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BHI Energy Accounting/Finance in Weymouth, Massachusetts

Accounting/Finance Weymouth, MA Posted: 12/23/2020

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BHI is looking for a seasoned FP&A leader. Reporting directly to the CFO, the Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis will lead the FP&A activities across the company, partnering closely with other finance leaders and key stakeholders across the business and driving the FP&A function as a proven center of analytical excellence. This role will lead development and standardization of financial planning / budgeting / forecasting processes, tools, reporting and analytics to drive financial results by providing data driven insights, that focus the business on the most impactful areas to meet both short term and long term business and financial goals.

The VP-FP&A will be an operationally focused leader, implementing the financial reporting processes and systems required to facilitate management decisions. He/she will provide visibility into key business drivers and drive business improvements guided by analytics. The VP-FP&A will have global experience in an industrial business with a focus on capital projects.

The successful candidate will be a low-ego, collaborative, growth-oriented finance leader with demonstrated success in building and leading high-performing teams. The candidate for this role will be action-biased and results-driven with a strong desire to build a high-performing team and an operating cadence that fosters growth in positive, collaborative fashion.

This position could be based in either Piedmont, SC; Weymouth, MA; or West Palm Beach, FL.

Job Details / Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide focus and direction for all FP&A activities to drive stability and quality.

  • Provide timely and accurate reporting, analytics, and financial support for both day-to-day and strategic goals.

  • Manage cash flow and working capital with precision and a forward-looking perspective.

  • Lead the Company’s management reporting including, without limitation, Board of Directors and financial sponsor reporting, annual operating plan and budget, Board and internal monthly operating calls, lender reporting.

  • Lead and develop the FP&A team to drive financial and operational improvements.

  • Identify and operationalize critical operating metrics that drive BHI Energy and Divisional P&L performance.

  • Develop dashboards to support effectively manage the business.

  • Build metrics and actionable information into BHI Energy cadence to improve business decisions.

  • Support setting of KPI targets and performance management process throughout organization.

  • Support the business with business intelligence and actionable business insights to improve the financial and operating performance of the business (including helping identify revenue, expense or margin enhancement opportunities)

  • Lead Company’s annual operating plan (AOP) & Forecast update processes and product as well as budgets and performance tracking for all key strategic, operating, and capital expense initiatives. Enhance processes for budgeting, forecasting, reporting and controls

  • Lead budgeting process, using robust, analytic approach for annual, quarterly and monthly budget development for the company.

  • Prepare accurate and timely reports. Support reducing close process to provide accurate visibility to results as soon as possible after month / quarter / year end.

  • Enhance forecasting approach to provide timely and accurate visibility to annual / quarterly / monthly performance of company and individual business units.

  • Working Capital Improvement. In collaboration with operations establish a robust plan and cadence for continuous working capital improvement to ensure the Company maintains status as highly effective cash flow conversion enterprise.

  • Provide analytical assistance on special business line specific projects such as profitability analyses for new/existing initiatives, financial modeling, cost management and other critical corporate initiatives

  • Direct/ coordinate other corporate financial reporting efforts including monthly/ quarterly financial performance reports, major contract status tracking/ reporting, sales pipeline reporting, balance scorecard metrics and strategic initiative implementation

  • Work with department managers to develop both short-term and long-term business plans

  • Perform ad-hoc analyses to drive business strategy, improve efficiency, and maximize ROI

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reporting packages for presentation to executive management, investors and the Board of Directors

  • Own and develop tracking, reporting and continuous improvement of metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) working cross-functionally across the company

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have the following critical experience/qualifications:

  • Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting required. MBA and/ or CPA is a plus.

  • At least 10+ years of FP&A experience. Skilled in financial management (budget, forecasting, expense management, financial modeling/ analysis).

  • Experience in a large complex organization is a plus.

  • Experience in a services B2B organization ideally in the power industry.

  • 15+ years of progressive finance experience ideally in a combination of public & private equity companies.

  • Strong executive leadership skills with experience in growing and complex organization.

  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor

  • Experience with reporting requirements with the ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections

  • Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of short- and long-term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis Communicate capital requirements/implications of business decisions.

  • The VP-FP&A will have a demonstrated track record of accomplishment, including progressive, leadership experience. The successful candidate will be exceptional at identifying value-creation opportunities and problem-solving and will have a strong desire to teach the personnel under his or her purview on how to become exceptional at creating value.

  • Must be facile with financial and operating data with the ability to solve issues in a data-driven manner.

  • The ability to accomplish business objectives in a culture that values high-performance teams as critical to the achievement of business results. Excellence without arrogance.

  • Ability to organize and direct functions under his/her direct control, as well as within a matrix reporting structure

  • Broad tactical and strategic “bandwidth”, i.e., the ability to successfully manage multiple and/or rapidly changing priorities.

  • The ability to lead by example and effectively coach and mentor while demanding, and receiving, exceptional commitment and outstanding results.

  • Program development, deployment and management - Ability to plan strategically and execute to a plan aligned to the goals of the corporation.

  • Demonstrated track record leveraging data to solve problems and must possess strong critical thinking, problem solving and change management skills. Ability to conduct complex analytics and synthesize insights into actionable initiatives.

  • Strong project management skills and process orientation. Ability to assess needs, design and implement processes across multi-disciplinary groups.

  • Ability to engage diplomatically with excellent verbal and written communication. Able to make effective presentations on complex or controversial topics. The successful candidate for this role will be collaborative and partnership driven.

Additional Competencies

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to multi-task and be highly organized

  • Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Advanced skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint is preferred.

  • Experience with data analytics tools (e.g. Tableau/PowerBI)

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization on financial, budgeting and accounting issues.

About BHI Energy

BHI Energy is a broad umbrella organization with a complete service offering that covers all facets of Power Generation through the entire Electrical Delivery system. For over 40 years, our diverse services have been focused on multiple end markets, united by our level of service and quality, our unique partnership approach to our customer relationships, and our internal culture of how we interact with and support each other. To learn more about us, go to

BHI Energy provides competitive compensation & benefits, career advancement opportunities and a great work culture!

Apply now! BHI Energy’s Talent and Placement Specialists are waiting for your application.

BHI Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. BHI Energy is a federal contractor that requests priority referrals of protected veterans. BHI will provide reasonable accommodations for the application process and during employment necessary for eligible applicants/employees to perform essential functions. If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with BHI Energy, please ( Request Job ID 330252) providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you.