Director Of Accounting

Thales Group Irvine , CA 92606

Posted 2 weeks ago

Director of Accounting

Job ID: R0056961 Location: Irvine, California, United States of America

Full time, Regular Employment

Location: Irvine, United States of America

Thales people architect solutions that enable two-thirds of planes to take off and land safely. We create in-flight entertainment systems that engross 50 million fliers every year and we develop the avionics that control the world's largest commercial aircrafts. Our simulators train the next generation of pilots for fighter jets, transporters and search and rescue helicopters. And, together, each and every member of our aerospace team makes a difference.

TOGETHER WE MAKE THE BIG AMBITIONS OF TOMORROW HAPPEN TODAY

We are currently looking for a Director of Accounting to join the Thales Avionics, a subsidiary of Thales USA team in Irvine, CA.

The Director of Accounting oversees and directs all aspects of Thales In-Flyt Experience General Accounting. He/She is responsible for providing accurate actuals, continuous improvement of tools and processes to provide effective data with optimized cost, responsible for continuous enhancement of ERP and related accounting tools and responsible for the optimization of economic performance by verifying optimal use of own resources.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the accuracy and submission of all Thales In-Flyt Experience financial data to CFO of BL, GBU, Group and Thales USA, including but not limited to: financial statements, regulatory compliance, SEC public company reporting, reconciliation and internal control

  • Supports internal and Thales USA audit process, ensuring all audit requests are timely and completely provided

  • Oversees inventory analysis and reconciliation to ensure proper recording of all inventory items

  • Oversees accounts payable process to ensure timely payment to vendors and application of internal controls regarding adequate documentation

  • Oversees monthly communication of actual results to Finance department to ensure accurate forecast process

  • Oversees accounts receivable process to ensure accurate billing to and timely payment by all customers

  • Oversees research and analysis process to ensure proper capitalization treatment for all fixed assets and AFE's

  • Drives harmonized processes in accounting and optimization as well as automation of tools

  • Responsible to continuously improve the Accounting processes in order to be more (cost) efficient on BL IFE level

  • Supervises and supports internal control to ensure proper procedures are in place to prevent unauthorized transactions and to meet corporate requirements

  • Ensures proper recording of all Intercompany cash transactions in liaison with Thales US and Group Treasury (Cash Management/Treasury)

  • Ensures proper handling of insurance related issues in form of coordination with and in liaison with Thales Risk Insurance Management (Risk Management)

  • Ensures proper recording of all tax related issues including foreign tax (Tax Filing)

  • Assists Employees with understanding Corporate Stock Plans (Stock Options)

  • Ensures all accounting and reporting transactions are properly recorded IFRS//SEC/GAAP)

  • Supports all relevant Thales USA external and Thales In-Flyt Experience internal reporting requirements

  • Other projects as determined by CFO

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with 10+ years accounting and/finance experience or MBA/ Master's degree in Finance with 10+ years' experience in field

  • Experience in supervising and managing an Accounting department

  • Successful track record of leading and transforming finance teams

  • Solid track record of business partnering

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects and priorities

  • Highly proficient with ERP System specifically SAP and Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Self-starter requiring minimum supervision

  • Proven technical accounting research and analysis

  • Technology proficiency with a focus on financial systems

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 65,000 employees in 56 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.


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