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Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Finance Manager, AS&O NA Origination


IL - Illinois

Finance, Accounting, Audit

Job Description

Ag Services and Oilseeds – Business Unit Finance Manager, NA Origination
Based in Decatur, IL
This is a full-time, exempt position

Position Summary
The Ag Services and Oilseeds Business Unit Finance Manager for NA Origination works very close with the Commercial team and partners with Operations and Corporate service functions to establish and execute connection with business needs from the finance perspective, aligned with business goals and global corporate strategy. This includes growth projects, business and financial planning cycle, business performance and operating profit tracking (forecast, estimation and actuals comparison), key initiatives and/or analytical support of financial results. This position coordinates with Business Development, FP&A, Accounting, Operations, Centers of Excellence and other corporate functions across the company.

The candidate will be hands on supporting the respective business in accomplishing their strategic financial and business objectives. This position will be responsible for support and coordinate business objectives by providing business intelligence and insightful information to monitor financial strategy. Key success factors for this role include teamwork, strong analytical and communication skills, and ability to quickly adapt to changing business and project needs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare One Page and Project Returns in coordination with Business Development team
  • Develop monitor and manage metrics, KPI’s, customer service level agreements and relationships
  • Provide insights about current and forecast OP, as well as anticipate any deviation from the plan
  • Develop a good business partnering relationship with operation and commercial teams and other centers of excellence
  • Regular communication and interaction with various levels of business management
  • Work with Senior Leadership to identify and lead process improvement initiatives, process efficiencies
  • Partner with Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) to support the financial reporting process
  • Partner across the finance organization with a focus on driving actions that improve the business performance
  • Assist with the annual business plan including operating, capital and financial components
  • Provide insightful information about business risks/opportunities and understand variances vs. prior and vs. plan
  • Partner with the business to support, educate, and track return metrics
  • Prepare external and internal presentations for business as needed
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting. A Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in a financial, business development or accounting role
  • Strong ability to coach and influence, provide clear expectations and timely direct feedback, both positive and constructive
  • Strong analytical abilities, initiative and problem solving skills
  • Strong oral and communication skills as well as the ability to interface with various levels of management
  • Self-motivated with the ability to function independently as well as lead in a team environment
  • Demonstrated capacity to handle diverse number of projects simultaneously
  • Independent, inquisitive and a self-starter
  • Strong MS Office skills (i.e. Power Point and Excel)
  • Experience with Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) and large ERP systems a plus
  • Ability to travel as needed
Excited about this role but don’t meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don’t check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings.

ADM requires the successful completion of a background check.


Benefits and Perks

Enriching the quality of life for the world begins by taking care of our colleagues. In addition to competitive pay, we support your diverse needs with a comprehensive total rewards package to enhance your well-being, including:

  • Physical wellness – medical/Rx, dental, vision and on-site wellness center access or gym reimbursement (as applicable).
  • Financial wellness – flexible spending accounts, health savings account, 401(k) with matching contributions and cash balance plan, discounted employee stock purchasing program, life insurance, disability, workers’ compensation, legal assistance, identity theft protection.
  • Mental and social wellness – Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Colleague Giving Programs (ADM Cares).
Additional benefits include:
  • Paid time off including paid holidays.
  • Adoption assistance and paid maternity and parental leave.
  • Tuition assistance.
  • Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, language training and mentoring programs.
*Benefits may vary for bargained locations, confirm benefit eligibility with your recruiter.


Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM.

About ADM

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.

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