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International Senior Project Finance Manager (Global)

Company: Abt Associates Inc.
Location: Rockville
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

The World at Abt
Solving the world's most pressing issues and improving the quality of life for people worldwide is what we do every day at Abt Associates. Creating a more equitable world is no small task, but we are driven by big challenges.
We are a team of 3,000+ people in over 50 countries working in unison and focused on the bigger picture. Only by sharing our commitment, energy, and innovation do we affect change and push the boundaries of what's possible. We welcome diverse ideas, backgrounds, and viewpoints - joining Abt means access to exceptional thinkers at the top of their game.
To thrive at Abt is to embrace flexibility and collaboration. Our open culture allows you to balance your work and personal life as needed to optimize personal well-being. Creating a more equitable world starts from within - we look after people around the world, and we'll do the same for you.
Ready to embrace rewarding and meaningful work? Now's your chance.
The Opportunity
Under the direction of the Project Finance Leadership, reporting to CFO - International Programs, the Senior Project Finance Manager - Global -would be the key contact person for Project Directors for all financial and contractual elements of the USAID-funded Global -projects. This position works hand in hand with the division and supporting departments to facilitate excellence in project delivery, to enhance client and program knowledge, to enforce policy adherence and to ensure process standardization across the supporting Project Finance team. Together with the Senior Project Finance Manager - Bilateral, this role will also lead other Project Finance staff to include mentoring, training, and performance reviews and requires strong communication skills with respect to breaking down and explaining financial risks/implications of project management decisions. -
Core Responsibilities
This position requires significant interaction and coordination between home office technical staff, home office support departments and the Program Leadership, excellent communication and leadership skills, and problem-solving abilities. The role requires an understanding of field office challenges and project goals and objectives, a strong desire to analyze, investigate, and resolve issues, ability to collaborate and lead through others, and a focus on continuous improvement.
Financial Management:

  • Serves as a subject matter expert for Global projects from a financial perspective; assesses and implements improvements in project financial controls, processes, and data manipulation
  • Take ownership of all finance related matters in Global projects and be ready to present the projects' financial performance to the Program Leadership and company leadership
  • Conducts financial and programmatic risk analysis considering contract type, subcontracts/materials, staffing, and other measures
  • Provides reporting and analysis, financial understanding, and business perspective on a variety of financial and operational issues related to the financial health and execution of the projects
  • Review key client financial deliverables, in collaboration with Project Directors and Operations Directors
  • Ensures compliance with applicable policies and procedures, Federal regulations, guidelines, and contractual requirements, enforce adherence to requirements, and advise organizational leadership on needed actions
  • Analyzes and assesses trends that may impact the execution of the projects along with the key drivers that may affect the financial health of the project, the division, and the company
  • Oversee and manage project specific deliverables related to financial or contractual requirements (such as invoicing, supporting back-up data, pipeline reports, limitation of funds communications, ad-hoc requests from client, etc.)
  • Leads project revenue exercises and ensures company revenue forecasts and estimates at completion (EAC) are submitted accurately and on time and that are the product of consolidated inputs of all finance and technical teams
  • Oversee and review submission of annual work plan budgets
  • Overview of ROVs and site office expenses and invoices. Work with Program Leadership to minimize controllable non-billed amounts and provide guidance/training as needed to project team
  • Where necessary, collaborate with Project Management team to ensure creation of purchase requisitions in Oracle in. support of project services and material purchase needs
  • Where necessary, oversee subcontractor/supplier/consultant invoice for accuracy, validate subcontractor/supplier/consultant spending is in alignment with expected forecasts, funding, and commitments
  • Support PFO in finding supporting documentation for internal and external audit requests
  • Ability to think big-picture and work in agile environments with no prescribed set of policies during a period of financial transformation and change

    Management and Training:

    • Collaborate with Project Finance Leadership on training requirements and support training activities for home and site office finance staff
    • Together with the Senior Project Finance Manager - Bilateral, assists in the development of training, competency profiles and career development of staff to include performance evaluation, and goal setting
    • Provide mentorship and opportunities to Project Finance team members to facilitate their professional growth
    • Support project finance team by providing surge support when needed

      What We're -Looking For

      • Strong financial presentation and management skills
      • Ability to prioritize, delegate and follow through tasks with a team
      • Self-directed with proven ability to research complex issues, work independently, and multi-task several projects efficiently
      • Strong interpersonal skills, capable of developing and sustaining effective peer, project, and supporting organizational relationships
      • Strong communication skills in order to collaborate with other department/functional support areas (e.g. Contracts, Procurement, HR, etc.)
      • Experience with Oracle and TM1 based systems preferred
      • Skilled with excel for data manipulation and analysis such as pivot tables, lookups, etc.
      • Experience managing people and direct responsibility for objective setting, performance reviews and disciplinary actions
      • Fluency in Spanish or French is highly desirable

        What We Offer
        Minimum Qualifications:

        • 12 years of experience and BA degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience. -

          We foster an environment where you can Thrive Your Way. Our innovative total rewards programs are designed to help balance your work and personal life. The approach toward your wellbeing centers around comprehensive benefits, flexible schedules, and professional development.
          Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
          This position offers an anticipated annual base salary range of approximately -$106,000 to -$168,000, -and may vary by ten percent depending on candidate geographic location. - Salary offers are made based on internal equity and market analysis. -
          Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.

Keywords: Abt Associates Inc., Rockville , International Senior Project Finance Manager (Global), Accounting, Auditing , Rockville, Maryland

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