Financial Analyst
at Honda (U.S.)

Date Posted: 4/16/2021

Job Description

General Summary: 

The Financial Analyst-Customer Service will be responsible for the daily analysis, forecasting and accounting duties as well as continuing process development and improvement.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help drive system and process improvements and support ongoing testing as changes are implemented

  • Use of analytical skills along with an in depth knowledge of system applications to provide ad-hoc reporting

  • Work with all Customer Service management to prepare annual budgets and quarterly forecasts; this includes detail data gathering and financial statement preparation and analysis as well as maintaining and updating financial models

  • Review entries for accuracy; research discrepancies and make corrections; prepare monthly reconciliations of assigned accounts

  • Prepare accruals, journal entries and month end close.

  • Maintain sound accounting methods and systems in accordance with corporate policies, US GAAP, and IFRS

  • Help prepare monthly management reports and analysis

  • Monitor activity and ensure integrity between Aftermarket business system and SAP

  • Provide superior customer service to all internal and external customers


Education, Work Experience, Certification and/or Licensure:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance

  • 3-5 years accounting/finance experience preferably in a manufacturing or service environment

  • MBA in Finance/Accounting preferred

  • CPA preferred  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a team oriented environment with all employment levels

  • Must be self-directed with a strong sense of urgency and ability to bring timely closure to projects/tasks

  • Act as a relationship builder and collaborator; ability to drive consensus

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presenting and facilitating meetings

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Advanced Excel skills including modeling

  • SAP or major ERP system experience preferred

  • Strong technical accounting skills with core knowledge of internal controls and US GAAP as well as IFRS    

Physical Requirements:

  • Incumbents may be routinely exposed to equipment operational noise heat-cold-dust, and/or aircraft equipment, parts, or fuel odors.
  • Incumbents may be required to stand, sit, squat, walk, bend, climb ladders, move, reach, or stretch for prolonged time periods with no restrictions, as required by job duties.
  • Work in a safe and professional manner while adhering to all regulatory requirements (FAA, OSHA, DOT, EPA, State, and Federal regulations, etc.).
  • Read, hear, speak, and see with no restrictions, as required by job duties.
  • Comprehend and adhere to management directions and/or safety instructions with no restrictions.
  • Effectively communicate in Business English language.
  • Pull, push, carry, lift, or move items up to 10 lbs. throughout the work shift without assistance, as required by job duties.
  • Pull, push, carry, lift or move materials/people/items/equipment weighing up to 50lbs or more during the work shift, with the use of Company provided “reach assistance technology” or “movement assist technology” (fork-lifts, pallet jacks, pulleys, dolly’s, robotics reach equipment, people movers etc.), as required by job duties.  

Job Snapshot

About Us

Honda opened its first U.S. operations in 1959. Since then, the company has grown to directly employ more than 32,000 associates in North America who are responsible for the design, manufacturing and sales and distribution of not just Honda and Acura vehicles, but also power products, ATVs, motorcycles and even jets. The experience, focus and dedication of this team has led to countless product awards for product quality and dependability throughout the years.

Honda has remained committed to continued growth in North America. The company invested more than $1 billion in its manufacturing operations in 2012. While Honda celebrated 30 years of auto production in North America in 2012, the company's seven auto plants combined to produce nearly 1.7 million vehicles - a new record for this region.

Honda is built on realizing the dreams of individuals, reinforced by the global slogan "Power of Dreams." We are always looking for bright, ambitious associates who are open to new ideas, embrace individual respect, and have a strong commitment to improving society and the environment. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, which may include:

  • Comprehensive Health Care Plans
  • Pre-Tax Spending Account
  • Competitive Retirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays/ Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Product Purchase and Lease Programs
  • Volunteer Community Involvement Programs
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Vehicle Safety Training Program
  • Credit Union Membership

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