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Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

Date: May 16, 2018

Location: Novi, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 107851 

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A Career at HARMAN

We are ONE HARMAN. We are greater than the sum of our divisions or brands. We proudly talk about our many iconic brands and describe how our technologies are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in between.  We work hard. We create useful, playful, beautiful things. We strive for excellence and we aim to win as a team. No matter the position, every employee at HARMAN is expected to demonstrate our core competencies:  leadership, change-orientation, collaboration, judgment and a results-driven mindset.  At HARMAN, we expect brilliance.  You can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities. 


Position Summary:

The Financial Analysis Manager will assist with many different areas of finance particularly with analyzing data, identifying underlying issues and preparing reports for senior management. This role will support the Director of FP&A with all requirements for planning, forecasting and reporting the financial data for Car Audio globally.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any direct reports.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the preparation of monthly presentation materials for senior management.
  • Utilizing BPC to retrieve financial information in support of ad hoc projects and tasks
  • Create and prepare Divisional Monthly Management Deck. Update financial tables, charts, graphs and other material showing the results from the Division.
  • Support Headcount, Working Capital and P&L Analysis and do communication with different entities within the Division.
  • Consolidate budget planning and forecast data from all entities in order to prepare the Divisional view.
  • Prepare Divisional Variance Report on P&L and Balance Sheet for Corporate
  • Prepare and communicate a timeline for planning processes, actual reporting and forecast activities
  • Support and coordinate Divisional controlling team for Actual, Budget and Forecast P&L calculation and analysis
  • Perform currency analysis
  • Prepare standard templates with BPC connection for P&L and Balance Sheet for all entities/regions
  • Support Corporate for inquiries regarding Divisional numbers
  • Support variance analysis and ad-hoc reporting from Samsung
  • Support Forecast / Budget process such as cost center planning
  • Prepare standard monthly reports


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience related to financial reporting and management
  • IT skills: Advanced knowledge of MS Excel word/powerpoint and management systems.
  • Good knowledge of accounting standards for financial instruments and understanding of differences in accounting, tax, legal, and regulatory regimes in various jurisdictions.
  • Excellent analytical abilities


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree such as an MBA or professional accreditation (CPA, CMA) is preferred
  • Automotive experience is preferred
  • Leadership skills, also concerning cross-functional teams
  • A result-oriented way of working
  • Communicative competence
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel 5% of the time.
  • Willingness to work in an office in Novi, MI.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. 


HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (


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