue growth opportunities for the business.
  • In conjunction with operations, supply chain and sales, manages working capital levels to maximize cash flow opportunities.
  • Participates and contributes across Masco Corporation to leverage best practices.
  • Develops talent for current and future needs of the business.  Includes attracting, retaining and transitioning talent within Kichler’s Finance function and throughout the organization.
  • Active participant on the organization’s strategy deployment process team. 
  • Continuously evaluates and drives improvement in the practices, processes, procedures, organization structure and people under their management.

Required Experience

  • 15 plus years of demonstrated success as an experienced leader and financial executive for a $500M plus multi-site, complex consumer/manufacturing organization.  Public company experience preferred.
  • Strong business acumen and talent leadership skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting and reporting, cash management, cost accounting, financial statement analysis, forecasting and transactional pricing.
  • Demonstrated success and extensive experience in acquisitions and divestitures, and business integrations.
  • Superior collaboration and communication skills with executive presence.
  • Strong strategic, planning, organizational and change management skills; also conflict management abilities.
  • Demonstrated success designing and improving a Finance organization’s practices, processes, procedures and organizational structure.
  • Demonstrated success building high performance teams and developing people.
  • Working knowledge and experience with an enterprise-wide ERP system.

Required Leadership Competencies

Strategic agility; Building effective teams; Drive for results and execute with urgency; Embrace and drive change

Required Education

Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance; an MBA and CPA accreditation preferred.  

Kichler is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a culture that supports

our commitment to diversity and inclusion.


Default Company

Full or Part Time

Full time

Masco Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

Masco Corporation is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.

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