Dynetics Subsidiary Chief Financial Officer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Dynetics Subsidiary Chief Financial Officer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Dynetics Subsidiary CFO is responsible for all aspects of the financial management of this offline entity of Leidos. Supporting the Group CFO and the Dynetics Subsidiary Leadership Team, the DYN Subsidiary CFO reports directly to the Dynetics Group CFO and is responsible for the accounting, internal controls, cash flow, budgeting, forecasting and analysis of results of 2 Operations within the subsidiary. The DYN Subsidiary CFO must be a collaborative executive with outstanding leadership skills, and an ability to be a persuasive change agent when change is required. The ability to recruit and motivate a high-performing team is also critical.

The DYN Subsidiary CFO will be a trusted business partner with the senior leadership team and frequently be called upon for his/her business judgment and be a “sounding board” for tactical and strategic decision making. She/he will frequently participate in leadership meetings, bid reviews and other meetings. As such, the DYN Subsidiary CFO will be key to driving growth, profitability and cash flow. The DYN Subsidiary CFO will also directly interface with both the Corporate and DYN Subsidiary Controller organizations with regards to accounting, tax and treasury related issues, identifying and resolving complex financial reporting situations, customer payment issues, and domestic and international tax matters. The DYN Subsidiary CFO will also work closely with Corporate Development in the objective evaluation, due diligence, and integration of acquisition targets.

Basic Qualifications

 Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting from an ABET accredited school with a minimum of 15 years’ progressive responsibility in diverse finance roles, including accounting, treasury, program financial management, and financial planning and analysis.

· Strong knowledge of CAS, FAR, and GAAP.

· Experience in managing large and complex organizations, including teams that are geographically dispersed.

· Exposure to the M&A process, including supporting roles on a transaction team.

· Candidates for consideration must possess an active/in-scope Top Secret clearance and be willing and eligible to obtain SCI or higher level clearance.

10% travel will be required with this position

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.


Other Qualifications

  • CPA and/or MBA is a plus.
  • A natural collaborator who works effectively across functional boundaries to drive and influence positive outcomes for the business.
  • Strong leadership skills. Ability to persuade without being overbearing. People want to work for this person and enjoy working alongside this person.
  • Develops the team. Delegates well and focuses on succession and rotations. Looks to broaden the diversity of the team.
  • Demonstrated ability to have tough conversations and deliver constructive feedback. Honest broker and willing to speak “truth to power”. Takes responsibility for being part of solving complex problems as part of a team.
  • Strong work ethic. Effective time management skills. Balances work and life needs but can put in the time as needed to meet deadlines.
  • Willing to engage with peers in trade groups to learn and advance personal knowledge of the industry.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (as well as maintain) a Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance.

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