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  • Auburn Hills, MI, USA

    January 20, 2020

    Financial Planning & Analysis Manager - Full-Time

Department: Finance

SUMMARY/SCOPE:

 

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.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

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
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • 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, nadine.kruse@airbossdefense.com.


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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