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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.

Program Manager, Financial Systems




The Program Manager, Financial Systems will serve as the IT project Lead and drive strategic initiatives in the area of corporate finance and accounting.  This role will be responsible for understanding the needs of the business functions, leading the development and maintenance of the solutions to meet those needs as well as manage implementation and changes.  Additionally, this leader will contribute to the overall development of IT’s PMO.  The ideal candidate has a mix of project management skills and business analyst experience, with an emphasis in financial systems.  This role will report solid line to the Manager, PMO & Office of IT and dotted line to the Manager, Finance and Supply Chain systems.




  • Work with key stakeholders in the Finance and Accounting groups to define needs & priorities for digitalization and transformative initiatives.  The initial scope of projects  in the Finance Digitization program for 2021, will include but not be limited to:
    • Accounts Payable Digitization
    • Segregation of Duties and SOX control automation
    • Evaluation of SAP Cloud Finance capabilities
    • Financial projects involving the consolidation system for the company (Lucanet) and the company’s data warehouse
    • Implementation of Travel and Expense systems for the company
  • Drive project initiation, planning, control and communication.
  • Lead local and global project teams in the delivery of solution implementation and change.
  • Coordinate with and manage external consultant participation in projects and ongoing operations.
  • 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.



  • Minimum 5 years of project lead/management experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with SAP ERP, or equivalent experience such as Oracle ERP.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems Management, Computer Science or a closely related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience of SAP New GL
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Proven project leadership experience
  • Advanced MS Office skills



  • PMP Certified
  • SAP S/4 HANA experience
  • Experience with implementation of AP tools including invoice processing (OCR), etc.
  • Experience configuring SAP ERP 2005 (Finance and Controlling)
  • ABAP development tools experience
  • mySAP FIN module experience
  • MS Project
  • MS Visio
  • SAP archiving experience
  • SAP access rights
  • SAP IDM and SAP GRC knowledge  


  • 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.

Custom Field 1:  7473

Northville, MI, US, 48167

Country/Region:  US
Date:  Nov 3, 2020

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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