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Senior Corporate Accountant

Date:  23-Jun-2022
Country/Region:  US
City:  Auburn Hills
Contract Type: 
Requisition ID:  37087

New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you're willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.

Our Shared Services Group is looking for a Senior Corporate Accountant located in Auburn Hills, MI.

Overall responsibilities:

The Senior Corporate Accountant will serve as a business partner to the business group finance, controlling, and Global Business Service (GBS) teams in Mexico.  The role will support accurate financial reporting according to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).  The Senior Corporate Accountant will ensure Faurecia Core Procedure (FCP) compliance and proper implementation of new accounting standards and will support both external and internal audits.  The role will also participate in balance sheet reviews at production and R&D facilities.

The main missions of the role are:

  • Serve as a business partner to business group finance, controlling, and GBS
  • Ensure financial transactions are FCP/ IFRS compliant with proper supporting documentation
  • Review complex journal entry transactions and align controlling and GBS teams in Mexico to support financial reporting accuracy
  • Review/interpret financial guidelines, as needed
  • Draft technical accounting position papers on complex commercial transactions
  • Ensure the general ledger information reliability and transparency
  • Perform locally consolidated financial statements and disclosures
  • Coordinate internal and external audit requests
  • Participate in balance sheet reviews and provide oversight to ensure proper resolution issues identified
  • Lead and participate in technical accounting matters and provide recommendations, as necessary, to ensure financial accuracy
  • Perform ad hoc analytics and projects as assigned to support general ledger reliability and transparency


The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Minimum education level: Bachelor degree in Accounting, Master’s in Accounting preferred
  • CPA, preferred

Experience :

  • 4-6 years of professional experience, required
  • Automotive industry experience, highly preferred
  • Knowledge of SAP reporting system (or similar system), preferred

Skills and competencies:

  • Strong knowledge in accounting principles (understanding of international finance reporting standards is a plus)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate to upper level management
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Team building skills
  • Willingness to travel 5-10% (approximately)
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management
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