Accountant 1-2, Cores Controlling 

LOCATION: Apodaca / Nuevo León (MX-NLE), Mexico | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 5461 | JOB GRADE: 12  

| ON-SITE/REMOTE: On-site 

 

Want to help shape tomorrow?  At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today! www.bendix.com/careers

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Position Summary:

Serves as a key member of the Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems accounting team with a heavy focus on customer service and managing account reconciliations.

Essential Functions:
• Train customers on the Bendix core program, policies and freight process.
• Support customers by handling questions and issues regarding the core program including issues with returns. Coordinate return issues with plant including tracking of freight. Provide training for customer personnel including core sorters at their facilities.  
• Perform customer account reconciliations, issue debits and credits as necessary and maintain core bank activity as required.
• Prepare and analyze monthly account reconciliations to ensure the overall core process is properly reflected in the general ledger.  Propose and book required adjusting journal entries.
• Work with accounts receivable to collect on any open core receivables.  
• Provide support including structured and ad hoc reporting to internal and external groups, such as, customers, finance, reman management team, PG personnel and sales.
• Coordinate all aspects of core freight between Bendix, Argus and customers.  Includes customer returns, month end processing, freight credits, and program changes.
• Maintain core web page & core literature  
• Assist in identifying and evaluating risks and opportunities related to the core program, customers, and freight. Implement process improvements as needed.
• Process core true up report at month end and book entries as needed.
• Serve as back up to accounts payable check runs
• Support month end and year end closings and serve as back-up for the core manager.  
• Provide other financial and analytical support as requested

 

Required Skills:
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other Office suite products required
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Proven customer service skills and experience
• Possess strong analytical skills
• Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while meeting aggressive deadlines

 

Experience:
• Minimum 2 years’ accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
• SAP or other financial ERP systems experience is a plus
• Knowledge of cores and remanufacturing is a plus
• Accounts receivable experience desired

 

Education:
• B.A. or B.S. degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration required
Travel:

• Must be capable of traveling to plant or customer locations approximately once every month.

Position Requirements:  

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What does Bendix have to offer you?
- Work-life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off
- Vacation Premium
- Major medical expenses
- Christmas Bonus
- Life insurance
- Educational assistance program
- Saving Fund
- Pantry Vouchers
- Personal Days Paid
- Permits paid for: Marriage or Death of a direct relative
- Cafeteria Bonus