Financial Analyst


McCalla, AL, US, 35111

Country/Region:  United States
Job Function:  Finance
Requisition ID:  35609
Employment Type:  Salary


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As a member of the Plant Accounting Team, the Financial Analyst will be responsible for daily invoicing, reconciling sales, reconciling general ledger accounts, month-end close and working with commercial account managers.


The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:                  

  • Monitor and update customer selling price on a timely basis by working closely with the Commercial Account Manager
  • Work with commercial teams to track and reconcile all price changes against bump chart.
  • Work with Shared Services to maintain customer master files
  • Perform daily invoicing and ensure data integrity including sales reconciliation to the general ledger
  • Analyze customer payment vs billing discrepancies including retroactive adjustments.
  • Monitor cash collection and work with Shared Services/Commercial Account Manager for past due collection
  • Work with Commercial Account Manager and Shared Services to identify root causes and resolve billing discrepancies
  • Monitor cash collection and work with Shared Services/Commercial Account Manager for past due collection
  • Process month-end journal entries and reconcile account receivable and key reserve accounts
  • Provide Sales, AR, and cash receipt forecast
  • Respond to external and internal audits by ensuring that all accounting transactions and controls conform to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Responsible for various ad hoc requests/projects for Division and plant personnel.



Advantages of working at Lear in the Plant Accounting group:

  • Exposure to a fast-paced environment that allows team members to use judgment and skill to complete task in a timely manner while collaborating with fellow team members.



Your Qualifications:

  • Requires 5+ years of accounting experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • BS or BBA in Accounting or related field
  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible and/or changeable schedule.
  • Proven Analytical, Communications and Organizational skills.
  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley and reporting requirements.
  • Ability to turn special requests around quickly and effectively
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.



Bonus If You Have:

  • Experienced with Hyperion HFM, Hyperion Enterprise, Hyperion Retrieve or Equivalent.
  • Prior Automotive experience preferred







Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.

Location Code:  0988

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham