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Sr. Manager Accounting Process Improvement at Yanfeng Automotive Interiors

Posted in Automotive 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Novi, Michigan

Job Description:

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. YFAI is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has 114 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 20 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture interior components for all automakers. Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO), the component group of SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor), and Adient, the global leader in automotive seating. For more information, please visit

  • Works with leadership on
    technical accounting research and implementation of new accounting pronouncements.
    Responsible to drive quality improvement in all accounting and reporting
    functions within the region. Oversees North America balance sheet review

  • Design and oversee North
    America balance sheet review process including follow up on any necessary
    remediation plans

  • Develop and implement
    accounting process improvements that will enhance the reliability of financial
    data while simplifying and standardizing the underlying procedures

  • Technical accounting
    research, draft and review of technical whitepapers, and consulting for the

  • Complex contract review
    and whitepaper documentation of accounting conclusions

  • Monitor and implement
    new accounting standards

  • Develop tools to facilitate
    compliance and prepare/deliver training to broader finance organization

  • Responsible for
    understanding C-SOX internal control framework and disseminating the
    requirements to the broader finance organization in North America

  • Liaise with corporate
    internal control leadership to understanding annual testing plan and ensuring
    the readiness of the North America region

  • Special projects and
    other responsibilities as required by the business

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • CPA License

  • Three years of experience people leading and/or project management

  • Experience with internal controls

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Accounting or MBA

  • Experience in a technical accounting role

  • Experience with ERP systems (SAP/QAD) and consolidation tools (Hyperion)