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Dir II- Finance

Company: BAE Systems
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

You don't see it, but it's there. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics -from saving emissions in the City of Lights to powering the Mars Rover to protecting the F-35 fighter jet. At Electronic Systems, you'll be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry's most difficult problems. Drawing strength from our diverse and inclusive workforce, we're innovating for the future. And you can, too. Our flexible work environment, including a hybrid work schedule and 9/80 work calendar, provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first -exemplified by our missions: "We Protect Those Who Protect Us -" and "We Innovate For Those Who Move The World---." Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.

The Senior Finance Director is a senior leadership position, responsible for the overall leadership and financial stewardship for the Adaptive Communications and Sensing (AC&S), a newly created product line within the Command, Control, Communications and Computers Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems (C4ISRS) business area of BAE Systems Electronic Systems sector. This product line combines C4ISR Systems' wide range of capabilities in communications, crypto and navigation with its cutting-edge sensing technologies into an unrivaled portfolio that will enable BAE Systems to realize technological improvements and accelerate the delivery of game-changing capabilities to our customers. The product line is highly diversified from a market, products, customer, business model, location and legacy perspective. With annual revenue approaching $450m and significant growth expected over the 5 year planning period, the AC&S product line is a major contributor to C4ISRS, in additional to the Electronics Sector. The successful candidate will provide visionary leadership to a team of finance professionals at all career levels, actively contribute to the strategic positioning and operational execution of the business, and serve as an integral member of both the product line and functional leadership teams.

Primary duties and responsibilities include:

  • Lead a team of finance personnel located in Hudson, NH, Wayne NJ, Ft. Wayne IN and other locations, including the recruitment, retention, training, development and optimization of a workforce that can successfully deliver and adapt to the evolving needs of the product line and dynamic business environment in which it competes, and to achieve the strategic and annual performance objectives of the organization.
  • Deliver a broad range of finance and business services in support of new business capture, contract execution, investment & expense management, financial reporting and analysis and compliance and controls.
  • Address and influence the resolution of business issues encountered during the execution of captures and programs of all types and complexity.
  • Influence the development of proposals to ensure program execution risks and opportunities are identified and mitigated or secured to the extent possible through the formulation of effective bid and contract terms and conditions in partnership with program office counterparts.
  • Ensure that the needs of all internal and external customers are met, and that the goals and objectives of the company, business area and product line are fully supported and achieved.
  • Interface with INC, sector, business area and product line leadership teams, as well as other key personnel and stakeholders as required.
  • Create an organizational understanding of all relevant federal acquisition regulations, as well as all pertinent company policies and procedures, to ensure compliance.
  • Undertake special assignments as required.

    About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

    BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.

    Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
    At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.

    Required Skills and Education

    • Bachelor's Degree and 12 years work experience or Masters' Degree and equivalent experience.
    • Experience in leading, developing, recruiting and retaining high functioning, diverse teams.
    • Experience in strategic proposal development, navigating and influencing successful outcomes on complex business issues, development & review of financial forecasting and demonstrated understanding of financial compliance and controls.
    • Proven leadership skills and ability to work in a changing environment
    • Ability to partner with all functions
    • Secret Clearance - or at minimum, ability to quickly obtain it shortly after starting in role.
    • DoD Contracting experiencePursuant to a specific U.S. Government contract, selected individual must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.

      Preferred Skills and Education

      • Strong Interpersonal and Communication Skills
      • Experience working with various contracting vehicles and program types

        EEO Career Site

        Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression

Keywords: BAE Systems, Fort Wayne , Dir II- Finance, Accounting, Auditing , Fort Wayne, Indiana

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