Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World. At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.
UL is the world’s leading product and device-testing, validation and safety company. We are a Service Company with a focus on providing our Client’s with a high degree of value. We work with the biggest technology and product brands in the world to ensure their products meet industry specifications in a global marketplace that has growing complexity and a tough regulatory environment. Our clients’ success in the global marketplace is our success.
With more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in areas such as sustainability, renewable energy, mobile payment security and nanotechnology, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitates trade and provides peace of mind. UL is composed of several global Business Units and more the 15 distinct Divisions where we employ more than 14,000 professionals in over 100 countries.
Focusing on growth and value, the Finance Director will provide strong business support with a focus on helping a business provide high client value, recommendations on operational efficiencies and improvement and provide decision support via good business and analytical acumen. This is a global role and will be working alongside the BU, Regional or Divisional VP & GM, and reporting to BU VP Finance. The Finance Director will be an exceptional leader and will be hands-on with the business’s finances and will be commercially aware, advising on the best path for growth.
The role will have control and responsibility for all aspects of the business’s financial analyses and is expected to implement recommendations to improve financial performance and profitable outcomes.
Managing and leading a team through challenging responsibilities including MD&A, budgeting, projections, and capital investment analysis, the Finance Director will have excellent communication skills with all levels of staff and will work with various departments to help them plan and manage their own budgets and improve their financial outcomes.
There will be periods of change and growth and the Finance Director will have a critical role in coordinating with Corporate and BU Finance and managing within company policies regarding capital investments, inorganic growth, post investment evaluations and special projects including system implementations and process improvement.