Finance Manager

Independence, MO 64051

Job ID: Job-1302

Finance Manager


$95-125k plus bonus


Kansas City, MO


Bell & Associates, Inc. Has been engaged to find our client s next Finance Manager.  This is a great opportunity to join a $600M division of a Fortune 500 company.  In this role, you will supervise 2 and be responsible for a mix of General Accounting & FP&A.  This company promotes well internally.  Great opportunities for growth!


This individual must be able to interface consistently in a professional and organized manner with internal and external business partners while functioning in an environment characterized by frequently changing priorities. The candidate must be able to analyze and respond to complex requests and issues. The individual will work closely with Director of Finance, Program Management, Division Management, Business Segment Managers, Accounting and Finance Organizations to provide relevant, accurate and timely financial data. The individual must be able to function both as a leader, member of a team and as a well-organized self-starter.



  • Perform timely and insightful financial analysis to determine progress against the strategic plan and forecast to evaluate results and ensure integrity of the financial statements

  • Interpret and review financial results with management and cross-functional teams, including trends/issues and opportunities to drive actionable responses

  • Lead the monthly forecasting and annual strategic planning process for the division

  • Working capital management

  • Works to build and facilitate cross-functional relationships between Finance and other departments within the division and across the company

  • Maintain effective internal controls and ensure regulatory compliance with SEC, DCMA and DCAA requirements

  • Defines and implements finance process improvement, standardization and data quality initiatives

  • Provide leadership to financial analysts through mentorship, development and training

  • Skills Needed

  • Experience in financial analysis, financial/strategic planning, and/or budgeting/forecasting

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong GAAP knowledge, financial reporting, cost-to-cost revenue recognition, cash forecasting

  • Experience supporting SOX compliance, internal / external audit activities

  • Experience with complex overhead rate structures

  • Must be a self-starter and possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, manage time effectively, and make sound decisions in a deadline-driven detail-oriented environment

  • Working knowledge of standard Microsoft Office tools required, including advanced Excel skills

  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint and Cognos reporting software highly desired


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor s Degree in Finance and/or Accounting

  • MBA or CPA preferred

  • 7+ years finance / accounting experience

  • 3+ years leading and managing finance functional teams


Bell & Associates, Inc. Was recently recognized by Forbes list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America - https://www.Forbes.Com/best-professional-recruiting-firms/list/6/#tab: overall




Bell & Associates, Inc. Is a recognized Executive Recruiting & Staffing leader based in Kansas City. We focus and specialize in the following practice areas - Accounting/Finance, Engineering, Executive Leadership, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing/Operations Management.  We provide top talent to our clients on a Direct Hire, Contract, and Contract-to-Hire basis.    

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