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Senior Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Medline Industries, Inc. Winnetka Full-Time
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This role partners closely with various business groups to provide insight and identify business opportunities based on the understanding and interpretation of financial and non-financial information. 

Role Title:  Senior Director of Commercial FP&A
Organization:  Finance, FP&A , Commercial FP&A
Direct reports:  5-7, Full organization 20+
Reports to:  Chief Financial Officer
Supports:  Medline’s Sales / Marketing / Distribution organizations
Primary Business Partners:  CCO / CMO / President Distribution / CFO


  • Provide leadership and strategic direction to the Commercial FP&A organization in how we interact with our business partners and what value we aspire to drive by combining Medline’s ‘success factors’ with the ‘finance operating principles’
  • Challenge business partners and functional stakeholders to ensure rigor in their decision making, particularly when related to customer profitability or expense growth/leverage
  • Support and enable our business partners in ad hoc projects, i.e. strategic business initiatives, M&A due diligence and post deal integration, growth modeling and customer base expansion, territory modeling, sales compensation structure, etc.
  • Support the broader FP&A organization with major change management initiatives, i.e. m/e close timeline reduction, systems integration/implementation, data governance, control reviews, process design, organization structure design, etc.
  • Provide monthly business insights and financial KPI’s to the executive office and Medline leadership team as it relates to revenue performance and Medline’s distribution business
  • Act as a member of the finance leadership team (FLT) shaping the overall finance organizations goals and objectives
  • Develop and mentor staff through recruitment, on-boarding, open communication, training and development opportunities and performance management processes; build and maintain employee morale and motivation; ensure the team is appropriately staffed with required competencies while fostering a positive/fun work environment
  • This role provides leadership of both the identification, prioritization and execution of FP&A activities

Medline offers a business casual, entrepreneurial work environment with strong growth potential, a competitive compensation package, and a complete benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life insurance; 401(k) with company match. And much more! 


  • B.A. or B.S. in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or related fields / commensurate experience
Relevant Work Experience
  • At least 10 years of progressive financial planning, reporting and/or analysis experience
  • At least 7 years of progressive experience providing financial advice and counsel to P&L/business owners
  • Experience in leading strategic decision making and goal setting initiatives
  • Experience in leading profit improvement initiatives
  • Healthcare industry experience a plus but not required
  • Comfortable leveraging data resources, ERP systems, BI tools and building financial models 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills coupled with presentation capabilities 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain working relationships across the spectrum of business partners and intra-finance colleagues
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills which enable quick decision support and structured action plans
  • Interest in utilizing new technologies including advanced analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning to assist with developing solid business insight
  • Some intermittent travel required
  • CPA / MBA / CMA

Skills required

Financial Analysis
Master Of Business Administration (Mba)
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Medline is the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies uniquely positioned to provide products, education and support across the continuum of care. Our ability to bring best practices from one care setting to another--- from large healthcare systems and independent physician practices to home health patients and their families, is what sets us apart.

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