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Sr. Financial Analyst

Honda North America
paid time off, paid holidays, sick time, tuition reimbursement, 401(k), relocation assistance
United States, California, Torrance
1919 Torrance Boulevard (Show on map)
February 26, 2024
American Honda Finance

American Honda Finance Corporation (dba Honda Financial Services and Acura Financial Services), a wholly owned subsidiary of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., helps to satisfy the financing needs of consumers of Honda and Acura vehicles, Honda and Acura accessories, as well as Honda motorcycles, power equipment, and marine products. AHFC offers financing in the form of both retail installment sales contracts and leases, depending on the product and the needs of the customer.

About this Position:

The Senior Financial Analyst - F & A Transformation Support will contribute to the development, presentation and implementation of short, mid-term and long-term strategic plans to help support AHFC's Operations in their transformation to the future of Honda. The Senior Analyst will evaluate changes to business processes, ensure that all Financial Reporting and SOX risks are mitigated and effectively communicate the change to F & A Management. The Senior Analyst will contribute to the standardization of a change management evaluation process. This role will support the AO Modelling area as a resource to provide accurate and timely estimates and support used for financial reporting in areas related to credit loss and residual value loss for AHFC & HCFI CFS/DFS portfolios. Develop, enhance, and maintain financial models and assumption updates/enhancements under USGAAP and IFRS reporting standards. The Senior Analyst will be responsible for administration of the HCFI credit loss model and communication to the Company's Credit Loss & Residual Value Loss Committees to explain fluctuations in allowances due to changing business conditions, regulatory environment, and accounting policies.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

* Analyze and evaluate new Initiatives and changes.

* Strategic Planning

* Support AO Modelling Area

* Main Contact for HCFI Credit Loss


Who are we seeking:

* 4 year BS degree from a major university with the emphasis on Accounting, Finance, Economics or Statistics

* Minimum 7- years' experience in financial analysis and accounting

* Work experience must include 7+ years in a lending or financial field

* Must have a solid understanding of the automotive industry/automotive finance business

* Extensive experience with Microsoft Office suite (Access, Excel, Work, PowerPoint) and Business Objects (relational databases)

* Experience in analytics of consumer finance receivables

* Knowledge of consumer credit performance metrics, used car market, Honda/Acura products, macro-economic indicators, SOX controls, and external audit processes

Other Job Specific Skills:

* Ability to work with large data sets to derive, aggregate, and calculate key performance metrics and assumptions

* Ability to maintain financial models based on specific accounting and reporting requirements

* Strong verbal and written communication skills

* Highly detailed analytics skills to understand, interpret, and effectively communicate results of financial models

* General knowledge of GAAP related to credit loss allowances and lease accounting

* Excellent oral & written communication skills to effectively interface with management, co-workers, external parties, & auditors

* Excellent Presentation Skills

Additional Position Factors:

* Workstyle: Hybrid (Remote 1-2 days in office required)

* Travel 0%

What differentiates Honda and makes us an employer of choice?

Total Rewards:

* Competitive Base Salary: $79,700 to $119,600

Pay will be based on several variables that include, but not limited to geographic location, work experience, education, etc.

* Annual Bonus

* Lease Car Program

* Industry leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx)

* Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, personal days

* 401K Plan with company match + additional contribution

* Relocation assistance (if eligible)

Career Growth:

* Advancement opportunities

* Career mobility

* Education reimbursement for continued learning

* Training and Development programs

Additional Offerings:

* Wellbeing program

* Community service and engagement programs

* Product programs

* Free drinks onsite

Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.