Domestic and International Finance Manager

  • Amsted Industries
  • Granite City IL, USA
Full Time Accounting Finance Management Manufacturing Operations

Job Description

Amsted Rail has an immediate opening for a Domestic and International Finance Manager at its operation in Granite City, Illinois.

The Amsted Rail Group provides engineered systems that combine castings, bearings, wheels, axles, braking and energy management devices for the freight rail industry. Amsted Rail enjoys a significant share of the freight rail undercarriage market and is part of Amsted Industries. Employee owned Amsted Industries is comprised of the Amsted Rail Group, a construction and industrial group and a vehicular group. Amsted has some 11,000 employees in 48 plants with 30 in the United States and 18 internationally.


This position is the lead support role for the division’s Controller and will supervise 3 members of the department. The Finance Manager will also provide financial information and support to the local plant’s operations team and will participate in operational meetings and special projects. The Finance and Accounting Team has a customer service approach to supporting the business units and the Finance Manager will be expected to work with the business partners in operations in order to drive improved performance and results. Duties and responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to the following:

  • Month end closing and related financial reporting for the division
  • Working with both the Division and Corporate Finance Teams to ensure all closing and reporting activities are completed within the required deadlines
  • Oversee accounting activity at Mexico operations including the reconciliation process of invoices from the production facility to the US company, as well as all currency translation activities
  • Inventory management including balance reporting, reconciliations, shrink and obsolescence, and participation in the annual physical inventory process
  • Manage the process for the tracking and reporting of critical performance metrics to the plant operations team 
  • Review account reconciliations for the division
  • Support all internal audits as well as the year end external audit with the CPA firm
  • Drive innovation by improving the reporting process as well as reinforcing best practices throughout the organization 
  • Responsible for loading SAP financial results into the company’s consolidated reporting system 
  • Oversee completion and submission of various tax/state filings and information regarding insurance policies
  • Assist with the preparation and submission of select international locations’ annual and quarterly forecasts


The successful candidate will have 5-10 years of progressive experience in accounting and finance, including management experience. ERP experience is required, preferably with SAP. International accounting experience with production facilities located in Mexico and China is preferred. Ability to speak fluent Spanish is a plus. CPA and or MBA preferred.     

Working at Amsted Rail:

We are a privately held, 100% employee-owned company! Our commitment to employee’s professional satisfaction includes creating space and opportunities to be creative and an integral part of our innovation journey and business success; for employee’s personal fulfillment, we invest in everyone’s growth and development while ensuring a work environment that values them as an individual, with their unique set of strengths and beliefs.


Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree, M.B.A.