Sr. Financial Planning Analyst - Business Efficiency

Requisition ID:  2598

Raymond, OH, US, 43067

Workstyle:  Hybrid
Shift:  1st
Salary Range:  $61,200.00 - $91,800.00

Legal Entity: Honda Dev. and Mfg. of Am.,LLC 

Business Unit: Development Strategy BU 

Division: Auto Development Strategy Div 

Work Location: Auto Development Center

Career Level: 4 


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 R&D Financial Analyst – Business Efficiency role engages Resource Strategy ORG, Development Team leadership, Research ORG and Management to reflect business efficiency plans into direct and indirect budget forecasts for auto R&D.

Responsibilities include:
•    Business Efficiency Promotion: Establish process & schedule to clarify the required business efficiency objectives.  Engage Resource Strategy ORG, Development Team leadership, Research ORG and Management to execute the process to establish a highly efficient budget forecast and promote process PDCA.
•    Budget deliverables quality control:  review and give feedback to team to improve quality of the deliverables before proposing to R&D budget owner.  Act as backup to R&D budget owner.  Prepare reports to be delivered to leadership containing analysis and proposals that meet business requirements.  
•    Model Window.  Engage Development Planning ORG and Development Project Managers to clarify model contents.  Establish the long-term, resource plan for Development projects.  Engage Project Manager to align long-term plan with development project resource plan. Support Project Manager for annual budget management, plan vs actual gap analysis and reflect to overall R&D budget.
•    Division Support.  Provide necessary info/process/tools/support to management to strengthen budget/workload management & cost PDCA.  Support management to manage their budget-cost information well.  Improve budget/workload & cost reporting to support management decision making. Monitor status of management deliverables and raise concerns to Process Owner or management.
•    Information management:  Manage resource information in company systems and ad-hoc tools. Analyze plan vs actual on a regular basis. Conduct ad hoc analysis as needed.  Prepare reports to be delivered to Execs. Identify gaps reasons and engage management on gap PDCA. Effectively generate ideas and support building tools in order to automate analysis processes.

Who we are seeking:

Required Experience: 3+ years of related work experience with a bachelor’s degree in related field. 7+ years of related work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree or combination of same.
Required Education: Four-year degree in Business, Math, Science related area 

Other job-specific skills:    
•    High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office software (ex: PowerPoint, Excel)
•    Experience creating & managing databases (ex: SharePoint)
•    Knowledge/understanding of development process and project cycles 
•    Excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation & relationship-building skills 
•    Advanced decision-making, judgment, problem-solving and analytical skills
•    Good project management and process improvement skills
•    Good negotiation, diplomacy and conflict resolution skills

Additional Position Factors:
•    Travel: Average of 3 times per year or more depending on project demands/responsibilities; includes possible overseas/international travel.
•    Physical: Primarily works at a desk; frequent keyboarding.     
•    Hazards: Risks found in a typical office setting.  May be exposed to hazards during supplier visits.
•    Overtime: Overtime expected based on project demands/responsibilities.

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!

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.

Bring the Future

Honda is driven by a passionate workforce that is proud of the quality products we produce and the goals we aim to accomplish. Our associates charge forward through guidance of the Honda 2030 Vision: Lead the advancement of mobility and enable people everywhere in the world to improve their daily lives. 

You’re invited to
bring your skills, bring your background, and  bring the future at Honda. 

Apply today.  

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