Salary Mid-Point: $130,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

IFG is partnering with a global manufacturing company looking for a Finance Manager. Reporting to the Director Finance, this role will support the forecasting and budgeting process. It will be responsible for KPI's (operational and financial), and ad hoc reporting. The role will be required to be in the office 3-4 days a week.


  • Compile and analyze financial inputs from Plant Controllers for weekly outlooks (forecasts), mid-year forecasting updates, annual operating budget, and bi-weekly Productivity reviews
  • Complete Monthly Operating Review as well as other regular and ad hoc corporate reporting requirements, including input templates for Budgets and Forecasts to be submitted into OneStream.
  • Lead monthly / quarterly reviews with plants on inventory to ensure tight controls around slow moving stock / held-for-Inspection stock are being followed through.
  • Support division-wide projects and initiatives that may include system implementations, process improvements, M&A initiatives, etc.
  • Update and maintain trackers around performance improvement projects within the plants to ensure targeted benefits are accurate and reasonable.
  • Review and advise on capital expenditure requests as well as regularly monitor CAPEX spending against targets, review expenditures for cash flow timing, ensure timely close-outs, monitor and review monthly capitalization of internal costs, etc.
  • Support ad hoc analysis and reporting requests based on one-off analysis, new analytical / reporting requests, preparation of presentation material to Sr. Management / Board, etc.



  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
  • MBA and/or CPA preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience with experience (cost accounting, FP&A, etc) within a manufacturing environment strongly desired.
  • Excellent Excel & PowerPoint skills required. Experience with PowerBI or other similar analytical tools a strong plus.
  • Experience with a major ERP system. Specifically, experience with SAP considered a plus.
  • Experience with OneStream considered a plus.