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Bendix Senior Financial Analyst in Huntington, Indiana

Senior Financial Analyst

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Job Description

Want to help shape tomorrow? At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety. We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!


Serves as a key member of the Huntington, IN facilities financial team. The Senior Financial Analyst will provide timely and accurate analytical, planning, reporting, and financial decisions support to drive performance of the manufacturing facility and achieve business goals and objectives.

Essential Duties:

  • Works with plant controller to define and implement accounting processes and controls

  • Responsible for overseeing the hourly payroll process

  • Serves as a key member of the plant team supporting financial analysis, financial processes and controls, and data integrity

  • Supports in the analysis and solving of cycle count issues, thus improving material and inventory accuracy

  • Supports annual and monthly budgeting and forecasting processes

  • Leads various plant accounting activities cost and general accounting

  • Provides analytical support to plant and product business teams as well as Central Finance

  • Supports financial and tax audits

  • Assists with future plant initiatives which may include: new product introductions or other growth initiatives, productivity projects, make vs. buy analysis, and capital investment decisions

  • Supports various accounting activities running queries, preparing journal entries, account reconciliations and ad hoc analysis

  • Performs other duties as requested, directed, or assigned


  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with good attention to detail and deliver effective presentations

  • Strong ability to influence.

  • Ability to perform in a matrix environment.

  • Effective listening skills.

  • Strong time management skills and ability to multitask.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products such as Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

  • Previous experience with SAP and ADP preferred.

  • Ability to demonstrate organizational values and maintain a high standard of integrity.

  • Strong emotional intelligence and demonstrated professional manners when dealing with others.

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.

  • Must work well in a participative team environment.

  • Demonstrated negotiation & problem solving skills.

  • Capable of managing highly confidential information.

  • Ability to prioritize and work independently.

  • Must be well organized, able to prioritize tasks, and be an effective time manager


  • Must present his or herself in a highly mature, professional and courteous manner

  • Ability to work well and maintain relationships with all levels of the organization as well as external associates.

  • Team player who is willing to assist others when requested.

  • Flexibility to work overtime when needed or required.

  • Have transportation for required business errands between plant sites and within the community.

  • Open minded and accepts changing situations easily.

  • Must be able to maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality


  • Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting is required

  • 5 – 7 years finance experience, payroll processing a plus

  • Strong analytical, presentation, and interpersonal skills working across multiple, locations, all management levels and functions

  • Ability to work well on own, with strong planning and organization skills

  • Ability to meet tight, multiple deadlines and handle various projects and tasks

  • Strong bias for process improvement and self-development

  • Green Belt certification a plus

  • Strong systems and data management skills required.

  • Proficiency in Excel and a major ERP system (e.g. Oracle, SAP, BAAN, QAD (MFP/Pro), SAGE)

What does Bendix have to offer you?

  • Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off

  • 401k Plan with Company matching

  • Retirement Investment Savings Plan

  • Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)

  • Wellness Program and Incentives

  • On-Site Fitness Center

  • On-Site Health Center

  • Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

  • Company-Paid Benefits:

  • Basic Life Insurance

  • Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

  • Short Term Disability

  • Business Travel Accident Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:

  • Medical and Prescription insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Supplemental Life Insurance Plans

  • Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family

  • Long Term Disability

  • Accident Plan

  • Critical Illness Plan

  • Hospital Indemnity Plan

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Job Location

Huntington, Indiana, United States

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