Senior Director
Operations Finance
Updated on 9/20/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Military & defense technology
Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Operations & Logistics
  • Advanced degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics or Accounting
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience providing financial support to Operations in a manufacturing environment
  • Deep understanding of standard cost accounting
  • Proven track record of driving cost controls and influencing margin improvement
  • Experience building and managing a team
  • A history of being a trusted business partner to Operations leadership
  • Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills for frequent interaction with financial and non-financial business leaders
  • Superb attention to detail, strong planning and organization skills, and the ability to multi-task, prioritize and deliver in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Build and develop a world-class Operations Finance function
  • Support the Executive Team and Operations with thoughtful analytics that drive cost control and margin improvement
  • Own all aspects of reporting, analyzing and forecasting hardware COGS with respect to standard costs, variance analysis, inventory revaluations, BOMs, labor efficiency and overhead
  • Evaluate and drive standardization of processes, systems, communication, and controls across functions
  • Develop analytical processes and KPIs that measure performance and drive operating efficiency
  • Calculate ROIs that support new product launches, capacity investments, product redesigns, new suppliers and product end of life decisions
  • Partner with supply chain to develop and execute a lean inventory management strategy
  • Develop weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting packages and dashboards
  • Support the annual budget process and own key inputs and assumptions in the corporate model