Reference : VIE00096

VIE - Finance Specialist - H/F

  • Finance
  • United States FARIBAULT
  • VIE (European Citizens)
  • Posting date : 05/05/2022

Position description

Job Description:

SageGlass is looking to enhance its dynamic culture with an innovative team player.  A VIE can offer a way to bring in fresh perspectives and provide mentorship opportunities for existing employees.

The VIE will be responsible for the management of Fixed Assets and reporting, improving internal business processes to support the NA growth/profitability model for Sage globally (reducing overrun and scrap, and analysis on variances), timely month end close process (i.e. GJE's/reconciliations), and assisting the Controller with the ICRF by having systems and procedures in place to comply and meet all internal audit requirements.

Main responsibilities:

  • Assist in a timely month-end close (Journals & Reconciliations) to ensure alignment of the BU/Regional/Global deadlines, Operational reporting (variances, Inventory), and prepare general journal entries/reconciliations (as needed/required),
  • Assist in Internal Financial reporting & analysis (Monthly OPS report – Operational analysis of scrap, overrun, variances, Inventory analysis),
  • Lead ICFR process & Segregation of Duties, systems/access controls,
  • Manage Fixed Assets and ensure the annual physical & fixed asset counts are properly conducted and adhere to the set policies/procedures for the BU,
  • Perform full physical count of the Fixed Assets,
  • Support internal/external auditors,
  • Long Range/Strategic Planning,
  • Recommend action plans to address gaps.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance,
  • Experience in manufacturing environment with a focus on cost accounting,
  • Solid verbal & written communication, analytical, systemic thinking & leadership skills,
  • Ability to multi-task,
  • Project management skills – execution oriented and rigorous in meeting performance commitments,
  • Strong fundamental “know-how” in accounting/finance/business related topics,
  • Prior experience in utilizing an ERP system is an asset for this position (SAP, QAD, ORACLE).

Who are we ?

SageGlass®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, located in Faribault, MN, produces electronically tintable glass for windows, skylights, and curtain walls. It tints automatically or on demand to control sunlight, without shades or blinds. SageGlass transforms the indoor experience by controlling sunlight to optimize daylight, outdoor views and comfort while preventing glare, fading and overheating without the need for blinds or shades.

The SageGlass Team is a group of thinkers, designers and innovators out to change the way people think about glass. We foster an all-inclusive, collaborative, and dynamic environment that inspires creative Team Members who are driven by purposeful work.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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