CMI Group FP&A Director

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FP&A Director

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Hear directly from CFO Dan Nowicki


Summary of Responsibilities:

As the FP&A Director, you’ll lead the build-out of FP&A’s capabilities while shaping a world-class financial team. You’ll leverage your analytical expertise to drive strategic planning, forecasting, and translate data into compelling narratives for C-suite and board members.

  • Financial Strategist: You’ll lead the creation of insightful reports and forecasts, including monthly variance analysis, a comprehensive MOR deck, and critical 13-week cash flow projections. This data will guide strategic decision-making for both internal leadership and CMI Group’s private equity partner.
  • Financial Storyteller: As an expert in translating complex financial information, you’ll craft clear and compelling narratives within the MD&A section. Your ability to communicate financial insights effectively is key
  • Data-Driven Planning: You’ll spearhead the development of CMI Group’s financial future through data-driven quarterly rolling forecasts and annual AOP. Your expertise in identifying KPIs will be crucial for optimizing operational results.
  • Analytics & Technology Pro: Beyond financial acumen, you possess a strong understanding of BI tools. You’ll play a key role in evaluating and implementing BI systems to empower informed decision-making across the organization.


Key Attributes

  • Strong Analytical Skills: Analyze data and clearly communicate its insights. 
  • Proactively identify gaps and process improvement opportunities for strategic planning. 
  • Engage with and present findings to senior leadership and board members.

Prior Experience

  • 5+ years of FP&A experience in manufacturing
  • Experience in relational databases
  • Must have experience in MD&A write ups, developing rolling forecast and AOP
  • Bachelors in Accounting, Finance, Business or STEM


Compensation Structure: Base salary plus bonus

CMI Group

  • Leaders in Critical Aircraft Parts: CMI Group isn’t your average manufacturer. They’re a leader in crafting the complex parts that keep commercial and military aircraft flying smoothly, from vital fluid control systems to intricate engine components
  • Beyond Expertise: Building Partnerships: They understand that success is a team effort. CMI fosters long-term partnerships with customers and vendors, fostering a collaborative spirit that extends to their family-oriented internal team.
  • Dedication to Excellence: This commitment to quality extends to every aspect of their operation. They utilize advanced manufacturing techniques and meticulous assembly to deliver high-performance parts, even with challenging materials.


Dan Nowicki|Chief Financial Officer
An aerospace and automotive veteran, Dan, the CFO, fosters a culture of empowerment, trust and collaboration within his team. He seeks a high-potential financial leader, a self starter with the skills who could become his successor. 
Gallant Capital Partners
In 2020, Gallant Capital Partners invested in CMI Group and supports their growth with investments, subject matter expertise, relationships and Board of Directors representation.