about 1 year ago
With more that 300M$ in financial flow the controlling department composed of 6 persons has an important responsibility to insure the accuracy, analysis and communication of the books for Safran USA and 6 other hosted companies.
Based in the Headquarters of Safran USA (Irving, Texas), the VIE will be working with the internal control manager on the internal control campaign. He will also work closely with the controllers and our accounting team in Mexico to provide quick and accurate answer to day to day issues
Master's degree from a top ranked business school or equivalent in a related field and/or 1 – 3 years of relevant experience in internal control
Ability to provide close attention to detail
Self-starter/entrepreneurial; able to work well without constant direction
Strong analytical skills and proficient in Excel
1. Support the finance team on the insurance renewal and the tax processes
2. Assist the financial controllers with their monthly closings: report accounts to Safran SA, create reporting, account investigation…
3. Supervised by the internal control manager, the VIE will help to coordinate and advance the internal control campaign
4. Answer Finance questions from customers
5. Make proposal for new tools in order to improve processes: improved excel tools, changes in processes, Implementation of new SharePoint workflows…
The daily supervision of the VIE will be done by the Corporate and Internal Control Manager with the help of the Safran USA controllers.
The VIE will be integrated within the Finance Team and participate to social events organized within DFW area (Internations and Meetup events, museums, rodeo at Fort Worth, country concerts, Austin festivals, etc). Safran USA Breakfast or lunch organized quarterly.
At the beginning of the VIE, the VIE and the Manager will define the objectives. The VIE will receive direct feedback from the manager, close observation and regular meetings to discuss progress. Based on the quality of the job done, the initiatives and the involvement of the assignee, the VIE may lead other projects. All suggestions or ideas will be welcomed to improve the Finance processes. At the end of the VIE, a meeting will be set up to review the progress during the VIE, the strengths and weaknesses.
Specificity of the job
Occasional travels in USA and to Mexico
Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 58,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2017. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.
In February 2018, Safran took control of Zodiac Aerospace, significantly expanding its aircraft equipment activities. Zodiac Aerospace has 32,500 employees and generated sales of 5.1 billion euros for its fiscal year ended August 31, 2017.
Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.