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Senior Financial Analyst, Gen3 ( Must be a US Citizen)

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Senior Financial Analyst
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (flexible)

Status: Full-Time; Salaried, Exempt
Remote: In-Office & Flexible/Hybrid; This position is not open to 100% remote work and you must be able to regularly commute to our locations within the Greater Grand Rapids area.

Position Overview:

The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for supporting accounting operations of multiple operating entities to include production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results.

GEN3 currently supports the development and production of robotic vehicle platforms and wire harness manufacturing, accelerating the development process by overcoming all lead times and engineering obstacles. We rapidly get product to market and into full rate production. GEN3 is part of a larger portfolio of businesses with a strong support network and proven track record of success in several markets.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist in preparation of financial statements, budgeting, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, and other reports required by supervisor and management
  • Weekly analysis of payables and receivables entries for accuracy
  • Identify opportunities to improve accounting processes
  • Assist in development of accounting processes and systems
  • Participate in ERP system and process improvements
  • Help integrate, manage, and audit business control procedures and practices
  • Assist Controller and group accounting team with month end closing process
  • Clear understanding of cost accounting and financial analysis - an analytical thinker
  • This position will solely support the Gen3 companies
  • Any other task as requested by supervisor

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Accounting and Analysis: Knowledge of accounting principles and practices, analysis and reporting of financial data, budgeting, knowledge of laws and government regulations pertaining to accounting and finance, able to understand, interpret, and present complex financial data, able to identify needs of various businesses and present solutions accordingly
  • Communication: Able to interact professionally with colleagues, clients, and company personnel, able to clearly and effectively communicate information both orally and in writing
  • Training: Able to clearly document company procedures and policies and train staff and employees on these company procedures and policies
  • Ability to carry out job responsibilities while fully embracing the Simplified Investments Core Values:
    • Stab from the front. We are respectful in the way that we hold one another accountable. No games, no hidden agendas
    • Problem solvers. We value smart people who attack problems head-on and with confidence
    • Culture is everything. We are authentic and intentional in the way we work and play. Being stodgy has no place here
    • Resiliency. We thrive on change and growth. We pivot when we need to and re-group quickly.
    • Humility reigns. Whether engaging with our teams, customers or partners we approach it with the heart of a servant. We are go-givers that believe in creating space for people to grow


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • Proven work experience as a Sr Financial Analyst, Financial Analyst or similar role (required)
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment (preferred)
  • Experience in cost accounting &/or CPA (preferred)
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office; specifically expertise in MS Excel (creating spreadsheets & using advanced formulas)
  • Experience with Infor (preferred)
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Demonstrable strategic thinking skills
  • Commute/Location: Comfortable with regular commute to office/locations within the Greater Grand Rapids area
  • US Citizenship (required)

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

The work environment and physical demands listed below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.
  • Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Normal office conditions are expected.
  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, regularly required to stand and walk. Employee regularly uses hands and fingers to touch, feel, handle. Employee regularly stoops, kneels, bend at the waist, and reaches. Employee is frequently required to speak and hear. Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds on occasion.
  • Must be a US Citizen

Team-Member Perks:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous PTO
  • Insurance Benefits (begin on 1st of the following month of start date)
  • 401k with Employer Match
  • Casual Work Environment - Jeans Everyday
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Open Door Policy - come on in and share your ideas!
  • Great TEAM Environment
  • Flexible/Hybrid Remote Work Available
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  • Job Reference: 706400752-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: MKB Holdings
  • Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent