• Finance Manager – Midwest Distribution Center

    Location US-IL-Joliet
    Job ID
    # of Positions
    Internal Title
    Financial/Budget Mgr
    Position Type
    Regular Full Time Employee
    Finance & Accounting - FA
    Less Than 10%
    Relocation Offered
    ERP Eligibility
    Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
  • Overview


    Interested in joining a financial team that drives success?  We are transforming our company, significantly improving our product portfolio and continue to develop our team members.  These enhancements helped us achieve our best one-year market share improvement since 2009.  We have also entered into an alliance with Volkswagen Truck & Bus, which increases our competitiveness through global purchasing scale and expanded access to cutting-edge products, technology and services.   Now we need career minded, team focused, top of the class financial professionals to keep moving our company to the pinnacle of our industry.

    Do you have it what it takes? If so – Think Navistar! It’s Uptime!


    Financial/Budget Manager 

    Analysis and reporting of financial and operational data including SG&A, inventory accuracy and productivity performance for the Midwest Parts Distribution Center (PDC).

    Internal controls and management of $115M+ of inventory in support of $500M+ in annual shipments of over 90,000 SKUs.

    Administration for facility of 120+ employees including FMLA, USW Union Contract requirements, payroll, attendance and incentive programs, information technology, facility maintenance and capital projects.

    • Effectively analyze and present operational trends and drivers behind the financial results.
    • Deeply partner with PDC operational management to drive and deliver facility performance against metrics.
    • Lead financial analysis for facility capital investments.

    • Develop, prepare, and control financial and capital plans for the facility.
    • Provide clear and concise analysis describing causes and drivers of variances to financial and capital plans.

    • Lead, motivate, and develop both direct and indirect reports.
    • Foster an atmosphere of continuous improvement and a LEAN operating culture.
    • Lead implementation/maintenance of the necessary controls to safeguard the company’s inventory and other assets in accordance with established policies, Sarbanes Oxley requirements, and good business judgment. 

    • Manage PDC administrative functions related to inventory data processing (TOLAS/WMS), accounting (PeopleSoft/Essbase), and record reliability at the lowest possible cost.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with advanced Excel skills.
    • Knowledge of warehouse management and accounting systems.
    • Maintain facility’s security and policies, access key assignments, authorize building access, ensure employee safety, and safeguard company assets.

    • Manage procedures and policies applicable to all PDC employees, i.e. employment policies and practices, health and welfare programs liaison, wage and salary compensation, sub plans.
    • Understand and implement financial implications of USW contract and company HR policies.

    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 4 years of finance and budgeting experience
    • At least 2 years of lead or management experience


    • Bachelor’s degree and at least 6 years of finance and budgeting experience
    • At least 2 years of lead or management experience


    • At least 8 years of finance and budgeting experience
    • At least 2 years of lead or management 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:

      • Manufacturing or Warehouse experience highly desired
      • Experience with a represented workforce a plus
      • Strong Communication Skills
      • Lean or Kaizen experience a plus


    • Action Oriented
    • Business Acumen
    • Developing Direct Reports
    • Perseverance
    • Planning
    • Process Management

    Compliance/Marketing Requirements

    Visit us at www.Navistar.com to discover more about our organization


    It's Uptime at International


    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.

    Your Application Choices Are

    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed