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  • Auburn Hills, MI, USA

    January 20, 2020

    Financial Planning & Analysis Manager - Full-Time

Department: Finance



Responsible for the accuracy and completeness of the financial planning and reporting processes.  This position currently reports to the Director of Finance.   As the FP&A Analyst, you should possess the skills, knowledge and exhibit the necessary personality traits to succeed in a team environment and leadership role, including confidence, humility, social agility, respectfulness of others, accountability, willingness to learn and competitive drive through teamwork.




What You’ll Do:


  • Act as a point of contact for the local business unit with responsibility for the various reporting requirements for monthly actuals, quarterly forecasts and the annual budget
  • Recommend and implement new performance metrics

  • Maintain accuracy of standard cost environment (BOMs, routers, etc)

  • Support Company period-to-period variance analysis activities

  • Prepare period-end financial results reporting (Monthly Operations Report)

  • Champion long-term business plan development (2, 5, 10-year strategies)

  • Complete frequent ad-hoc assignments and projects upon request from the business unit and/or Corporate office

  • Develop and consolidate standardized operational reports

  • Analyze product segment profitability

  • Create financial models to support business decision making

  • Provide fresh ideas, challenge existing processes and implement key strategies for process improvements

  • Participate in asset management and inventory improvement activities

  • Complete analysis and recommend actions necessary to grown and drive the business forward

  • Assist in preparation of annual business plan and monthly forecasts


What You’ll Learn:


  • Develop an executive presence through ongoing exposure to leadership across the organization

  • Increase or establish a vast knowledge of the industry and operational finance

  • Broaden and deepen your skills in the fundamentals of financial planning within an automotive supplier manufacturing environment


What This Role Will Prepare You For:


  • Leadership skills to help motivate and instruct others on strategic initiatives

  • Analytical skills to identify and communicate key performance drivers to all levels of an organization

  • Future analytical or managerial roles within Finance and/or Operations
  • Comply with Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality policies and procedures


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related degree

  • Or, Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) or CPA

  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of relevant work experience in a manufacturing standard cost environment

  • Minimum of two (2) years of variance analysis experience (actual/budget/forecast comparison) and period-to-period analysis

  • Proven technical, quantitative and critical-thinking skills

Interested candidates should send their resume with a cover letter to Nadine Kruse,

AirBoss is an equal opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, marital status or parental status.


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