Financial Analyst

Employer
MAHLE, Inc
Location
Farmington Hills, Michigan, us
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 19, 2021
Closes
Feb 23, 2021
Ref
35891bdcf347
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Go further, faster and be #StrongerTogether! We are more successful together. This is why you have the opportunity to become a star in our team.

Our passion makes us a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry as well as a pioneer for the mobility of the future. Our product portfolio addresses all crucial issues related to powertrain and air conditioning technology - both for e-mobility and vehicles with combustion engines. Today, more than 77,000 employees work on innovative products throughout 160 production locations and 16 major development centers. Our goal is to shape the mobility of tomorrow - let's be #StrongerTogether. Join our team MAHLE.

Your Role & Responsibilities
SUMMARY: The Financial Analyst contributes to and oversees different Finance and Accounting related topics for the North American region by performing the following: #ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: #Prepares and reviews monthly account analysis and reconciliation #Establishes, interprets and analyzes complex accounting records of financial statements #Assists with preparation of financial statements #Performs monthly general ledger close #Reconciles balance sheet accounts #Prepares and analyzes monthly journal entries and reports #Ensures integrity of financial statements and compliance with GAAP, company policies and governmental regulations #Assist with annual external audit and budget processes #Prepares analytical review of profit and loss statements and balance sheet of single legal entities as well as for the North America region #Analysis and quality review of half-year and year-end reporting packages according to HGB and IFRS #Development and analysis of major KPI's for North American Legal Entities related to Cash Flow and Liquidity #Validation and analysis of actual, economic and strategic plan figures on legal entity level as well as assisting in the annual budget planning process creating reports and presentations #Responsible for consolidating the actual results, economic plan projections, and forecast projections of North America and creating consolidated financial statements #Preparation of management reports for regional general management purposes as well as global corporate needs #Contact partner in regional finance for accounting related questions #Optimization of accounting and finance processes. Recommends, implements, and administers policies and procedures to enhance efficiencies in reporting #Contribution to and coordination of special projects (e.g. M&A) #Responsible for the monthly and quarterly reporting submissions to upper management, including the consolidated financial statements, monthly reports, and variance analysis #Responsible for compilation of the North America group account variance analysis #Applies lean operation ideology and analytical techniques to establish and continuously improve processes #Ensures the appropriate methodology, measurements, tools and qualitative techniques (e.g. data collection, simulation, statistics, etc.) are applied in projects #Determine root cause of issues by using 8-D and 5-Why corrective action and problem solving skills and develops countermeasures, verifies and judges effectiveness of corrective actions #Make use of statistical tools when working with large data sets to perform analysis and reporting on various projects including data trend analysis as well as implementing corrective action plans #Other topics as assigned

Your Skills & Strengths
  • Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting is Required
  • CPA designation preferred and / or MBA
  • 5 or more years of industry experience in Financial Accounting, Reporting or Controlling is Required
  • SAP Experience is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of German GAAP and IFRS preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of software applications (i.e., Excel, MS Word)
  • Management skills necessary to directly supervise a professional staff
  • Capable of implementing continuous improvements within department, i.e., lean six sigma concept
  • Effective time management to anticipate, plan and execute assignments
  • Must possess a high level of independent judgement, professionalism and integrity
  • Strong analytical, communication and problem solving skills
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma preferred


In addition to work in a great team, we encourage you to reach your personal potential and through outstanding learning and development opportunities. Exciting assignments and personalized support for your career are available to you.