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York, PA, US

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Support Functions

Director of Finance - American Hydro Corporation

Steeped in a tradition of hydropower, American Hydro is the leading suppllier and installer of large equipment for the hydro electric industry. American Hydro is currently looking for a DIRECTOR of FINANCE to add to the family at our York, PA facility.  We are tight-knit group that takes a great deal of pride in what we produce.  If you are a detail orientated hardworking team player who is looking for place to call home, we invite you to apply to this opening.

The Director of Finance will be responsible for the development of the company’s financial management strategies and contribute to the development of the organization’s strategic goals. This role is responsible for the internal control structure of the business along with ensuring accurate and timely financial statement submissions to Group. Forecasting and budgeting are also a responsibility under this position.


Main responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • •             Lead the Finance department and all activities finance-related, in coordination with all Company’s functions

    •             Advise the president and other key members of senior management on financial planning, budgeting, cash flow, investment priorities, and policy matters

    •             Prepare timely and accurate Company’s financial analyses, summaries, and reports, including all needed data for Group

    •             Lead the preparation and presentation of any financial reporting and data, which may be needed by the Company

    •             Maintain continuous lines of communication, keeping the president informed of all critical issues

    •             Routinely review financial cycle metrics to identify and address issues affecting overall performance proactively

    •             Plan, coordinate, and execute the annual budget process

    •             Establish and monitor staff performance and development goals, assign accountabilities, set objectives, establish priorities, conduct annual performance appraisals, and administer salary adjustments

    •             Mentor and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative approach; assign accountabilities; set objectives; establish priorities; and monitor and evaluate results

    •             Manage the company’s compliance with local and federal regulatory matters

    •             Member of the Company’s senior leadership team. Actively contribute to all the activities developed within the senior leadership team


Education, Certifications, and Licenses

  • Bachelor's degree with ten years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant certification preferred

Successful candidate must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship, and must be in the immediate York, PA area (or be able to relocate at their own expense).  American Hydro (A Wartsila Company) is an AAP/EOE Employer.  Find out more at  We welcome all applicants through our online application system.
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