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Senior Financial Budget Manager

Senior Financial Budget Manager

Job ID 
# of Positions 
Internal Title 
Financial/Budget Mgr Sr
Position Type 
Regular Employee
Finance & Accounting - FA
Up To 25%
Relocation Offered 
ERP Eligibility 
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus


Navistar - Driven By Uptime. Our focus is delivering Trucks and Buses that carry on the promise of being on the road, and staying there.


Why Navistar?

  • Over the past two years Navistar has redesigned most of the International Truck vehicle line-up, including the LT Series and RH Series tractors, HX Series vocational truck, and soon to be introduced HV Series and MV Series trucks.  The company is witnessing market share growth in several of its core segments, a testament to the customer acceptance of its new products
  • Product quality and uptime has been a strong and ongoing focus across the entire company.  Navistar has introduced a number of new powertrains to its truck line-up, including the International® A26 12.4L diesel.  
  • Our alliance with Volkswagen Truck and Bus increases our global scale, strengthens our competitiveness, and provides our customers with expanded access to cutting-edge products, technology and services.
  • Superior parts and services offering throughout the country via our distribution channel
  • Best in class non-asset based products that enable our customers to not only create value for themselves but for their customers as well 

The Senior Financial Budget Manager will be responsible for financial management and reporting of the Parts distribution network activity within the overall Supply Chain Finance team.  This includes monthly activities such as journal entries approvals & closing oversight/reporting, variance analysis vs. plan/forecast/prior periods, account reconciliation reviews, providing business case evaluation and support to operational partners, developing fiscal budgets for operating plan & forecast updates, as well as financially review proposed expense requisitions and capital appropriations.  

  • Provide timely, accurate, fact-based, concise, risk-assessed, results-oriented information.
  • Use business analysis skills to assist the operational and management team with variance drivers to understand period-end results and where to focus efforts to achieve goals.
  • Develop effective working relationship with operational partners to both support them in meeting their operational targets as well as obtain from them information needed to understand financial impacts and drivers of results.
  • Assist operations in the creation and submission of capital appropriations as well as requisitions.
  • Promote continuous improvement in the department’s processes and practices.
  • Provide support for special projects and ad hoc analyses.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate desk procedures.
  • Manage development and performance for all Parts Distribution Finance Managers and any other direct reports.

Position Purpose and Requirements

Manages, prepares, administers, and directs the control of the budget. Manages the activities of the financial analyst staff. Reviews and approves recommendations for financial planning and control, providing relevant fiscal information to executive management team. Monitors division and department adherence to approved budget. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.


Basic Requirements:

  • Master’s degree and at least 6 years of finance and budgeting experience
  • At least 1 year of management experience and 2 years of lead experience


  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 8 years of finance and budgeting experience
  • At least 1 year of management experience and 2 years of lead experience


  • At least 10 years of finance and budgeting experience
  • At least 1 year of management experience and 2 years of lead experience


Additional Requirements

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

Desired Skills:

  • Positive Attitude, Ethics, and International Values which support our company’s values, and a healthy, high performance culture
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with accounting systems and desire/ability to learn new systems
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and perform under pressure to meet deadlines and deliver results
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of management and staff
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working in a team environment and independently to drive results


  • Action Oriented
  • Business Acumen
  • Decision Quality
  • Problem Solving
  • Managing Through Systems

Compliance/Marketing Requirements

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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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