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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


Assists in preparing reports and conducting financial research and analysis for the purpose of business strategy development.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develop financial and operational KPI’s for all manufacturing plants across Gentherm
  • Develop consistent system of measurement of plant performance across Gentherm
  • Provide leadership to all plant finance teams worldwide (11 team members)
  • Be business partner for supply chain leader, supporting team in identifying and delivering quarterly manufacturing productivity targets
  • Develop operating mechanisms to track Inventory turns companywide and develop actions to meet quarterly inventory targets
  • Lead preparation and update on annual standard costs
  • Prepare business cases for CAPEX expenditures
  • Preparation of budget/forecasting processes
  • Maintain budget timelines and forms.
  • Educate Management on process requirements.
  • Validate accuracy of information provided.
  • Assist with consolidation of information to present final budgets to Senior Management.
  • Preparation of monthly packages for senior management
  • Analyze monthly results compared to budget & prior year for manufacturing plants
  • Prepare board presentations and support Investor Relations team to prepare for analyst calls
  • Implement new operating mechanisms to ensure forecasting accuracy



Long Description

Preparation of key measurement reports

  • Preparation of monthly budget and measurable package.
  • Monthly/quarterly analytical review & reporting of information in comparison to budget and prior year.
  • Coordinate reporting from various departments


Ensure timely and accurate variance analysis of budgets

  • Work with Managers to review monthly variances in detail to assist with the development of corrective actions and to communicate fluctuations.
  • Research potential cost savings and recommend solutions/action plans.
  • Set up and monitor various operational rates (i.e.: standard labor and overhead rates).
Long Description

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Requires a bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university majoring in Accounting or Finance with minimum of 5 years experience as a Financial Analyst in a manufacturing environment.


  • Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Must have a solid understanding of how to prepare and maintain financial reports; analyze and interpret financial documents, reports, and accounting data; plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; utilize problem solving techniques; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, especially multicultural teams.
  • Must demonstrate high ethical and professional standards including maintaining confidentiality of privileged company information. 
  • Must be computer literate (Excel, Word or similar programs). 
  • A working knowledge of ERP systems is a plus.


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:  7088

Northville, MI, US, 48167

Country:  US
Date:  Jun 26, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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