• Finance Manager - (NEIC)

    AeroVironmentBoston, MA 02133

    Job #886291543

  • Position Description

    Finance Manager - (NEIC)

    Location Boston, MA

    Employment type Regular - Full Time

    ID 449

    We are currently seeking a Finance Manager to join ourNew England Innovation Center (NEIC) team located in the Greater Boston Area.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Bring both a strategic and operational focus to the UAS New England Innovation Center (NEIC) site for program planning and financial operations, with a particular emphasis on delivery of solid financial plans and improved compliance and controls.

    • Responsible for overall NEIC locations financial forecasts and reporting. Participate in indirect budget planning and headcount planning and tracking. Provide monthly forecasting and variance reporting, preparation of monthly financial information in support of reviews by Senior Management.

    • Provide financial guidance based on organizational goals and company policy

    • Ensures compliance with internal procedures and government procurement regulations. Monitor and ensure implementation of financial policies (including but not limited to: Revenue Recognition, Timekeeping, Cost Allowability, Inventory, Estimating System compliance, etc). Provide day-to-day financial direction to the NEIC site.

    • Support internal and external audits. Continually review and challenge program Estimates at Complete (EAC), ensuring appropriate profit margins are recognized. Identifies, analyzes, and monitors issues that affect profitability, growth, and productivity.

    • Oversee program cost control activities; Understand and participate in the control of costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost/schedule control system. Oversee the preparation of budgets and schedules for specific programs and financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis.

    • Support Indirect Department Budgeting for the NEIC departments including utilization reviews and detailed variance analysis

    • Support Proposal activity for new captures including negotiations while working with home office proposal / costing team to develop compliant price / cost volumes.

    • Assist in the development of detailed integrated master Program Schedules for on-contract, internal research and development & new captures

    • Support the UAS Finance Business Operations team with program control responsibilities.

    Required Qualifications & Background

    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or equivalent (MBA preferred)

    • Six to eight (6-8) years of experience in relevant disciplines.

    • Knowledge of costing and pricing complex manufactured products and development contracts.

    • Knowledge of Government Cost accounting principles and FAR

    • Knowledge of ASC-606 "Revenue from Contracts with Customers"

    • Demonstrate a keen awareness and interest in business operations including the ability to help create business strategies and objectives. Ability to understand business activities with a view broader than just the finance function.

    • Strong analytical, presentation, business writing and problem solving skills

    • Ability to communicate information, both orally and in writing, to customers as well as the program management team and senior management

    • Ability to manage multiple, critical projects simultaneously and enjoy working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

    • Should have current expertise in: 1) MS Office Suite, 2) Hyperion, 3) ERP System such as Oracle EBS, 4) ProPricer, 5) MS Project/or Fast Track desirable

    ITAR Requirement:

    This position requires the use of information which is subject to compliance with International Traffic Arms Regulations (ITAR). To conform to U.S. Government export regulations/ITAR, applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S. (or, green card holder), protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Applicants cannot be hired until they are qualified to have such access. Some positions due to contracts will require current U.S. Citizenship.

    Benefits: AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit: .

    We also encourage you to review our company website at to learn more about us.

    Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.

    Who We Are

    Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC.

    Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty - and succeed.

    What We Do

    Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.

    AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.

    Updated 05/20/2019

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