Project Financial Manager - Finance Excellence

Adient Slovakia s.r.o.

Place of work
Štúrova Ulica, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
3 250 EUR/month

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

For our Business Center in Bratislava (Slovakia) we are currently seeking to recruit a

Project Financial Manager - Finance Excellence

This position is responsible for project management from idea phase through implementation, delivering measurable improvements toward Finance Excellence. Finance Excellence is the pursuit of optimal process capabilities through organizational alignment, and efficient execution based on process standardization and automation. This position has global scope, requiring the coordination with Business operating units, Central Functions, Global Business Services (GBS) and Global Process Owners (GPOs). Projects cover multiple finance cycles (PTP, OTC, RTR) and the processes and technologies related to transactional accounting, controlling and compliance. Projects are prioritized based on cost/benefit analysis, with input from the business strategy, benchmark data, and the voice of Customer. This role is expected to enhance the continuous improvement (CI) culture across Adient finance functions, based on sound problem solving methodologies.

Your responsibilities:

As a part of Finance Excellence team, maintain project list and pipeline of future projects
Manage multiple cross functional projects, with dependencies from various functions, including GBS, Business operations, Statutory, Tax, Legal, IT, external parties, etc.
Identify and enable CI opportunities related to various financial processes. This will require effective partnering with IT teams for the development of automation solutions
Coordination of Data Analytics and Continuous Improvement activities to establish analytical framework to measure process effectiveness and efficiency, with a focus on reducing complexity
Work with GBS and business teams, GPOs, SMEs and GPOs to collect, clarify, and translate business requirements into actionable improvement projects
Drive alignment, improvement, global standardization and automation of (manual) transactions/processes where possible
Establish tracking mechanisms to measure efficiencies
Actively support appropriate change management processes to ensure successful implementation of process changes/improvements
Provide regular status reporting of ongoing initiatives and projects to defined stakeholders and GBS management team

Your qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in finance/accounting and/or Business Administration, Master’s degree desirable
Minimum 7 years of experience
Strong project management skills, including experience leading global scale projects
Outstanding communication and presentation skills, verbal and written
English Language – Advanced (C1)
Deep knowledge of transactional finance processes in a global environment
Ability to drive diverse and cross-functional teams, across regional and business functions, to monitor progress and ensure project completion
Microsoft Excel, HFM and SAP systems advanced knowledge
Analytical mind set – multi cultural exposure
Excellent organizational skills
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills, advocate of problem solving methodology

We offer you:

Base gross monthly salary starting from 3250 EUR. Our salary is fair and competitive and can be higher than the starting minimum written in the advert
13th salary
Language courses
Meal vouchers (fully paid by employer)
Flexible working time, extra holiday entitlement, wedding allowance, childbirth allowance, jubilee allowance, relocation allowance
Health, safety and ergonomics events, training sessions
Active life with colleagues full of various sports activities (swimming, yoga, tennis, volleyball etc.)
Massage at workplace, modern relax areas and game room
Coffee/Tea/Fruit on the workplace

Adient is committed to equal employment opportunity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are looking forward to receiving your application including your salary expectations and your earliest availability date. If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact Michal Majzlan on +421 32 7413099.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)


Brief description of the company

Adient is the leading automotive seating supplier.

With more than 4,000 employees and eight locations in Slovakia, the new company is one of the key employers in Slovakia’s automotive industry.

Adient’s only business center worldwide is in Bratislava. Approximately 900 employees in Bratislava support the company’s business around the globe in finance, information technology, purchasing, sales, human resources, transport and logistics and project management.

In Trencin, Adient operates the biggest automotive technology center across Slovakia. More than 500 employees there develop a wide range of highly innovative products for the cars of tomorrow.

In Zilina, the company produces complete seat systems and automotive fabrics, in Lucenec foam components for seats as well as metal components for head restraints and in Martin seat covers.

With 83,000 employees operating in 238 manufacturing/assembly plants in 34 countries worldwide, we produce and deliver automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEMs. From complete seating systems to individual components, our expertise spans every step of the automotive seat-making process. Our integrated, in-house skills allow us to take our products from research and design all the way to engineering and manufacturing – and into more than 25 million cars every year.

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Number of employees

1000 and more employees


Contact person: Bratislava Business Centre
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3936161  Dátum zverejnenia: 7.8.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 3 250 EUR/month