Continental Corporation Customer Center Controller ­ (Santa Anita) in Guadalajara, Mexico

About Continental With sales of €39.2 billion in 2015, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 215,000 employees in 55 countries. The Automotive Group with its three divisions Chassis & Safety (sales of approx. €8.4 billion in 2015, roughly 40.000 employees), Powertrain (sales of approx. €7.1 billion in 2015, roughly 35,400 employees) and Interior (sales of approx. €8.2 billion in 2015, roughly 40,500 employees) achieved sales of approximately €23.7 billion in 2015. The Automotive Group is present in more than 170 locations worldwide. As a partner to the automotive and commercial vehicle industry, it develops and produces innovative products and systems for a modern automotive future in which cars provide individual mobility and driving pleasure consistent with driving safety, environmental responsibility, and cost-efficiency.

Auto req ID 67082BR

Job Title Customer Center Controller ­ (Santa Anita)

Country Mexico

Posting Location Guadalajara

Job Description

Grade E11

Responsible for all controlling tasks related to the Ford Customer Center

Forecast, analysis, variance reporting and long range planning of P&L statement.

Coordination, analysis, and reporting of monthly/annual/long range planning sales forecast. Tracking of Customer Price Change's and lump sum productivity payments.

Drive calculation and improvement of Contribution Margin on product level.

Track and drive improvement of material cost and license cost on product level including Design to Cost.

Planning, forecasting, and reporting of R&D, Reimbursements and Customer Funded Tooling. Ensure timely invoicing and revenue recognition according to completed project milestones

A/R, inventory, price liabilities, warranty liabilities, and E&O analysis and optimization.

Ensure timely payment of invoices due and quick resolution of overdue accounts receivable.

Support of CU in all financial topics required to support business decisions including preparation of supplier and customer claims.

Financial reporting for CU management including preparation of data, charts and presentations for internal meetings.

Applying corporate policies at the Customer Center level. Ensure that accounting standards, legal regulations and corporate compliance rules are adhered to in all areas.

Partner with business controlling on quoting activities.

Work to ensure inventory levels are minimized and maximum financial performance is achieved.

Job Requirements

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

BA/BS degree in Finance or Accounting

Required proficiency in Excel (macros, index, conditional lists, arrays, pivots, lookups). Finance System Experience: FIRE, SAP

5+ of experience including manufacturing financial analysis, R&D Controlling, performing financial and ad hoc analysis using data reporting tools

Demonstrated financial acumen and/or analytical experience in delivering forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and data interpretation of results.

Highly analytical and detail oriented

Demonstrated ability to deal with adversity and rapidly changing operating conditions while still delivering results

Proven ability to work successfully in an ambiguous environment

Proven track record of sound decision making, taking ownership and delivering results.

Demonstrated excellent business judgment and can generate ideas and solve problems independently

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Evidence of stretch assignments that reflect superior performance in previous roles

Proven ability to develop new ideas and creative solutions

Proven experience in building and managing financial models for business forecasting, variance analysis and problem solving.

Ability to turn data into clear actionable programs.

The successful candidate will be comfortable with details and complicated data, can dive deep and communicate implications and solutions.

Experirence with cross cultural international teams

MBA preferred

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