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Senior Controller

United States - MI - Novi

Job Description

The Sr.
Controller, Finance Strategy performs detailed financial analysis and decision
making roadmaps for strategic financial projects within the North America
region for Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI). This role partners closely with
the North America Operations and Strategy functions, performing detailed
analysis and providing detailed, data-driven recommendations to Senior
Management.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Development of complex financial
    models (e.g., discounted cash flow models, pro forma P&Ls, multiple
    analysis of comparable projects, and sensitivity analysis) to assess the
    financial impact of projects and strategies geared toward moving YFAI to the next
    level.
  • Lead financial analysis, business
    case development and approval, and financial project execution for the region’s
    strategic initiatives, including network optimization and footprint planning,
    M&A analysis, and many other outside-the-normal courses of business
    projects. This includes both working cross-functionally within the enterprise,
    as well as engaging 3rd parties where appropriate to gather necessary
    information for informed decision making.
  • Partner cross-functionally to
    identify organization-wide cost transformation opportunities, vetting their
    financial feasibility.   
  • Assist in presenting findings and
    preparing deliverables to executive
    management, including financial valuations/proformas and presentations that
    develop and communicate the business case.
  • Assist with the integration and
    execution of the projects, tracking and ensuring that projects deliver expected
    results to the company’s bottom line.
  • Assist Operational
    Controllers and Plant Management in cost benchmarking and in identifying
    continuous improvement initiatives that drive bottom line results. 

Your Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a well-rounded financial leadership background, with exceptionally strong business acumen and an inherent ability to transform numbers and assumptions into actions. The candidate will also possess excellent communication, partnership, and problem-solving skills. 

 

  • BS Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent, MBA strongly preferred
  • 7+ years’ experience in financial leadership, with a well-rounded background (Operations Finance, Commercial Finance, etc.)
  • Ability to explain and communicate financial results to senior management in an understandable and actionable format for decision-making purposes.
  • Team player with a strong ability to build relationships and instill confidence and trust with Senior management and internal stakeholders.

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Published: 07/05/2018
Job Field: Finance & Accounting
Location: United States - MI - Novi
REQ. NO.: 18002403
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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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