Specialty Executives Inc. has partnered with a globally recognized Defense & Aerospace company experiencing tremendous growth and is eager to hire a Director of Finance to lead all accounting processes for defense contracting.   Our client offer careers that allow you to exceed your potential and collaborate with some of the most creative minds in the industry.

This career advancing opportunity will report directly to the global Chief Financial Officer and Vice President & General Manager, the Financial Controller. The Dir. of Finance will manage senior level focused efforts for US government customers and in particular the US Department of Defense. Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparation of all monthly financial statements

  • Product costing and margin analysis

  • Reviews of quarterly and year-end taxes with timely filings.

  • Coordination of internal and external audits

  • Responsibility for GL and all payroll, sales-and-use tax filings, contract compliance and related government reporting requirements.

  • Responsibility for Government contract accounting tracking and compliance

  • As Financial Controller for the US Department of Defense and Government Programs:

  • Prepare all monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements

  • Manage the general ledge operations with a high degree of accuracy by providing maintenance of internal financial controls and procedures that align with the vision of the company.

  • Provide proactive and accurate accounting according to the Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) and the Defense Contract Management Association (DCMA)

  • Manage a global ERP system, designing and implementing robust system-level internal controls and wringing continual improvements out of system utilization to make the company as efficient as possible.

  • Provide support and analysis for special projects, investment activities, financial partnerships and business development projects that alignment with the company strategic plan plus identifies and manages business risks that could have financial consequences, manage the improvements of working capital.

Successful Qualifications

  • 5+ years of senior level controller experience, with an emphasis on driving business performance in an aerospace or defense company

  • 5+ years working in a US Department of Defense or Government Programs environment, with full understanding of Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) standards for government contracts.

  • Working experience with Foreign Ownership Control/Influence (FOCI)

  • Experience working with Deltek ERP Software

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business coupled with CPA, CA, CMA, CGA or MBA, is required

  • Current security clearance and ability to maintain

  • Currently live in or near Denver, CO

  • Successful applicants will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the US.

Opportunity is presenting in Colorado and relocation will be required.

To be considered email: lthomas@specialtyexecutives.com

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