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Finance Manager - Military Veterans

at Univar Solutions


A Place Where People Matter. 

Start your career journey with Univar Solutions!  Here you can make an impact on the world around you and accelerate your career in areas that energize and excite you. 


Finance Manager:

This role is a partner to the General Manager, District Operations Manager and District Transportation leader to drive growth and ensure responsible use of the Company’s resources (e.g. working capital investment, operating and capital dollars and employee time). This role supports the South Atlantic district and is responsible for managing and overseeing the accounting and financial reporting within the assigned district. This role pulls commercial and operational expertise together to advise on overall business operations (Sales thru EBITDA; Working Capital), identify issues, and offer/implement solutions.


What You'll Do:


  • Provides reporting and analysis for district level management that assists to drive performance improvement and cost efficiency
  • Develops rolling forecasts and budgets for district
  • Runs all required monthly financial reports to support month-end close
  • Jointly works on cost saving and CAPEX projects, performing appropriate return on investment review


Finance Operations

  • Understands and supports compliance with all key business processes
  • Analyzes, reviews and reports on Sales performance activity
  • Ensures data integrity through the proper and consistent coding of all operating expenses. Provides feedback and coaching to non-finance teammates as needed. (local finance ambassador)
  • Supports month end close process through early identification of issues and timely review of financials. Prepares timely financial reviews to provide detailed explanations to key business stakeholders on performances of district.
  • Supports strong working capital management through active review of customer terms, customer aging and inventory turns processes with the Shared Service Center



  • Actively contributes to a hard-working finance team
  • Proactively identifies, develops and drives tools and processes that improve the effectiveness and efficiency driving district profitability.
  • Assists with special projects and preparation of reports as required or requested.
  • Effectively drives a positive culture for cross-functional and cross-branch/district improvement


What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting from fully accredited four-year institution is required; an MBA degree and/or CPA is preferred
  • 5-7 years of experience in progressive Finance or Accounting roles required
  • Ability to apply soft skills to get results in a highly matrixed environment
  • Problem solving and critical process review/project management skills
  • Interpersonal skills in coaching and influencing without direct reporting authority
  • Effective communication skills in both external and internal situations
  • Organization skills and ability to balance competing priorities
  • Strategic problem solver with experience in a distribution / manufacturing business
  • Planning & forecasting
  • Skilled at performance reporting and investment evaluation and analysis (financial modeling)
  • Highly skilled with systems and information management (i.e., SAP, OneStream, Excel, Tableau)
  • Solid understanding of key concepts such as: Interpreting financial statements, Inventory costing, Days sales working capital, Internal controls and managing compliance and risk


What You Can Expect:

Univar Solutions is a leading, global distributor of chemicals and ingredients essential to the safety, health, and wellbeing of our daily lives from life-saving medicines and vitamins to hand sanitizers and industrial materials used for cleaning, construction, and more.  Our global team of more than 10,000 employees support our vision to redefine distribution and be the most valued chemical and ingredient distributor on the planet!


We offer a Total Rewards package that includes market aligned pay and incentives as well as a diverse benefits offering to support our employees’ physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing.


Univar Solutions supports sustainable solutions for the world around us so that we can do our part to help keep our communities healthy, fed, clean, and safe! 


We are committed to a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion.  Together, we are building a culture that acknowledges the unique experiences, perspectives and expertise of individuals and provides the development and growth opportunities to empower us to redefine our industry. 


Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


Univar Solutions does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or staffing firms (collectively Recruiting Firms). Recruiting Firms must enter into a Master Services Agreement (MSA) with Univar Solutions prior to submitting any information relating to a potential candidate. All searches must be initiated by Univar Solutions' Talent Acquisition team and candidates must be submitted via Applicant Tracking System (ATS) by approved vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless the aforementioned conditions have been met. Contacting our hiring managers directly is prohibited.



Peachtree Corners, GA

Univar Solutions

You’ve proudly protected our freedom and we’d be honored to have you on our team! 

Our purpose at Univar Solutions is to help keep our communities healthy, fed, clean, and safe. We are an integral part of providing critical products to the communities where we live, play, and work through the incredible efforts of our people… our greatest strength.  

We believe military service is synonymous with our core values:

  • Serious About Safety            
  • We Do What We Say            
  • Where People Matter          
  • Valuable To Others 
  • Together We Win


Our Military Commitment

Univar Solutions is committed to supporting Military Veterans and Families by creating a world-class environment for Veterans to grow their careers as members of our team. Our Veterans Resource Network enables a safe, welcoming, and collaborative environment for all Military Veterans by:

  • Recognizing and promoting the skills and experiences Veterans deliver in an organization
  • Engaging and empowering Veterans, Veteran Families, and supporters to enhance professional development, career advancement, and personal enrichment
  • Providing education and support for Veterans and Veteran Families’ needs
  • Creating a culture of inclusion and diversity that embraces Veterans and welcomes them into an environment where their experiences, opinions, and contributions are truly valued
  • Advocating for and financially contributing to Veteran causes and charities
  • Ensuring we can be a preferred employer of Veterans

Come join Univar Solutions as one of hundreds of Veterans in our ranks who are helping us to redefine Chemical and Ingredient Distribution!

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