The Finance Business Partner serves as a key business analyst and liaison between business operations and finance by applying financial insight in performing projections and analysis of results to support the overall goals of Textron Aviation. This position fosters communication and knowledge between the business and finance serving as an advocate for both organizations. In addition, the Finance Business Partner enhances the organizations&39; awareness and understanding of operating performance information and financial scenario planning as well as the impact of management&39;s decisions on these financial results.
I. Participate in forecast, monthly/quarterly business reporting, variance analysis, and month-end close activities for the organizations they support
II. Develop weekly cash forecast and track actual cash receipts
III. Work through cross-functional relationships within the organization and facilitate communication between the functions within finance to ensure accurate and predictive financial information is communicated throughout the organization
IV. Understand key business unit operating metrics/drivers and measure performance to established metrics
V. Responsible for forecast accuracy and monitoring countermeasures.
VI. Assist in the development of annual operating plans and long-range plans and capital planning processes
VII. Potentially participate in monthly evaluations of inventory balance, developing report for Operations on inventory trends and inventory turns, and subject to monthly evaluations of excess and obsolete inventory (E&O)
VIII. Perform special projects and ad-hoc financial reporting as required
IX. Builds and maintains constructive relationships with Operations, Program Management, Engineering & Supply Chain