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Company: Emerson Electric Co
Location: Rosemont, IL
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure. Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers. Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you'll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

Are you an Accounting or Finance professional who is passionate about helping businesses achieve their financial potential and looking for an opportunity to grow your career? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

I'm Ben Arnold and I lead Accounting & Finance for Emerson's Appleton Group business unit. As a North America Operations Controller, you'll be part of our North America accounting/finance team, working with operational leadership to prioritize and align operational initiatives to support the achievement of Appleton's objectives.

This opportunity is based in Appleton Group's Global HQ in Rosemont, IL with the flexibility to work remotely up to three days a week.


  • Oversee the development and alignment of our production and financial plans for our seven North America manufacturing/operation centers
    • Develop financial analyses to isolate price, inflation and mix impacts on each operation to better assess underlying operating performance
  • Coordinate capital planning for our manufacturing and procurement operations
    • Prepare financial analyses including NPV and IRR evaluations to help management prioritize investments across our global business
  • Lead the operational planning process by working with plant and operations management in the development of cost improvement initiatives over the 1-4 year planning horizon
    • Work with engineering management to integrate engineering cost improvement programs into operations financial plans
  • Support period financial close through variance analyses, standard cost reviews and analysis, account reconciliations and transactional reviews
    • Provide Appleton management with financial commentary regarding operational performance vs forecasts and prior years
  • Provide financial and analytical support to Appleton leadership and Emerson staff as and when required


  • Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Interpreting and applying key financial indicators to make better business decisions
  • Creating and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
  • Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others 


  • A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 10+ years of accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications


  • Experience with Oracle ERP


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