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Gentherm, Inc. Program Manager, Financial Systems in Northville, Michigan

At Gentherm, we say, "It's about the person." We're with you on a cold winter day when you turn on your heated seat and steering wheel or helping manage patient body temperature in the operating room, recovering room or intensive care units. We take a human approach with everything we do.As the global leader in thermal management technologies we embrace the opportunity to create and deliver extraordinary thermal solutions that make meaningful differences in everyday life. We do this by improving health, wellness, comfort and energy efficiency.We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and combine that with our global leadership to deliver results. Working at Gentherm provides you the opportunity to not only shape the future of the automotive and medical industries, but also influence your career throughout the company. You will be engaged, challenged and inspired by our team to deliver leading thermal technologies that positively impact lives around the world.Program Manager, Financial Systems IMPACT and OPPORTUNITYThe Program Manager, Financial Systems will serve as the IT project Lead and drive strategic initiatives in the area of corporate finance and accounting. This role will be responsible for understanding the needs of the business functions, leading the development and maintenance of the solutions to meet those needs as well as manage implementation and changes. Additionally, this leader will contribute to the overall development of IT's PMO. The ideal candidate has a mix of project management skills and business analyst experience, with an emphasis in financial systems. This role will report solid line to the Manager, PMO Office of IT and dotted line to the Manager, Finance and Supply Chain systems.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIESand#8226;Work with key stakeholders in the Finance and Accounting groups to define needs priorities for digitalization and transformative initiatives. The initial scope of projects in the Finance Digitization program for 2021, will include but not be limited to:and#8226;Accounts Payable Digitizationand#8226;Segregation of Duties and SOX control automationand#8226;Evaluation of SAP Cloud Finance capabilitiesand#8226;Financial projects involving the consolidation system for the company (Lucanet) and the company's data warehouseand#8226;Implementation of Travel and Expense systems for the companyand#8226;Drive project initiation, planning, control and communication.and#8226;Lead local and global project teams in the delivery of solution implementation and change.and#8226;Coordinate with and manage external consultant participation in projects and ongoing operations.and#8226;The information is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time.QUALIFICATIONS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:and#8226;Minimum 5 years of project lead/management experienceand#8226;Minimum 3 years of experience with SAP ERP, or equivalent experience such as Oracle ERP.and#8226;Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems Management, Computer Science or a closely related fieldand#8226;Minimum of 3 years of experience of SAP New GLand#8226;Strong communication skillsand#8226;Strong problem-solving skillsand#8226;Proven project leadership experienceand#8226;Advanced MS Office skillsPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:and#8226;PMP Certifiedand#8226;SAP S/4 HANA experienceand#8226;Experience with implementation of AP tools including invoice processing (OCR), etc.and#8226;Experience configuring SAP ERP 2005 (Finance and Controlling)and#8226;ABAP development tools experienceand#8226;mySAP FIN module experienceand#8226;MS Projectand#8226;MS Visioand#8226;SAP archiving experienceand#8226;SAP access rightsand#8226;SAP IDM and SAP GRC knowledgeCOMPETENCIESand#8226;Deliver Resultsand#8226;Understand the mission and output of your team