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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 market leader of innovative thermal management and pneumatic comfort technologies for the automotive industry we embrace the opportunity to create and deliver extraordinary 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.

Finance Director, Internal Audit




The Director, Internal Audit holds overall accountability for performing risk assessments; determining adequate audit coverage to monitor system of internal controls/risk mitigation; planning and execution of financial or operational audits for global locations and functions at Gentherm.



  • Manage the execution of the Company’s risk management plan
  • Lead external team (Deloitte) for SOX activities. Specifically, work with Deloitte to:
    • Develop test plans and coordinate the performance of management testing of internal controls required by Sarbanes-Oxley
    • Prioritize the risks in terms of their potential impact on the goals, objectives, and financial viability of Company (e.g. achievement of one or more goals or objectives, higher or lower, immediate or long-term risk)
    • Develop annual audit plan
    • Identify and design anti-fraud criteria and controls
  • Develop an annual budget for the department and monitor budget results and explain any significant variances in accordance with the Company’s requirements
  • Relationship management between department and key stakeholders
  • Communicate results to Senior Management and Audit Committee
  • Maintain Internal Audit and SOX strategy for the department
  • Provide business partnership/project management where needed/appropriate
  • Integrate acquisitions into SOX on a timely manner
  • The information is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time.





  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 8 (+) years of position related experience, with Big-4 experience or similar industry experience
  • Process improvement mindset/continuous improvement
  • Ownership attitude/Self-motivated
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to collaborate at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Professional Certification Required (CPA/CIA)




  • Master’s degree preferred



TRAVEL: Up to 15% Global





  • 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:  8596

Northville, MI, US, 48167

Country/Region:  US
Published:  Nov 15, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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