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Honeywell Lead Finance - General Accounting/AP in Overland Park, Kansas


Lead Finance provides a broad range of Finance/Accounting services in support of General Accounting and Accounts Payable. In support of strategic objectives, this position interacts with FM&T leaders & NNSA Finance counterparts, to resolve related business issues.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Acts independently to uncover and resolve issues.

  • Ensures compliance with established GAAP Accounting policies and procedures and NNSA regulations and helps ensure a sound internal controls environment.

  • Anticipates business needs and develops analytical data to support decision making.

  • Implements initiatives in partnership with division leaders in support of the organization’s strategic objectives.

  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate financials to the business units.

  • Solves complex issues related to the interpretation and application of accounting policies and procedures and explores alternative solutions to improve company’s financial reporting.

  • Uses financial modeling and accounting knowledge to help Division determine the most effective and efficient uses of available funding.

  • Uses financial reporting, customized as necessary and reasonable, to support financial requirements.

  • Manages multiple and ad hoc requests in a timely manner.

  • Provides proactive support in budget process, variance analysis and forecasting.

  • Leverages an understanding of inter-relationships between Fund Accounting and divisional labor and expenses to influence and advise stakeholders.

  • Brings financial best practices to Division, utilizes Six Sigma skills and contributes to Finance initiatives.

  • Drives continuous process improvements under consultative direction.

  • Advises Division Directors on the financial implications of strategies and tactics. Represents divisional management, as directed, in meetings or appropriate functions, including direct customer interface on assigned projects.

  • Prepares and delivers presentations and operational reviews for senior as well as division management. Proactively communicates early warning signals to senior management.

You Must Have

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting and a minimum of 7 years of related experience.

  • Progressively responsible positions in Finance or Accounting.

  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time.

  • Ability to work remote, hybrid, or on-site as directed by management and is determined by the needs of the business.

  • United States Citizenship.

  • Regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of this job.


  • Ability to obtain and maintain, if required for positions, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance (some positions require additional DOE designations).

We Value

  • Advanced level of proficiency applying advanced principles, theories and concepts.

  • Contributes to development of new principles and concepts.

  • Strong financial analysis with experience in audit is a plus.

  • Ability to influence leadership and interact with different levels in the organization.

  • Proficient in MS Office applications (PowerPoint, Excel and Word).

  • Demonstrated project enabler, not barrier.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.