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Emerson Finance Manager in Mansfield, Massachusetts

If you are an Accounting or Finance professional looking for a comprehensive leadership role in a growing business, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you! Based in our Mansfield, MA location, you will have primary responsibility to build and grow an environment that ensures the integrity of the financials of the entity. You will supervise all financial aspects of business, including representation within plant leadership team. Act as the main contact with key customers: World Area, Business Unit, shared service, and strategic business unit with regards to financial expectations and results. Emerson offers meaningful work, generous benefits, growth opportunities, and we are committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce!

In this Role, Your Responsibilities Will Be:

  • Lead plant financial results reporting process, budgeting/POR, including leading preparation for/participation in monthly reviews and annual budget meetings and planning cycle requests, as necessary. Employing strict cost control measures and holding departments responsible for budget management and execution.

  • Ensure accuracy and integrity of financial documents, safeguarding division assets, continuous monitoring of internal control systems, adherence to Emerson Corporate Policies and Procedures as well as Automation Solutions and other expected standards.

  • Review reconciliations and HFM reporting.

  • Implement and ensure internal controls and Emerson policies and procedures across the organization.

  • Provide directions and oversight over inventory/costing by establishing procedures over inventory transactions, standard costs, physical inventory/cycle counting program, variance analysis, and inventory valuation.

  • Maintain and supervise all aspects of the manufacturing cost system.

  • Routinely connect with management about financial issues / concerns and operating performance vs. objectives.

  • Evaluate capital and factory optimization projects, including analysis of capital appropriation requests to ensure the expenditure supports business unit goals.

  • Evaluate and recommend appropriate methods and techniques for financial evaluation of projects and be eager to accept stretch assignments and ad hoc projects, as needed.

  • Actively engage in trade working capital plans, day to day management, and provide recommendations for improvement and/or risk mitigation.

  • Offer leadership within the plant’s management team and World Area structure. Advise plant management on short-term and long-term financial objectives, policies, and actions.

  • Encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, safety, creativity, trust and respect. Build and maintain positive working relationships across finance and other functional areas to enhance organizational effectiveness.

Who You Are:

You are decisive and make high-quality decisions, even when based on incomplete information or in the face of uncertainty. You provide direct and actionable feedback. You articulate credible pictures and visions of possibilities that will create sustainable value. You view talent development as an organizational imperative.

For This Role, You Will Need:

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting and/or Finance

  • 8 years combined experience in manufacturing and cost accounting

  • Solid understanding of manufacturing cost accounting systems, inventory control systems, and experience managing accounting procedures and controls

  • Skills in handling financial presentations and presenting to management personnel on all levels.

  • Strong digital literacy including experience with a major ERP such as Oracle/SAP, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications that Set You Apart:

  • Master’s degree

  • Supervisory experience

Our Offer To You:

We recognize the importance of employee wellbeing and know that to do your best you must have flexible, competitive benefits plans to meet you and your family’s physical, mental, financial, and social needs. We provide, a variety of medical insurance plans, with dental and vision coverage, Employee Assistance Program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, employee resource groups, recognition, and much more. Our culture prioritizes work-life balance and offers flexible time off plans, including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their unique experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

The philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Emerson.

Our training programs and initiatives focus on end-to-end development, from onboarding through senior leadership. We provide a wide range of development opportunities, including face-to-face and virtual training, mentorship and coaching, project management, and on-the-job training.



Our Commitment to Our People

At Emerson, we are motivated by a spirit of collaboration that helps our diverse, multicultural teams across the world drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable. And we want you to join us in our bold aspiration.

We have built an engaged community of inquisitive, dedicated people who thrive knowing they are welcomed, trusted, celebrated, and empowered to solve the world’s most complex problems — for our customers, our communities, and the planet. You’ll contribute to this vital work while further developing your skills through our award-winning employee development programs. We are a proud corporate citizen in every city where we operate and are committed to our people, our communities, and the world at large. We take this responsibility seriously and strive to make a positive impact through every endeavor.

At Emerson, you’ll see firsthand that our people are at the center of everything we do. So, let’s go. Let’s think differently. Learn, collaborate, and grow. Seek opportunity. Push boundaries. Be empowered to make things better. Speed up to break through. Let’s go, together.

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1(including those with OPT or CPT) , H-1, H-2, L-1, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Emerson is a global leader in automation technology and software. Through our deep domain expertise and legacy of flawless execution, Emerson helps customers in critical industries like life sciences, energy, power and renewables, chemical and advanced factory automation operate more sustainably while improving productivity, energy security and reliability.

With global operations and a comprehensive portfolio of software and technology, we are helping companies implement digital transformation to measurably improve their operations, conserve valuable resources and enhance their safety.

We offer equitable opportunities, celebrate diversity, and embrace challenges with confidence that, together, we can make an impact across a broad spectrum of countries and industries. Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or a recent graduate with an advanced degree, you’ll find your chance to make a difference with Emerson. Join our team – let’s go!

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Requisition ID : 24007247

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.