Finance Director

Oct 20, 2023

Job ID:136495


Job Position: Finance Director

Location: Asheville, NC 28711

Pay Rate: $125,000 – $175,000

Finance Director

Position Description

The Finance Director is responsible for leading all financial functions for the corporation.  This includes the financial planning and analysis for multiple business sites (3).  The Finance Director is required to be a leader/mentor who guides and directs the Finance organization, as necessary to improve performance and provide accurate and timely information to leadership.  

Essential Functions

  • In depth knowledge of cost accounting, and general accounting functions to effectively manage the finance function.

  • Preparation of all monthly financial reports for the business, and financial analysis to leadership as necessary.

  • Preparation of the business financial plans and the long-term financial plans.

  • Support all financial and periodic bank audits.

  • Creation of rate structures with direct and indirect rates at multiple plant sites.

  • Ability to understand manufacturing inventory accounting principles to effectively manage cash flow.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) with the ability to implement efficiently.

  • Understand and prepare critical financial reports required to efficiently manage a multiple site business.

  • Direct the development of budgets/forecasts.

  • Provide and develop special projects/ad hoc reports as requested or required.

                Required Skills/Critical Competencies

  • Strong understanding of program finance and control.

  • Strong organizational and communicational skills.

  • Ability to apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Ability to research, compile, analyze and interpret data in an ERP environment.

  • Aerospace and Defense manufacturing experience.

                Required Experience/Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and a minimum of ten years of manufacturing accounting experience required.

  • CMA or CPA preferred.

  • ERP experience required; IFS preferred.

  • Aerospace and defense financial experience required.

  • Demonstrated understanding of US DOD cost accounting standards and systems

  • Excel is a must.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

  • Ability to obtain and sustain a DOD security clearance (SECRET minimum)