IAM NA Controller

Your tasks

  • Drive the organization for results in key financials including but not limited to profit, working capital, cash flow, sales, and cost management
  • Profit & loss responsibility for IAM NA  (together with the Head of IAM NA)
  • Coach and mentor the local controlling team in Allentown as well as the Allentown plant and warehouse locations
  • Collaborate and work with global IAM colleagues and management team
  • Create and approve the annual North America IAM budget and assure it’s accuracy while safeguarding, together with the Head of IAM NA, its achievement
  • Support IAM logistics teams in identifying and implementing cost optimization opportunities  
  • Develop and approve business cases along with Head of  NA IAM , Sales & Product Management and Global IAM Management
  • Evaluate and review the NA customer profitability (CuPA)
  • Continuously review and improve the financial NA business strategy
  • Oversee all financial reporting for the North America IAM business
  • Assure honest and open communication between peers, subordinates and management
  • Promote a quality mindset in work product as well as business processes and actions to assure quality is of the highest priority
  • Instill integrity and ownership in the local team and extended location colleagues
  • Lead the IAM forecasting for reliable bi-monthly trends, monthly forecasts and all related projections of financials
  • Assure Signature Authority and other approval levels follow company policy
  • Review and approve quote and pricing proposals (including legal aspects)
  • Review and work with local IAM location for month end closing and regular reviews
  • Format and present regional financial key figures monthly and as otherwise needed


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Your profile

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Business Administration or equivalent
  • 7 years’ experience within a Financial function 
  • Ability to read, write, and speak fluently in English
  • Presentation Abilities - Demonstrated ability to present findings to Management 
  • Experience leading multi-functional teams
  • Knowledge of Company financial Systems such as SAP and related applications in compliance w Financial reporting manual and accounting practices.
  • Business Acumen including Approval of Customer Price levels, and strategically identifying quotation leverage for Sales Colleagues
  • Provide Leadership and Integrity as the financial and compliance voice in the region for the IAM business 
  • Knowledge of SAP, FIRE, CEOS, eSR, Microsoft-All products, E-sign, Power BI.

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Continental is not able to pay relocation expenses for this opportunity.

This role is an internal only position, external applicants will not be considered for this role.

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Our offer

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience leading people
  •  CPA or CMA a plus

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to Careers@conti-na.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.


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About us

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2023, Continental generated preliminary sales of €41.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 56 countries and markets.

The Automotive group sector comprises technologies for passive safety, brake, chassis, motion and motion control systems. Innovative solutions for assisted and automated driving, display and operating technologies, as well as audio and camera solutions for the vehicle interior, are also part of the portfolio, as is intelligent information and communication technology for the mobility services of fleet operators and commercial vehicle manufacturers. Comprehensive activities relating to connectivity technologies, vehicle electronics and high-performance computers round off the range of products and services.

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