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Manager, Financial Business Systems


West Palm Beach, FL, US

Req ID:  31304
Date:  Jun 16, 2022

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 Financial Business Systems Manager will lead the development, implementation and administration of the company’s financial planning and reporting systems.  The role will be responsible for developing partnerships and networks across the finance team to ensure that systems are modified and maintained to meet the department reporting and analysis requirements.  Additionally, the role will lead implementation of new or existing technology across all our domestic and international regions.



  • Become an Subject Matter Expert of key business processes to offer ideas on how to drive value across the Anaplan platform
  • Lead Anaplan roadmap planning and decisions with inputs from finance area specialists and users
  • Oversee and participate in the development within Anaplan environment to ensure best practices and fit within existing model architecture
  • Lead major project efforts including:
    • Initial scoping and project costs to build a business case for the investment
    • Gathering functional requirements and then turning them into Anaplan solutions
    • Liaise with project leadership to ensure build activities are on-track and project deliverables are completed
    • Help with transition to business as usual process management post go-live
  • Work closely with IT and business colleagues to implement improvements to existing Anaplan processes – maintenance and enhancement activities and roadmap development
  • Lead change management process including Application Lifecycle Management actions



  • Minimum 2 years of advanced Anaplan experience
  • 4+ in any EPM (Enterprise Performance Management) platform preferred
  • Experience in complex multi-model applications and environments
  • Significant involvement in at least 2 large EPM projects
  • Expert level excel skills
  • Exposure to business process design
  • Preferred experience at a manufacturing company
  • Comfortable working in a matrix organization
  • Prior work with adjacent IT tools a plus: relational databases, ETLs (Extract, Transform, Load), BI platforms, and ERPs – Preferred



  • Anaplan MB certification (level 3) or on path to certification
  • BS or BA degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering, Information Systems, or equivalent degree



  • Not immediately, but opportunity for growth as team expands



  • High critical thinking with demonstrated ability to solve complex problems
  • Great communicator able to connect with business stakeholders at all levels
  • Possesses intellectually curiosity with a continuous improvement mind-set
  • Comfortable in a face-paced work environment with multiple initiatives in flight
  • Organized and comfortable with project management skills / mindset
  • Is interested in growth opportunities to expand in Anaplan related roles
  • Is interested in bringing new technology to improve / automate existing processes
  • Finds enjoyment in working with others


Core Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking & Decision Making – Identifies and understands trends and/or issues; connects data points through analysis to arrive at a logical conclusion.
  • Business & Financial Acumen – Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the financial, accounting, marketing and operational functions of our organization; interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better corporate decisions.
  • Effective Communication – Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner by tailoring one's message to fit the interests and needs of the audience.
  • Customer Orientation – Keeps internal and/or external customer(s) in mind at all times.  Strives to proactively address customer concerns and needs.  Assists business partners and customers to achieve their work goals via application of their own skills and knowledge; strives to provide consistent customer satisfaction.
  • Establishes Trust – Gaining the confidence and faith of others by actions and words that promote being honest, forthcoming, integrious and vulnerable.
  • Problem-Solving – Anticipates, evaluates, diagnoses, and resolves problems in a systematic and fact-based manner.
  • Results Orientation & Accountability – Takes accountability, identifies, executes and drives actions to consistently achieve desired results.
  • 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.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility – Maintaining effectiveness in varying environments and with different tasks, responsibilities and people.
  • Continuous Improvement – Establishes methods and utilizes specialized techniques to monitor and improve performance of systems and processes.
  • Self-Development – Seeks feedback on one’s strengths and weaknesses and initiates activities to increase or enhance their knowledge, skills, and proficiency in order to perform more effectively or enhance their career.



  • Low travel is expected for this position (<10%)



  • West Palm Beach, FL or Yonkers, NY


Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami