Volvo Group Senior Financial Analyst in Macungie, Pennsylvania

Summary

This position is to provide financial leadership to departments within the manufacturing business area by actively working with department managers to guide and continuously improve our financial results.

Core Responsibilities

  • Work closely with manufacturing departments to lead cost reduction initiatives

  • Provide financial guidance and support to various manufacturing areas

  • Analyze actual results versus action plans and assist department managers with updating action plans

  • Follow-up actual results and key process indicators with regard to budgets and forecasts

  • Prepare and post monthly closing entries and perform other closing activities

  • Develop and coordinate planning activities for budget, forecasts, standards, etc.

  • Support capital acquisition business case preparation and analysis

  • Administer and maintain financial controls and financial systems

  • Participate in regional groups as necessary

  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned

Critical Competencies

  • Communication: Listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably, and actively seeking feedback non-defensively

  • Flexibility: Performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities and assignments

  • Analytical Skills: Recognizing patterns in data, information, or events, drawing logical conclusions, and making recommendations for action

  • Planning and Organization: Anticipating and drawing inferences about the future and structuring resources and actions in a logical manner

  • Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on

  • Technical/Functional Expertise: Demonstrating broad, in-depth, and up-to-date knowledge of pertinent technical, business and professional fields

  • Professionalism: Dealing directly and forthrightly with people and problems, persisting to get the job done, and managing personal responses and stress

  • Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to required – or higher - standards, and pitching in to get the job done

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Lean Certification, MBA, CMA or CPA helpful/desirable

  • Minimum 3 years related financial, manufacturing or public accounting work experience

Professional Skills

  • Self-directed and self-motivated

  • Strong analytical and process skills

  • Proactive problem solving and identification of improvement actions

  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses the production of state-of-the-art products for the truck brands of the Volvo Group, as well as Volvo Group engines and transmissions, through an international world class industrial environment.

With Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Auto req ID

73363BR

Entity

Group Trucks Operations

State/Province

Pennsylvania

City/Town

Macungie

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

12-Aug-2017

Functional Area

Finance & Control