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As a leader in thermal technology, we design, develop, and manufacture heating, cooling, and ventilating devices for diverse global markets. With our employees, we pioneer and shape markets for comfort devices while seeking new ways to drive value for our customers.  We employ approximately 10,000 people at twelve locations in North America, Europe and Asia.

Long Description

Leading and directing the Accounting and financial reporting activities of the corporation.


  • Directs the preparation of all financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, reports to shareholders, and reports for government regulatory agencies.
  • Develops, implements and monitors accounting policies and procedures for the organization to ensure accuracy and reliability of financial information.
  • Recommends modifications to existing corporate accounting disciplines and programs.
  • Responsible for GAAP financial reporting, including developing and maintaining a strong control environment, interfacing with the auditors, and facilitating in the preparation of GAAP financial statements.
  • Analyzes new and proposed accounting standards issued by the SEC and the FASB to determine the impact on the company. Implement new accounting policies as required.  
  • Prepares reports which summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.

Long Description

  • Directs the interim and annual SEC reporting process. Includes the preparation of Form 10-Qs and 10-K, and the Annual Report.
  • Direct the preparation of other SEC filings such as Form 8-K and registration statements.
  • Provides management with timely reviews of organization's financial status and progress in its various programs and activities.
  • Establishes and maintains relations with the independent public accounting firm.
  • Arranges for audits of company's accounts.
  • Leads the implementation of the account reconciliation policy across Gentherm
  • Leads the corporate review of account reconciliation across Gentherm
  • Collaborate with Internal Audit to ensure closure of any SOX/Operational audit open items.
  • Performs Balance Sheet flux analysis as required
  • Responsible for leading and developing the Accounting department, external reporting & Malta consolidation team.

Long Description

Competencies required:

  1. Good leadership and relationship management with a wide variety of partners.  Collaboration and strong interpersonal skills.  The ability to build credibility, trust, respect, and cooperation among team members is essential.
  2. Leadership skills and ability to motivate and develop a team.
  3. Expert understanding of financial concepts related to project evaluation, financial forecasting, and return on investment, cash flow analysis, and cost accounting.
  4. High level of understanding of accounting principles.
  5. Advanced Excel and Access skills, with particular focus on financial modeling and the use of advanced features of spreadsheets.
  6. The incumbent must be of high integrity and trustworthy to protect sensitive, highly confidential information.
  7. Ability to manage multiple projects, meeting deadlines.
  8. Must be able to prepare complex written reports and correspondences


Competencies preferred:

  1. Transformational experience with building the people, process, technology of a progressive global Accounting function.

Long Description

Education / certificates required:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  2. CPA Designation


Education / certificates preferred:

  1. Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance
  2. Experience in a public accounting firm
  3. Experience in a manufacturing organization


Experience required:

  1. Minimum of ten (10) years of Accounting and SEC reporting experience
  2. Minimum of (10) year in leadership experience, directing and supervising employees


Gentherm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


Job Req ID:  7089

Northville, MI, US, 48167

Country:  US
Date:  Jun 26, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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