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Operations Finance Analyst

Location: 

Irvine, CA, US Boston, MA, US

Requisition ID: 149199 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Business Management 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Operations Finance Analyst is the point person for all accounting and finance needs at a project level.  Each project at Kiewit is run like a small business, with the Operations FA acting as the CFO of their project, typically up to $200M in size. This position interfaces directly with project and district level management, providing trusted insight into the financial health of a project.  The primary focuses of this position include: evaluating construction job cost, data reporting/analysis for management, budgeting/forecasting and revenue recognition.  The Project Finance Analyst is also responsible for training, development, and management of all project business staff. 

District Overview

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is a subsidiary of the Kiewit Corporation.  Since our founding in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mass. Electric Construction’s philosophy has been to pursue electrical projects that require a higher level of technical and logistical skill.  MEC has organized strategically to actively participate and capture projects in the growing industrial market.  We intend to effectively compete and win in traditional and alternate delivery procurements and position ourselves for a sustainable future. We self-perform the majority of our work and are looking for people committed to the industrial construction industry. 

Location

We are looking for one person on the West Coast in Irvine CA and one person on the East Coast in Waltham MA. 

Responsibilities

  • Leads project forecast reviews, utilizes historical and trending data to validate forecast, and follows Company standards for cost and revenue reporting
  • Shows eagerness to learn the ins and outs of the field operations to better understand and communicate financial reports and data
  • Supports Operations team with decision making by identifying, quantifying, and communicating financial risks and opportunities
  • Manages employee performance using the division of responsibilities, clearly communicates expectations and goals, and provides coaching and radically honest feedback during employee performance reviews
  • Prepares client invoicing, manages accounts receivable and revenue, and reviews project cash flow projection on a monthly basis
  • Reviews and understands prime contract and change orders, including insurance, taxes, payment terms, and labor laws
  • Follows and implements proper internal controls, and acts as main point of contact for any internal or external financial audits
  • Drives continuous improvement throughout the organization and is a proponent for positive change
  • Earns trust, credibility, and buy in of processes from Operations team to create better cohesion and clear communication within the organization
  • Displays first-rate customer service skills - willing to help with a positive attitude when/where needed, and be helped with gratitude

Qualifications

  • 4 plus years of financial/data analysis experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, and/or an equivalent degree
  • Basic working knowledge of accounting, including:  general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and tax
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience working with Pivot Tables, V-Look Ups, and other key excel functions
  • Effective communication (both oral and written), organization and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic and eagerness to produce high quality results
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • High level of professionalism and standards
  • Must be able to freely access all parts of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments
  • Travel and/or relocation may be required for this position (up to 50%)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is one of the nation's premier electrical contractors serving the industrial and transportation markets. We’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further. 

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, paid parental and maternity leave, and generous paid time off.


Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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