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Segment Finance Leader

Parsippany, Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ 07054, USA Req #421
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
About AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S.-based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect. More information on AdvanSix can be found at

Position Summary: Segment Finance Leader is a key member of Finance and Business teams with full global financial responsibility and ownership for the Chemical Intermediates segment within AdvanSix, including development of short-, medium-, and long-term forecasts; analysis of business results; and direct involvement in most critical tactical and strategic business decisions. The person will need to work cross-functionally with Business leadership, including sales, product management, procurement, and the integrated supply chain to influence decisions to maximize the financial returns to the business while ensuring ideas are being challenged and strong financial controls are enforced.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Strategic business partner to the Chemical Intermediates segment and business team, provide financial leadership and drive financial performance
  • Ensuring key financial investments alignment with organization’s strategic objectives focused on high growth segments
  • Provide financial analysis, reporting and decision-making support for key business activities including Sales and Margin, Customer & Product line profitability, Commercial deals (pricing, terms, cash impact) and Major Raw material purchasing decisions
  • Partner with manufacturing organization driving KPIs in supporting product line simplification
  • Business case development related to new business and growth opportunities
  • Lead the segment’s Annual Operating Plan (AOP) process as well as actively participate in the segment’s Plan of Record (PoR) process
  • Drive continuous process improvements around forecasting and close process to allow faster response and a deeper level of analysis
  • Provide insightful financial analysis of consolidated results, including budgets, forecasts and month-end results. Determine key drivers of business performance
  • Lead the development of monthly financials forecasts. Identify major risks and opportunities to the forecast and work proactively
  • Work with functional leaders to identify opportunities for cost savings, holding owners accountable
  • Proactively support business segment with ad hoc analysis
  • Contribute to analyses in the areas of liquidity, costing, and regulatory reporting

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or related business field
  • CMA, CPA, and/or MBA a plus
  • 10+ years of experience in a similar role and in a manufacturing environment or equivalent organizational experience
  • Team Leadership, development and managing of junior team members
  • Experience in Chemical Industry and FP&A a plus

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to initiate and lead projects/teams, drive actions and provide recommendations for decision making
  • Advanced financial modeling skills a must
  • Strong process improvement skills
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong bias for action, positive attitude, self-starter
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop and implement standardized processes
  • Must have demonstrated the ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously, as well as identify process improvement opportunities and implement change
  • Advanced PC skills with emphasis on Excel and SAP

AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification. To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Other details

  • Job Family FI01 - Finance General
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Parsippany, Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ 07054, USA