Company: Paradigm Parachute and Defense Inc
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Financial Controller - Defense Manufacturing (Parachute
Industry)We are currently seeking a Financial Controller to oversee
our financial operations within the defense manufacturing sector,
specifically focusing on the parachute industry. The ideal
candidate will bring a strategic financial perspective to the
manufacturing processes, ensuring cost-effective production without
compromising quality and compliance with defense contracting
standards.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES- Lead the overall financial strategy
for the manufacturing of defense parachutes, including cost
accounting, inventory analysis, and budgeting. - Implement robust
financial systems and controls to ensure accuracy of financial
reporting, compliance with government regulations, and alignment
with industry-specific financial practices. - Manage the
preparation of all financial reports, including income statements,
balance sheets, reports to shareholders, tax returns, and reports
for government regulatory agencies. - Oversee budgeting, financial
forecasting, and cash flow for administration, existing programs,
and proposed new sites. - Analyze manufacturing costs, production
variances, and the company's actual performance compared to the
business plans. - Develop and maintain relationships with banking,
insurance, and non-organizational accounting personnel to
facilitate financial activities. - Monitor risk management policies
and procedures to ensure that program and organizational risks are
minimized. - Advise on the financial implications of business
activities, strategic planning, and conduct cost-benefit analyses
to compare operating programs, review financial requests, or
explore alternative financing methods. - Coordinate audits and
proper filing of tax returns, ensuring compliance with all federal,
state, and local corporate, payroll, and other applicable taxes. -
Enhance and implement financial and accounting systems, processes,
tools, and control systems. QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA
or CMA preferred.
- Minimum of 3 years' experience in a financial leadership role,
preferably in defense manufacturing or a related industry.
- Extensive experience with cost accounting in a manufacturing
environment; specific knowledge of the parachute industry being
- Strong understanding of Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)
compliance, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), and Cost
Accounting Standards (CAS).
- Proven experience in strategic planning, risk management, and
- Exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills, with
meticulous attention to detail.
- Excellent leadership abilities with a track record of managing
a financial team.
- Proficiency with financial software and advanced skills in
Excel and other Microsoft Office applications. The role requires a
U.S. citizenship. Previous experience in a defense contracting
environment is required, and a deep understanding of the unique
financial challenges in the defense parachute manufacturing sector
is highly preferred.
Keywords: Paradigm Parachute and Defense Inc, Pensacola , Financial Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Pensacola, Florida
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