United Technologies Corporation Aftermarket Proposal Manager in Troy, Ohio

Job ID: 64097BR

City: Troy

State: Ohio

Country: United States

Category: Finance, Corporate Careers

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

Today, the fully integrated landing systems we design, test and manufacture help millions of passengers reach their destinations safely. But we aren’t satisfied with today’s success. Our global Landing Systems team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!

Want to be part of a finance team where every day is unique and exciting? Are you ready to analyze a diverse set of products that really make a difference? If so, then UTC Aerospace Systems is the place for you! By joining us, you’ll have the opportunity to support thousands of aerospace, defense and space systems across more than 150 sites in 26 countries. Additionally, as UTC Aerospace Systems is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (Fortune 50), it operates as its own business with its own reporting structure, financial dashboards and earnings metrics. This reporting relationship allows finance team members to implement innovative tools for the aerospace market in a stand-alone business environment. If you want to advance your career while contributing to a mission that truly makes a difference to modern flight and space advancements, then this team is right for you!

The primary role will be to manage financial inputs to support proposals for Landing Systems. The responsibilities include:

  • Manage a team of financial analysts with the primary role to manage the Landing Systems Aftermarket Proposals processes.

  • Develop cost estimates and financial analysis for aftermarket quotes to aid management in business decisions that support contract negotiations.

  • Create the financial return analysis, termination and liability analysis and expenditure analysis.

  • Prepare written proposal summaries documenting the proposal assumptions and the potential risks and benefits of the proposal.

  • Provide accurate margin analysis for Program Management in support of customer negotiations. Support fact-finding inquiries with accurate cost estimating data as required by the customer or government auditors.

  • Coordinate cross functionally with other global sites to accumulate and analyze data from other departments such as Program Management, Design and Manufacturing Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Operations, Contract Administration and from suppliers.

  • Applicant will work with bills-of-material, purchase order data, supplier quotes, manufacturing routings and overhead rates to create the cost proposals. Reconcile current year financial results to proposed out-year results.

  • Create cost proposals in Microsoft Excel, Word or PowerPoint in response to customer inquiries and accumulate supporting data for each proposal in accordance with the customer requirements. Accurately document the assumptions that the cost estimate is based on.

  • Able to work independently with accuracy and timeliness. Determine their daily priorities working with a volume of proposals and problem solving.

  • Participate in or lead cross functional continuous improvement initiatives to improve the efficiency of the cost estimating process.

  • Responsible for managing the financial control environment within the proposals process. This requires working in coordination with the controls team to ensure the processes are following the controls guidelines as defined by the Controls team. It includes supporting any internal, external or governmental audits, SOX requirements and any other audits.

  • Oversee proposals functions.

  • Ensure complete, accurate & timely proposals are submitted

  • Support internal, external and governmental audits. Ensure an effective internal financial controls environment is established and in compliance with US GAAP, SOX and all required legal or statutory requirements.

  • Supports ACE, the Continuous Process Improvement teams and Continuous Process Improvement philosophy. Maintain site financial policies and procedures

Performs all other duties or responsibilities assigned for which the employee is trained

Qualification:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ethical Behavior

  • Experience in an aerospace/government contracting environment

  • Supported financial business planning and estimates

  • Supported financial accounting & reporting

  • Supported Capital Expenditures support

  • Strong audit support experience

  • SAP Systems knowledge

  • Due to federal regulation or contracting requirements, this position is only available to U.S. persons

Preferred:

  • Experience in an aerospace/Government contracting environment.

  • Preferably an CGA / CMA / CA/ MBA degree with finance / accounting background.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a background supporting coaching, training, directing, developing, motivating and supervision.

  • Demonstrated values including ethical behavior, customer focused improvement, accountability & teamwork and openness & trust

  • Detailed knowledge in the areas of cost and pricing and Working knowledge of information systems interfaces are required to perform in this position.

  • Strong understanding of SAP or equivalent ERP system.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft products - Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook.

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree with finance / accounting background and 5+ year’s experience.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ethical Behavior

  • Experience in an aerospace/government contracting environment

  • Supported financial business planning and estimates

  • Supported financial accounting & reporting

  • Supported Capital Expenditures support

  • Strong audit support experience

  • SAP Systems knowledge

  • Due to federal regulation or contracting requirements, this position is only available to U.S. persons

Preferred:

  • Experience in an aerospace/Government contracting environment.

  • Preferably an CGA / CMA / CA/ MBA degree with finance / accounting background.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a background supporting coaching, training, directing, developing, motivating and supervision.

  • Demonstrated values including ethical behavior, customer focused improvement, accountability & teamwork and openness & trust

  • Detailed knowledge in the areas of cost and pricing and Working knowledge of information systems interfaces are required to perform in this position.

  • Strong understanding of SAP or equivalent ERP system.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft products - Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook.

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.