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Stream Finance Manager

Job Requisition ID:  44957


Eastman’s current hiring policy encourages and prefers new hires be fully vaccinated before reporting to work in this role when possible. 



Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2021 revenues of approximately $10.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit



Want to join a team of problem solvers and change makers? If so, the Eastman Finance team could be right for you!  At Eastman, our strategy is to transform tomorrow by revolutionizing the materials that shape it today — innovating sustainable solutions to enhance the quality of life in a material way.  It’s just one reason why Eastman has been recognized by the Wall Street Journal as one of the World’s Most Sustainably Managed Companies.  Eastman also has the distinction of being included in Fortune Magazine’s top 25 Change the World list.
As a Finance Manager supporting the polyester stream and Specialty Plastics business, you will be providing leadership on choices and decisions that will define the future for Eastman.  This role supports the business management team by offering insights and financial advice that will allow them to make the best decisions. Ideal candidates will have strong financial acumen and excellent communication skills.


  • Provide decision support to Specialty Plastics business teams through complex financial modeling typically related to large integrated capital investment scenarios.
  • Work closely with management to identify supply/capacity short and long-term constraints
  • Provide financial analysis and support for both short- and long-term product prioritization choices on constrained assets
  • Identify areas for asset optimization to maximize profitability and improve working capital for a given stream and related downstream products
  • Work cross functionally with business partners to drive completion of the long-term strategic quantification for the Specialty Plastics business and related asset investment strategy
  • Prepare and present capital investment returns on projects to facilitate business, executive and/or board approval
  • Perform post completion assessment of large capital investments
  • Support completion of board of director presentations and materials related to large capital investments



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related degree
  • At least 5+ years of relevant experience required
  • Discounted cash flow modeling and other analysis techniques
  • Foundational accounting 
  • Synthesis of inputs into clear recommendations and defensible positions
  • Basic project leadership and facilitation skills
  • Ability to develop trust-based relationships
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Working knowledge of key systems/tools is a plus (SAP, Office, etc.)


Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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