Jenoptik is an international photonics group with representatives in over 80 countries. Optical technologies are the foundation of our business. We employ around 4,000 people worldwide.

Join our team and help to shape our future with lasting effect.

Financial Analyst

Reference number: 3597

Location: Rochester Hills, MI


JENOPTIK is currently seeking a Financial Analyst to join our Rochester Hills Team. As a member of our team, the Financial Analyst will play a key role in supporting the month-end close and high-quality financial reporting for three business units. We are seeking a detail-oriented individual with a strong understanding of accounting. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience, and the desire to grow within our organization.

  • Prepare monthly revenue recognition workbook
  • Provide month-end reporting on project performance including gross margin variances and all other financial aspects.
  • Maintains project set up and project close
  • Prepare various journal entries such as: revenue adjustments, cost accruals, provision for loss
  • Perform GL account reconciliations in accordance with IFRS - research and resolve discrepancies
  • Publish key metrics including order backlog and labor utilization.
  • Assist with preparation of business unit allocations and review of labor rates.
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare journal entries
  • Support compliance requirements including internal and external audits
  • Utilize ERP system to data mine information and perform analysis
  • Financial support for budgets and forecasts.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Intermediate-Advanced Excel skills (Pivot tables, VLOOKUP, SUMIF,IF), Word, Teams, Outlook and ERP Systems
  • Ability to work quickly with attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and aptitude to minimize reliance on error-prone manual processes
  • Professional judgement to assess and recommend solutions to issues
  • Discretion and integrity in business dealings
  • Time management and commitment to meet financial reporting and forecasting deadlines
  • Thrive on learning and suggesting new processes, systems, concepts, ideas, topics, etc.; and Flexibility to be available outside of normal work hours to provide support on urgent matters

Qualified candidates will possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of IFRS and percentage of completion accounting a plus.
  • US Citizenship or Qualified U.S. Worker

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use of hands or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and keyboarding; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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