Weeks Dredging - Project Finance Supervisor


Covington, LA, US

Requisition ID: 172173 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Weeks Marine - Dredging 

Department: Operational Finance 

Market: Marine 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Project Finance Supervisor is the point person for all accounting and finance needs at a project level.  Each project at Weeks Marine is run like a small business, with the Finance Manager 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 Supervisor is also responsible for training, development, and management of all project business staff. 

District Overview

Weeks Marine’s vast reach and deep expertise, combined with the sheer size and diversity of its equipment fleet, enables the company to serve as a one-stop shop for clients in both the private and governmental sectors, providing exceptional customer service, environmental sensitivity, operational efficiency, and a long-standing commitment to safety. Weeks Marine is headquartered in Cranford, New Jersey, and manages a network of regional offices in Louisiana, Texas, Hawaii, Guam, Ontario, and Nova Scotia.


This position is located at our Covington, LA office.


•    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



•    3-7 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%)
•    Must have a valid Driver’s License
•    Ability to work in the United States without sponsorship, both now and in the future 

Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance 
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.


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, and generous paid time off.

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.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Weeks Marine. With marine construction and dredging projects across North America, you’ll be challenged and have more opportunities to grow from Day One.

At Weeks Marine, you'll develop multidiscipline capabilities to grow your knowledge of marine infrastructure construction, waterway maintenance and creation, tunneling and other environmental coastal protection projects — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

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