Director, Process Control in Oak Brook, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 9/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Finance Planning / Analysis

Job Posting Title:

Director, Process Control

Job Description:

Reporting directly to the VP & Controller the Director of Process Control oversees the management and coordination of financial risk and compliance activities across TreeHouse.  This role will be accountable for implementing, facilitating, and improving controls and risk management practices across the organization. This role has a dotted reporting line to the General Auditor and VP of IT to facilitate alignment with TreeHouse's risk and compliance standards. In this role the Director of Process Control defines and maintains frameworks and processes to facilitate the identification, assessment, escalation, and management of risk with business executives. Finally, proactively seek out opportunities to leverage digital technology and automation to lower the cost of compliance.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • On behalf of management, critically evaluate risk and controls documentation.  Identify areas for optimization and standardization. Benchmark existing processes and measure improvements.
  • Enable continuous controls monitoring through our suite of technology including SAP GRC and robotics.
  • Purposefully develop team member’s technical, intangible, and soft skills/abilities
  • Enable compliance readiness for merger/acquisition and divestiture activity as required.
  • Facilitate systematic segregation of duty compliance and conflict mitigation activities.
  • Contribute to annual risk assessment activities including development of risk analytics.
  • Enable controls for digital transformation including robotic process automation and artificial intelligence.
  • Leverage technology and process improvement activities to reduce compliance costs.
  • Coordinate efforts with third-party resources in the execution of responsibilities.
  • Provide overall leadership to project teams, facilitating quality and timeliness and ensuring the business has been improved/strengthened.
  • Provide thought leadership on control best practices in order to continuously move the Finance function forward Department forward
  • Build and maintain strong and productive relationships with members of the leadership team, other members of management, and our independent auditors

Experience and Education:



  • 10-15 years of experience
  • Big 4 public accounting, Fortune 500 internal audit or accounting/finance, manufacturing/distribution/retail industries
  • Knowledge and experience with SOX requirements
  • Demonstrated history of process and controls improvement/optimization
  • Experience at the Senior Manager or Director level
  • Experience presenting to the executive leadership teams
  • Experience operating in fast-paced, high change, complex environments


  • Consumer packaged goods industry experience
  • Knowledge of SAP, SAP GRC


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required – Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, other appropriate business-related degree
  • Certification/Licensure preferred - CPA, CIA, or CISA

Travel Requirements:        20-25%

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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