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Shared Services – Financial Reporting and Compliance Analyst

United States
Work Location:
North Carolina
Advertising End Date:
31 Aug 2019
Job Type:
About The Opportunity
Lead  the financial reporting activities for Driveline Division Reporting. Support  Corporate compliance initiatives to maintain integrity and controls according to corporate policies as well as IFRS
Key Responsibilities

Ensure GL integrity-Validate overall integrity of GL trial balance, including account usage, entities, subaccounts, cost centers.

GL Calendar Maintenance-Control opening and closing of monthly periods within MFG/Pro ERP system.

Closing Calendar Maintenance-Update / distribute closing calendar, incorporating Group, Division and Local timing for month-end deliverables.

Ensure reporting system Integrity-Validate accuracy of iDash Global P&L and Global balance sheet.  Ensure agreement with MFG/pro and readiness for upload to OneStream front-end reporting tool.

OneStream Actuals Reporting-Perform Excel front-end load from iDash, complete manual load tabs, validate entire file, write back to OneStream, complete additional manual entry and re-classes and certify. Extract required reporting from OneStream cube views.

Forecast & Outlook Support in collaboration with operational/plant finance.

Budget support - Facilitate the data loads into MfgPro, iDash & One Stream Reporting tools

US Census Bureau - Form M-3-Electronically submit GKN basic monthly economic data to Census Bureau

GRiP Controls-Sign off on GRiP controls I own, one-up review others, monitor completion of overall certificate

Bi-Annual FRCA Update-Coordinate process, local review of changes, load to DCS.

Compile Annual Accounts Additional Schedules-Supply detail for annual account package. Enlist other team members and functions as required.

GL Maintenance-Add, delete, change accounts, sub-accounts, cost centers and projects in MFG/Pro as required and in compliance with Divisional guidelines.  Maintain MFG/Pro report structures to be consistent with Division / Group .

GAAP and IFRS Guidance-Consult with plant controllers and plant Finance, as required, on accounting and reporting issues as well as iDash and MFG/Pro issues

Annual Accounts Additional Schedules-Supply detail for annual account package. Enlist other team members and functions as required.

Treasury Banking Portal Administration including initiation and validation of templates, transaction reviews and approvals as required.

External Audit Support- Supply Annual Accounts schedules, Trial Balances, Reports and explanations.

Collaborates effectively with other GKN divisions, plants and departments to identify unique requirements while harmonizing them to drive consistency in application of policies, practices and interfaces with internal and external business partners.

Develop, implement and maintain an environment with appropriate levels of internal controls and accuracy which support GRiP, SOD, Accounting and Treasury Policy guidelines.

Establishes and maintains effective channels of communication upward, downward and laterally to support cross functional business partnership.


Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline with prior experience in financial reporting required

  • Strong Corporate Governance /Internal Controls experience
  • Knowledgable and current understanding of Accounting Principles of IFRS and GAAP.
  • Ability to give detailed attention to projects
  • Proficient in the use of PowerPoint, Word, Access, Excel, and other Microsoft Office Applications to create documents and reports, etc.
  • Strong experience with Hyperion, One Stream other financial reporting packages
  • Exceptional multitasking skills, including the ability manage several competing priorities at the same time
  • Strong knowledge and skills in performing financial analysis and solving problems
  • Energetic and self-motivated, able to work independently yet achieve set goals and targets within deadlines.
  • Experience identifying and leading process improvement initiatives
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong Excel Skills (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP, Data Analysis and Extraction)
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with various levels within and outside the organization.
  • Attention to Detail

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience with General Ledger configurations
  • Experience working with Banking / Treasury systems
  • Experience with MfgPRo Finance application
About Us

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

GKN Driveline is the market leader in the development and delivery of contemporary and electrified driveline systems and solutions. With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world’s automotive manufacturers.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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