• RailWorks
  • $145,180.00 -145,180.00/year*
  • New York , NY
  • Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance
  • Full-Time
  • 354 W 31st St

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Job ID: 782

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.

Associated topics: chief financial officer, controller, director, director finance, general operations manager, manage, operation, organizational culture, recruit, staff

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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