The Director of Finance Operations oversees and directs the Company's financial programs and activities. Provides direction on budgetary planning and on the financial implications of business decisions, with a focus on profitability, efficiency, and compliance.
Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Develops and executes short-term and long-term strategic and financial plans to achieve Company objectives
Ensures transparent financial management and the security and integrity of the brand and the business
Analyzes and develops financial policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations
Advises senior management on financial matters and provides interpretations of financial information
Develops business plans and forecasts, and prepares capital expenditure reviews and monthly financial results
Reviews and analyzes financial projections and reports for inconsistencies, abnormalities and discrepancies and provides resolution
Develops management mechanisms in the finance department for purposes of minimizing financial risks; ensures that appropriate internal controls are in place, are effective, and are in compliance with regulations
Analyzes financial performance against key business metrics; determines the overall financial status of programs and projects
Identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy.
Reviews, evaluates, and implements cost reduction opportunities
Identify purchasing needs while building and developing relationships with key suppliers.
Negotiates and approves the financial terms of various agreements and contracts while working with the Accounts Payable Department to ensure accurate and timely payment of invoices, as necessary for the business with the supplier.
General/Other Responsibilities and Duties
Analyzes finance trends and competitor activities and performance
Hires, trains, and manages staff
Required Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business, or a related field; CPA and/or MBA preferred
A minimum of 10 years relevant finance management and operations experience, construction industry experience preferred
Comprehensive knowledge of finance, business and the financial elements of agreements and contracts
Ability to analyze financial issues and make appropriate recommendations, conduct cost-benefit studies and evaluate alternate fiscal and managerial approaches
Experience with negotiating and establishing financing arrangements
Experience with internal controls evaluation including planning, evaluation, documentation, testing, and remediation
Strong experience in income statement analysis
Ability to research and propose company positions on complex finance, business and operational issues
Strong analytical, investigative, and problem-solving skills; detail-oriented
Ability to perform with a high level of discretion and integrity
Strong decision making skills and the ability to execute on decisions
Ability to effectively hire, train, and manage staff
Strong planning and organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines
Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication, and presentation skills
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office suite with advanced Excel skills
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Works in an office environment
Frequently sits for long periods of time
Frequently speaks, reads, writes and uses a computer keyboard
May require occasional standing, walking, lifting, stooping, or bending
This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.
RailWorks Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with RailWorks without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.
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