• Financial Analyst

    Job ID
    US-MI-Clinton Township
    Full-Time Regular
    Functional Group
    Business Segment
    Transportation Coatings
  • Overview

    If you want to work with forward thinking people in a fast moving, innovative environment, Axalta offers you the best market-leading career opportunities. We are a unique company. While our name is new, we are backed by a 150-year legacy of providing some of the most advanced coating technologies to customers all over the world. We rank number one or two in all of the major business segments we serve. Our longstanding commitment to progressive research is setting new standards and pointing the way to beautiful and sustainable coating solutions for tomorrow.


    The Transportation Financial Analyst is responsible for various aspects of internal management reporting for the Transportation Segment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to; revenue recognition, customer contract review, financing planning, forecasting and analysis, and master data management. The position will interface with all levels in the Transportation business providing management with the necessary analysis, insight, and advice to support business decisions and strategic growth initiatives. The position will report into the Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis and will have significant exposure to the Regional CFO, Global Finance team and Transportation business leadership.


    • Perform the monthly consolidation of billing processes, work closely with the Sales team to consolidate and reconcile plant consumption and pricing to properly record Revenue for multiple large OEM locations
    • Review customer contracts, interact with Sales team to understand customer pricing and billing procedures; propose and implement process improvements
    • Streamline monthly processes and reporting through use of Excel, PowerBI and other tools to improve efficiency, global consistency, and visibility of results across regions
    • Review monthly operating performance of the business and provide in-depth analyses to global leadership
    • Contribute to aspects of annual budgeting and monthly forecasting process
    • Monthly tracking, analysis and reporting of costs, customer and product mix
    • Assist in preparing presentations on monthly and quarterly basis for senior level leadership
    • Generate financial data for ad-hoc high-value strategic projects which will include revenue enhancement opportunities and cost reduction efforts 
    • Ensure accuracy of master data and its impact on financial results
    • Aid in the training and continued development financial reporting systems and processes including SAP, SAP Business Warehouse and Microsoft Business Intelligence


    • Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of work experience in financial planning and analysis, corporate finance, auditing, consulting or accounting
    • Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree from a leading institution in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, or similar quantitative discipline
    • MBA preferred but not required
    • Experience working for a leading global manufacturing business, in a public company or private equity backed company environment

    Required Skills:

    • Strong knowledge of financial accounting and corporate finance
    • Previous auditing experience a plus but not required
    • Exceptional financial acumen including strong analytical, financial modelling, budgeting, and forecasting skills
    • Detail oriented, organized, results-oriented individual
    • Exceptional proficiency in financial modeling using Excel and other Microsoft tools
    • Superior problem solving and analytical skills (both quantitative and qualitative)
    • Successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual, able to achieve high impact
    • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present complex concepts in a clear and concise manner to all levels of the organization
    • Ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
    • Solid PowerPoint and presentation development skills
    • Experience with SAP, Business Warehouse and Microsoft Business Intelligence a plus
    • Minimal travel required – 10%

    Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience




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