General Dynamics Land Systems

Manager Financial Accounting

  • Requisition Number:5473

  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided:No

  • Department:Consolidation Accounting - L0180 (Indirect)

  • Location:Sterling Heights Complex (LSHC)

  • Education Required:Bachelors Degree

  • Experience Required:More than 10 years

Position Description:

Manage and lead Accounting departments for both US and International sites to include the following:

Lead the preparation, analysis and consolidation of financial statements

Lead the preparation and analysis of financial reporting deliverables to Corporate (monthly, quarterly & annually)

Interface to Corporate risk management on site insurance matters

Manage intercompany and interdivisional transactions, forecasting, reporting and reconciliations

Primary interface with external audit team for quarterly and annual reviews, audits and associated testing. Support to SOX, Internal Audit and Government audits as needed

Provide guidance, advice and support to business on technical accounting topics including implementation strategies for upcoming accounting standards and policy changes. Develop technical expertise within the accounting teams.

Manage the Accounts Receivable and Treasury functions for both US and International sites to include the following:

Accounts receivable collections, cash application and cash reporting

Management of bank relationships

Management of foreign currency risk through identifying and implementing appropriate hedge strategies and ensuring proper accounting and reporting.

Develop and implement strong internal control environments ensuring performance of all key controls and maintenance of consistent and compliant policies and procedures across all sites

Lead, coach and mentor Accounting, Receivable and Treasury teams.

Develop and maintain an environment focused on continuous improvement

Special assignments, as required

Position Requirements:

Bachelors degree in Accounting; other related degrees will be considered with requisitie Accounting experience.

Experience in all Microsoft products and strong Excel skills required

CPA strongly preferred

Experience in percentage of completion accounting, SEC requirements and government contracting beneficial

Ability to understand, prioritize, integrate, organize and communicate financial and management issues to provide a complete picture view and the ability to make management decisions is required.

Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills are essential for interacting with staff, with varying backgrounds and missions as well as facilitating process implementation and continuous process improvement.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with a disability. Candidates who require a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the application or hiring process may contact for assistance. Determination of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race and/or ethnic background, national origin and/or ancestry, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, age, military service, veteran status, disability, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, genetic information, or membership in any class protected by applicable law from discrimination in employment.



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