Date Posted: 2021-03-24

Job ID: EB-3905093981
Category: Accounting & Finance
Location: Northern, GA

Our client is a best in class multi-billion-dollar public Fortune 500 consumer products company that has recently completed a successful finance transformation and is looking for a new Senior Manager Manufacturing Finance.

The ideal candidate will have intellectual curiosity and will be looking for an excellent team culture with exceptional leadership providing career development and succession possibilities.

This role is based in the greater Northern, GA/Chattanooga, TN area

This highly visible finance role will lead the inventory, cost and finance activities in support of all manufacturing operations.

• Coordinate and monitors periodic inventories at operational locations.
• Monitor and track actual costs to budget.
• Facilitate the quarterly and annual audit.
• Completes analysis on relevant cost and investment projects.
• Drives the annual budget process with the manufacturing team to plan for annual operational costs.
• Responsible for the coordination with Senior Management of the 3-year Strategic plan for the manufacturing operations within the segment.
• Facilitates the annual standard cost budget process across business units.


• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related discipline. MBA and CPA preferred
• 8+ years of progressive finance/accounting experience
• Aptitude to evaluate process quality and recommend improvements using Lean principles.
• Strong presentation skills, with the ability to influence top management.
• Comprehensive knowledge of GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) and Sarbanes-Oxley.
• Must have management experience leading a team of direct reports.
• Must have recent experience in consumer product manufacturing finance, working with manufacturing operations including inventory, facilities, cost, budget and audit.
• Openness to live in/relocate to the greater Northern, GA/Chattanooga, TN greater area is a must. Relocation assistance can be provided.

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