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Finance Business Partner III - Finance Operations - Muncie, IN

Date: Sep 12, 2022

Location: Muncie, IN, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 38 manufacturing locations in 12 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 Finance Business Partner III works under the guidance of Finance Director – US East.  This position independently performs assigned accounting functions requiring the application of accounting principles and practices for GKN Aerospace.

Job Responsibilities

•    Key enabler of the annual budget and longer term strategic plans
•    Ensures integrity and accuracy within the process
•    Executes monthly financial forecasts based on internal review(s) between Operations and Business Lines
•    Prepare and deliver month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing activities
•    Facilitates monthly balance sheet reviews to meet all compliance requirements   
•    Facilitates physical inventory count and controls along with final reconciliation process
•    Leads preparation for RU(s) internal and external audits with presentations, obtaining documentation and supporting technical accounting matters
•    Financial tracking of site(s) conversion cost, cash, and inventory reconciliation
•    Lead driver on data analytics supporting throughput accounting, production cell analysis, hourly rates, all while teaming with internal functions to identify business opportunities
•    Internal & external reporting requirements, including business analytics platforms Qlik, TM1, Onestream, etc.
•    Provide guidance on standard pricing system management and corresponding variance analysis
•    Performs other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned by management to support the company’s goals and objectives.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications
•    Bachelors of Science in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent, required.
•    4+ years of progressive experience in the accounting field, including experience in a manufacturing industry, required.
•    4+ years of intermediate-to-advanced experience with MS Excel required, including functions such as pivot, v-lookups, and formulas.

Preferred Qualifications
•    Through understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, including IFRS.
•    Strong analytical and accounting skills.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including email.
•    Intermediate to advanced experience with MS Word and Access.
•    Intermediate to advanced knowledge of fully integrated ERP software packages.
•    Ability to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

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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Nearest Major Market: Muncie
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