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Senior Director, Financial Controls - Kent, WA

Company: Creators Wanted
Location: Kent
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Job Description:

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention toward safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin's vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth. As part of a hardworking team of diverse specialists, the Senior Director of Financial Controls for Blue Origin will lead Contractor Business Systems, Government Compliance matters, and Rate Submissions, and ensure underlying control structures along with the required Financial Policies, Procedures, and Controls are operating effectively and efficiently. This role will report to the Vice President, Controller for Blue Origin. The Role will have direct reports of Government Compliance, Rates, and Internal Audit focus areas. Additionally, this role will partner with the Blue Origin Business Unit Finance, Legal, Contracts, and Risk groups to build out processes cross-functionally for the organization. We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required! Responsibilities

  • Lead Contractor Business Systems Compliance and implementation
  • Oversight and Ownership of Forward Pricing Rates, Incurred Cost Submissions, and Subsequent negotiations with Administrative Contracting Office (ACO)
  • Develop expert-level knowledge of the business models to enhance advisory opportunities and department value add
  • Identify, test, and develop required policies, procedures, and trainings to address gaps across Finance
  • Maintain and support a high-performance environment with an operational execution focus
  • Partner to develop, maintain, and execute the Enterprise Risk, Environmental and sustainability governance, and plans
  • Engagement of Test Plans for key controls with Controller, CEO, CFO, and SVPs to ensure coordination and collaboration on the requirements, expectations, and remedies are completed in operation
  • Develop and foster constructive professional relationships with executive and business management by partnering on test plans to ensure controls and preprocesses operate in a lean and effective manner
  • Develops and follow up on remediation plans to ensure no repeat findings and corrective actions are effective
  • Attract, develop, and lead exceptional talent as we grow Required Qualifications
    • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
    • 15+ years of experience in Finance & Accounting
    • 5+ years of experience in Regulated Control or Audit, to include leadership roles
    • People leadership experience
    • Expert level understanding of government business systems (Estimating, Accounting, Purchasing, MMAS, and Government Property) and demonstrated success designing/maintaining approved government business systems
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum. Desired Qualifications
      • CPA / CMA
      • A mix of public, private, and start up environment experience
      • Advanced expertise in audit at the enterprise or large business unit level
      • Deep understanding of Manufacturing Accounting and MRP-related processes Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
        Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $206,461-$302,810
        Other site ranges may differ Export Control Regulations Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum. Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on "EEO Is the Law," please see here and here . Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation Applicants wishing to receive information on Blue Origin's Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at . Employee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave (must be employed at time of birth or adoption), short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program available after 1 year of service. Paid Time Off: Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays for all regular employees (including part-time), fixed-term, and interns. Discretionary bonus: Employees may be eligible for discretionary bonuses in addition to base pay. Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. ID:uDnQdo

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