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Posted: Sunday, January 7, 2018 4:11 PM

Barnes Group Inc. Engineered Components seeks a talented, self-driven and high-energy individual to serve as Assistant Finance Director for the Strategic Business Unit (SBU). This will be a challenging and rewarding opportunity for the right candidate who will contribute as a key member of the SBU team adding input to business decisions. The Assistant Finance Director will be responsible for developing and ensuring a sustainable environment of controls across the global business unit as well as supporting strategic and commercial initiatives and decisions. If you are a disciplined and collaborative individual with effective leadership skills, demonstrated understanding of Barnes Enterprise System who thrives in a fast - paced environment and can focus individual and team energies to deliver results, you may be an excellent candidate to join our team.

Required Skills

* Provides leadership and management of all SBU entity level controls.

* This includes quarterly financial statement reviews, annual overhead rate assessment, quarterly judgment positions, control self-assessments, segregation of duties, system access, vendor master and cash controls.

* Designing effective SBU control procedures and standard work instructions.

* Leading the implementation of Revenue Recognition standard 606 across the SBU.

* Providing direct management of FP&A activities, including 1 financial manager.

* Support Finance Director with business analysis. Providing data and support for operations excellence and SDP top level improvement initiatives.

* Work closely with Corporate Finance and Finance Director to ensure that there is adequate documentation, process flows and support for SOX/control compliance including any audit remediation actions.

* Manages and controls all accounting and reporting for headquarters and non-operating businesses.

* Acts as consultant to various functional areas of the business unit with regard to financial issues.

* Provides significant support to SBU President and Finance Director in order to evaluate new business opportunities, merger and acquisition targets and the annual strategic planning process.

* Serve as a technical resource and key partner to the Engineered Components' global finance team.

Required Experience

* Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in accounting with at least four years of accounting and managerial experience in a mid to large size, publicly held, manufacturing company (or division thereof). Experience at a 'Big 4' or 'Tier 2\" accounting firm preferred.

* International experience within a global firm based in Europe or the US strongly preferred.

* Excellent working knowledge of US GAAP and working in a SOX environment is required. Understanding of lean principles and techniques preferred.

* Persuasive leadership skills and superb technical accounting skills to coach guide and motivate the accounting team as a valued resource to the organization. Strong competencies in emotional intelligence, leadership, continuous improvement, and business acumen.

* Experience managing multi-site financial controls and demonstrated history of increasing responsibilities in financial leadership.

* Data driven, analytical approach to problem solving leading to systemic improvements and lasting results. Demonstrated ability to drive process improvement is an advantage.

* Impeccable integrity; superior interpersonal skills; able to communicate and engage personnel at all levels of the organization.

Education Requirements:

* BS degree required in Accounting. CPA and/or MBA strongly preferred

Internal Candidate Instructions:

To be considered for the above position, please visit our website Click on Careers, search for the job posting in which you are interested and submit your resume on line.

At Barnes Group Inc., career development is a shared responsibility in which all employees are encouraged to develop, improve, and enhance their skills and professional growth to support our business objectives.


Associated topics: associate director, chief financial officer, chief investment officer, director, general manager, general operational manager, general operations manager, manage, president, senior director


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