Vice President, Finance & Controller - Defense, Aerospace & Security Division

Sanmina Corporation - Huntsville, AL3.6

ContractEstimated: $150,000 - $210,000 a year
Reporting Relationships

The VP, Finance & Controller reports directly to SVP EMS Mfg Systems & Services. The position also links strongly to the SVP, Corporate Controller and will also support the President of the DAS (Defense, Aerospace & Security) Division.

Job Purpose

The successful candidate will direct and control all the financial activities of the DAS Division. Acting as the Segment CFO and supporting the business President in driving profitability and asset manager metrics to meet and exceed the Division’s margin expectations and shareholder value add targets. Interact internally and externally with executive level management, including customer & supplier executives, requiring negotiation of critical financial related matters. Ensure strong financial governance while adhering to SOX requirements and Sanmina-SCI’s financial policies and procedures. Continually provide leadership, support and mentoring to the finance team within the DAS Division.

Nature of Duties and Responsibilities

Ensure DAS Division is in compliance with SOX controls and applicable company financial policies to support external financial reporting requirements.
Development, management and leadership of DAS finance team.
Provide strong and effective financial partnership to business leaders within DAS and outside.
Ensure the accuracy of DAS P & L, cash and balance sheet forecasts and budgets, explain any major variances and drive performance improvement opportunities.
Understand and continuously improve DAS manufacturing costing and process.
Monitor DAS credit and collections, improving cash management and forecasting and reducing financial risks within DAS.
Work collaboratively with other company personnel within finance and outside including quality, financial excellence and similar initiatives.
In depth knowledge of Government Contracting specifically, FAR, CAS and ITAR compliant contracts.
In depth knowledge of EAC (Estimate At Completion) Accounting.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in finance or CPA or CMA.
15+ years of experience in Finance/Operations role with P & L experience dealing with Federal Contracts.
5+ years in a senior finance executive role.
Recent experience in a $2Billion+, publicly-held, international manufacturing business.

Electronic Manufacturing Services background.
Training in an implementation of lean and six sigma and finance excellence.
Oracle, SAP, or BAAN environment.

Skills & Personal Characteristics:
Impeccable integrity and ethical qualities.
Effective in a fast-moving, changing environment and making sound decisions under pressure.
Clear written and oral communication skills.
Persuasive interpersonal skills of persuasion.
Business acumen.
Comfort interacting at a senior executive level.
Willingness to regularly travel to San Jose, CA and other locations related to DAS activities.

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