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Director of Finance - Hefty Business Unit in Lake Forest, IL at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

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Job Title: Director of Finance - Hefty Business Unit 

City: Lake Forest / State: Illinois                                                   

Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…a world of opportunities! At Reynolds Consumer Products we are passionate about achieving results and have fun winning as a team! We provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. Are you looking to build a strong career? Then we have an opportunity for you! We currently have an opportunity for a Director of Finance to join our Hefty Waste & Storage team at our headquarters in Lake Forest, IL.

Your Role:

As the Director of Finance you will have the opportunity to partner with the BU CFO and other business / cross-functional partners to prioritize and drive initiatives to enhance the overall profitability of the business. This would include leadership/partnership on productivity initiatives.

 You will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead / Coordinate activities, reviews, and presentations for the Annual Plan, Cycle Forecasts and Monthly Business Reviews
  • Provide guidance to staff and / or team members on analysis, problem-solving and decision- making
  • Ensure the linkage between Annual / Cycle Plans and the long-range strategic plans
  • Facilitate the delivery of financial and business critical data
  • Partner with cross-functional partners to improve business unit processes /performance and to ensure the organization appropriately leverages detailed data for analyses and insights
  • Conduct customer and product profitability analyses
  • Develop detailed analyses of business unit products, customers and processes
  • Drive delivery of financial targets and goals
  • Assist Sales and Marketing organizations to develop financials for product innovation and customer bids
  • Represent area of functional expertise on cross-functional teams
  • Provide leadership insight and support for monthly results, forecast cycles, annual operating plans and strategic outlooks that allow the business to anticipate future impacts and assist in developing alternative plans as well as ensuring that results are delivered
  • Establish and oversee proper controls and compliance processes for businesses and functions, as required
  • Analyze and review complex data from rolled up comprehensive sources for accuracy and provide appropriate insight and information to support decision-making

Coming from a diverse background in accounting and finance, you will drive creative thinking and create harmonized change to work towards continuous improvement. In this change-focused position, you will explore what is possible and strive to make it happen!  

You will love it here if…

  • You are a forward-thinker who enjoys a challenge
  • You are not only a team-player but you bring the team together
  • You enjoy crunching numbers, analytical and detail oriented 
  • You are a passionate and strong leader

We need you to have:

  • BA/BS degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 15+ years of related professional Finance/Accounting experience, preferably in a large manufacturing CPG environment
  • Broad accounting and finance experience with exposure to a wide range of business functions and demonstrated leadership
  • Prior team management experience combined with a proven track record of developing, coaching and mentoring a team
  • Excellent capabilities in Microsoft Office, including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience using automated financial systems such as SAP, Oracle, JDE, Hyperion Planning, and HFM
  • Manufacturing cost reporting and analysis including standard costs, capital projects, cost savings programs, month end closings, working capital management and other related initiatives / activities

Icing on the cake:

  • MBA or other advanced degree
  • CPA certification
  • Proficient with forecasting and budgeting tool implementation


Want to know more? Check out our website or connect with us on LinkedIn!

Apply today to join a fast-growing innovative company!

            Not a good fit but know someone who is? Please refer them!

Local candidates only, no relocation assistance available

For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by calling us at (847)482-3550 or email

No recruiter calls or emails please.



Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is The Law Poster:

The Pay Transparency Policy Statement can be found on this link:

The poster and the supplement can be found on this link.

For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by calling us at (847)482-3550 or email

No recruiter calls or emails please.