Vectrus Manager of Finance Operations in Greenville, South Carolina
The Manager of Finance Operations position is a leader in the finance organization and requires an individual to lead a finance and accounting team as a lead for the Sr Manager of Finance Operations. This position requires a demonstration several important leadership attributes including:
The responsible management and care of company assets. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of federal regulations including FAR, U.S. GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley and a general understanding of public company requirements.
Serves as the Finance service line leader responsible for aligning service line objectives with the corporation financial goals and objectives. Serves as a key leader to service line leadership on finance-related issues and must demonstrate the ability to anticipate business challenges and to put corrective actions in place to meet service line goals.
The position is considered a change agent for the organization by demonstrating the ability to develop continuous improvement projects, partnering with program operation to deliver on financial expectations and collaborating with the corporate finance team in delivering timely, complete and accurate financial results.
This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.
Conducts all aspects of contract closeout
The manager needs to understand the operational dynamics and context of each program in the service line and resultant impacts on the financials
Deliver against the service line’ s P&L proactively anticipating and addressing change that may impact the financials in a fast-paced environment
Ensures credibility of the Company’ s Finance department by providing timely and accurate analysis of financial data, reports, and trends on a routine basis, and as requested by management and others
Exercise considerable judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining confidentiality and good working relationships, with a variety of constituents including, field representatives, management and senior leadership team. Demonstrate culture of open communication and collaboration, where information and ideas are exchanged freely
Provides financial guidance in accordance with current policies, regulation and directives as mandated by Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP), US Government Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), US Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR). Anticipates, identifies and takes corrective action where lack of following procedures may introduce risk to the corporation where compliance is lacking
Proposes policies and procedures changes that will allow teams to function efficiently in day to day responsibilities while adhering to the intent of the control
Manages and resolves complex financial issues. Manages cash position of the Business Area closely monitoring contract funding levels and preparation/submission/collection of program billings
Assists individual program analysts based on corporate objectives and business strategies
Interfaces with multiple internal and external auditors ensuring overall compliance to include adherence with regulations
Motivate, strengthen, and hold accountable financial team members at all levels
Performs personnel management functions to include, but not limited to, interviewing, coaching, counseling, and evaluating employees. Performs other duties and assignments as required
Education/Certifications: One year of related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if a degree is required.
Some travel expected
Minimum of eight (8) to ten (10) years’ experience for a publicly traded company in business and corporate accounting, including financial accounting
Government contract accounting knowledge required
Proven track record of running and enhancing the financial operations of a portfolio
Demonstrated experience in the refinement and enhancement of financial systems
Demonstrated ability to optimize working capital
Ability to identify, recruit, motivate, coach, develop and retain finance team
Understanding of implementing and maintaining government rate pools
Outstanding communications skills both written and oral with boardroom presence
Must display behaviors which embrace our values: integrity, respect, responsibility
Strong analytical skills as well as strong written and oral communication skills required
Highly strategic/critical thinking skills required
Experience working for a publicly traded company in Finance & Accounting
Hands-on leader required
Knowledge of GAAP, CAS and FAR required
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Life, AD&D, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and other ancillary plans
Paid Time Off (PTO), Holidays, Bereavement, and Jury Duty
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.