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Sr Dir Finance in Houston, TX at Circor

Date Posted: 6/10/2018

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    Houston, TX
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Job Description


BUISNESS: CIRCOR Energy Products, Inc.






  • 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 Control:  Overall site responsibility for maintaining control environment in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. Supports requests from external and internal auditors as required.
      • Team Leadership: Change agent, Mentor, coach, develop, and assist site finance & accounting team members to effectively perform assigned duties. Foster a learning culture within the team, promoting knowledge sharing and continuous professional development.
      • Cost Accounting:  Oversight of Cost Accounting function to ensure integrity of product costing.
      • Planning and Forecasting:  Lead the preparation of the annual operating budget and monthly forecasts (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flows).
      • 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 to facilitate a clear understanding of key performance indicators and provide insight into cost drivers.
      • Capital investment:  Lead annual capital budgeting process. Prepare financial of capital investments (PP&E). Ensure proper capital / expense recording.  Analyze and track expenditures and provide variance analysis.
      • Financial Projects:  Provide financial leadership for activities involving Sales and Operations'  Examples include make vs. buy studies, product line P&Ls,operations restructuring, distribution and pricing analyses and activity-based costing 
      • Cash Flow:  Lead efforts to improve cash flow through coordination with Financial Shared Services (receivables and payables) and Tampa operations (inventories).
      • Productivity / Process Improvement:  Using Lean tools, drive improvements in financial processes, 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.
      • Cross Functional Leadership:  Serve as financial leader for financial activities supporting P&L Leader of Industrial Solutions including, but not limited to, consolidation of Tampa and Walden financial results, coordination of SIOP process and SKU rationalization.


Job Requirements


Knowledge Skills & Abilities

Education & Experience


  • High School Education or Equivalent
  • Minimum 10 years related experience
  • Experience leading finance/accounting teams
  • Manufacturing experiences strongly preferred
  • Undergraduate degree in accounting or finance or equivalent experience
  • Master's degree and/or CPA/CMA preferred
  • Knowledge in accounting, FP&A and audit
  • US GAAP experience and understanding
  • Strong analytical capability to identify operational problems, analyze variance from planned results and develop timely action plans to achieve operating goals 
  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404 Compliance
  • Moderate-to-advance skills in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint 


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



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