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Henkels & McCoy Inc. Regional Controller in Aurora, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Henkels & McCoy is an industry-leading utility construction firm providing critical infrastructure construction and maintenance services for the power, oil & gas pipeline, gas distribution, and communication markets throughout North America. Founded in 1923, Henkels & McCoy adapts over 95 years of experience to the dynamic and evolving infrastructure needs of today. Henkels & McCoy has been recognized with an E. I. DuPont Safety Excellence Award and is a founding member of the ET&D Partnership, a collaborative industry partnership working to reduce fatalities, injuries, and illnesses in the electric line construction industry. Position Summary: This is a management position for Henkels & McCoy and is responsible for financial oversight for an assigned Region as well as a Line of Business. This oversight includes, but is not limited to financial reporting, management of financial administrative support, fiscal forecasting, financial analysis, regional audit activities, cost control activities and various compliance activities. This position also has responsibility as a liaison between the assigned region and various corporate functions as required. With respect to the governance responsibilities described below, this position has a matrixed reporting relationship to the Corporate V-P of Finance. This position requires strong financial and administrative management skills and the ability to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization and to external stakeholders and customers. Primary Outcomes:

+ Acts as the primary regional interface to various corporate functions on financial, administrative and information systems matters, providing a strong internal control environment and producing accurate and timely financial reporting for Regional and Corporate Management.

+ Manages Regional Financial Management Services, which satisfy expected service levels and cost expectations of Corporate Management, the Region's Executive Management, Line of Business Vice Presidents and Project Managers.

+ Establishes and maintains an effective administrative capability in support of regional performance, efficiency and profitability goals.

+ Manages budgeting and forecasting processes to ensure adequate financial resources are in place to meet performance and financial objectives.

+ Delivers timely and accurate financial analysis to enhance and support effective and profitable business outcomes.

Position Activities:

+ Provides a strong internal control environment and produces accurate and timely financial reporting to Regional and Corporate Management.

+ Implement and maintain an effective system of financial internal controls, monitor compliance with policies and procedures, and implement improvements as needed.

+ Support corporate audit function to ensure adequacy of internal controls for financial transactions.

+ Manage the billing process and credit and collections to maximize cash flow.

+ Assure effective implementation of the H&M Work Order System (WOS) for all customer contracts, and provide training and oversight as required.

+ Review project set up and cost tracking with operations groups at the project level.

+ Coordinate with project teams on the negotiating and approving of change orders, and assists with billing/collection issues.

+ Review Earned Value reports, and report on potential financial risk on projects. (e.g., cost over- runs)

+ Regularly communicate the status of regional financial performance to management and vested stakeholders.

+ Coordinate with other Company financial personnel to ensure consistency in financial reporting acros - lines of business and Regions.

+ Actively participate in all monthly Project Status Review meetings.

+ Develop, implement and maintain all required weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting.

+ Ensure project cost and revenue budgets are accurate for use in calculating backlog and revenue recognition

+ Manage customer and regulatory requests for audits in conjunction with corporate management.

+ Manages Regional Services (Financial Management), which satisfies expected service levels and cost expectations of the Region's Line of Business Managers and Project Managers.

+ Manage Line of Business Controllers and their direct reports.

+ In conjunction with the regional Continuous Improvement (CI) platform, develop and implement process improvements and best practices across all lines of business and regional offices to improve operational effectiveness.

+ Measure, monitor and direct the progress of work relative to identified goals for timeliness, efficiency, and customer orientation.

+ Coordinate the review of Contracts, Subcontracts, Insurance certificate requests and PO's for compliance with company requirements.

+ Create and implement strategies to reduce costs through the efficient use of shared services.

+ Establish and maintain an effective administrative capability in support of regional performance, efficiency and profitability goals

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