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Sr Mgr, Finance in Oak Brook, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 2/20/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Oak Brook, IL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Finance Planning / Analysis

Job Posting Title:

Sr Mgr, Finance

Job Description:

Manage elements of SEC reporting group and ensuring compliance with US GAAP as well as SEC and FASB rules and regulations in financial reports, company records and material transactions. This position is responsible for staff oversight to ensure the production of accurate financial statements and disclosures in required SEC periodic filings (i.e. 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, and Form 4) as well as other external and governmental reports and releases. This position works closely with treasury, legal, as well as business unit accounting leaders and the finance leaders in a number of areas including mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The individual in this role will have significant exposure to and direct interaction with our senior management team. The primary responsibilities of this position are as follows:

  • Research and document all technical accounting matters, including implementation of new accounting standards
  • Manage all aspects of SEC/external reporting, including the preparation of the 10-K, 10-Q and selected 8-Ks
  • Work directly with our external partners to ensure that the 10-K and 10-Q are appropriately tagged for compliance with XBRL requirements
  • Review external financial statements
  • Assist in the preparation and review of Form 4 filings
  • Review the Company’s earnings release
  • Review equity compensation expense and EPS files
  • Prepare the annual budget for equity compensation and EPS
  • Manage pension accounting
  • Prepare the Company’s annual goodwill and intangible asset impairment analysis
  • Prepare and review of the annual proxy statement
  • Direct the purchase accounting for acquired companies and assist when necessary in due diligence and integration activities
  • Develop cross functional relationships with other departments, specifically, Tax, Legal, and Human Resources
  • Develop working relationship with the external auditors and communicate technical accounting positions
  • Other reports and analyses as requested.

Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required – Accounting or Finance degree is preferred
  • CPA candidacy required
  • 8-10 years of accounting and reporting experience
  • Background in “Big Four” public accounting required
  • Knowledge and experience with SEC reporting required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required, particularly with respect to technical accounting.
  • In-depth knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations are necessary.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications. 
  • Extremely detail and results-oriented.
  • Strong project management skills to establish and meet deadlines.
  • MBA preferred

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:


  Bachelor’s Degree Required – Type:  

 Master’s Degree Required -- Type: MBA and CPA preferred

Minimum Experience Preferred:

  • 8 or more years of accounting and financial forecasting experience
  • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) or Hyperion experience is preferred
  • CPA is preferred
  • MBA is preferred

Travel Requirements:  Travel required is limited.  Potential travel 5-6 times/year.

Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disability

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.