Manager, Enterprise Process Improvement

CF Industries, Inc. Deerfield , IL 60015

Posted 2 weeks ago

CF Industries is a global leader in transforming natural gas into nitrogen. The chemical processes we use ensure we have the nitrogen we need to support life on earth - from fertilizer that feeds the crops that feed the world to products that remove harmful emissions from industrial activities. Through our nine world-class manufacturing complexes and best-in-class distribution system, we serve agricultural and industrial customers. We invite you to be a part of our nearly 3,000 employees making a difference every day.

Department:

AG0307B Corporate Accounting, Exempt

Function:

Job Summary:

This Manager provides strategic leadership and support over process design and implementation, control assessments and development, and contract and billing compliance. It is expected that virtually all of the time will be spent supporting the Sales and Supply Chain areas of the company. The role is responsible for leading the assessment of department processes as it relates to accounting and control processes between the two groups, designing improvements, implementing changes, while creating a controlled environment through control assessments, design and implementation. The incumbent will play a significant role in system implementations in the Sales and Supply Chain areas as it relates to Accounting and controls in terms of scope, design, process, implementation assistance, testing, and change management.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing leadership, guidance, coaching of the sales and accounting team over process assessment, process design, control assessment and control design

  • Provides broad strategic direction to individuals regarding their roles and responsibilities to help achieve the objectives of this role, along with supporting and fulfilling corporate goals

  • Empowers others to learn, grow into new responsibilities and make proper decisions to obtain the overall department objectives

  • Demonstrates the highest level of integrity and trust in all aspects of the job by working continually towards self-development, staying abreast of all current information and technology, and be knowledgeable of internal requirements, policies and practices

  • Acts as a liaison between the Sales and Supply Chain organization and the Accounting, Treasury and IT organizations in order to properly reflect the needs of the groups

  • Manages the contract compliance function to ensure that contracts are being followed and meet internal control requirements

  • Implement additional controls and monitoring, as necessary, to promote a strong control environment

  • Promotes the Accounting and Sales and Supply Chain Groups by developing strong relationships between department members and other CF departments through a high degree of communication across management

  • Provides coaching, oversight, training and review to members of the organization

  • Provide leadership in the analysis and communication of major trends in the areas of expertise and reports those trends to senior management

  • Provides assistance to Senior Management throughout the Company on various Accounting and Sales and Supply Chain projects, as required Initiates, researches and documents improvements to current methods and procedures

  • Performs or directs the performance of special projects as assigned

  • With approval, investigates and implements process changes to promote internal controls to efficiently process department transactions and other responsibilities

  • Represents the Company at various industry conferences and functions

  • Establishes and implements processes and procedures to meet departmental internal controls requirements.

  • Ensures that established processes/procedures are followed as designed.

  • Works with legal, internal audit, and other departments to identify deficiencies in existing processes/procedures, the need for new ones, and the extent to which such processes/procedures are being followed.

  • Develops and implements corrective actions with regard to department internal controls as necessary.

Internal Controls:

  • Establishes and implements processes and procedures to meet departmental internal controls requirements.

  • Ensures that established processes/procedures are followed as designed.

  • Works with Internal Controls Department to identify deficiencies in existing processes/procedures, the need for new ones, and the extent to which such processes/procedures are being followed.

  • Develops and implements corrective actions with regard to department internal controls as necessary.

Successful Candidates will have:

  • Bachelor's Degree required.

  • CPA or advanced degree preferred

  • 8+ years of diversified experience with multiple years managing large projects and large teams to deliver superior results.

  • Experience within Sales and Supply Chain matters preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required

  • CF Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

  • Employees in the US can learn more about their rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster (PDF) and others as detailed below:

Pay Transparency

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/PayTransparencyNondiscrimination.html.

FMLA:

https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf

Employee Polygraph Protection Act

https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppac.pdf

  • Employees in Canada can learn more about their rights by viewing the "Canadian Human Rights Act".

If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at CF Industries, or if you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call 847-405-2400 or contact us at cfhire@cfindustries.com.

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