Manager, Finance in Oak Brook at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 1/20/2022

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Job Description

Plant Name: Oak Brook Executive Office - 105053

Requisition ID:009294--Corp

Mauser Packaging Solutions is the global leader of rigid metal and plastic containers in the world. We have over 11,000 employees worldwide with 150+ locations and approximately $4 billion in revenue. 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. The North American Small Packaging (NASP) business unit is the largest of the four business units / reporting segments and is headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois. 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, Cost Accounting & Inventory will be a key financial and cost accounting resource to the Small Packaging Metals business. This role will be responsible for the valuing, forecasting, tracking, and reporting on the inventory positions and movements – both from a P&L and Balance Sheet standpoint. This is a very cross-functional position which will need to work closely with the Metals Finance and Operations Teams; Corporate Procurement and Logistics; SI&OP; and Small Packaging Accounting teams with impact to drive targeted results. This position will own and be responsible for a value stream resulting from the identification and management of targeted inventory management imperatives and goals as well as a number of other related initiatives and responsibilities.

As a Finance Manager at Mauser, your primary responsibilities include:

  • Detailed tracking of Metals raw material, WIP, and Finished Goods inventory and the financial impact to the P&L as well as Balance Sheet. This will involve forward-looking forecasts, modeling to desired outcomes, and working cross-functionally to operationalize detailed-level inventory management.
  • Build and maintain highly granular models for forecasting and tracking results as well as high-level overviews and summaries for presentation and discussion with Sr. Management
  • Highly pro-active and cross-functional interaction to drive targeted results.
  • Support related ad hoc activities without losing focus on core deliverables

Mauser Packaging Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting; MBA or other applicable Masters-level degree preferred
  • 5+ years of work experience with significant, demonstrable experience in inventory planning and accounting,
  • Must be very familiar and proficient in US GAAP cost accounting principles related to inventory, PPV, and capitalization of variances in a Standard Costing environment as well as other acceptable practices (Actual or Average Costing, LIFO/FIFO, etc.)
  • Relevant experience should be centered around a high-volume manufacturing environment as well as experience with outsourced / imported materials and components.
  • SAP Manufacturing and Finance experience strongly preferred.
  • Advanced-level Excel skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task efficiently and take ownership with projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a desire to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines and complete time-sensitive duties.
  • Outgoing and assertive in seeking out information and inputs as well as collaborating / influencing cross-functionally across the organization.
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrable ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization.

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Mauser Packaging Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, marital status, genetic information or disability status.

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