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Senior Accounting Analyst

Company: American Honda Motor Co Inc
Location: Torrance
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Accounting Analyst Location: Torrance, CA (hybrid remote)Level: EX 3

What Makes a Honda, is Who makes a Honda Honda has a clear vision for the future, and it's a joyful one. We are looking for individuals with the skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals. At our core is innovation. Honda is constantly innovating and developing solutions to drive our business with record success. We strive to be a company which serves as a source of "power" that supports people around the world who are trying to do things based on their own initiative and that helps people expand their own potential. To this end, Honda strives to realize "the joy and freedom of mobility" by developing new technologies and an innovative approach to achieve a "zero environmental footprint." We are looking for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, continuous improvement values, and a strong work ethic to join our team. If your goals and values align with Honda's, we want you to join our team to Bring the Future! About this Position: The size and scope of American Honda's accounting and financial compliance activities continue to expand due to internal mergers, along with emerging business transactions and strategic partnerships - while audit/compliance risks remain high. This role (directly reporting to the NACC Assistant Manager) will support various groups/units within the Finance Department through additional reviews, validations and pre-checks over high-risk financial areas to ensure material accuracy of financial statements and maintain the effectiveness of financial reporting controls. This position will also support from a finance/compliance viewpoint (i.e. oversee and/or lead in most instances) projects related to new lines of business, which Honda continue to engage in. Responsibilities include:

  • Perform additional reviews, validations and pre-checks over high-risk financial area - including but not limited to the following: (a) complex accounting entries generated by the product or corporate segments; (b) critical account analyses and management reports; (c) new control activities to address emerging business transactions or new lines of business
  • Perform month-end closing activities for certain NA subsidiaries; review submissions of FS of assigned NA entities; perform analytical analysis over operational results; trouble-shoot reporting challenges (technical & system) for NA entities; improve efficiencies in existing NACC processes
  • Support (and in most instances, lead/oversee - i.e. fianc-- project management) business projects with impact to accounting and financial reporting as well as consolidated reporting. Related to this, prepare reports/presentation materials to explain the project status, highlighting the effects on accounting activities, as well as key deliverables expected of Finance
  • Collaborate and liaise with various units/groups within the Department, as well as broader Finance Business Unit, for financial reporting or compliance issue resolution
  • Involvement (including leadership/project lead role in some instances) in projects/non-recurring tasks for various issues that impact AHM's and NA Honda's broader finance and accounting standardization activities, including future efforts towards automation, digital audit and other financial reporting process efficienciesWho we are seeking: Required Work Experience:
  • 8 years minimum accounting/financial reporting compliance experience - public accounting and private industry experience combined, of which 4+ years spent in public accounting
  • Involvement in business and/or finance implementation projects (leadership role - preferred)Required Education:
  • BA/BS degree Accounting
  • CPA highly preferredDesired skills:
  • Ability to research, interpret, document, communicate and apply accounting guidance under IFRS and US GAAP
  • Technical accounting experience - preferred
  • Managerial experience/Project management experience
  • Experience in multi-unit/parent-subsidiary organizational structure - preferred
  • Experience in a SOX reporting environment
  • Effective written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Overall advance computer skills (excel, Outlook, PPT)
  • Experience in process automation / financial system automation to drive efficiencies Additional Position Factors:
  • Remote Hybrid role 60% onsite
  • Overtime during close cycles (especially quarter-close and year-end) or based on project needs
  • Some travel based on projects assigned At Honda, you will play a key role in our journey to become a company that society wants to exist now, and in the future. Your endless curiosity will drive innovation and your courageous spirit will challenge the status quo. We believe having a workforce made up of diverse thinkers and innovators makes us a better Honda. Respect for each other and respect for diversity each and every day drives our associates to contribute at the highest level and work effectively in a team environment. We make the dream of mobility a reality with our innovative and high-quality products. Together, we Bring the Future to our customers, associates, and communities. We are Honda! What differentiates Honda and make us an employer of choice? Total Rewards:
  • Competitive base salary
  • Overtime compensation
  • Annual Bonus
  • Associate lease car program with a cost
  • Industry leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, personal days
  • 401K Plan with company match + additional contribution
  • Relocation assistance (if eligible) Career Growth:
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Career mobility
  • Education reimbursement for continued learning
  • Training and Development programs Additional Offerings:
  • Wellbeing program
  • Community service and engagement programs
  • Product programs
  • Free drinks onsite Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Keywords: American Honda Motor Co Inc, Torrance , Senior Accounting Analyst, Professions , Torrance, California

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