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nVent ERP Manager - Finance Practice in St Louis Park, Minnesota

We’re looking for people who put their innovation to work to advance our success – and their own. Join an organization that ensures a more secure world through connecting and protecting our customers with inventive electrical solutions.


The ERP Manager - Finance Practice is responsible for leading our global Finance functional analyst teams across all ERPs (SAP, Infor M3 & Oracle) in collaboration with nVent business segments and Finance & Accounting functions.


  • Strategy & Roadmap: Develop a multi-year ERP strategy with input from relevant enterprise and segment finance stakeholders and maintain an annual launch roadmap that are aligned to ERP strategy, people goals and budget.

  • Change Management: Ensure change management is fully integrated into ERP rollout strategy and cutover planning and that stakeholder engagement, communication, and all levels of required training is being effectively executed.

  • Talent : Manage, lead and grow functional analyst talent ensuring that the team is right sized by region with the up-to-date skills & knowledge to operate platforms. Work with PMO to track and manage resource capacity and utilization within the team.

  • Architect & Execute: Own the platform architecture including the integrated ecosystem (integrations with sales tax, planning & consolidation, AR/AP automation platforms) and develop a best-in-class approach towards ERP deployment & cutovers leveraging Agile methodologies.

  • Innovate & Transform: Develop a shared understanding of financial capabilities that can be developed on the ERP platforms, and how they can be leveraged to solve business problems and transform nVent’s financial operations. Assess technology trends and develop a “forward thinking” platform roadmap.

  • Operate : Define platform SLAs around stability, operations. Identify and prioritize technical launches/patches to ensure the continued stability & resiliency of the platform & minimize technical debt.


  • Academic background : Bachelor’s Degree is required, preferably in Information Systems or Finance. MBA highly preferred

  • Previous experience :

  • Ideally 10+ experience with ERP delivery and support in Manufacturing (preferably SAP, Infor, Oracle)

  • Experience with Big-4 Consulting and/or multinational corporations preferred.

  • Successfully led at least two large, complex, full-lifecycle ERP implementations for Finance functions.

  • At least five years of leadership responsibility managing midsize to large teams (5+ people) and influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders.

  • Hands on experience with General Ledger, AR, AP, Asset Accounting, Sales/Use/Withholding/VAT Taxes, Product Cost Controlling, Material Ledger, Profit Center Accounting, Profitability Analysis, Project Revenue recognition

  • Strong understanding of end-to-end operational process flows (i.e., order to cash, procure to pay, record to report)

  • Experience with regulatory & compliance requirements e.g. SAF-T reporting e-Invoicing integrations

  • Experienced at managing external consultants and system integrators.

Skills :

  • Highly organized

  • Ability to communicate with clarity and simplicity on technical and non-technical matters spanning from strategy through to execution

  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities for self and team

  • Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills and the ability to lead & influence cross functional and multinational teams

  • Good grasp of Agile delivery (prior working experience is not a must)

Travel Requirements :

  • Ability to travel 1x a quarter internationally is a must


  • A dynamic global reach with diverse operations around the world that will stretch your abilities, provide plentiful career opportunities, and allow you to make an impact every day

  • At nVent, we connect and protect a more sustainable and electrified world with inventive electrical solutions. We’re a nearly $3 billion high-performance electrical company with a dedicated team of 10,000+ people at more than 130 sites around the world. Our solutions deliver value to industrial, commercial, residential, energy and infrastructure customers, providing mission critical solutions that improve performance, lower costs and reduce downtime.

  • We design, manufacture, market, install and service high-performance products and solutions that connect and protect mission critical equipment, buildings and essential processes. Our robust portfolio of leading electrical product brands dates back more than 100 years and includes nVent CADDY, ERICO, HOFFMAN, RAYCHEM, SCHROFF and TRACER.

  • Commitment to strengthen communities where our employees live and work

  • We encourage and support the philanthropic activities of our employees worldwide

  • Through our nVent in Action matching program, we provide funds to nonprofit and educational organizations where our employees volunteer or donate money

  • Core values that shape our culture and drive us to deliver the best for our employees and our customers. We’re known for being:

  • Innovative & adaptable

  • Dedicated to absolute integrity

  • Focused on the customer first

  • Respectful and team oriented

  • Optimistic and energizing

  • Accountable for performance

  • Benefits to support the lives of our employees

At nVent, we connect and protect our customers with inventive electrical solutions. People are our most valuable asset. Inclusion and diversity means that we celebrate and encourage each other’s authenticity because we understand that uniqueness sparks growth.