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We’re currently looking for a Financial Analysis and Budgeting Manager to join our team in Santa Clara, CA.
Nissan Technical Center is recruiting candidates to fill the position of Manager, Financial Analysis & Budgeting. The position is responsible for all financial budgeting and planning for the Alliance Innovation Lab – Silicon Valley (AIL-SV). This position not only manages all the AIL-SV budgeting and financial planning and analysis but also integrates with certain engineering groups to support engineering project management.
Job functions Include but are not limited to:
- Provide finance decision support for R&D projects. Support AIL-SV Resource Management and Governance in technical capacity planning and program financial management. Perform financial budgeting and planning activities for AIL-SV at both a departmental responsibility level and project level.
- Perform financial analysis activities including budgeting/planning and performance reporting. Understand project assumptions and perform project level financial estimations to support engineering groups particularly AIL-SV Resources Management and Governance. Support cost control of expenditures against budget as well as review and approval with the objective of optimizing AIL-SV expenditures.
- Able to work completely independently with minimal assistance, as this is a stand-alone position reporting back to the Michigan R&D office. Travel about 25% of time, primarily to Michigan to integrate AIL-SV financials into the broader R&D business plan within Nissan North America.
- The position also will interact with all levels of management including the Sr. Director of AIL-SV, other technical directors, chief vehicle engineers, as well as staff in key engineering planning departments. In addition, there will be substantial interaction with the Nissan Technical Center in Japan as well as an R&D center in Mexico.
- The ideal candidate will have a strong cost background as well as a working financial knowledge in a project environment. The candidate should possess strong analytical skills as well as technical skills that will be utilized in an environment consisting of SAP, Microsoft Office, and other specialized applications.
- The candidate should also have strong interpersonal skills and an ability to be effective in interacting with all levels of management as well as an ability to effectively manage, as needed, a staff at all non-management levels of the organization.
- Minimum expected requirements are 3+ years of overall experience, and a bachelor’s degree in a finance or technical field. An MBA degree is strongly preferred.
All of us at Nissan – regardless of functional area or expertise – share a passion to design, manufacture, and sell high-performance vehicles. It is Nissan’s policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, gender, military status, disability, or any other status protected by law. Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibility at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship for this position is not available at this time.