2 Director of Finance Jobs in Solana Beach, CA

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Director of Finance
Aevex Aerospace Solana Beach, CA
$165k-216k (estimate)
Full Time 1 Week Ago

Aevex Aerospace is Hiring a Remote Director of Finance


Becoming part of the AEVEX Aerospace family means joining a highly qualified and dedicated team that appreciates the opportunities and rewards that come with supporting critical, no-fail missions. At AEVEX, you'll find expertly credentialed, innovative team players who are the best at what they do and constantly strive to meet high expectations in an ever-changing environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead a team of Finance professionals in the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plans, and Modeling tools.
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances
  • Develop financial strategies by forecasting capital, facilities, and staff requirements; identifying monetary resources; and developing action plansQuarterly and Monthly Financial reporting
  • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives.
  • Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis.
  • Implement Business Intelligence Tools and Dashboard reports.
  • Contribute to the mprovement of company performance by evaluating finance and back office processes to drive efficiencies and cost reductions.
  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes.
  • Supporting Senior Management Team and Department heads with in-depth analysis of revenues, cost of goods sold and indirect spending.
  • Prepare financial presentations for the Senior Management Team, PE partners, and lenders as requested
  • Participate in the proposal evaluation process and prepare ROI analysis to include capital spending requirements, cash flow, and profits.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, MBA highly preferred
  • 15 years of finance experience, with demonstrated success of at least 10 years in within the Aerospace and Defense industry.
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Government Contracting experience required and working familiarity with government accounting and reporting systems
  • Knowledge of GAAP, project and cost accounting, and indirect rate allocations in a GovCon environment
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Experience working with and reporting from ERP systems (Deltek, SAP, Netsuite or similar)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proven ability to effectively interact with all levels of leadership
  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated.
  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity that encourages team collaboration.
  • Proven FP&A skills

Work Arrangement: Hybrid

About AEVEX Aerospace

AEVEX Aerospace, headquartered in Solana Beach, California, supports the U.S. national security mission around the world by providing full-spectrum airborne intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance solutions. The company's capabilities include custom design and engineering, sensor integration and sustainment, aircraft modification, and certification, mission operations services, advanced intelligence data processing, exploitation, and dissemination solutions, and tailored hardware and software mission-system tools. With over 600 professionals, AEVEX uses agile and customized approaches to rapidly define, develop and deliver specialized solutions for airborne intelligence requirements to DoD, other government agencies, and commercial businesses. AEVEX has major offices in California, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia.

AEVEX Aerospace is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any status protected by federal, state, or local discrimination laws.


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Full Time


$165k-216k (estimate)








Solana Beach, CA


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