Research & Development Program Controller

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00018430
Date Posted:Sep 8
Category:1 - Accounting & Finance
Metro Area:

Our client in Troy MI is seeking to hire a RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM CONTROLLER to provide support.

JOB TYPE: Full time. 6+ month contract position

SCOPE: responsible for all aspects of accounting/finance-related activities with the Design and Development (D&D) department.


  • Program & capital budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis reporting.
  • Create systems, processes, and tools for budget creation and tracking.
  • Tracking expenditures. Develop amortization schedules.
  • Engineering financial reporting including budget to actual, KPI's, YTD Trends, etc.
  • Research previous program costs to assist in developing new program cost estimating.
  • Provide support for Audits.
  • Recommend improvements and actions.


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Business or Finance.
  • 5+ years of experience in developing and implementing finance / accounting systems, tools and processes.
  • 5+ years of experience as a Financial Controller for automotive, preferably as R&D Controller.
  • Highly Preferred: 10 years of experience working for a Tier 1 Automotive as an R&D Controller in the Design and Development area.
  • Experience preparing and managing engineering financial reports and budgets.

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume to

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

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