Senior Financial Cost Analyst

American Axle & Manufacturing Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

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Senior Financial Cost Analyst

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Job Description

AAM is seeking a Senior Financial Cost Analyst for our Chicago, IL manufacturing facility. The candidate would leads the organization's accounting activities, including financial record keeping and reporting. Be responsible for maintaining records of organization's financial activity in accordance with GAAP, organizational standards, and in compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Create reports on financial performance for internal and external use.

Completing month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing activities related to foreign exchange, cash management, and tax, including preparing the appropriate audit work papers for such activities. The candidate would also work with people on the plant floor, as well as, in an office environment,


  • Responsible for evaluating and analyzing cost changes for various products/processes.

  • Implements, maintains and updates associated cost models/analysis with real-time quotes or valid technical data (as applicable).

  • Coordinate with Engineering, Cost Estimating.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or closely related field

  • 5-9 years professional experience; or Advanced Degree plus 3-7 years professional experience.

  • Union contract experience

  • Costing for automotive

  • Manufacturing Budget and forecasting

  • General accounting

  • Self-motivated and directed

  • Understands cost elements of categories in scope for the use of the tool and makes recommendations to the teams regarding the use of the models and their output.

  • Leads the cost analysis support in providing cost requests to the teams, initially supporting the process and developing models as needed, and ultimately providing oversight to the efforts upon maturity of the role.

  • Advanced Excel


  • Worked with plant expansion

Required Skills and Education

About American Axle & Manufacturing

For over 20 years, customers around the world have entrusted AAM to design, engineer, validate and manufacture driveline, metal forming, powertrain, and casting technologies for automotive, commercial and industrial markets. Today, we are a premier global Tier 1 automotive supplier with broad capabilities across multiple product lines to deliver efficient, powerful and innovative solutions for our customers. We've earned the trust of our suppliers and our customers through our steadfast commitments to quality, operational excellence and technology leadership.

AAM delivers power. We deliver power literally through vehicle components, systems and innovation, but we also deliver power in ways unseen. We power our associates, their families, and the communities in which we operate. Our global team of over 25,000 associates has a clear vision of where AAM is going and how we are going to get there. After all, they are the reason we are a leader in the automotive industry. We are powering the future. We are AAM. Move with us, and join #TeamAAM.

AAM will not discriminate against any Associate or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. AAM will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that Associates are treated equally during employment, without regard to their age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. For the Disabled Job Seeker: We offer reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled individuals who are applicants for employment. To request assistance or accommodations, please e-mail . AAM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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