• Finance Manager - P&P Engr

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Finance Operations
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Finance Manager to support the ASA Process & Energy Engineering business in Tucker, Georgia. 


    Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required.

    Must live within a reasonable commute to Tucker, Georgia, no relocation package is available.


    Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities but not limited to:

    • Responsible for all financial matters including accurate and timely reporting, optimizing the financial performance of the service line; and provide stewardship of any profit improvement plan.
    • Ownership of implementation and financial adherence with the finance operating model.
    • Responsible for driving sustainable working capital improvements working with service line management, project managers, supply chain and other relevant areas, e.g. Shared services, working capital champion etc.
    • Responsible for accounting judgements and provisioning while working with the relevant functions such as Commercial, Legal and Tax.
    • On behalf of the Service Line VP, challenge service line management to drive the highest levels of financial performance which includes having an understanding of the cost base of the business (including burdens), allocated costs to the service line, thorough understanding of the market and competition and associated budget / forecast for the business, etc. Support the business by bringing actionable insights to line management and ensure follow-through on implementation.
    • In conjunction with the Commercial Lead, attends key project reviews (large projects and smaller projects as beneficial) to ensure that reported financials are appropriate.
    • Responsible for the preparation and deliverability of all budgets and forecasts including validation / challenge of the accuracy of backlog, inputs from BD (CRM Data) and Operations. This will involve working with Operations and Business Development to validate / challenge the information from CRM and assumptions included in the budget and forecasting.
    • Ensure forecasting accuracy and predictability through the rolling forecast vs monthly results process.
    • Benchmark against competitors and peer companies ensuring the service line is competitive and employing best practice
    • Review relevant industry and market information to form an understanding of current and future operating environment to provide support to the business in decision making.
    • Contribute to the development and implementation of service line strategy, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers.
    • Support the client bid process, attending bid reviews to take a more holistic view. Further provide input on financial terms obtaining input from commercial and contracts where appropriate.
    • Work with Operations and serve as a conduit between the business and legal, tax, IT, regional finance, FSC, treasury and supply chain.
    • Ensure that an effective control environment exists within the business.
    • Promote the best practices in supply chain, commercial, real estate, legal and IT for financial optimization in the service line.

    Skills / Qualifications


    • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
    • CPA or solid working knowledge of GAAP
    • Minimim of 5 years’ relevant accounting  business experience
    • Good commercial knowledge
    • Good Systems experience – preferably with large ERP system
    • Proficient user of Excel, PowerPoint


    Personal attributes:

    • Safety & Assurance – Safety aware and promote within overhead team.
    • Relationships – Ability to form and maintain strong working relationships with function heads and regional finance community.
    • People – Ability to communicate effectively to both Finance and non-finance personnel.
    • Innovation – Shows strong willingness to challenge processes and seek both improvements and consistency.
    • Financial Responsibility – Demonstrates strong willingness to question and provide appropriate challenge to the business.
    • Integrity – Demonstrates strong ethical values and communicates with openness and honesty.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Good planning and organisational skills – Works well under pressure and is deadline driven.
    • Customer focussed – Internally and externally.
    • Ability to discuss issues clearly and concisely at all levels within the organisation.
    • Ability to work proactively to analyse problems/issues and identify solutions.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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