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Financial Analyst II - Tallassee, AL

Date: Dec 30, 2021

Location: Tallassee, AL, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 51 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world”s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way.


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 Program Financial Analyst II performs program financial accounting and transaction processing and provide analysis, insight and control to the Business Line finance function across actuals, forecast and budget. They ensure that the balance sheet and cash positions for the program are carefully managed, controlled, reconciled and communicated in line with expectations.  In addition, they drive site program performance through the provision of robust financial information and by holding owners accountable for improving it, ensuring that the business processes to do this reflect consistent best practices.
 

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversight of the preparation, booking, and reconciliation of all financials.
  • Ensure that program P&L and balance sheet positions are correctly reflected in our accounts.
  • Support program control and management in preparing operational review meetings based on dashboards.
  • Where required by the role, perform invoicing and credit control. 
  • Effectively lead/manage finance team member(s), overseeing their regular responsibilities.
  • Exhibit leadership/influence within cross-functional teams. 
  • Ensure that balance sheet positions are reconciled, understood, and aged or judgmental items are actioned to minimise them.
  • Support internal and external audits of program positions.
  • Provide insight into the progress of the main business drivers that enable the Business Line to meet short and longer-term targets.
  • Supports/facilitate in managing financial risks and opportunities, in particular claims management, contract performance, and variances to business case.
  • Support business development management by adding insights in the preparing and updating of business cases for key proposals and key decision milestones.
     

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required.
  • 3+ years of experience in accounting and finance, including experience in a manufacturing environment, required.
  • Intermediate-to-advanced Excel skills required.
  • Must be able to perform work subject to ITAR/EAR regulations and/or program requirements.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ years of leadership and/or management experience preferred.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced and collaborative team that is responsive and results-oriented.
  • Experience of ERP systems, preferably CINCOM Financial ER.
  • Understanding of managing finance, accounting, budgeting, control, pricing, business analytics and reporting.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Keen attention to detail; diligent.
  • Forward-thinking and takes a global view regarding the business.
  • Connects and builds strong relationships with others, demonstrates emotional intelligence and an ability to communicate clearly, collaboratively and persuasively.
  • Recognised accounting qualification.
  • Good understanding of the Aerospace industry.
  • GKN experience preferred. 

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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