Finance Program Controller


Rabat, MA

Country/Region:  Morocco
Job Function:  Finance
Requisition ID:  34153
Employment Type:  Salary

Finance Program Controller

Rabat Plant - MA


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Company Overview


Lear, a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, enables superior in-vehicle experiences for consumers around the world. Our diverse team of more than 165,000 talented employees in 37 countries is driven by a commitment to innovation, operational excellence, and sustainability. Lear is Making every drive better™ by providing the technology for safer, smarter, and more comfortable journeys. Lear, headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, serves every major automaker in the world and ranks #186 on the Fortune 500. Further information about Lear is available at, or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation


Lear has been operating in Morocco since 2003, offering a wide range of products and demonstrating strong expertise in electrical distribution systems, electronics, surface materials, and seating JIT(Just-in-Time).  With its 17 cutting-edge production and engineering sites located in Rabat, Tangier, Kenitra, and Meknes, Lear Morocco has become a major and significant player in the industry employing over 19,000 diverse & talented team members.

Lear Morocco has been certified as a Top Employer for 3 consecutive years, in recognition of its unwavering commitment to operational excellence, innovation, and fostering supportive work environment.


Position Overview


We are seeking a Finance Program Controller for our E-Systems Plant in Rabat. This position plays a pivotal role in overseeing financial operations and reporting directly to the Plant Controller.


Key Responsibilities :


  • Comparison between APR/PAR provided by Cost & Price vs. the Rabat Plant outcome to identify deviation, risk and opportunities for new projects.
  • Analyze and understand profitability for each program compared to APR
  • Hourly cost implementations for Power and electronics area
  • Implement Copper control for Forecast and actuals.
  • Ensure that all the commercial responsible of every customer makes the monthly review and
  • communicate the results.
  • As a result of the monthly review, identify and evaluate the necessity to build or to release an accrual and accrual accuracy on commercial reserves.
  • Follow up that selling prices are properly updated when they are copper/LTA/D&D/CTO/other indexed and support forecast/budget reporting.
  • Supervise FSSC pricing team
  • Ensure that Zero mistakes of prices loaded after 100% Price Change Audit.
  • To perform a semi-annual cleaning of the Pricing Database.
  • Follow up results of the pricing controls done in Brno and support as needed to communicate results/actions timely.
  • Follow up with the team the debit notes processing and the invoices matching
  • Follow up with the team the customer AR and unbilled overdue and improve the bad debt reserves
  • Follow up with the team the Sales & COGS monthly reconciliation
  • Ensure the quarterly reserves and schedule
  • Ensure the budget and monthly forecast in terms of Sales figures
  • Ensure Internal Control, SOX follow up and monitoring
  • Ensure the completion of SOX tests related to all cycles
  • Ensure follow up and resolution of deficiencies
  • Implementation of needed controls for preventing deficiencies
  • Keep updating SOX documentation
  • Ensure closing open deficiencies in one quarter later
  • Participate actively in the monthly closing
  • Response to requests from external and internal auditors
  • Ensure the conformance of products and processes according IATF, Customer specific requirements, and regulatory requirements


Key Skills :


  • Master ’s Degree in Accounting, Controlling and Audit
  • At least 5 years previous experience in a similar role
  • Experience in a Manufacturing/Automotive environment is preferred but not limited to
  • Process oriented mindset and ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Great communication skills
  • English fluency is a must



Why Lear


We offer a fantastic place to work, opportunity to grow and being part of a company who places its people first.


What We Offer


Competitive Salary,

Competitive social perks including:  

Medical insurance

Social security benefits,

Transportation allowance,

Canteen in site

Paid Vacations

Flexible working hours,

Access to Learning and development opportunities

Opportunities to give back to the community

Meaningful work that makes a difference in the world




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

Applicants must submit their resumes for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.

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