Senior Manager – Operational Finance

Nanoracks Hiring in Houston
Position:Senior Manager - Operational Finance
Reports To:Director of Finance
Location:Webster, TX

Senior Manager – Operational Finance

The Senior Manager of Operational Finance will work closely with all levels of the organization to meet financial forecasting, reporting, and planning needs.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in FP&A experience with a proven ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced workplace environment.

The role will require the development, delivery, and presentation of key reporting.  The candidate should have a strong understanding of financial, operational, sales, and macro/industry key metrics necessary to analyze and report on performance.


Essential Duties

  • Develops, analyzes, and reports operational and business-relevant finance metrics on a cadence set by the company
  • Works with department managers to set, track, and/or optimize performance metrics and performance vs budgets
  • Develops financial reporting and dashboards to report financial performance
  • Works with other members of the finance and operations team to track and report project finance metrics
  • Ownership of analysis and reporting processes designed to prepare actionable, insightful, and detailed financial reporting that drives effective decision making with a focus on improving speed of reporting creation and accuracy of forecasts
  • Develops and maintains relationships with functional managers, department heads, and other team members
  • Partners with business unit leaders and project managers to develop the understanding needed to create variance commentary and meaningful analysis, as well as serving as a liaison to them on financial, budget and related questions and issues that may arise
  • Assists with project costing in support of pricing and project reporting
  • Supports forecasts, comprehensive budgeting, and long-range financial planning activities, deadlines and deliverable creation
  • Creates, maintains, and updates complex and dynamic financial models
  • Manages internal controls


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Exhibits company Values and Behaviors
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Supervisory Responsibilities:

No direct reporting relationships at this time, but this position will guide more junior finance staff as needed




  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Accounting or Finance or other equivalent degree
  • Master’s degree or equivalent preferred



  • 4+ years of related experience in finance or accounting
  • Experience with aerospace or defense industries preferred
  • Demonstrated success in the area of operational finance
  • Strong understanding of the application of accounting principles to projects centered around engineering, design, and providing services to commercial and government customers (especially revenue recognition)
  • Proficiency in accounting software, preferably NetSuite and Vena
  • Strong understanding of GAAP accounting rules for revenue recognition and accounting for government contracts


 Certifications & Licenses:

  • CPA or CMA or other relevant designation



  • Critical Thinking
  • Conflict Resolution
  • People Leadership
  • Planning
  • Decision Making


 EEO Statement

It is our policy to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran stats, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status. When applicable, our policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, lay-off, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits.


ITAR Requirement

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen as defined by ITAR (22 CFR 120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.


The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.

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