Aircraft Group Finance Director, Military Sector

Moog, Inc.
22 Feb 2021
20 Mar 2021
Job role
Finance director
Contract type
Full time
Aircraft Group Finance Director, Military Sector SUMMARYThe Finance Director will join a dynamic Global Finance Team of over 300 accounting and finance professionals. Our mission as a Finance organization is to be trusted advisors to the Business! We truly embrace the Business Partnering mindset and leverage process consistency and new technologies to simplify our standard work so that we can free up more time to work alongside the Business. This position has a significant level of interaction with Group Leadership and the company's Executive Leadership Team. The ideal candidate for this role has 12+ years of experience, is a self–motivated leader, highly collaborative, possesses strong communication skills, and has a history of leading strategic projects that drive business improvements. It is also expected that the candidate has a strong business and financial acumen. Experience with government contracts and DCAA are a plus.RESPONSIBILITIESIn supporting our military sector and operating group product innovation teams, the Finance Director will work closely with the Group VP Finance and Business Unit Leadership in performing the following: Development and execution of key business and financial strategies Annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting procedures Reporting and presentation of monthly financial results to leadership Coordination and completion of monthly close procedures Lead and develop a team of six finance professionals Active participation in major proposal activities – cost analysis, pricing & negotiation Capacity planning and analysis (short–term and long–term) – including make vs. buy decisions Capital expenditure planning, budgeting, tracking and ROI analysis Leading LEAN initiatives and process improvement activities (including robotics process automation opportunities) Quarterly Invoicing and Cash Flow Forecasting/Monitoring Inventory management (establishing metrics and monitoring excess/obsolete inventory) Assistance with ERP system implementation activities (as required) Assistance with acquisitions and/or divestitures (as required) EDUCATION & SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE The Finance Director must have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and/or Finance – a CPA and/or MBA is preferred but not required. The position requires 12+ years of progressive finance and accounting experience with at least 5 years of appropriate financial management experience. Experience with ERP implementations & SAP, government contracts and DCAA are pluses. Proven capabilities in managing and working collaboratively within a multicultural geographically dispersed environment. Travel Estimate – 6 to 8 weeks per year Ability to relocate to the Western New York Area (East Aurora, NY) You can do this!Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our people enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture where everyone trust each other to do the right thing. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work.EOE/AA Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran#LI–MC1