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Account Finance Manager
Plymouth, MI

Position No Longer Open

Posted 3/04/2019

Required Skills

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required in Business, Finance, Engineering, or Program Management
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience related to financial management or project management
  • Automotive experience is required
  • Strong finance skills and familiarity with business case preparation - financial metrics (ROS%, IRR%, ROA %)
  • Strong organizational and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Proficient in advanced MS Excel
  • Advanced degree such as an MBA or professional accreditation (CPA, CMA)
  • Cost estimating experience
  • Understanding of Company’s financial systems (Hyperion and METRIX) and processes (order to cash, billing and accounts receivable)
  • Proven excellence in supervisory and financial skills

Job Description

  • Responsible for managing programs in development and current production programs to achieve and maintain the approved business case metrics of profitability and return on investment
  • Great broad skill set includes analytical, communication, strategic thinking, and technical knowledge of the products
  • Outstanding organization and documentation skills and high attention to analytical details
  • Provides leadership in communication, character, critical thinking, change mastery, conflict resolution, & coaching and teaming
  • Responsibility for Business Planning, Product Costing, Product Pricing, on financial issues
  • Develop New Business Plans which assess Return on Investment
  • Support Quotations to be submitted to Customers
  • Work with a complex bill of material to understand and cost a product, and related cost drivers
  • Work with a variety of manufacturing processes and related costs
  • Able to develop customer financial strategies, evaluate business cases, manage all aspects of the quote process and communicate effectively
  • Attend project team meetings
  • Follow-up on open financial issues until they are resolved
  • Perform monthly financial updates for top management (Program Reviews, Launch Readiness Review, etc.)
  • Understands the automotive industry, market forces, customer systems, target setting process and typical negotiating strategies
  • Set cost targets for suppliers, support Make vs Buy Decisions
  • Providing input for plants / engineering / tooling for Profit Plan / Forecast
  • Control development spending, and challenge the team to identify ways to reduce cost
  • Initiate and support product cost reduction efforts
  • Ensure / maintain Metrix for all new programs through Start of Production

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