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Senior Manager, Finance Transformation & Strategy (Remote)


About the Position:

Title:                   Senior Manager, Finance Transformation & Strategy

Reports to:         VP Finance, AWP Aerials

Location:            U.S. Remote eligible 

Relocation:         No


Position Overview:

The Senior Manager, Finance Transformation & Strategy has leadership responsibility for continuously improving and executing the Genie financial operating system to achieve strategic and financial goals. This includes, but is not limited to, building a framework for finance process excellence and continuous improvement, enhancing the financial operating system, modernizing financial tools & processes, and developing strategic business cases that lead to expanded profit opportunities. The ideal candidate will have extensive operational finance experience, be passionate about business process excellence, and have demonstrated experience leading organizations to operating profit improvements. Daily activities include working closely with the Genie finance leadership team on a variety of strategic initiatives and process improvements. The role reports into the Vice President-Finance and must be located in the USA.


Key Responsibilities:

Process Improvement

  • Work with business stakeholders to identify opportunities for continuous process improvement and/or larger scale strategic projects; document and map current and future states to identify, communicate, validate and gain consensus on process improvements; gather and translate business requirements into functional requirements; and project manage the teams to ensure successful implementation
  • Enhance Genie’s finance operating system and ensure harmonization with Genie’s cross-functional operating system design
  • Review existing financial processes; develop strategies to streamline, further leverage or standardize them; implement best practices and policies, automating where possible; and implement and track KPI’s to track finance process effectiveness
  • Position the Finance team to be forward-thinking by constantly evaluating the business environment, how we adapt to internal/external changes, and how we can bridge ambiguous business problems to actionable reporting and metrics
  • Modernize strategic business systems and tools including finance process automation and digital enhancements/improvements.


Profit Improvement

  • Support the achievement of Genie’s operating profit objectives and assess/recommend top- and bottom-line growth opportunities
  • Partner with commercial and operations business & finance teams to develop business cases and ad-hoc modeling that provide insight and analysis for operational decision-making; identify risks and opportunities with well-articulated position based on sound judgment and that balances short-term and long-term impacts


Support meeting Genie diversity, inclusion, and equity (DEI) goals & initiatives


Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years’ experience in finance at large, multinational company
  • Demonstrated experience in formal process improvement initiatives
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or closely related field, MBA preferred


Desired Technical Skills / Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years total experience in at 2-3 finance business partnering positions (commercial finance, FP&A, operations finance preferred)
  • Business & operating system assessment experience
  • Structured, data-driven and analytical approach to problem solving
  • Experience in an international environment and ability to interact successfully with different cultures
  • Experience reporting within complex legal entity and multi-currency reporting structures
  • Experience managing key projects which cross departments and business entities
  • Proficient in One Stream, Hyperion, Cognos or other BI tool and advanced user of Excel
  • Proficient in Oracle, SAP or other major ERP
  • Strong collaboration and strategic decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills


Desired Competencies:

  • Operates effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear
  • Is self-aware and gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity
  • Builds partnerships and works collaboratively across a diverse organization to meet shared objectives
  • Sees ahead to future possibilities and translates them into breakthrough strategies
  • Builds strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
  • Creates a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Self-starter who is able to thrive in a dynamic environment under short timelines and changing priorities
  • Ability to translate complex business operating models and operational indicators into financial performance
  • Proven track record of breaking down and solving complex problems with sound business judgment and able to distill complex issues into structured frameworks and concrete action plans



  • Must be willing and able to travel (approximately 10%)

If you are interested in an open position but feel you may not meet all the listed qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.


Location: Remote-eligible, based in the United States 

Department: Finance 

Job ID: 35205 


Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $3.1 billion publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. We are passionate about producing equipment that helps improve the lives of people around the world, and providing our team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. While our operations are global, each office or factory is a close-knit community. We value diversity, equity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage, citizenship, and continuous improvement. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector – come join us!


Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.


The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.