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Manager, FP&A

Date: Jun 4, 2019

Location: Stamford, CT, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 116391 

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Job Description


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 Planning and Analysis Manager will assist with all management reporting to Samsung HQ, and will be responsible for data analysis in coordination with Harman’s divisional finance teams, identifying underlying issues and preparing reports for Harman senior management. This role will support the Corporate FP&A team with the budgeting process and help meet all requirements for planning, forecasting and reporting the financial data for Harman entities globally.

 Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Job Responsibilities:

Work in collaboration with the Corporate FP&A team to:

  • Assist with the preparation of monthly reporting files for Samsung HQ and Harman senior management.
  • Utilize BPC to retrieve financial information in support of ad hoc projects and tasks.
  • Create Monthly Executive Committee materials, and prepare quarterly Board of Directors’ meeting materials, including consolidation of Divisional input.
  • Support Headcount, Working Capital and P&L Analysis and communicate with different Divisions.
  • Participate in the budget planning process and consolidate data from all entities in order to prepare and deliver the consolidated Harman budget.
  • Manage the monthly variance reporting, and rolling forecast submissions.
  • Prepare standard templates within BPC to enhance reporting capabilities.
  • Liaise with FP&A teams globbaly to streamline the reporting process.
  • Support the Corporate Division in the planning, budgeting and forecasting process, and monthly analytical review of results to identify opportunities and risks.
  • Support variance analysis and ad-hoc reporting from Samsung
  • Support Forecast / Budget development at the cost center planning level
  • Prepare and maintain standard monthly reports


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance or accounting.
  • 5-7 years experience related to financial reporting and management reporting
  • Background in financial analysis, preferably with a large international manufacturing company including experience with foreign currency consolidations
  • Strong IT skills: Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint, experience with SAP/BPC or other ERP systems.
  • Working knowledge of accounting standards for manufacturing and service industries
  • Excellent analytical abilities and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Capacity to perform at a high level in a fast paced multi-tasking environment



Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA and\or CPA preferred
  • Operational finance experience a plus, working across multiple entities and/or functional areas



Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel 10%.
  • Willingness to work in an office in Stamford, CT.
  • 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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