• Posted: September 13, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Ford Motor Company is a global automotive and mobility company based in Dearborn, Michigan. With about 203,000 employees and 67 plants worldwide, the company’s core business includes designing, manufacturing, marketing, financing and servicing a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electrified vehicles, as well as Lincoln luxury vehicles. At the s...
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    Material Cost Profit Consolidator

    The incumbent is will be required to perform the consolidation and financial analysis of the Ford Motor Company Material Cost Operations. The candidate will need to have very good interpersonal skills and build strong relationships within the team as well with other skill teams.  Strong analytical, communication and presentation skills are required. He / She will need to be proficient in Excel and PowerPoint in addition to have strong Ford finance background.

    Job Details:

    • Support month end process, forecast submissions and reporting by working closely with PCO team members to consolidate outputs for both locally produced and imported vehicles.
    • Lead preparation of all actuals/ forecast and business plan review and meetings.
    • Analyze actual results and be able to explain variances to budget & forecast
    • Calculate and facilitate functional input to support budget, business plan, and forecast developments
    • Validate the quality of source data input and ensure financials are aligned with business physicals
    • Interpret and explain key physical drivers to absolute costs and variances
    • Conduct discussions with operating team and cross functional departments to ensure alignment with budget/business plan targets
    • Continuously explore opportunities to improve processes. Track and follow up on open assignments / tasks and roadmaps
    • Identify and implement forecast process improvements to drive accuracy and process robustness
    • Maintain a strong control environment and support all audit engagements and ensure the timely completion thereof
    • Perform ad-hoc investigations and analysis / special projects as required

      Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Self-motived and proactive employee who works well in a team.
    • Solid analytical, numerical and research skills & able to explain complex analytical analysis
    • Capability for problem solving, decision making & sound judgment
    • Strong English communication skills (written and oral) and a good listener
    • Good command of key IT tools, particularly MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Smart View (IMPRS)
    • Strong level of attention to detail
    • Be able to present to senior management
    • Be able to work under pressure and ensure deadlines are met

    Qualifications & Experience:

    • Bachelors in Finance or Accounting
    • Minimum five years of experience in Finance
    • Automotive experience preferred
    • IMPRS/Smart View experience will be an advantage

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    Finance Analyst

    The incumbent is required to perform the Financial Analysis & Reporting activities for the Ford Motor Company Vehicle Operations. This includes reporting, management reporting and analysis to ensure Best In Class guidance.  Strong analytical, communication and presentation skills are required.

    Job Details:

    • Support month end process, forecast submissions and reporting
    • Process month-end period transactions and report out on all month-end activities
    • Analyze actual results and be able to explain variances to budget & forecast
    • Calculate and facilitate functional input to support budget, business plan, and forecast developments
    • Validate the quality of source data input and ensure financials are aligned with business physicals
    • Interpret and explain key physical drivers to absolute costs and variances
    • Conduct discussions with operating team and cross functional departments to ensure alignment with budget/business plan targets
    • Prepare and co-ordinate profit reporting for variances - Issue-to-issue, quarter-over-quarter, budget and year-over-year performance to support analytical requirements and senior management reviews
    • Continuously explore opportunities to improve processes. Track and follow up on open assignments / tasks and roadmaps
    • Identify and implement forecast process improvements to drive accuracy and process robustness
    • Support reviews of cost results and metrics with operating team, utilizing cost analysis with the view of identifying opportunities and improvements
    • Maintain a strong control environment and support all audit engagements and ensure the timely completion thereof
    • Perform ad-hoc investigations and analysis / special projects as required

      Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Self-motived and proactive employee who works well in a team.
    • Solid analytical, numerical and research skills & able to explain complex analytical analysis
    • Capability for problem solving, decision making & sound judgment
    • Strong English communication skills (written and oral) and a good listener
    • Proficient in Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
    • Strong level of attention to detail
    • Be able to present to senior management
    • Be able to work under pressure and ensure deadlines are met

    Qualifications & Experience:

    • Bachelors in Finance or Accounting
    • 5-10 years Finance Management Accounting experience
    • Automotive experience preferred

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

     

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