Analyst, Financial 

LOCATION: Avon / Ohio (US-OH), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 1736 | 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:

Position will provide timely and accurate analytical, planning, reporting, and financial decision support to drive business unit performance and achieve business goals and objectives.


Essential Functions:

•           Analyze month-end, quarter-end and year-end financial close results

•           Conduct variance analyses and research and provide detailed variance explanations between actual results, budget, forecasts and prior period results

•           Prepare financial reporting packages & presentations for leadership

•           Perform significant role in driving, developing and consolidating assigned areas of responsibility within the mid-term operating plan (MOP) process and the periodic financial forecast process                  

•           Provide financial analysis, modeling, and decision support for various business decisions: capital investment, make/buy, sourcing, pricing, etc.



•           Demonstrated ability to analyze and communicate financial results in structured, detailed manner; including financial statement preparation, interpretation and inter-relationships                                                   

•           Demonstrated ability to synthesize financial planning data from business processes (PDC, PCPT, Strong Focus, misc. and ad-hoc sources) and systems (SAP GL, BPC) as well as from leadership and staff (account managers, buyers, engineers, pricing, etc.)



•           4-8 years of experience in a manufacturing environment or public accounting; ERP experience preferred (SAP a plus)



•           Expert skills in Microsoft Office (specifically Excel)

•           Able to effectively develop and communicate goals and give updates to all levels of management

•           Pursues training and or experiences for self-development

•           A self-starter who is action and customer oriented and has a strong sense of urgency with capability of meeting tight deadlines

•           Strong financial acumen and judgment, confidence, ability to communicate key facts and potential outcome quickly and concisely

•           Strong problem-solving skills, ability to uncover root causes and key drivers of financial performance or issues

•           Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills



•           Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration; Accounting preferred MBA/ CPA 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