Finance Manager (Purchasing)- Saginaw (2024)


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  USA - United States (USA)
Req ID:  51720



  • Preparation of monthly reporting records, variance analysis, monthly forecasting, annual budgeting, cost recovery analysis and scorecard files.
  • Assist finance department with month-end reporting activities by providing appropriate performance metrics
  • Train/Support commercial team on establishing annual material and performance budgets
  • Report monthly results to management
  • Participate in a variety of financial analysis and special projects
  • Track commodity indices and work cross-functionally to understand variances between customer recovery / supply base cost
  • Ensures compliance & continuous improvement to GSM Policies & Procedures
  • Maintain and document proper internal controls
  • Track and report on Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)
  • Supervise resource group of 5 employees
  • Support cross-functional business unit team



  • Product Costing Knowledge
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • ERP Software (QAD, etc)
  • MS Office (word, excel, power point, access)
  • Qualitative Variance Analysis



DEGREE:  Bachelor’s Degree              MAJOR:   Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain, Business

  • Minimum 5 years applicable work experience
  • 3+ years of supervisor experience 
  • Demonstrate high level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
  • Demonstrate high level of analytical ability where problems are complex
  • Demonstrate high level of oral and written communication skills
  • Strong self-starter with initiative and innovative attitude
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of colleagues across functions
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer/ Excel skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of accounting/finance principles
  • Ability to travel between Auburn Hills and Saginaw
  • Some additional travel may be required


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