Finance Manager- Process & Chemicals (Canada)

  • Vancouver
  • Wood
Responsibilities :Full responsibility for all financial matters including accurate and timely completion of monthly reporting, optimizing financial performanceReport business / country / region financial performance to senior management including variance analysis, accounts receivables, DSO, accruals and unbilled analysisOwnership for annual budget, forecasts and rolling forecasts in conjunction with senior management, including validation / challenge over backlog, inputs from BD and operationsEnsure forecasting accuracy and predictability through the rolling forecast v monthly actual result processOwnership of monthly customer billing to ensure invoices are prepared in accordance with the commercial terms of the contractResponsible for driving sustainable working capital improvements and/or maintaining performance working with operational management, project managers, supply chain and other relevant areas to optimize cash collection and minimize DSO, including customer relationships and reportingManagement of business / country / service line finance team including recruitment, staff development, performance management and the setting of objectivesOwnership of implementation and financial adherence with the finance operating modelAssisting during client audits and dispute managementEngagement with commercial teams on the pre award phase in terms of bids, rates, and relevant analysis and a key contact and team participant for such, including input to financial terms contained in contracts and bids where appropriateEngagement with commercial teams on post contract award phase in terms of margin analysis looking for opportunities to drive improvements and commercial efficiencies, and attending key project reviews to ensure that reported financials are appropriateEngagement with external and internal auditors to successfully complete relevant auditsEnsure that an effective control environment exists through compliance with all Group control frameworks, policies and procedures as relevantResponsibility for relevant project accounting, including monthly reviews, analysis and project set up, accounting judgements and provisioning while working with relevant functions such as Commercial, Legal and TaxWork with Operations and serve as a conduit between the business and Legal, Tax and Treasury, IT, Shared Services and Supply Chain Skills / Qualifications Minimum of years relevant accounting / commercial experienceCommercial experience with good understanding of cost modelsTrack record in people managementGood IT / Systems knowledgeExperience of business partneringPersonal attributes:Ability to form and maintain strong working relationshipsStrong people skills Deadline driven Company Overview Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in countries, employing around , people.