GKN Finance Manager in Panama City, Florida
Country: United States
Work Location: Panama City
Advertising End Date: Not Specified
Job Type: Regular
About The Opportunity
To lead and direct professional financial duties under accepted financial principles, government regulations and company policy.Perform general financial tasks such as financial reporting modeling of financial data and transactions, and management reporting. Serves as a business partner and advisor to site General Manager and division financial and overall leadership toward improving financial performance.
Provide professional advice and counsel regarding accountingpractices, procedures and financial reports to Company managers.
Identify and resolve problems that have a direct or indirectimpact on financial results. Identifycost reduction opportunities.
Provide technical leadership to direct reports and others withinthe Corporate Finance Team.
Train support staff in functional areas of responsibility andon accounting systems.
Lead site monthly financial forecast and annual budgetingprocess.
Provide robust financial management reporting across thedivision to enhance decision making.
Advise the site GM and division leadership of the financialoutcomes of alternate course of action.
Provide world class decision support to the division leadership,enabling improved decision making to enhance profit, cash flow, and return oninvested capital.
Applies the Company's Equal Opportunity Policy toall personnel actions and implement effective affirmative action to ensureattainment of the goals and objectives of the facility.
Prepares andconducts regular employee performance reviews.
Maintains a safework environment.
Leadspecial projects as needed.
Performother accounting duties as required
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or equivalent with MBA preferred
Certification in one or more of the following area: CPA, CMA, CFM or CGFM a significant plus
10+ years of experience in finance, accounting, or similar role
Extensive working knowledge of Government accounting experience & GAAP guidelines.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in manufacturing environment including specific experience in both cost and general accounting disciplines, and financial planning & analysis.
Must have an active and be able to maintain DoD Secret Clearance
Experience working with or in the Earned Value Management System (EVMS)
Working knowledge of manufacturing cost accounting, planning, and forecasting. Ability to provide executive summary reports outlining monthly, quarterly, yearly and year to date financial synopsis.
Ability to create formal documents and conduct management presentations.
Must have good negotiating and communication skills including strong active listening skills and thorough financial analytical skills.
Strong communication & interpersonal skills for leading others and providing detailed root cause and corrective actions of financial related issues.
Excellent PC skills in Microsoft Excel & Windows Suite
Business acumen and understanding of business operations
Capable of working under pressure to meet deadlines
Strong organizational skills and process adherence skills
Self-motivated & highly energetic, thorough problem solving skill sets
Oversee financial operations for Panama City, FL site
Manage and provide ongoing training to accounting personnel
Conduct weekly and monthly financial assessments and generate reports to be submitted to the senior management team
Establish budgets in accordance with the requirements of company guidelines
Allot funds for capital projects and work with the Director of Facilities to ensure they stay on track financially
Develop annual financial plans and projections for the site.
Conduct analysis of financial risks and benefits on business initiatives
GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.
GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 55 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.
Diversity and Inclusion
As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.
A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.
GKN is an equal opportunity employer.
We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.