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Business Finance Manager - Performance Films

Job Requisition ID:  43705

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


This role will be located in St. Louis, MO



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 Manager, Business Finance, you will have the opportunity to impact the financial success of Eastman through working with business leadership teams as well as developing and coaching high performing teams.


What you will be doing: 

⦁    You will be the financial advisor/partner to business leaders
⦁    You and your team will be leading the financial forecasting process and strategic long-term planning
⦁    You will build and develop team capabilities, providing decision support through financial modeling, scenario analysis, alternatives, capital investments, and cost savings


What it takes to be successful in this role:   

⦁    Exhibit courageous leadership and drive results through problem solving and resolution
⦁    Ability to develop trust-based relationships internally, externally, and with senior leaders
⦁    Build and inspire high performing teams to drive Eastman’s growth
⦁    Bias for action attitude 




Although not required, experience in the following is a plus:

⦁      Experience in the chemical industry
⦁      Power BI / Power Query / Power Pivot

The following is required for this role: 

⦁    Accounting/Finance and/or MBA degree required (MBA preferred)
⦁    8-12 years of financial analysis and managerial experience, to generally include:
⦁    Direct supervision
⦁    Project leadership
⦁    Comfortable working in cross-functional teams
⦁    Excellent business judgment, analytical, and decision-making skills
⦁    Ability to synthesize large quantities of complex data into actionable information 
⦁    Application of financial acumen in decision support for specific business unit planning and performance
⦁    Long term forecasting and strategic modeling


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.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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