Cadillac Products Automotive Company

Financial Planner & Analyst – Corp. Troy, MI

General Scope of Responsibility: Lead in the overall gathering of financial data for the preparation and reporting to the annual plan.  To support the accounting departments as needed in the areas of financial analysis and review.  Perform Plant accounting duties as assigned.

DUTIES & ELEMENTS:

  • Develop and assist the CFO in leading the annual budget process.  This would include the detailed schedules of the Sales and Gross Margin report as well as any supporting analysis and schedules to support the annual Profit Plan. 
  • Preparation of the final Profit Plan and presentations to the Board, Company Management.
  • Month-end closing and prepare monthly financial statements and other operational reports for assigned plants not covered by a Plant Accountant/Controller or Corporate Accounting Manager.
  • Prepare forecasts of income statement, balance sheets, and statement of cashflows for the company and analyze variances
  • Investigates and reports any area of potential cost reductions or deviation from standard operating procedures or Corporate policy.
  • Supports Plant Accounting personnel in maintaining the standard cost system.
  • Assists CFO and Plant Manager with all financial information or analysis required, assists plant personnel with accounting inquiries and maintains good effective communications at all levels.
  • Monitor and implement plant internal controls (in conjunction with Corporate policies) as necessary to ensure reporting integrity and safeguard company assets.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the CFO.
  • Back-up to the Plant Accountant/Controller in the preparation of cost estimates to support quoting activities.

* The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Work Experience, etc.):

Minimum [Must have to be considered for the position]:

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance.
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in budget/annual planning preparation and analysis.
  • Expert level in the use of Excel – pivot tables, macros and multi-level loop up commands
  • Expertise in MS Office software.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects

Desired [Will provide job holder with added skill(s) to perform duties]:

  • Knowledge of budgeting and forecasting techniques as well as proficiency with financial statement analysis and projection.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Experience in PLEX ERP.
  • Cost accounting experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Automotive manufacturing environment experience.
  • Quoting experience.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Good comprehension of accounting principles and practices.

KEY TRAITS:

  • Completeness / Attention to Detail             ▪ Accuracy
  • Knowledge of Job                                       ▪ Problem Analysis
  • Communications                                         ▪ Decisiveness & drive
  • Planning & organization                              ▪ Follow up & control

HUMAN RELATIONS:

Must maintain a cooperative working relationship with other staff members within the company.

Interested and qualified candidates can submit their salary requirements and resume to HR Recruiter at cpacrecruiting@cadprodauto.com.