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Finance Manager

Black Mountain, North Carolina
Job Type
19 May 2023
Founded in 1918, Kearfott Corporation, a global Aerospace and Defense supplier for over 100 years, is a leader in the design and manufacture of precision motion control products and inertial navigation components. Kearfott has a very long history of innovation and excellence, and is the go-to brand for many of our global clients. Kearfott is trusted, respected and plays a vital role in the success of America's aerospace and defense industries. With over a century of expertise & experience, Kearfott is dedicated to providing quality, reliability, and cutting-edge technology to customers worldwide to meet their sea, land, air, and space navigation and guidance requirements.

Kearfott offers a comprehensive benefits package including a 401K, and Tuition Reimbursement. We offer a 9/80 schedule with every other Friday off.

We are looking for talented individuals who want to be part of a world-class work force. Join Kearfott and become part of a company that is recognized for technical expertise and respected world-wide as a 'full service' provider.

For more information, visit our website at

This position manages all financial functions for Kearfott Corporation - Motion Systems Division, including their Mexico facility. Responsible for the gathering and compiling of the Company's sales forecasting, reporting and control data. Guide, direct and instruct subordinates as needed in order to improve performance and provide timely information to management.

Essential Functions

Supervises cost accounting, and general accounting functions.
Prepares closing entries and closing of books each fiscal month, preparation of financial statements, and analyzes monthly financials.
Initiates monthly cycle counting of inventory stockrooms and work in process.
Supports year-end financial audit and periodic bank audits.
Provides documentation for Government audits of direct and indirect rates.
Prepares general ledger entries by maintaining records and files; reconciling accounts.
Analyzes information and options by developing spreadsheet reports; verifying information.
Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
Provides weekly cash forecasts for large accounts as programs are contracted and submits to upper management
Assists accounts receivable and accounts payable as needed.
Analyzes inventory accounting data; creates monthly inventory reconciliation.
Supports development of budgets/forecasts.
Works on special projects as required.
Supports and assists internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules
Tracks budget for capital assets, assists with approvals of capital appropriations, reports data to the home office, reconciles assets with home office, and insures assets are tagged.
Provides ad-hoc reports as required.

Required Skills

Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
Ability to analyze and reconcile complex accounts and reserves
Ability to follow through until the tasks are complete
Strong organizational and communicational skills
Ability to apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Ability to research, compile, analyze and interpret data in an ERP environment
Deadline-oriented, good time management and attention to detail

Required Experience

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance and a minimum of five years of manufacturing accounting experience required.
CMA or CPA preferred
ERP experience required; IFS preferred.
Demonstrated ability to adapt to new and different computer programs and software to enable efficient data gathering and analysis required.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel is a must.
Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
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  • Job Reference: 1010169469-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Kearfott Corporation
  • Location: Black Mountain, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent