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At Gentherm, we say, “It’s about the person.” We’re with you on a cold winter day when you turn on your heated seat and steering wheel or helping manage patient body temperature in the operating room, recovering room or intensive care units. We take a human approach with everything we do.


As the global leader in thermal management technologies we embrace the opportunity to create and deliver extraordinary thermal solutions that make meaningful differences in everyday life. We do this by improving health, wellness, comfort and energy efficiency.


We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and combine that with our global leadership to deliver results. Working at Gentherm provides you the opportunity to not only shape the future of the automotive and medical industries, but also influence your career throughout the company. You will be engaged, challenged and inspired by our team to deliver leading thermal technologies that positively impact lives around the world.




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.
  • 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.

Skills 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


Skills preferred:

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

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


  • Deliver Results
    • Understand the mission and output of your team; set SMART objectives and deliver
  • Drive Change
    • Focus on agility and commitment to continuous improvement; Understand and act on internal and external drivers of change
  • Build Capability
    • Foster a culture of learning and development; Support individual growth through continuous feedback to achieve personal and professional goals
  • Cultivate Innovation
    • Openly embrace, create, implement and support new and innovative ideas, processes and technology that deliver business results

All positions in our office require interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best service our customers, internal and external, all associates must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone with or without reasonable accommodation. Gentherm is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship.

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:  Aug 23, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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