• Finance Manager - Variable Margin

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

    Finance Manager – Variable Margin- North American Trucks


    Build a meaningful ecosystem for Variable Margin; data compilation & analysis including developing actionable recommendations for improvements, thoughtful target setting to support strategic goals, develop cadence of impactful reporting & meetings to review information and make decisions, and ultimately create a Variable Margin Center of Excellence.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Manage compilation of data across systems & processes into data warehouse & reporting system, including verification for completeness & accuracy
    • Analyze the data
      • Causal variances to targets (product/segment targets or financial planning cycle targets)
      • Identify trends & generate insights
    • Set up financial model to assess VM impact of business decisions
    • Develop long term VM targets for individual products or business segments
    • Support integrated financial planning and reporting cycle
    • Develop meaningful reporting for both company leadership as well as operations. Establish appropriate layers of content/audience/cadence to share
      • Insights from looking backwards
      • Recommendations to improve VM going forward
    • Collaborate extensively with operations & finance business partners across the organization to
      • Develop a deep understanding of the business
      • Develop actionable & accepted recommendations to achieve organizational objectives
      • Influence decision making process
    • Manage and develop VM CoE team
      • Initially leverage operational/functional FP&A resources throughout organization
      • Generate proposal for VM CoE team/organization


    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!

    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:


    • Bachelor’s degree and at least 6 years of finance and budgeting experience
    • At least 3 years of leadership experience


    • Master’s degree and at least 5 years of finance and budgeting experience
    • At least 3 years of leadership experience


    • At least 10 years of finance and budgeting experience
    • At least 3 years of leadership 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: 

    Strongly prefer-5+years of operational finance leadership experience

    Strong analytical skills

    Experience with data compilation across systems and processes

    Sound understanding of business principles

    Operations finance & partnering experience highly desirable

    Translating financial information into a format that effectively communicates key business issues
    Planning and meeting deadlines in a healthy high performing culture
    Ability to influence cross-functionally through indirect leadership



    • Business Acumen
    • Comfort Around Higher Management
    • Customer Focus
    • Drive for Results
    • Organizational Agility
    • Motivating Others

    It's Uptime at International

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


    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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