- Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Certified Public Accountant preferred.
- Five years of experience as Controller, Finance Manager, or equivalent management position.
- Broad knowledge of accounting, procurement and information technology functions.
- Strong knowledge of technical aspects of company financial statements, footnotes and all other audit reports.
- Strong background in computer systems, especially networked PC‐based systems.
- Advanced skills in database and spreadsheet design.
- Ability to manage and supervise others effectively.
- Ability to cooperate with a wide variety of administrative, technical and scientific personnel in the accomplishment of specific goals.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Initiative, sound judgment, leadership abilities and a record of success.
- Willingness to accept responsibility and operate with a minimum of supervision.
AURA/CAS offers an excellent benefits package, competitive salary commensurate with experience, and a very attractive work environment.
Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and resume to apply for this position. Please include a telephone number where we may contact you during business hours, 8 AM – 3 PM. Please reference Job #17-0276, CAS Finance Deputy, when applying. If you have any attachments, please save them with the following format: 17-0276_lastname_docname. Application documents that are not uploaded as part of the application may be sent to email@example.com.
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