Analyst, FP&A 

LOCATION: Avon / Ohio (US-OH), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 1956 | JOB GRADE: 17 


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!



Position Summary:

Serve as a key member of the Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems financial planning and analysis team providing analysis to drive performance and achieve business objectives for the new CoC/Product Group structure.


Essential Functions:

  • Provide financial support for the Trailer Product Group
  • Prepare product group and customer P&L’s for all CoC’s
  • Prepare and review monthly analysis of results (BS, P&L and Cash Flow Statement) to ensure the overall financials are properly reflected in management reports
  • Analyze, identify and communicate risks and opportunities in a timely manner
  • Provide structured and ad hoc reporting and support to various groups including, FP&A, business units, the Bendix Leadership Council and corporate headquarters
  • Assist in identifying, evaluating and implementing process improvements as needed
  • Preparation, coordination and review financial forecasts and various monthly presentation packages for management reviews
  • Support financial forecasts as well as annual and mid-year budgeting processes
  • Interface with General Accounting to support various activities related to Month/Quarter/Year-end closing
  • Provide other financial and analytical support as requested

Required Skills:

  • Self-starter who is action oriented and possesses a strong sense of urgency
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills – Fluent English required
  • Possesses strong analytical and technical skills
  • Demonstrated business case development  
  • Working knowledge of IFRS preferred            
  • Utilizes creative/innovative solutions to resolve complex problems/issues
  • Excellent project/process management skills
  • Possesses exceptional planning and organizational skills
  • Strong systems and data management skills required
  • Capable of performing in a customer-focused, team-based matrix organization is essential
  • Capable of successfully performing independently as well as in a team setting
  • Results oriented with demonstrated capability of meeting tight deadlines
  • Pursues training and/or experiences for self-development
  • Advanced Excel modeling and PowerPoint (Think Cell) required




Analyst 2

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • SAP or other similar financial ERP systems experience is required

Analyst 3

  • 5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • SAP or other similar financial ERP systems experience is required


  • B.A. or B.S. degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration required, MBA preferred


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 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- Telework policy
- On-Site Fitness Center
- On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron