HNTB Portfolio Finance Manager in New York, New York
What We're Looking For
Provides guidance to the project management team to ensure appropriate delivery of contractual business obligations in the areas of Contracting, Cash Management, Subcontract Management, Change Management, Cost Management and Financial Controls. Average HNTB annual revenue for project specific oversight ranges from $20MM to $50MM and may consist of one or more projects with various Client profiles.
Through implementation of best business practices in alignment with firm’s policies and standards of performance, this role will provide critical financial leadership and project controls oversight throughout the project lifecycle.
Primary Focus Will Include:
Management, training, and mentoring of supporting finance team members. Facilitates and delegates workload and activities to maximize efficiency and produce quality deliverables. Must have a sincere interest in others and their career development.
Leading and developing supportive project management processes from proposal development to contract execution that result in financial transparency.
New York City office is the position's ideal location, flexible on other NY office locations (Albany, NY and Newark, NJ) with occasional travel into the New York City office location.
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
Master's degree in Business, Engineering
9 years financial experience in Engineering, Architecture, and Contractor project financial controls
PMI Certification, Other Contracting/Project Management Certifications
Significant knowledge of Project Controls/Project Management Processes & A/E Industry
Knowledge of Accounting/Financial Principles and Practices
Good communication skills (written and verbal)
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
Strong financial acumen and analytical abilities
Leadership Skills (works well independently and in team environment, able to direct/manage others effectively, work with all levels of management, independent decision-making abilities)
Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Ability to think strategically
What You'll Need
Directs and participates in the development and initial build of project fee proposals, financial burn/revenue analysis, project labor forecasts, cash flow forecasts. Assists, coordinates and/or has oversight of development of project schedule and coordinates preparation and analysis of schedule baseline, progress schedule reporting, specialty schedules, schedule analysis, EVM, that tie to the HNTB PM System, and other compliance related requirements. Identifies trends and deviations and recommends solutions or recovery plans for multiple financial scenarios related to project performance.
Coordinates project specific month-end reporting and revenue recognition activities. Responsible for maintaining the integrity of the project financial data that results in accurate reporting and projecting of project performance with compliance to internal and external governance requirements (HNTB policies and procedures, client requirements, industry standard accounting requirements and government requirements). Provides oversight and guidance (reviewing for accuracy/clarity) to the project and office business teams through the preparation of financial, cost control, schedule material for internal and external meetings. This includes providing appropriate financial documentation, data analysis, and reports to assist in the project management and dissemination of information/reports/deliverables to key stakeholders.
Responsible for hiring, supervising, managing, training and mentoring of project finance staff. Responsible for assignment of tasks and duties and for first-level review of deliverables. Responsible for all aspects of Career Planning & Development process, including goal setting, coaching, and performance evaluation. May provide ad-hoc training to project team members.
Creates, coordinates, edits and publishes guidelines, manuals, and document SOPs with the project’s finance staff for use by project staff to support the Project Management Plan, (items may include, Cost Management Plan, Change Management Plan, Project Review Action Plans, Project Financial Workplan, Risk Management Plan, Document Control Plan and Cash Management Plan). May assist/oversee Document Control efforts for financial/contractual documents between HNTB ProjectWise and SharePoint systems.
Reviews, analyzes, and makes recommendations on procurement and contract documents, prepare draft contract documents in coordination with Contracting & Claims as applicable with focus on compensation term reviews and makes recommendations that maximize our cash performance and gross margin. Establishes report with client-counterpart to understand client payment process, influence timely processing of invoices, and resolve outstanding issues.
Assists with subconsultant management (invoice review/approval processes, progress/EVM reporting, contract review, payment/appropriate PWP association, proactive closeout, and reconciliations).
Assists with the project’s financial communication including but not limited to the Monthly Project Review Meetings, Senior Management Review Meetings, other project meetings as required.
Leads financial and contractual portions of project close out activities which include financial portion of claims process and resolution, sub contract close outs, and contractual financial close out procedures as applicable.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Engineering, Construction or relevant degree
7 years financial experience in Engineering, Architecture, and Contractor project financial controls
In lieu of education, 11 years of financial experience in Engineering, Architecture, and Contractor project financial controls
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Malta, NY (Albany), Newark, NJ, New York, NY
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Job Type: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Category: Finance Group