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Job Reference: IL110718RCS
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Insurance/Commercial
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Location: Willowbrook, Illinois
G4S Region: G4S Technology
Country:United States


G4S Business Unit:US - G4S Secure Integration
Closing Date: December 31, 2018

Job Introduction:

GENERAL SUMMARY

The incumbent will serve as a financial business partner with regional operations and sales personnel, monitoring and overseeing business and accounting operations for all field projects within the designated region(s).  Duties include supporting and challenging regional operations Managers to achieve their financial goals, providing training and supervision to Job Cost Accountants, providing guidance and interacting regularly with contracts personnel, and monitoring and enforcing Company policies and procedures.  The incumbent will have comprehensive knowledge of the financial status of each project in their respective region(s) and provide regular updates to Sr. Management on the status of those projects.

Role Responsibility:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS

  • Work closely with Operations VPs and Accounting staff to ensure internal business operations software is properly used for billing and management of projects:
    • Ensure proper creation of quotes with consistent categories and clearly defined line items. Coordinate with Accounting and communicate with Business Development and Operations staff to provide procedures which help avoid quotation/estimate-to-actual variances and help identify cost overruns in a timely manner.
    • Work with Legal/Contracts Department to ensure all contract values are properly recognized.
    • Enforce and assist with reconciliation of variances on a timely basis.
    • Enforce and assist with updates of forecasts.
  • Ensure accurate financial reporting and participate in region reviews, being able to comprehensively recap each region’s financial position, including:
  • Cost and revenue accruals and deferrals.    
  • Cash position including status of billings and collections.
  • Revenue and margin variances from original budgets and recent forecasts.
  • Risks associated with projects and efforts being taken to mitigate.
  • Provide support and be heavily involved in Regional sales and revenue forecasts.  Work with Service Managers and sales personnel to prepare thorough and achievable annual budgets for revenue, direct costs, and overhead costs.
  • Oversee and ensure proper accounting for regional service overhead charges.  Analyze monthly overhead cost variances and suggest cost containment measures to regional business partners.
  • Provide support for project-related inquiries arising from internal and external audits.
  • Lead and/or provide project data for miscellaneous corporate initiatives.
  • 30 – 50% travel required.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

The Ideal Candidate:

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

BS/BA degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance with six+ years of experience in a business environment including 4+ years in a contracting/project oriented business environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  Past experience in construction and/or systems integration is desirable.  Should be proficient with the Microsoft Office suite of products including Word, Power Point, Outlook, and Excel.  Advanced-user status in regard to Excel is preferred. Knowledge of general ledger software is desirable, especially Great Plains.  Individual should be a self-starter and used to working in a fast-paced environment.  Should possess the ability to work with a diverse group of people and demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills. The incumbent must possess a valid driver’s license.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Communicates effectively in both oral and written English technical language, both in interpreting requirements and providing reports.  Should possess good customer service abilities along with refined grammar skills.  The position requires interaction with other departments and field employees and therefore the incumbent should possess excellent interpersonal skills.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  On occasion the ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form.   Also, the ability to read, understand and interpret financial statements.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to sit; use hand and fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The incumbent is occasionally required to stand for long periods of time.  The incumbent may be required to lift and/or move up to 10 lbs. And occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office environment.  There is low to moderate noise in this work environment.

 


About the Company:

Why work for G4S Secure Integration?

  • Global experts in the assessment, design, construction, maintenance and management of communication networks and electronic security systems
  • Over 20 Years of proven experience as an established large-scale systems integrator providing unified communications and security solutions
  • Financially Sound Company, Highly Regarded by Customers & Industry Peers
  • Highly Competitive Compensation Plan & Comprehensive Benefits Package 

G4S Secure Integration is a systems integrator that brings innovative, flexible and cost efficient thinking to the design, construction and maintenance of stand-alone or integrated communication networks and electronic security systems.  For over two decades, we have offered commercial, industrial and governmental clients an efficient single point of contact for all their project issues. A trusted partner to customers and suppliers around the world, G4S Secure Integration takes great pride in delivering outstanding technology, superior customer service and a great return on investment.

G4S Secure Integration has deployed over 2 million fiber miles in more than 200 metropolitan and rural areas and completed over 1,500 large-scale, electronic security systems projects in the United States, Europe, Asia, Central America, and the Middle East.

Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, G4S Secure Integration is managed by executives from the telecommunications, construction and security industries.  For more information, visit the company’s website at www.g4s.us or call (866) 221-5641. 

We offer an attractive, competitive compensation plan, an outstanding comprehensive benefits package, and significant opportunity for professional growth and advancement in the rapidly expanding security/telecommunications industry.  We strongly encourage inquiries from qualified women and minority candidates.  While interest from all applicants for employment with G4S Secure Integration is genuinely appreciated, we can respond only to those candidates with qualifications closest to the job requirements.  For confidential consideration, please visit http://technologycareers.g4s.com/  and apply on-line.  No phone calls please. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran 

VEVRAA Federal Contractor


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