Salary Mid-Point: $105,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Finance Manager


The Finance Manager for the North America finance organization job responsibilities include:

  • Business partner effectively with the BU GM/Executive to provide the analysis and guidance they need to make decisions and run their business
  • Create value added analysis (recurring and ad-hoc), business case modeling and other financial modeling/analysis as necessary
  • Assist in developing and driving strategy and strategic objectives
  • Manage monthly close, reporting and analysis tasks to ensure results are properly reported and controls are maintained.  This includes, but is not limited to:
  • Ownership of the BU P&L
  • Manage all aspects of the annual planning and monthly forecasting cycles
  • Annual operating plan preparation, review and presentation (including modeling and messaging)
  • Monthly forecast preparation (including modeling, variance analysis vs. prior forecast, prior year and plan, and messaging to senior management)
  • Includes participation in salary planning, capital planning, sales planning processes
  • Maintain an environment in full compliance with all GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley rules.  Perform SOX testing as required.  Complete self-audit and annual external audit deliverables
  • Process Improvement
  • Work with respective groups to improve processes/increase controls.  Includes following up with groups to ensure changes occur
  • Manage vendor relationships (including invoice review and approval)
  • Manage the client relationship

Finance Manager Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting required
  • MBA preferred


  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in financial analysis, forecasting, and accounting
  • Proven ability to perform complex financial analysis
  • Accounting knowledge and experience working with Income Statement and Balance Sheet
  • Strong computer skills with experience using Excel, Access, Hyperion, Oracle, and Cognos/TM1
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Travel up to 15%

Qualified candidates please email your resume to: