As an international brand company with German roots, we at RECARO pursue the vision of improving the performance of people in motion like no other. In keeping with our tradition, Safety, Quality, and Ingenious Design are at the core of all that we do. This allows us to exceed the expectations of our customers every day and make performance something you can feel: Feel Performance.

In addition to RECARO Holding and RECARO Child Safety, our corporate group also includes RECARO Aircraft Seating headquartered in Schwäbisch Hall. We develop, produce, and market innovative seats for economy and business class, which meet the highest standards when it comes to comfort, lightweight construction, and design. As an internationally renowned brand, we are one of the world’s three largest suppliers of aircraft seats with our premium products. To enhance our team, we are looking to fill the following position at our site in Fort Worth at the earliest possible date:

Finance Manager

 

Overview

Financial and accounting support to operations of the company, in the areas of performance analysis, resources management, strategic planning, budgets and forecasts. Management of the finance and accounting functions, information and staff. Responsibilities will include monthly close and financial reporting and analysis, forecasting and annual budgeting. Additional duties will include financial controlling of customer projects, ad hoc analysis and other analysis as determined by management.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the monthly close and financial reporting process and update a standard reporting package to Company Headquarters. 
  • Work with management and headquarters to develop a 5-Year financial planning of the company, including a detailed budget planning for one year and a 5-year outlook. 
  • Provide a framework of effective internal controls for the organization.
  • Generating, analyzing, interpreting and managing financial information as it relates to the company.
  • Responsible for coordination of external financial audits.
  • KPI reporting and tracking for DSO, DPO, ROS, WCOS
  • Analyzing business processes in place and giving recommendations, improvements and assisting in the implementation of changes in coordination Company Headquarters.
  • Updating of various internal forecast tools and development of the quarterly forecast package.
  • Support in financial reporting of customer programs in coordination with the responsible program managers. 
  • Analyze business cases / special project proposals. Recommend alternate options.
  • Support sales offers with costed BOMs for different product variants including determination of overhead rates.
  • Support work with Purchasing to optimize material cost by pricing analysis and target costing methods.
  • Manage, coach, develop and mentor the Finance team.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • BS or BA in Accounting, Business or equivalent. 
  • MBA or MS is a plus.
  • SAP experience
  • Aerospace industry experience a plus

Experience

  • Total of five to eight years of the following requirements:
  • Finance and Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Experience interfacing with management and staff, relative to financial statements, inventory and product cost. 
  • Management of monthly financial close cycle meeting tight deadlines
  • Ability to read and interpret financial statements including P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cashflow statement.
  • Experience in a highly computerized environment, including mainframe based manufacturing and general ledger systems, and pc-based models.
  • Experience managing professional and clerical staffs preferred.

Additional Experience:

  • Prior responsibility for the finance and accounting functions of a manufacturing plant in a decentralized reporting structure with central financial consolidation. 
  • Project Management cost accounting
  • Working knowledge of current PC software in the Windows environment.
  • Communication skills in all facets of business.
  • Be able to prioritize and complete multiple tasks on time.

You will be a perfect fit for our team if you are enthusiastic about innovative products, enjoy setting ambitious goals, love taking on responsibility, are motivated by an environment of appreciative, trusting collaboration, and have a strong creative drive. In return, we promise to give you the freedom to develop your potential with individual development opportunities and will provide you with the necessary competencies to increase your personal responsibility so that you can face the future together with RECARO.

Our recruiting team looks forward to receiving your application. Your personal information will be kept confidential. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business needs.