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Advanced Corporate Planning Analyst in Plano, TX at DENSO

Date Posted: 4/27/2018

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Job Description

Responsible for developing and managing operational initiatives to deliver tactical results. Responsible for resolving problems that are unclearly defined and sufficient information may not be available. Solutions may need to be devised based on limited information. Requires conceptual thinking to understand complex issues and their implications. May lead functional project teams with moderate resource requirements, risk or complexity. Resolves issues that are differing but related requiring sophisticated analytical or problem solving techniques to identify cause. 

Job Requirements

  • Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field and 5-8 years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  An MBA and/or CPA is preferred but not required.
  • Analyzes and forecasts financial, economic and other data to provide timely and accurate information for strategic and operational decisions.
  • Interprets financial information on costs, prices, expenses and revenues and makes recommendations to senior management. Initiates, coordinates and completes the annual (Nenkei) and mid-year (Shukei) planning processes.
  • Develops analysis of economic indicators in order to prepare forecasts and analyze the company’s short, medium and long term financial position.
  • Prepares in-depth evaluation of plans and identifies new methods of analysis and presentations.
  • Conducts environmental scans, organization positioning analysis and other studies. Identifies, investigates, evaluates and may assist in negotiating acquisitions/divestitures, licensing opportunities and strategic business alliances that are in alliance with the organization’s long range plans.
  • Develops and implements improved standards of pricing management to ensure greater profit and growth from customer transactions.
  • Reviews and tracks revenue, gross profit and SGA (Sales, General and Administrative) expenses and variances compared to plan, prior periods and trends.
  • Develops and executes profit modeling and profit analysis for new and existing products and new expansion opportunities.  Identifies issues and makes recommendations towards resolution.
  • Develops measureable KPIs to meet overall profitability initiatives.
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate internal profit controls.
  • Identifies, analyzes and monitors issues that affect profitability, growth, quality and productivity and develops and implements countermeasures.
  • Contributor to the company’s annual policy creation and implements along with the business unit and executive management.
  • Acts as project lead to consistently kaizen existing financial analysis planning and processes and recommend implementation of identified improvements.
  • Leads cost planning and analysis activities for assigned business unit.
  • Strong proficiency in the use of financial reporting or business intelligence tools
  • Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Acts as resource to less experienced professionals.


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