Director of Finance - Tallassee, AL
Company: GKN Aerospace
Posted on: February 25, 2021
GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1
aerospace supplier. With 50--manufacturing locations in
15--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.
About the opportunity GKN Aerospace is a global engineering
business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the
world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design,
manufacture and service systems and components for original
equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously
evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing
ones, stretching ourselves to be--better in everything we do. We
are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented
members with the skills and passions to become the best of the
future in what they do. Job Summary The Director of Finance will
lead, plan, direct and control the finance and accounting
functions--to create a solid control environment. Ensure that
accounting principles, governance guidelines, financial legal
requirements, and other instructions from the Group and Division
are implemented and respected. Communicate current and future
business performance issues. Act as a key member of the
site/programme leadership team, providing financial business
partnering. Job Responsibilities -----Lead a team of accounting
-----Develop accounting team to provide all employees opportunity
for growth and development
-----Responsible for the development, implementation and control of
systems and records for accurate reporting and recording of
-----Establish accounting procedures and controls to ensure
transactions are properly recorded and to safeguard company
-----Establish and maintain internal accounting controls to verify
the accuracy in computations, proper support in classification and
recording of all transactions.
-----Provide strong leadership to operating teams to ensure
established controls are well-understood and followed.
-----Provide accounting policy interpretation and guidance to the
accounting and operating teams. Includes the preparation of
accounting position papers.
-----Control the general ledger to ensure that all invoices, cash
receipts, invoice adjustments and general ledger transactions are
properly documented and recorded.
-----Ensure Disclosure Statement accurately reflects accounting
practices and ensures compliance with Disclosure Statement.
-----Leads Internal Audit, external audit, DCAA, DCMA, FACTS
reviews, and balance sheet reviews for all applicable sites.
-----Develop solutions to complex business issues encountered
within the businesses.
-----Direct special projects comprised of cross functional teams as
-----Ensure business unit compliance with GKN Aerospace policies
and procedures as well as those of GKN, Melrose, IFRS, and other
-----Provide key decision makers support and analysis to make
-----Manage, educate, and mentor staff / team of professionals.
-----Create an atmosphere where people are engaged, rewarded for
progress, and share a strong sense of ownership of the
-----Lead the monthly closing process to ensure timely and accurate
-----Perform other duties as required. Required Experience
-----Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance.
-----10+ years of experience in accounting or controllership
-----8+ years of management experience
-----5+ years of manufacturing experience
-----U.S. Person per ITAR regulations to comply with export
compliance and site SSA requirements (if required for site)
Additional Experience -----Ability to manage cross functional
-----Business acumen and understanding of business operations
-----Strong communication & interpersonal skills
-----Unquestioned business ethics, honesty, and integrity
-----Capable of working under pressure to meet deadlines
-----Excellent PC skills in Windows Suite
-----Aerospace experience a plus
-----Prefer candidates with Government Accounting experience
-----Strong organizational skills and process adherence skills
-----GKN experience 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.
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