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Finance Manager



Molex is seeking a dynamic, proactive, and experienced Finance Manager to support our Optical Solutions Business Unit. This role will report directly to our Director of Finance and will serve as the Finance Business Partner for the Optoelectronics segment, a fast-growing strategic business segment. The Business Partner will be part of the Global Business Unit Leadership team impacting a business that is a market leader in its space. The Segment's core business is involved in the rapidly expanding communications, 5G, data and webscale markets with a significantly expanding product development portfolio. There are new opportunities to grow within these key markets, as well as expand into adjacent markets and there are opportunities for growth in scale and responsibilities in organic growth of portfolio, geography, business scope, as well as further M&A. The scope of the role is highly visible within the business unit and Finance organization, so must be able to work independently and take initiative.

***Hybrid Work Schedule***

A Successful Candidate will have the following attributes

  • Structured thinker with the ability to effectively synthesize and communicate complex ideas
  • Finance business partner mindset: Consistently creates insightful, high-quality work product; is accountable, organized, and responsive; is resilient and resourceful
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply problem solving skills, identify key business drivers, and communicate complex or technical issues in written and oral formats.
  • Challenge the status quo and look for better ways to report business relevant data while ensuring efficiencies and data integrity.
  • Strong customer focus with analytical, financial, and economic thinking skills.
  • Drive, intellectual curiosity, and passion for discovery that leads to insights
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple tasks

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Lead the Finance function in all aspects of the global business segment, including Operational, Strategic, Investment, M&A, and Product Development. Working closely with the Global Business Segment lead to manage full P&L globally
  • Business segment responsibilities include a large global business with all functional aspects as well as direct responsibility for financial performance and optimization of multiple development and manufacturing centers around the world
  • Lead monthly reporting and annual business planning process for the segment
  • Collaborate across multiple teams globally and respond to various analytical requests from operations, product management, business segments, and senior leadership
  • Work with corporate, BU and segment stakeholders to provide insightful reporting, oversee financial transactions, and improve processes to help the business achieve its financial objectives
  • Collaborate with segment and BU leadership to identify opportunities for profit improvement
  • Regularly monitor and analyze activities, manufacturing costs, operations and forecast data to determine business progress and deliver analytical insights for decision making
  • Analyze capital investment projects and certain organic growth opportunities, shepherd the decision-making process and present large investment requests to BU leadership

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting, or a related field
  • 3+ years’ experience working in an analytical, finance, accounting, or corporate development role
  • Experience in data analysis; extracting, manipulating, and interpreting data for decision making
  • Advanced Microsoft Office capability (especially Microsoft Excel)

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Comfortable working with SAP, Business Warehouse, OneStream, or other EPM applications
  • Strong understanding of key accounting concepts and financial statement analysis
  • FP&A background/modeling experience which includes key driver analysis, economic framing, Business and/or Operations strategies, and innovative approaches to visualization
  • Experience in improving processes and business results


Established in 1938, Molex delivers complete electronic solutions for several markets including: data communications, telecommunications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, commercial vehicle, aerospace and defense, medical, and lighting. With over 40,000 employees and over 100,000 products, Molex is an integral part of Koch Industries, the second largest privately-owned company in the United States ($100B of revenue, according to Forbes). Headquartered in Lisle, IL, Molex is a global company with a presence in more than 40 countries.

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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