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Regional Operations Controller

United States - MI - Holland

Job Description

The Operations Controller has responsibility for 5-8 plant
locations within the US / Canadian footprint of Yanfeng Automotive Interiors.

 

The successful candidate will be grounded with exceptionally strong
finance, accounting, planning/budgeting, cost accounting, manufacturing, and financial
analysis skills as well as excellent communication, partnership, and
problem-solving skills.  This position
will operate as a business leader with strong initiative and commitment to
continuous improvement.  Position will
have management and development responsibility for plant finance professionals
in the region, with the individual plant controllers for each location
reporting directly into the role.

Financial Process Leader:

  • Drive a process-driven culture, ensuring robust internal
    financial controls are maintained and constantly monitored; Implement and
    drives simplification initiatives and continuous improvement projects in the
    controllership environment. Drive adherence to all policies and procedures of
    the company and ensure robust work instructions and consistency of information
    among the plants.
  • Ensure C-SOX and BOS compliance at all plant locations
    and periodically perform audits of internal controls.
  • Drive monthly management meetings to review the key
    performance indicators, monthly operations reports and progress to goals;
  • Coordinate and review monthly financial forecasts, annual
    profit plan, and 5 year strategic business plan;
  • Coordinate and complete weekly, monthly and quarterly
    financial reporting of the region, as well as responses to ad hoc corporate
    requests;
  • Perform quarterly balance sheet reviews to effectively
    manage balance sheet and working capital;

Partner to the Business:

  • Provide financial support as business partner to the business
    with strong participation in the Management Team;
  • Drive business turnaround and change initiatives to
    improve profitability and cash flow performance at all plant locations;
  • Drive Continuous Improvement and the implementation and
    use of Best Business Practices at all plant locations;
  • Develop tools for use in plant analytics in order to
    drive business improvement initiatives;
  • Work closely with customer business units to analyze
    commercial margin trends and collaborate on commercial initiatives to enhance
    overall plant profitability

Your Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent, MBA is a
    plus
  • Strong leadership and presentation skills, and the ability
    to explain and communicate financial results to management in an understandable
    and actionable format for decision-making purposes.
  • 8+ years experience Financial Operations Controllership in
    a manufacturing environment (automotive and/or multi-plant experience is a must)
  • Demonstrated track record of building trust and operating
    effectively within a dynamic and changing organization.
  • Team player with a strong ability to build relationships
    and instill confidence and trust with executive management and internal
    stakeholders.
  • High level of proficiency at analysis of financial
    information and interpretation into useful information communicated to
    non-financial leaders
  • Strong Problem Solving skills
  • Ability to travel to plant locations within region as
    business conditions dictate; Estimate 25%.
  • Computer skills to include: Excel, SAP, Hyperion
    (HFM), QAD, MS Office suite

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Published: 03/21/2018
Job Field: Finance & Accounting
Location: United States - MI - Holland
REQ. NO.: 18000504
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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