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Senior Manager, Accounting

Company: Physical Optics Corporation
Location: Andover
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Physical Optics Corporation (POC), a Mercury Company, specializes in secure mission-critical technology for the military and defense. We--are seeking an experienced manager to assume the role of Senior Manager, Accounting. This position will be based in Torrance, CA. Relocation assistance may be available for qualified applicants. In this position, you will have the opportunity to: Serve in the lead accounting role for a $120M subsidiary of Mercury Systems. You are responsible for:

  • Oversight of the Torrance Business Unit financial close process, ensuring it is completed timely and accurately for corporate consolidation and SEC reporting purposes.
  • Serving as the lead technical accounting resource for the Torrance Business Unit; with the support of corporate, responsible for documenting and reviewing technical accounting assessments for management and auditors
  • Implement and oversee an effective internal controls environment as outlined by Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 in partnership with internal audit
  • Evaluation and management of organization, selection, performance management, coaching, and development of direct reports and the accounting staff
  • Serve as the primary liaison to Corporate Accounting, responsible for ensuring a close working relationship in support of monthly financial statement preparation and execution of quarterly reviews and annual audits of financial statements
  • Lead and/or participate in business systems integration efforts
  • Manage day-to-day Torrance Business Unit accounting operations including the AP, Payroll, and General Accounting teams
  • Implementation of Corporate Accounting initiatives at the Torrance Business Unit You are a part of: A fast-paced and growing public organization with a strong accounting team focused on best practices for completeness and accuracy of our financial statements. This is a unique opportunity to play an integral role in the integration of a recently acquired business into a public organization. To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:
    • A professional of the highest integrity
    • A spirit of continuous improvement
    • Collaborate business partner adept in building cross-functional relationships
    • Excellent relationship and communication skills
    • A pro-active self-starter who is organized with high attention to detail
    • A leader who builds, trains, motivates, a team to exceed expectations
    • Strong team player that has a customer service approach and is solution-oriented Responsibility Statement: The role of the Senior Manager, Accounting at our Torrance subsidiary will the successful transition of the accounting processes of this formerly privately held business to a large subsidiary of a publicly held organization. This role will be responsible for the oversight of the monthly and quarterly close processes, timely and accurate corporate reporting, application of technical accounting under US GAAP and the supervision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance. This position will serve as the primary intermediary between Torrance business management and corporate accounting based in Andover, MA. Additional Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Education: Bachelor's or master's degree in Accounting; active CPA license preferred Work Experience: Minimum 5+ years of experience, including 3+ years public accounting firm, and must have a working knowledge of SEC regulations and reporting as well as Sarbanes-Oxley compliance requirements.

      Physical Demands/Working Conditions:--The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      Travel Requirements:--The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Why should you join Physical Optics Corporation, a Mercury company?
      Mercury Systems is the leader in making trusted, secure mission-critical technologies profoundly more accessible to the aerospace and defense industries. Optimized for customer and mission success, our innovative solutions power more than 300 critical aerospace and defense programs. Headquartered in Andover, Mass., and with manufacturing and design facilities around the world, Mercury specializes in engineering, adapting, and manufacturing new solutions purpose-built to meet the industry's current and emerging high-tech needs. Our employees are committed to Innovation that Matters--. Our Culture We are committed to making Mercury a great place to work, no matter where our employees are located. We offer a casual and enjoyable atmosphere that allows employees to learn and grow. We help and care for one another and work as one to achieve results for us and for our customers. We value communication and transparency and strive to foster two-way dialogue at all levels of the organization. We are committed to lifelong learning, offering comprehensive skills training and tuition reimbursement. Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or you are an experienced professional, it's important to us that you feel recognized and rewarded for your contributions. Physical Optics Corporation, a Mercury Company, is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status. As an equal opportunity employer, Physical Optics Corporation is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

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