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Spirit AeroSystems First Level Manager - Finance - Kinston NC in Wichita, Kansas


Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia. The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Finance business partner for site and program leadership team

  • Mentor and develop team of 4-5 financial analysts

  • Own the quarterly estimate at completion (EAC) forecasting process for the site functional teams and responsible program P&L’s

  • Own the yearly annual operating plan (AOP) development for site and responsible programs

  • Provide monthly reports and analysis on variances to EAC & AOP to functional and program leaders

  • Coordinate with functional and program leaders to capture any opportunities and risks to EAC and AOP

  • Collaborate with corporate accounting to ensure all applicable balance sheet accounts are reconciled and accurate

  • Demonstrate compliance with company processes, procedures, and SOX controls to external auditors quarterly

  • Provide ad hoc business case and financial analysis as needed

  • Collaborate with key partners and peers to develop strategies and implement continuous improvement projects across the organization



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or other business related field

  • 3-5 years of related experience

  • Significant experience with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree is a plus

  • Ability to manage time and multiple competing priorities

  • Operates well in a fast paced, matrix organization

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with high attention to detail

  • SAP experience is a plus

    Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Job LocationsUS-KS-Wichita

Requisition ID 2022-9091

Posted Date 3 months ago (6/24/2022 11:46 AM)

Category Accounting/Finance