Finance Director (HID3077)



An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Director, Finance!! 

Location: Eden Prairie, MN, Austin, TX

Job ID: 12797


HID is seeking an operationally focused Finance Leader for our Secure Issuance (SI) Business Area. As the Director of Finance, you will provide insightful and trusted counsel to the VP Finance and the management team on both financial and broad-based business issues related to the overall performance of the business area. 


Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate sophisticated challengesIf so, we want to hear from you! 


Who are we? 

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,000 worldwide employees. Check us out here: and 


HID’s Finance Department: 

The Finance department partners with business leaders across the company and drives impact through a grounding in hard data, an independent point of view, business partnership, a collaborative approach, and a focus on the development of our people. We balance the roles of trusted advisor and guardian to reveal opportunity, manage risk, and shape investment decisions across markets and products. Successful candidates for this team have a strategic & operationally focused mindset with strong communication and analysis skills. This corporate finance role will drive and support many of our key cycles and serve as the liaison to Business Unit Finance Directors and other finance teams.


As our Director of Finance, you’ll support HID’s success by: 

  • Key finance business partner to the Vice President Finance of CID (Citizen Identity) & SI (Secure Issuance).
  • Effective at establishing a “seat at the table” with the SI team and is considered a critical member of that team.
  • Participating in business reviews with SI Senior Leadership team including the ability to convey key messages through effective presentation skills.
  • Strong understanding of business model with demonstrated ability in effectively guiding business in structuring customer agreements that align and optimize the business model.
  • Recommending benchmarks for measuring financial and operating performance. Develop and enhance necessary dashboards to track key metrics and business performance to drive business decisions.
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing environments and related matrix.
  • Leading a team in support of the SI Business Area.
  • Providing financial insight to the business in assessing risk and opportunities to achieving its financial commitments.  This includes establishing insightful analytics that enable the business to “see around corners” or better anticipate the future.
  • Designing and implement financial processes that deliver consistent and predictable results that link operational performance to the P&L, both top line and EBIT.
  • Proactively collaborates across multifunctional teams to create an environment that strives for global consistency of best practices identified both internally and externally to the organization.
  • Providing financial leadership to meet deliverables during various financial cycles including Monthly Close, Quarterly Business Reviews, Forecast cycles and other ad hoc requests.
  • Working closely with other members of the HID Global Finance team to ensure financial impacts of various business decisions are understood, aligned, and communicated – examples include Global FP&A, Operations & Business Excellence and Global Shared Services.


What we will love about your background: 

  • Strong leadership and team player who thrives in working both cross functionally and globally.
  • Selects, retains, and develops global talent to support company objectives and promote diversity. 
  • Ability to effectively influence or mediate differing opinions and approaches at all levels of the organization.
  • Exercises good judgment and makes well-informed and timely decisions. 
  • Ability to be both a leader and hands on “doer”.
  • Translates data into actionable information.
  • A proven track record of setting priorities, managing expectations, and delivering on commitments.
  • Naturally curious and inquisitive with the ability to breakdown complex issues (i.e., simplify)
  • Energetic and analytical with a positive approach to problem solving.
  • Highly proficient with MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint), Business Intelligence Tools with a solid understanding of HFM.  Demonstrated ability to work with ERP systems - Oracle a plus.


Your Experience and Education include:             

  • Minimum college degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field from an accredited university. CPA or MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in jobs of increasing responsibility within Finance or Accounting with exposure to international business models
  • Minimum of 3 years of people management experience.
  • Diversity of experience and exposure to a wide range of complex business models.
  • Ability to travel, including internationally. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to convey thoughts and ideas to effectively influence at all levels.
  • Executive presence and excellent presentation skills, including the ability to effectively develop and concisely present financial plans to senior management. 


Who you are as a Leader:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Willingness to ‘roll up sleeves and dive deep into tactical work when necessary.
  • Good interpersonal skills, willingness to learn and continue to grow professionally.
  • Strong team player and ability to work well with others.
  • You proactively seek to adopt and implement diversity into your work, including valuing different backgrounds, experiences and thinking. You also embrace creating and nurturing a culture of diversity, inclusion, and belonging.


Why apply? 

  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive ambitious change.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly.


HID Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 


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We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences. 


Eden Prairie, MN, US, 55344


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis