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Vice President of Finance & Group Controller


Pennsylvania (PA), US Texarkana, Texas (TX), US, 75505 Illinois (IL), US Parsons, Kansas (KS), US, 67357

Category:  Accounting/Finance
Work Area:  Onsite
Requisition ID:  1359



About Day and Zimmermann

At our Day & Zimmermann Munitions Plants, we know the stakes and We do what we say! ® We’re the team working behind the scenes to make sure our nation’s front lines have safe, high-quality ammunition. As a trusted premier manufacturer of ammunition to the U.S. Military, some of our capabilities range from production of direct and indirect fire, components, to special projects and beyond. With more than 120 years of experience behind us, it’s no surprise that our teams consistently exceed expectations! Come join in on our purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customers power and improve the world!

Position Description

We’re looking for a Vice President of Finance & Group Controller to join our Day & Zimmermann Munitions Plants team. As Vice President, you will function as a strategic business partner to the President for all FP&A activities The Vice President will provide leadership and coordination for the implementation and execution of organization-wide projects related to risk mitigation, financial and government contracting compliance and financial success. Additionally, you will be responsible for designing strategies, methodologies, and programs to support the business and to identify opportunities to increase profit margin/return on investment.

As the Vice President of Finance and Group Controller, here’s the work you’ll do:

  • Provides leadership and strategic direction in support of the Group's Financial, Planning & Analysis activities.
  • Defines appropriate group financial strategies and identifies programs to optimize business results.
  • Maintains direct oversight of the periodic, quarterly, and year-end consolidation and closing processes across the Group, including corporate reporting and consolidations according to corporate policy and GAAP.
  • Provides direct financial guidance and support to the Group's Executive Leadership members.
  • Conducts analysis and assessment of process optimizations, capital investments and acquisition integrations to realize synergies, savings, and efficiency to increase financial profitability and operational performance.
  • Optimizes strategies and initiatives related to service delivery, process improvement, financial reporting systems, and general group support.
  • Provides direction and governance of financial activities for acquisition integrations.
  • Manage and coordinate all government reporting activity including FAR and CAS compliance, and DCAA audit interface, coordination of submission and detail support as required by DCAA.
  • Provide written policy and procedure guidance to ensure compliance with government regulations.
  • Assists in the preparation of RFP responses, prepares financial model of expected opportunities and makes recommendations on pricing, terms and other conditions of the contract/bid.
  • Ensures optimization of cash utilization including: AR, billing and other processing functions in support of the Group.

This role is for you if you have these skills:

  • Solid management skills as a proven leader in recruiting, training and developing a high-performing finance team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships, outstanding interpersonal influencing qualities and a effective consultative style.
  • Proven knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Planning and analysis along with a strong strategic and operational understanding of higher-level business decision making.
  • Knowledge of Government cost accounting standards and FAR provisions.
  • Ability to clearly and consistently communicate in a timely and effective manner both verbally and in writing.
  • Infrastructure support experience including strategic thinking, relationship management, development of work processes, and solutions development.


And if you have these qualifications:

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience.
  • 15+ years of Financial experience in Government Contracting
  • Experience with M&A integration preferred
  • Experience with SAP preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Up to 50% travel required.
  • Great attitude and team player.
  • Successful completion of background screening process.

In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the wage range for this role is $218,374 - $327,560. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements).

We care about our employees and it shows.

Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!

To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:

  • Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery.
  • Reaching (e.g. reaching the arms or legs in any direction)
  • Repetitive motion of any part of the body
  • Manual Dexterity (e.g. picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers)
  • Grasping (e.g. use of hand to apply pressure)
  • Feeling (e.g. perceiving an object’s size, shape, texture, etc.)
  • Hearing
  • Talking
  • Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time.
  • Ability to read complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to reason and make sound decisions.
  • Ability to write complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to express thoughts orally.

SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? APPLY NOW! Talent Acquisition Partner: James Marshall

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email, and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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