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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.

Senior Accountant

 

IMPACT and OPPORTUNITY

 

The Senior Accountant, Corporate role is an exciting opportunity to support our Corporate/Group accounting functions at our global headquarters in Northville, MI. This role, which reports to the Corporate Accounting Manager, is part of the Chief Accounting Office. The role offers you the opportunity to make a direct impact on key accounting and finance initiatives and advance your career by quickly gaining experience in a variety of complex and subjective accounting areas. You will work in a collaborative team environment and be responsible for the day-to-day accounting and analysis of the balances and activity on the Corporate ledgers and will have the opportunity to bring new ideas for process improvements.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Prepare accounting analyses for subjective accounting areas, including, warranty, customer pricing accruals, hedge accounting, stock compensation, deferred compensation, severance/restructuring, etc.
  • Prepare journal entries, reconcile, analyze, and review general ledger accounts for the Corporate ledgers.
  • Provide support for special projects and ad hoc requests for the corporate ledgers and global accounting team.
  • Assist with quarter end close activities
  • Provide ad hoc support for technical accounting projects or transactions
  • Participate in identifying and executing continuous improvement opportunities
  • Work directly with internal and external auditors to provide analyses and any required audit documentation necessary

QUALIFICATIONS

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 3+ years accounting experience (ideally 2+ at a public accounting firm)
  • Ongoing desire to learn and a commitment to personal development
  • Solid understanding of U.S. GAAP and financial reporting requirements which enables participation in a broad spectrum of accounting/financial reporting tasks/projects
  • Team player who can establish positive and productive working relationships with others
  • Possesses strong oral and written communication skills; can independently organize and conduct meetings and effectively convey ideas to others either in an individual or group setting.
  • Self-starter who brings energy, enthusiasm and a positive attitude to every responsibility and project. Has a passion for new ideas and a sustained focus on continuous improvement.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products, including strong Excel skills

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Big 4 audit experience preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Experience with a large, multi-national company is a positive
  • Experience in financial reporting systems and ERP systems; SAP is a plus

NICE TO KNOW

 

TRAVEL: None

 

COMPETENCIES

 

  • 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

 

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PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

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:  7935
Location: 

Northville, MI, US, 48167

Country/Region:  US
Published:  Oct 6, 2021


Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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