Job Description

Job ID: 366 

Location: US-OK Oklahoma City HR 

Department: Finance 


About Terex:

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow. Come talk to us!  

Oklahoma City is a unique site to Terex Corporation in North America, manufacturing for each of the business segments: Terex Aerial Work Platforms, Terex Cranes, and Terex Materials Processing. Its workforce of 560+ team members is anticipated to grow by more than 1,000 over the next few years. The 100+ acre facility has recently begun an extensive remodel to accommodate the business’ growth.

About this Position:

The Manager FP&A role directs and provides key financial support for management in manufacturing plant operations and ensures the provision of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley compliant services. This position reports to the Head of Finance for the site.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with the business to identify, analyze and drive the implementation of significant productivity and operational improvement activities across the site, including evaluating and monitoring cost reduction programs and initiatives.
  • Drive the on-going development of the financial accounting and management reporting systems to include:
    • Improving segment reporting, and the automation and standardization of management reports.
    • Ensuring the site has a comprehensive understanding of the operational and spending variances that are being generated by each business segment.
    • Providing support to the operational and plant management teams to develop clear and timely action plans to improve performance and effectively manage and minimize spend variances
  • Provide key financial oversight on physical inventory; safeguarding of assets, cycle count and physical count adjustments and excess & obsolescence reserve.
  • Actively participate in development of capital expenditure requests. Assist in the oversight of the acquisition, tagging and physical inventory of fixed assets. Perform spending analysis and periodic asset audits.
  • Actively support Finance and Global Business Services (Shared Services) for month-end close process, account reconciliations, manual journal entries, etc. Provide on-location assistance to GBS to resolve inquiries and discrepancies.
  • Provide key oversight and support to Cost Accounting and FP&A functions for the analysis of manufacturing cost, standard margin and gross margin variances.
  • Perform strong business analysis for plant management as well as providing Finance and Accounting perspective on business decisions.
  • Provide prompt financial results to local management related to overall financial performance, including operational variances, plant KPIs, and department spending. Ensure the data is accurate, timely and presented in a manner that drives optimal decision making.
  • Work cross functionally to develop metrics that deliver meaningful data for process measurement and identify indicators of future improvement opportunities. Drive a focus on plant efficiencies and collecting/analyzing key cost data and performance metrics.
  • Working with site leadership, develop benchmark data, ensuring a clear and comprehensive understanding of the data and implement best in class practices.
  • Lead the monthly actuals, forecast and annual budget processes. Coordinate with the management team to;
    • ensure they understand their actual spending and are actively managing any spend variances
    • develop robust monthly spend forecasts
    • develop annual departmental budgets, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the underlying business drivers.
  • Identify and implement change management activities, process improvement and system efficiencies in order to improve service quality.
  • Execute and comply with Terex policy and procedures, local statutory and legal requirements an
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