Finance & Inventory Manager

United States, Glens Falls NY
Jewelry & Industrial Metals

Posted on 22-11-2022

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do? To learn more, visit us at 

To add to our valuable team of dedicated employees, Umicore is currently seeking a Finance & Inventory Manager in our Electrical Materials business unit.  


About Jewelry & Industrial Metals (JIM)

A wealth of applications. Umicore is an expert in developing products and processes based on precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum. These materials enable our customers to make fine jewelry, coins, high purity glass and industrial catalysts. Umicore also enables the sustainable and responsible sourcing of these metals and provides closed-loop recycling for our customers. To make the most of these materials we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new processes. Which is where you come in.

What you will be doing

As the Finance & Inventory Manager you'll be responsible for financial control, analysis and reporting for all aspects of precious metal and fabrication gross margins and associated balance sheet accounts to ensure accurate, timely and complete monthly financial results and KPI's. In addition, this position is responsible for inventory control and reconciliation of refining scrap.

Specifically, this will include:

  • Precious Metal Control, Reporting and Analysis
  • Inventory control and reporting 
  • Fabrication gross margin
  • Refining
  • SAPB1 Maintenance 

Who we are looking for

Our success is based on individuals who are ready to make the most of their skills and prepared to tackle any challenges they face. As well as a Bachelors in Accounting, Finance or business related major, you should have 5+ years' of progressive financial reporting and control responsibility preferably within a manufacturing environment. We'll also be looking for:

  • Previous supervisory/managing experience
  • Exposure to Precious Metal accounting methodology preferred
  • Computer literacy with Microsoft Office (Advanced Excel, Word, Outlook) and exposure to integrated ERP system (preferably SAP)
  • Knowledge of 5S and Lean Manufacturing principles
  • Leadership, ability to influence people to achieve desired results
  • Organized, self-structured, accurate
  • Pro-active, self-driven
  • Practical approach, keen on simple, quick solutions before going to more complex ones
  • Manage utilizing the core values of Umicore (Openness, Innovation, Respect, Teamwork, and Commitment)

What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

Additional information

This position offers competitive salary and bonus potential. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability, a 401K Plan with employer matching and profit-sharing eligibility. We recognize 12 Paid Holidays per year and provide a generous allowance for vacation and sick time. 

Umicore is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.