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Director, Accounting

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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 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

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.  

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Main domain/Job field

Support functions - Finance and management

Job title

Director, Accounting

Employment type

Regular Full time

Professional category

Employees / Staff

Part time / Full time


Job description

Job Summary:
The Director, Accounting is responsible for accounting systems, tax & accounting compliance, and internal controls of the company. This includes managing the accounting team and contributing to the permanent improvement of our tools and processes.

Duties and Responsibilities:
 Oversee Accounts Payable (including payments), Accounts Receivable and General Ledger processes
 Manage the accounting team
 Ensure that the Company's accounts are compliant with US GAAP and IFRS
 Coordinate month-end closing and ensure that Group deadlines are met
 Perform a monthly review of our financial statements (with a focus on the Balance Sheet) and ensure that our accounts are reconciled to subledgers and justified
 Prepare and submit financial reporting to the Group
 Ensure that the Group Internal Control guidelines are effectively applied in our accounting processes
 Maintain accounting process documentation
 Coordinate preparation work for financial audits
 Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
 Contribute to the permanent improvement of tools and processes
 Prepare cash forecast (with a focus on cash outflow)

Candidate skills & requirements

Preferred Qualifications and/or Education:
 Bachelor in Accounting, CPA preferred but, not required
 10+ years of experience working in Accounting / Finance
 7+ years of experience working in a Management role
 7+ years of experience working in a similar Accounting / Finance role
 Proven success in meeting strict deadlines
 Experience in working with SAP would be a plus
 High level of proficiency with Excel
 Experience in an Aerospace or Technical Manufacturing environment

Job location

Job location

North America, United States, California

City (-ies)

2929 E Imperial Hwy #170 CA 92821 Brea

Applicant criteria

Minimum education level achieved

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum experience level required

More than 8 years