TE Connectivity Operations Finance Manager in MIDDLETOWN, Pennsylvania

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.

The Aerospace Defense and Marine (AD&M) business of TE Connectivity is a $1.1 billion business and are leaders in the development and engineering of a comprehensive portfolio of connectors, fiber optics, wires, cables, antennas, circuit protectors and moldings for harsh environments. We have over 6,000 employees to deliver a broad range of solutions into the defense, oils and gas, commercial aerospace, space and marine industries with a global customer base.

As part of the AD&M Finance team, you will be joining a group of over 60 professionals across the globe that are passionate about driving processes that enable future growth of the business while maintaining financial integrity. These professionals, in conjunction with a strong leadership TEam, embody TE Connectivity’s Core Values of Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork and Innovation.

The Operations Finance Manager has one direct report (an operations finance analyst). This position reports directly to the Director, Operations Finance.

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Support sub-verticals:

  • Manage consolidation of operational financial results on an ongoing basis overseeing the reconciliation of plant files to SAP, the loading of Hyperion, and alignment of financial metrics (e.g. material and conversion productivity)

  • Run monthly forecast reviews leading to sub-vertical P&L consolidation and analysis. Performance will be measured against prior commitments and prior year

  • Consolidate capital spend and work with SBUs to prioritize capital spend to ensure that AD&M is staying in line with capital targets

  • Consolidate inventory and work with supply chain to align inventory targets as well as manage cash flow

  • Perform on-site business reviews to ensure compliance with accounting policies and assess the control environment to identify opportunities to improve reporting and accounting

Support central operations and FP&A

  • Track and analyze material and conversion cost variances, inventory and plant productivity. Provide recommendations for corrective actions and opportunities for improvement to Director, Operations Finance and SBU finance leaders

  • Participate and develop information for use in the MOR and QOR presentations

  • Maintain controls and consistency across AD&M for all Operations financial reporting

  • Drive higher accountability in reporting conversion and material productivity programs

  • Participate in the development of the strategic plan and annual budget process

  • Review, track and forecast capital spending and capital expenditure requests

  • Own Corporate bridges (metals, productivity, COGS section)

  • Ad Hoc as required


  • Due to ITAR restrictions, US citizenship or US lawful permanent residency (green card) is required to apply for this position.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required, CPA or MBA preferred

  • 5 years of relevant experience in operations, management experience preferred

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required, including the ability to effectively communicate with individuals whose native language is not English

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with a continuous improvement mindset

  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint as well as Hyperion, Cognos and SAP a plus

  • Analytical thinking and creative problem solving skill set with an acute attention to detail

  • Firm understanding of variance analysis and financial modeling

  • Ability to work across business units and functions

At TE, we believe in unleashing people’s potential. We have Employee Resource Groups (Women In Networking, ALIGN – LGBTQ, Young Professionals, etc.) to support and promote a diverse workplace and a culture of inclusion for the development of different perspectives, styles and ideas. By doing this, we are consistently recognized by Thomson Reuters, and now Clarivate Analytics, as one of the Top 100 Innovators, as well as deemed one of the world’s most ethical companies by Ethisphere.

Requisition ID: 2017-81930

ITAR "Sensitive Position": Yes

Business Unit (Current): Industrial Solutions - AD&M

External Company URL: www.tycoelectronics.com