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Textron Finance Business Partner - FP&A in Wichita, Kansas

Finance Business Partner - FP&A



The Finance Business Partner serves as a key business analyst and liaison between business operations and finance by applying financial insight in performing projections and analysis of results to support the overall goals of Textron Aviation. This position fosters communication and knowledge between the business and finance serving as an advocate for both organizations. In addition, the Finance Business Partner enhances the organizations' awareness and understanding of operating performance information and financial scenario planning as well as the impact of management's decisions on these financial results.


  1. Participate in forecast, monthly/quarterly business reporting, variance analysis, and month-end close activities for the organizations they support

  2. Develop weekly cash forecast and track actual cash receipts

  3. Work through cross-functional relationships within the organization and facilitate communication between the functions within finance to ensure accurate and predictive financial information is communicated throughout the organization

  4. Understand key business unit operating metrics/drivers and measure performance to established metrics

  5. Responsible for forecast accuracy and monitoring countermeasures.

  6. Assist in the development of annual operating plans and long-range plans and capital planning processes

  7. Potentially participate in monthly evaluations of inventory balance, developing report for Operations on inventory trends and inventory turns, and subject to monthly evaluations of excess and obsolete inventory (E&O)

  8. Perform special projects and ad-hoc financial reporting as required

  9. Builds and maintains constructive relationships with Operations, Program Management, Engineering & Supply Chain



  • Bachelor’s degree required in:

  • Accounting

  • Finance

  • Other related fields

  • 0-2 years’ relative experience preferred


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong sense of accountability and integrity

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Action oriented and seizes opportunities

  • Effectively utilizes time and organizes priorities well

  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills required - ability to create formulas (V-lookups, sumif, etc.) and utilize PivotTables. Experience using Microsoft Word, and Outlook also required

  • SAP experience

  • Hyperion/SmartView experience a plus

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 290870