Commercial Finance Manager - Americas

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Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: JM Huber Corporation

Portfolio Business: Huber Engineered Materials 

J.M. Huber Corporation is one of the largest privately held, family-owned companies in the United States. Established in 1883, we are a diversified, global supplier of specialty and commodity chemicals, hydrocolloid solutions, engineered wood products and natural resources to customers spanning a wide variety of industries. With approximately $3 billion in sales and 4,000 employees worldwide, we have a material presence in more than 20 countries.

Position Summary

The Commercial Finance Manager is part of the Huber AgroSolutions (HAS) Strategic Business Unit.  In this leadership role, you will be responsible for leading global commercial finance best practices, establishing global commercial playbook and scorecard, learn global best practices and help implement across globe, help drive process to link better Sales, Procurement, SC and other Finance Teams to improve profitability and pricing. This leader works directly with the Regional Finance Teams, Sales Leadership, Supply Chain and Marketing on understanding and disseminating commercial finance best practices. This critical role reports to the Sr Global Director, AgroSolutions has regular visibility to Division Leadership. 

What’s in it For You:

  • The opportunity to take on some of the world’s most meaningful challenges.
  • The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth
  • The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives, and ideas to achieve our best

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

The position reports to the Sr Global Finance Director, AgroSolutions.  Support the Americas region for all Pricing Management, GM Improvement, Tender guidance as well as Financial Reporting. Continued drive of proper discipline to achieve our financial goals.

Main responsibilities:

  • Survey, understand and summarize commercial finance best practices and requirements globally
  • Establish commercial finance playbook and scorecard, and drive implementation
  • Drive pricing execution process– Work with marketing to drive global pricing process and cadence and improve linkage between Procurement, Marketing, Regional Finance and sales teams
  • Pricing Training – content development and delivery
  • Lead new Deal on new expanding geographies
  • Create Post Implementation Review of Global/Regional Contracts  – Ensure we are executing per agreement, ensure proper controls in place to manage, and correct pricing and invoicing is being executed
  • Interact with Sales Leadership to understand commercial finance weak points/ gaps and drive improvement

Specialized/Technical Knowledge or Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Finance, Accounting or Business
  • 8+ years experience in Finance/FP&A/Commercial Finance
  • 4+ years experience Leading/Managing others in the workplace
  • 5+ years of experience with financial systems or databases (such as Oracle or EPM)
  • 6+ years of financial planning and analysis, commercial finance, costing, pricing leadership, business analysis, financial modeling and business planning including monthly financial performance analysis of Profit and Loss Statements, Cash Flow and Balance Sheets.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA
  • High level of computer literacy, especially Excel, EPM and Oracle, Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Oracle (or Financial Reporting) suite experience
  • 4+ years of experience in gross margin analysis with a detailed understanding of the impacts of the product portfolio, product reformulations, volume and product mix, pricing and cost analysis.
  • 4+ years of experience in developing monthly and quarterly forecasts based on business drivers and trends and performing detailed variance analysis.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail required analyzing products and applications to meet customer needs.
  • Excellent leadership, communication and influence skills
  • Executive presence

Our employees are our strongest asset, and their safety, health, and well-being is our highest priority. We respect the individual by providing opportunities for professional and personal development. Our Principles drive us to create an inclusive workplace where employees share core values, show dignity and respect toward others, and work hard to achieve their best performance.  

J.M. Huber Corporation is an EEO / AAP employer. Pre-employment drug screening is required


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta