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Group Manager, Technical Accounting & Internal Control

REQ: REQ-131114 Finance

Panasonic Automotive Systems of North America
  • Peachtree City, GA, United States
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YOUR MISSION: 

 

Responsible for defining and implementing a leading practice internal control environment and driving a control focused and compliant organization across PASA. Assists the CFO or Accounting Director in the development of objectives and strategies for the organization and the business unit.

 

A DAY IN THE LIFE: 

 

  • Responsible for defining and implementing a leading practice internal control environment and driving a control focused and compliant organization across PASA. These effective controls will provide management assurance regarding effectiveness and efficiency of operations, reliability of financial reporting, compliance with applicable laws and regulations and Panasonic internal policies and procedures.
  • Support the full management of internal controls over financial reporting cycle, including risk assessment and proactive control risk management.
  • Manages the organization’s compliance with the Sarbanes Oxley Act (J-SOX) and control improvement and monitoring initiatives.
  • Establish and maintain a continuous improvement culture/posture including establishing methodologies, prioritization, influencing and sponsoring initiatives originating from the controllership and active leadership/participation/execution on broader corporate/business unit initiatives (e.g. Business Transformation).
  • Act as the primary liaison to the internal and external auditors to assist in their completion of efficient audit(s) including the quarterly / annual financial audits, J-SOX audits, etc., as well continuous monitoring and reporting.
  • Serve as the technical accounting expert for the organization, investigating and resolving complex finance matters and creating necessary position papers, policy implementation, and training, as necessary.
  • Monitor status of transformation initiatives and assess related internal control and/or accounting application impact in the rapidly evolving organization; lead the efforts to identify and design controls specific to the transformation initiatives; consult and assist Management in the control implementation process
  • Manages staff up to manager level and assumes responsibility for all aspects of management and development of the assigned area or business unit.

 

 

MUST-HAVES:
  •  BA/BS in Accounting/Finance or equivalent related degree required. CPA required.
  •  Minimum of ten (10) years related experience.
  • Minimum of five years successful experience at least at manager level.
  • Experience in a multi-national manufacturing company with multi-plant and multi-region operations preferred (automotive experience highly preferred)
  • Experience interacting and leading projects cross functionally (not just within finance, but working with plants, sales, purchasing, etc.)
  • Excellent proven leadership capabilities required.
  • Demonstrated track record of building trust and operating effectively within a dynamic and changing organization.
  • Bi-lingual English-Japanese verbal and written communication skills highly preferred.
  • Experience with SAP ERP system preferred.

 

BENEFITS & PERKS – WE’RE ALL ABOUT YOU: 

 

  • Great Medical / Dental Benefits
  • Company-Matched 401K Retirement Savings
  • Annual Bonus Program
  • Educational Assistance &Reimbursement Program 
  • Relaxed Dress Code
  • Onsite Recreation Center & Café 
  • PASATalksSpeaker Summits 
  • Leadership & Mentorship Programs
  • High5 Reward Recognition Program
  • Onsite Happy Hours!
  • And many more benefits & perks found within the ‘Our Culture’ section…


WHO WE ARE: 
 

 

At Panasonic, our technology and engineering expertise delivers innovation across diverse industries. It's all about the consumer experience and making sure that we find ways to enhance that experience, either through audio enhancements or through safety enhancements inside the vehicle. 

 

Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America (PASA) is an industry-leading global supplier to Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) for infotainment systems and advanced connected car solutions. Our clients include Ford, GM, Chrysler, Daimler, Fiat, Tesla, Honda, Toyota, Nissan and many others. In serving our customers, we don't just strive to put tomorrow's technology on the road – we pride ourselves on recruiting the brightest and best to do it. 
 

WE TAKE OPPORTUNITY SERIOUSLY: 

 

Panasonic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. 

 
Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Automotive Systems of America. 

 

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REQ: REQ-131114 Finance

  • Peachtree City, GA, United States
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