Advanced Inventory Accounting Specialist

Denso North America

Posted Under: Battle Creek, Michigan jobs in Accounting, Auditing; Accounting, Auditing jobs
Posted On: 2019-07-13 00:00:00


DENSO is one of the largest global automotive suppliers of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electronics and information and safety. From automated driving to hybrid and electric vehicle components, we're crafting the core technologies of modern mobility. We draw on the strengths of individual inventors who are joining together to become an unstoppable force for global good. With our North American headquarters located in Michigan, DENSO employs more than 24,000 people at 28 consolidated subsidiaries and 4 affiliates across the North American region. Worldwide, the company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 38 countries and regions and employs more than 170,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018, totaled US$48.1 billion.

Job Summary

Under limited supervision, provides inventory accounting services to various DENSO locations across North America. Acts as a liaison to resolve outstanding issues. May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or have accountability for ongoing activities or objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Computes cost value of raw materials work in process and finished goods for inventory purposes
* Analyzes actual costs versus standard costs and prepares reports of variances
* Prepared lower of cost or market calculation, landed cost calculation, margin analysis and other requested calculations
* Maintains ledgers and financial statements
* Prepares financial reporting for inventory area, as needed
* Monitors inventory adjustments
* Works with other departments to improve physical inventory taking, with support from higher level
* May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or have accountability for ongoing activities or objectives
* Performs other duties as assigned
* Requires a Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance and 5-8 years of relevant experience
* Knowledge of GAAP/IFRS is required, along with an understanding of current accounting operational structure (financial close, gross profit, J-SOX, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications