Company Name: AESC US
Job Industry: Management Consulting
Job Type: Full time
WorkPlace Type: On-Site
Location: Santa Clara, CA, United States
Required Candidates: 1
Job Description:

AESC is an exciting, global organization committed to solving the challenges of a sustainable future and becoming the leading supplier of full-value-chain battery solutions. Our lithium-ion batteries can be found in more than nine hundred and fifty thousand electric vehicles worldwide and have a stellar safety record of zero-critical issues. We will continue to build upon our successes and expand into new markets and industries, producing innovative and competitive products and technologies that advance the goal of a zero-carbon emission future.

AESC is headquartered in Japan and has battery manufacturing locations in Japan, the United Kingdom, and the U.S.

AESC is seeking a highly adaptable and results-driven Senior Finance Program Manager to join our team in Santa Clara, CA. This role will drive finance projects from end-to-end. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and a critical thinker with attention to detail.


What you will do as a Senior Finance Program Manager :

  • Lead all aspects of assigned finance projects and prepare detailed analysis, plans, achievements, results and overall status updates
  • Collaborate across the finance and other business partners, including Purchasing, Engineering and IT to develop and align on project plans, status, and reporting, along with finance resource planning needs to succeed from project scoping to project completion
  • Partner with other PMO teams, to bring into line project plans and drive alignment across teams
  • Manage program risks and develop mitigation strategies to meet the timelines and goals
  • Define overall strategy and roadmap for finance projects and build consensus with business partners on progression of projects
  • Track, oversee, and provide executive reporting for project progress through requirements, development, testing, and any timeline and resource impact to the projects
  • Identify and recommend creative ideas to improve business operations, business engagement and project deliver
  • Identifies areas for improvement and develop frameworks to standardize project lifecycles with the business partners


What you will bring:

  • 5+ years of finance program management and related experience, ability to create a project management structure
  • In depth knowledge of end-to-end Procure to Pay, Inventory to Cost and Record to Report processes and business process improvement experience
  • Experience with large scale project implementations with impact to end-to-end business functions and systems
  • Ability to liaison between business partners to coordinate project kick-offs, stakeholder meetings, and drive projects to completion
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often ambiguous environment; effective multitasking skills are vital
  • Will need to work with international teams on different time zones
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a demanding, fast-paced environment
  • Strong ability to build and maintain positive relationships with many different business partners
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Experience in Accounting or Finance is a plus


Physical Requirements

The physical requirements described below are representative of those an employee must normally meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.


  • Ability to remain in stationary position 75% of the time.
  • Ability to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Ability to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Ability to lift, push and/or pull up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to bend, lift and/ or twist.


Equal Opportunity Employer

All of us at AESC – regardless of functional area or expertise – share a passion to design, manufacture, and sell high-performance products. It is our policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, gender, disability, or any other status protected by law. Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibility at the time of hire.


We participate in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

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