Who We AreTextron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries

Finance Manager

Textron Systems  • 
Goose Creek, South Carolina, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

Who We Are

Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.

This role is in Textron System’s Electronic Systems business operating unit. Visit TextronSystems.com & Lycoming.com to read more about who we are and the products we make!

About Electronic Systems

Textron Systems Electronic Systems designs and develops test and simulation hardware and software for Electronic Warfare (EW) applications. This includes systems used on the flight line, range or in a lab to simulate enemy radar or missile threats for the purpose of testing aircraft sensors and electronics, or for training a pilot. High fidelity software and hardware design is required to accurately simulate threats in an ever evolving and expanding electromagnetic threat environment.

About This Role

The Finance Manager will be the site lead for the Goose Creek facility as well as a Finance business partner to the Program Director in Goose Creek. This individual will be the main financial interface to the Senior Leadership Team and will lead a team of financial analysts to ensure the integrity of the data reported on all programs for customers as well as internal to Textron Systems and Textron Corporate.   

Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial management and analysis for internally and externally funded projects

  • Establish program baseline budgets and provide analysis & reporting on performance to budgets through execution of the programs.  

  • Support program and operation managers in implementing corrective action plans.  

  • Provide insight and analysis to senior management on status of program performance    

  • Support monthly and quarterly reviews with internal stakeholders on cost issues, trends, risks & opportunities, and other program financial matters.  

  • Lead Internal Controls for Goose Creek business Estimate at Completion (EAC) process including presentation to Senior and Executive management teams.  

  • Financial planning and forecasting for all GC and HV based Training programs

  • Lead the creation of financial projections and deliverables for recurring business management processes including Strategic Business Review (SBR), Long-Range Plan (LRP), Annual Operating Plan (AOP), President’s Business Review (PBR), and Monthly Operations Call (MOC) as well as ad-hoc analysis.  

  • Coordinate with the FP&A team on financial issues associated with billings/collections, cash flow, program forecasts, backlog, and revenue recognition.  Deliverables includes monthly forecast updates financial metrics with variance analysis and risk & opportunity analysis.  

  • Provides support to Pricing & Estimating team on new business initiatives and capture/proposal process including cost estimating, strategic pricing, ROI and investment analysis.  

Manage program finance team.  Develop work plans and assignments to grow and promote talent including support to talent reviews.  Assign special projects and continuous improvement initiatives to improve various financial processes and individual skill sets of all employees.


How We Care

At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful. We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences, and unique perspectives.

Our Company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples!

- Flexible Work Schedules

- Education Assistance

- Career Development & Training Opportunities

- Wellness Program (including Fitness Reimbursement)

- Medical, Dental, Vision & 401(K) with Company Funding

- Paid Parental Leave

Are you a Military Veteran?

Textron&39;s products and services are trusted everyday by those who protect our country. We are dedicated to hiring these Veterans and aim to translate their skills to make an impact on our Company.

Job Requirements:


Education: Bachelor’s degree Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field plus 5years of directly related program finance experience with demonstrated progression/advancement; Master’s degree a plus.

Position Requirements:

  • Demonstrated leadership experience 

  • Unwavering commitment to business ethics & integrity

  • Exemplify courageous and compassionate team leadership in an accountability-oriented environment.  

  • Drive a culture of efficiency and cost reduction to maximize business results

  • Finance expertise/leadership in the application of sound business principles and concepts required in determining plan and executing financial actions necessary for program and business area success.

  • Thorough knowledge of finance and accounting theory/practice, business management, project management and cost & schedule control principles, project cost accounting, US Government business principles (FAR, DFARS, CAS, EVMS), Estimates at Complete, and contract types.

  • Understanding of MRP/ERP systems and manufacturing concepts.

  • Pro-active, hands –on self-starter who can take tasks from concept to completion with minimal direction.

  • Capable of successfully managing multiple tasks and deadlines in a dynamic environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others in responsible positions at various organizational and functional levels to resolve matters of interrelated responsibility, while exercising a high degree of tact, objectivity and diplomacy to obtain program objectives.

  • Ability to communicate effectively across and within the organization with management, peers, customers and team members. Ability to succinctly and confidently communicate to all levels of the Company.  

  • Five plus years of related experience in cost analysis, budgeting, scheduling and accounting on government contracts.

  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint; and Oracle

Additional Information:

•    Direct Reports: 1-3

•    Travel Requirements: <10%

Salary Range: -
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