Posted on: November 22, 2021
Strategic financial leader who can influence the future direction
of the company, run an efficient and effective finance operation,
manage risk, and ensure sustainable growth. Day-to-day would
involve directing controlling and accounting activities for
HARTING, Inc. North American manufacturing by performing the
following duties in accordance with the HARTING global corporate
QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of
the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) from four-year college or
8-10 years of overall combined accounting and finance
Proven work experience as a Plant Controller
Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
Experience with creating financial statements
Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end
Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: A Certified Public
Accountant (CPA) is preferred but is not required.
HARTING Americas is a subsidiary of HARTING Technology Group, a
German-based global leader in the connector industry. We develop,
manufacture and sell the world's most durable and reliable products
and solutions for use in mechanical and plant engineering, factory
automation, power generation and distribution as well as industrial
electronics and data centers.
As a third generation, family-owned company, with over 75 years of
history, we continue to create value and shape the future with
technologies for people. You will discover that we work hard - to
fulfill our personal, company, and customer goals, and in our
commitment to our community with our holiday drives and our paid
VTO (Voluntary Time Off). You will also discover that we like to
have fun - like when we celebrate the holidays, host theme days and
sweater parties, prost to Oktoberfest, and much more!
HARTING USA offers an attractive total compensation package and
employee benefits, including:
18 days PTO (Paid Time Off) to start - quickly earn more PTO as you
stick with us (33 days max)
Medical, dental, and vision - several Blue Cross Blue Shield plan
options to choose from
Company-sponsored life, AD&D, and short- and long-term
disability - at no cost to employee
401(k) with a 4% dollar-for-dollar match - fully vested upon
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - include but are not limited
to the following.
Act as a business partner with regards to the commercial process
and ensure that the results meet the requirements of our customers
in terms of time, accuracy and costs
Ability to communicate and present material at the executive level
and influence management decisions
Accomplished in continuous improvement processes, and introducing
methods to become leaner, better integrated and faster
Strong mindset of developing results-oriented decision-making
Adept at analyzing results, its impact, and the financial effects
of investment decisions
Manage all manufacturing finance activities
Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial
forecasts and report variances as per corporate guidelines and
deadlines for all HARTING companies of North America.
Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements and reports
using MS Excel, Access and SAP BW for all HARTING North America
Evaluate cash flow and ensure appropriate cash levels for all bank
accounts for US, and Mexico.
Monitor and prepare monthly closing activities for variance
analysis, forecast, using the company's ERP system (SAP).
Deep knowledge of standard and actual costing as it pertains to
Coordinate consolidation requirements, including coordination with
outside accounting firms for year-end review.
Other duties may be assigned per Management.
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