Operational Accounting Manager

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Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Franklin Park, IL, US, 60131

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. We are at the forefront of the green building movement and provide sustainable restroom solutions.  We manufacture water-efficient products including flush valves, electronic faucets, soap dispensing and sink systems along with vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.



We have an immediate need for an Operational Accounting Manager in our Franklin Park, IL location. The Operational Accounting Manager provides financial support to the operations team and will provide direct financial oversight at Franklin Park.  As a proactive business partner to the Franklin Park team, the manager will provide financial recommendations and validations, looking for ways to optimize the cost structure and generate savings, understanding how decisions impact the P&L and putting internal controls in place to ensure assets are properly safeguarded.  This will include conducting monthly operational financial reviews, P&L reporting, metrics, and analysis. This position also maintains the ERP costing system, including monthly cost runs and assist in updating overhead rates on an annual basis. Financial reporting tasks include key variance analysis, trend analysis and account reconciliations. The manager will also lead the CAPEX request and analysis process which includes validating returns assumed to approve CAPEX are actually achieved.



  • Provide financial oversight of Franklin Park and partner effectively with the management team. This includes providing key financial insights including gross margin analysis, scrap analysis, and ROI analysis for new equipment as well as identifying opportunities to optimize the cost structure and drive savings. Prepare monthly financial reporting and communicates key takeaways as well as recommendations. 
  • Manage all capex request including financial analysis and ROI.  Perform post mortem analysis to ensure returns are generated as expected
  • Own all year end audit requests associated with the Franklin Park and create annual budget.
  • Develop annual overhead rates. Review and analyze impact by product line
  • Prepare account analysis and reconciliations at month end
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree.
  • At least 7-year experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • High Proficiency in Excel.
  • Strong knowledge of SAP.


We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • A choice of Medical (with Health Savings Account), Dental, Vision, Rx Insurance for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Company paid Basic Life and AD & D Insurance, Basic Accident Insurance, Disability Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and Well-being Programs.
  • Paid time off, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Vacation time, Paid Sick time, Paid Military Leave, and Paid Volunteer time away from work.
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Commuter Parking and Transit Accounts, and Tuition Reimbursement benefits.
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a Company match.
  • Employee Service Anniversary Awards and Employee Recognition Programs


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB)

YOU Belong at Sloan

We are intentional in building an inclusive culture that embraces different voices, ideas, and backgrounds. We commit to continuing this ever-growing journey with and for our employees, customers, partners, and community. We are better together when we can be ourselves.


We Are Proud Partners With the Chicago Cubs

We are a Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and we are proud to be the organization’s official water efficiency partner! Through this relationship, which includes the naming rights to Sloan Park, the Cubs’ Spring Training facility in Mesa, Arizona, we have had the opportunity to promote our brand and continue our water conservation efforts in the city of Chicago and around the world.




For additional company information please visit our website at www.sloan.com.

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Accounting, ERP, Plumbing, SAP, Manager, Finance, Manufacturing, Technology, Management

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