Finance Manager – New Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC’s) in Oak Brook, IL at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 3/25/2021

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Job Description

Plant Name: Oak Brook Executive Office

Requisition ID:006344--Corp

About us

Mauser Packaging Solutions is the global leader of rigid metal and plastic containers in the world. We have over 11,000 employees worldwide with approximately 180 locations and almost $4.5 billion in revenue; effectively growing the company almost 3x in just 24 months through a combination of acquisitions and organic growth. Our diverse products and broad geographic reach have made us a market leader in the general line packaging industry with an impressive track record of growth. If you are looking for an exciting employment experience and are driven to achieve in a dynamic, growth-minded environment, you have come to the right place!



The Finance Manager, New Intermediate Bulk Containers (“Finance Manager New IBC”), reporting to the IBC Finance Director will be a key member of the management team of the $245m New IBC Business and work in collaboration with the Plant Controllers and Business Unit Leadership team. This individual will be a proven leader with a focus toward operational analysis and performance.


Key responsibilities include managing 5 IBC Plant Controllers, leading the New IBC dedicated reporting, analysis and forecasting for the division.  This position provides critical linkage between sales, operations, and shared service teams ensuring that all perspectives are comprehended and acted upon in the reporting, planning and execution cycle.  This person must be a self-starter, excited by the opportunity to make a tangible impact, adept at communicating with multiple levels of an organization, and have the ability to build trust, influence, and work with teams cross functionally.



  • Will lead New IBC dedicated analytics and processes to optimize the business and create/explain financial metrics and reporting
  • Coach, motivate, and challenge the IBC Plant Controllers to increase analytics, accuracy, standardization, and ensure financial statements are in accordance to GAAP
  • Responsible for driving adherence to company policy and procedures, enhancing a robust internal control environment and assisting with remediating material weaknesses
  • Drive standardization of monthly financial performance closing, including effective use of analyses, reporting and tracking
  • Lead the budgeting and forecasting process for the New IBC business, with responsibility for timely submissions, reporting and analysis
  • Develop and lead financial analyses relating to growth initiatives, cost savings, pricing, profitability, acquisitions, divestitures, investments, product development, and supply chain/operations initiatives
  • Drive working capital improvement and manage capex reporting & analysis and being a key part of the approval chain and review of ROI, payback, etc.
  • Oversight on standard costing process – ensure they are consistently updated and accurate
  • Other/ad-hoc requests as needed


Job Requirements


  • MBA, CMA or CPA preferred, with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 8 years of experience with progressively increasing levels of responsibility within a manufacturing industry
  • At least 2-3 years’ supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change across multiple functions
  • Value streams, operations, & cost accounting knowledge/experience required
  • The ideal candidate will be highly organized, detail oriented, and self-motivated.  Capable of monitoring and prioritizing competing tasks and projects
  • Team player attitude and adept at multi-level cross cultural communication
  • Overall proficiency with software systems & the Microsoft Suite of products
  • Experience with QAD and consolidated reporting systems a plus
  • Must be willing to travel up to 20%

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