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Director of Finance

Company: Leonardo Electronics US Inc
Location: Tucson
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Purpose:The Director of Finance will be responsible for the direction and management of the Finance department at Laser Solutions. Reporting to the CFO of Leonardo Electronics US Inc and functionally to the SVP / GM of Laser Solutions, the successful candidate will be a strategic thought leader who takes a hands-on and participative approach to all aspects of the function. The candidate will lead and develop a team to support finance, pricing, and capture efforts and play a critical role as a member of the Line of Business executive management team to develop and implement strategic plans.Duties:

  • Develop, maintain, and provide insightful financial metrics to the executive team including budgeting, projections, forecasts, contract waterfall & pipeline reporting, financial health, program-specific input, indirect expenses guidance, etc.
  • Oversee company financial operations and responsible for all general ledger accounts; exercise decision-making authority and be wholly accountable for the function
  • Manage and develop payroll, accounts payable/receivable, monthly and annual financial closing and reporting
  • Regularly communicate, on a formal and informal basis, program reviews, contract concerns, financial performance and risks, and management updates
  • Support individual program-side contracts helping with tracking actual costs, hours and ODCs, developing ETCs, invoice reviews, and ensuring completion of all required contractual requests,
  • Implement policies and procedures relating to Finance operations
  • Principal support for development of pricing strategies and responsible for Pricing as part of Laser Solution's proposal process, sometimes developing response-specific cost centers with forward pricing estimates
  • Additional proposal support for RFP interpretation, contract clause risk determination, and negotiating teaming and other agreements
  • Pipeline support for Business Development and Sales
  • Support the LOB Design and engineering team and the LOB CTO
  • Support the LOB HR team and the company head of HR
  • Vendor negotiations
  • Participate in special projects and performing other tasks as assigned
  • Lead all aspects of people management for the Finance team
    • Responsibilities include hiring, supervising, developing, and training of staff and managing their performance.Skills/Qualifications:
      • Minimum of a BA, ideally with an MBA and/or CPA
      • Fifteen + years of experience in government accounting, audits, FAR contract administration, CAS and government proposal pricing
      • Extensive experience managing and delivering financial and administrative support services, primarily in a manufacturing environment, to government and private sector clients
        • Significant experience in a manufacturing environment required
        • Experience in end-to-end Photonics manufacturing preferred
        • Expert at analyzing, interpreting, and reconciling financial data
        • Awareness of Capture and Proposal Management, including pricing and its implications
        • Government procurement specifics and how they impact contracts and their execution
        • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
        • Expert computer skills, including Office, with advanced proficiency in Excel and Deltek Cost Point
        • Proven responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area
        • Experience to streamline internal processesPrincipal Accountabilities / Objectives:
          • Be principal advisor to LOB SVP/GM on all financial results and forecasts
          • Meet or exceed company financial goals in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices of both IFRS and GAAP
          • Support program management in the achievement of revenue and profitability goals for individual programs and contracts
          • Provide analysis and guidance to LOB management both on results as well as developing actionable plans to mitigate risk with corrective actions
          • Achieve all financial and contractual responsibilities in accordance with GAAP, IFRS, DCAA and FAR requirements
          • Implement and deliver on Strategic goals as articulated in Laser Solutions strategic plans
          • Project related work as assigned by CFO or SVP / GM Laser Solutions LOB
          • Coordinate and lead process development and controls; working capital management; CAPEX definition and controls NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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Keywords: Leonardo Electronics US Inc, Tucson , Director of Finance, Executive , Tucson, Arizona

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