Manager, Finance & Controlling in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 2/15/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for an Finance & Controlling Manager who will join our IT Business Application Services team in Marysville, OH.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit

As part of the IT Business Application Services team you will be responsible for providing the day-to-day IT support and managing IT projects in the area of Finance and Controlling e.g. Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Treasury, Tax, GL,  Fixed Assets,  Supply Chain Finance,  Cost center and Profit Center Accounting, Profitability Analysis  etc.

You will be responsible for managing the activities and development of the 3-5 SMG associates. You will also be responsible for quality and productivity of 2-4 external resources working in FICO Center of Excellence team. 

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Taking overall responsibility for leadership, control and decision-making for the FICO application team

  • Providing technical knowledge and leadership in the FICO applications activities covered by the team to ensure that applications are secure and reliable to support continuous operations of the company

  • Provide leadership and oversight in gathering requirements, designing, and developing IT solutions in the area of FICO

  • Work closely with Solutions and Services Directors to develop roadmap of FICO applications which aligns with the company and its IT strategy

  • Provide coaching, guidance, training, and support to direct reports for overall career and personal development

  • Leverage ITSM and ITBM to report on all FICO application incidents, demands and projects

  • Maintain on-going communication with key business users and IT leaders 

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science or Management Information Systems. MBA, CFA or CPA will be an added advantage

  • Minimum 12 years of business or IT experience with at least 5 years in SAP FICO business process design, system configuration and good knowledge about the integration with other SAP modules e.g. MM, PP and SD

  • Strong business process knowledge in Finance and Controlling e.g. Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Treasury, Tax, GL,  Fixed Assets,  Supply Chain Finance,  Cost center and Profit Center Accounting, Profitability Analysis  etc.

  • Good understanding of Workflow, EDI and IDOCs

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, being able to adjust content of the message to the audience or various levels of the organization.

  • People leadership experience of 3-5 years with proven abilities to develop others through coaching, guidance, and feedback to help them excel in their job responsibilities and personal growth

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • A place on an engaged team of passionate colleagues in a growing and dynamic industry

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage

  • First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount)

  • 13 paid holidays and generous vacation policy

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 24,000 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office

  • Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)

  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice!

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network, GroPride Network, and Scotts Young Professionals

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts.  During this year’s flu season and the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring our US associates to get a flu vaccine. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns. 

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Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.