Senior Manager, Finance in Hauppauge, NY at CIRCOR

Date Posted: 1/7/2022

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Senior Manager, Finance


BUSINESS:  CIRCOR Aerospace, Inc

LOCATION:  Hauppauge, NY

DIRECT REPORTING: Director of Finance




Position Summary

This role will provide accurate and timely financial reporting, coordinate the month-end close with Hauppauge and Financial Shared Services personnel and prepare the financial forecasts.  The position will also coordinate the activities to support internal and external audits and perform reviews and reconciliations required for the Sarbanes-Oxley control set.  The position will support the FP&A function in Hauppauge with budget-to-actual and detailed transaction reporting and will troubleshoot and solve problems that affect the accuracy of the financial statements.

Principal Activities

  • Financial stewardship: Maintain the integrity of the accounting and financial books of record and maintain a proper control environment over company assets and expenditures. Oversee the month-end close, ensuring all journal entries and accruals are properly recorded in accordance with US GAAP and company policy.
  • Internal Controls: Provide a point contact with internal and external auditors; fulfill or review reconciliations performed by others.  Perform certain SOX controls and approvals as agreed with Director-Finance.
  • Reporting and Analysis: Prepare and analyze performance reports, financial statements and operational metrics. Present and effectively communicate performance results to local and AFS Group management teams and USD to facilitate a clear understanding of key performance indicators and provide insight into cost drivers. Complete or follow up on others to complete all required financial input.
  • Controlling, Planning and Forecasting: Take the supporting role  in the preparation of the annual operating budget and monthly forecasts (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flows).  Oversee budget accountability process with budget owners.
  • Financial Projects: Provide financial leadership for activities involving Sales and Operations and as directed by the Director-Finance.  Examples include make vs. buy studies, product line P&Ls, operations restructuring, distribution and pricing analyses and.
  • Cash Flow: Prepare periodic cash flow forecasts and reports and coordinate these forecasts and actual reporting against forecast with Financial Shared Services.
  • Productivity / Process Improvement: Using Lean tools, drive improvements in financial processes and represent financial function in cross functional improvements, including automation of manual activities, improvements in the quality and consistency of data and analysis, and elimination of non-value added work. Identify cost reduction or efficiency opportunities and lead related cross functional projects, Kaizen activities, or other initiatives as required.
  • Initiatives: Provide financial support to drive key site improvement initiatives including, but not limited to, project accounting, pricing controls, product line reporting, SKU margin improvement and cost reduction programs. 

Job Requirements


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Experience with integrated ERP system in manufacturing or distribution environment
  • Moderate-to-advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Ability to perform responsibilities with modest guidance, self-directed
  • Ability to influence and persuade department leaders and professional staff
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written
  • US GAAP experience and understanding
  • Knowledge in accounting, FP&A and audit
  • Analytical capacity to identify operational problems and analyze variances from expected results
  • Defense Industry background required. Familiarity with FAR and TINA requirements, Experience with Government Cost and Pricing submittals
  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration, or equivalent
  • MBA, or CMA is a plus
  • 10+ years of professional experience with an emphasis on financial analysis, consolidations and technical accounting
  • Minimum 10 years in site or corporate accounting roles
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience
  • Large, multinational corporate experience in manufacturing a plus.
  • Advanced Excel skills:  financial modeling, data management, and data consolidation preferred.
  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404 compliance preferred
  • Manufacturing experience Required


  • US Citizen

CIRCOR is an EEO Employer of Females / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities



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