Assistant Controller

Company Name:
BorgWarner Inc.
This position reports to the Seneca Finance Director and provides financial leadership to the Plant Manager, staff and organization to ensure achievement of business results, while also ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the financial books and records of the plant through the management of accounting, financial reporting/controls, cost accounting, financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting functions. This is a highly visible key role in a large, high profile plant within the Company.
Serve as business partner to the Operations team and assist in providing strategic and tactical direction for the long-term financial success of the plant.
Provide early warning on all business trends that affect the performance of the plant including P&L, balance sheet, and operational issues, while identifying probable causes and solutions.
Oversee and manage financial reporting and accounting functions at the plant. Accountable for timely and accurate month-end closing, forecasting, quoting, working capital, and fixed asset management.
Coordinate the annual budget and long-range planning (LRP) process in a participative and strategic fashion that stretches the plant to optimal achievement.
Cultivate continuous improvement through a mentality of cost reduction and lean thinking in the plant and drive this mentality into daily action.
Interpret and communicate complex financial information to both financial and non-financial management. Establish and track plant performance against metrics that effectively capture plant improvement, but which are easily understood.
Serve as a steward of operational investments including evaluation of new business opportunities, capex and management of working capital. View make vs. buy, expansion and other investment business cases through a broad strategic lens.
Ensure an effective internal control environment with polices/procedures that comply with US GAAP, ICFR (Internal Control over Financial Reporting) and Company Policy requirements.
Develop strong collaborative relationships within the plant and across business unit and corporate global strength functions to drive operational financial performance.
Effectively manage, evaluate, monitor and develop employees under your influence to drive maximum operational performance and further employee career advancement. Seek to be a net exporter of finance talent.
Other projects and responsibilities as deemed appropriate by the facility.
o Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
o Manufacturing accounting experience
o CPA or CMA
o Highly developed written and oral communication skills
o Strong leadership and organizational skills.
o Fluent written and spoken English skills
o Strong understanding of business controls
o Strong capability to assess / implement business processes
o Ability to manage multiple assignments
o Attention to detail
o Good interpersonal skills
o Strong analytical/problem solving and decision making skills
o Ability to function independently
o Prior experience with SAP and/or HFM/Hyperion
o Business Acumen
o Informing
o Ethics & Values
o Priority Setting
o Functional/Technical Skills
o Drive for Results
o Building Effective Teams
o Managing Vision & Purpose
o Process Management
o Strategic Agility
This position will adhere to Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner Safety Policy Manual, which includes the use of equipment, protective devices, or clothing that the employer requires. This individual will work in manners that stress the importance of preventing accidents and illnesses. He/she must take every precaution reasonable in the given circumstance for the protection of themselves and coworkers. In addition, he/she is responsible for reporting all injuries and/or possible dangerous situations, incidents, or occurrences to the immediate supervisor.
Job: Finance / Accounting
Title: Assistant Controller
Location: South Carolina-Seneca-15545 Wells Highway
Requisition ID: 1404204

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