Assistant Finance Manager
Baltimore, MD 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

ASR Group is the world's largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal. ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize. The company's brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino, C&H, Redpath, Tate & Lyle, Lyle's and Sidul.


The Assistant Finance Manager position will be an integral member of the Refinery Finance team, assisting month end close and providing financial expertise and independent challenge to the operations to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness, reduce costs. They will report to the Finance Manager.

This is an ideal role for an ambitious and motivated finance professional who wishes to deepen their understanding of manufacturing, while contributing to a leading global business and growing their career. As a strong believer in personal development, ASR has previously sponsored employees at this level to complete certifications in Lean Six Sigma, Anaplan (Business Planning software) and for top performers, MBAs.=


  • Serve as a problem solving and analytical resource for the Finance Manager, Plant Manager, and plant leadership team.
  • Execute the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial closing and reporting processes including month end accruals, purchase orders outstanding analysis, balance sheet reconciliations and presentation slides.
  • Will learn to use the SAP ERP, Financial Planning, and Procure to Pay software systems.
  • Create the weekly metrics, support the Capital Asset and Approval for Expenditure process and the annual budget and business planning process.
  • Understand the manufacturing process and economics of the plant.
  • Assist the Finance Manager and plant leadership teams to improve EBITDA of the company.


  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in Finance and Accounting
  • OR Licensed CPA with 2+ years public accounting experience
  • ORCMA with 4+ years cost accounting experience


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Individuals with an associate degree would be consideredif they have strong work experience in cost accounting, Information Technology and /or financial closing.
  • MBA or Advanced degrees preferred as well as a CPA (non-public accounting certification) or CMA.


  • Data Sleuth - approaches problems with an unbiased, objective, and data-first approach.
  • Effective Communication- communicating with stakeholders at all levels of seniority.
  • Highly analytical - ability to draw insights from large data sets.
  • Continuous Improvement-Establishes methods and utilizes specialized techniques to monitor and improve performance of systems and processes.
  • Problem-Solving-Anticipates, evaluates, diagnoses, and resolves problems in a systematic and fact-based manner.
  • Grit, strong roll up your sleeves work ethic and rebound from setbacks.
  • Teamwork & Collaboration-Creates a climate that fosters commitment to a common vision and shared values that promote cooperation and working together through trust and support of others.


  • Baltimore, MDwith relocation possible when opportunities of greater responsibility arise.
  • Some travel to other sites (no more than 10% of time).

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, genderidentity, age,nationalorigin, disability, veteranstatusorany other category protected under federal, state, or local law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Our Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy and practice of this Employer to comply with all applicable fair employment practices and equal opportunity laws in every country where our employees work, and to provide employment opportunities, as well as administer all terms and conditions of employment, to all qualified persons on an equal basis. The Employer prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
4+ years
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