Project Finance Managers (DoD Support)

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Project Finance Managers (DoD Support)


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Website STS Technical Services

Project Finance Managers (DoD Support) Jobs

STS Technical Services is hiring Project Finance Managers in Sterling Heights, Michigan.

Position Purpose:

This position is responsible for the developing project and program financial management processes and procedures and executing project finance management to include development of resource loaded schedules, performance reporting, management of changes to the program management baseline and reporting of project performance for both internally funded projects and DoD contract projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the establishment of company processes, procedures, and systems compliant to:
  • DI-MGMT-81861A, the DoD EVMS Interpretation Guide (2/18/15)
  • DoD IPMR Implementation Guide (2/5/16)
  • DoD Integrated Master Plan and Integrated Master Schedule Preparation and Use Guide (10/21/15)
  • MIL-STD-881D
  • Perform the critical Project Finance Manager role in the execution of large complex Combat vehicle development programs requiring the implementation of Earned Value Management (EVM) or EVM principles and practice.
  • Lead consultants in the development of the project finance system and modification of Time Reporting, and ERP system to enable project finance reporting.
  • Work with Director of Finance to create and maintain monthly consolidated dashboard.
  • Reporting – work with Director of Finance and German colleagues to develop monthly data entry for reporting in Germany-based systems for all US Operating companies. Produce consolidated and separate operating company monthly financial packages.
  • Manage the project finance team consisting of Schedulers and Financial Analysts to support project Cost Account Managers (CAM) in the development of resource loaded schedules, quantifiable back-up data, and performance reporting.
  • Responsible for preparation of IPMR and Contractor Cost and Software Reporting (CSDR).
  • Support PM Team in the establishment of project specific implementation of CLIN to Work Package, WBS to Charge Number, and IMS schema to finance system for program control, monitoring, accounting, invoicing, and reporting.
  • Responsible for developing CAM Earned Value and Program Finance training classes to ensure all CAM’s are prepared to perform duties
  • Responsible for recruitment, training, and management of Project Schedulers and Project Financial Analysts.
  • Manage and process Program Management Baseline changes through a Baseline Change Process
  • Support PM by preparing reports to assist in the management of projects
  • Ability to travel up to 35% of the time. Occasional travel to Europe will be required.
  • Undertake other duties as directed by the General Manager VSD or his/her delegate.

Staff/Direct Reports:

  • Project Schedulers
  • Project Financial Analyst

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Accounting or Business Administration


  • 6 years or more experience in DoD Contract Program Finance reporting
  • Expert knowledge of DI-MGMT-81861A, the DoD EVMS Interpretation Guide
  • Experience with Earned Value Management and the implementation of compliant project financial reporting systems
  • Fully knowledgeable in Contractor Cost and Software Reporting (CSDR) requirements
  • Experience in leadership role in Accounting/Finance
  • Experience with DELTEK suite of Project and Portfolio Management tools

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Communication: Must be able to communicate effectively in a variety of settings and be able to assimilate complex instructions easily. Ability to communicate with all levels of management and staff to establish productive relationships. Superior consultation, diplomacy, influencing and negotiating skills is required. Must possess the ability to explain complex concepts in a way that makes sense to someone less knowledgeable about the topic.
  • Strategic Thinking and Decisive Judgment: Must demonstrate an enthusiasm to engage with and support overseas colleagues to ensure all staff have the information and opportunity to perform to the best of their abilities.
  • Teamwork: Must promote collaboration and facilitate teamwork across the organization and its external service providers. Must be tactful, diplomatic, and work with integrity, honesty, and respect for others.
  • Customer Oriented: Must display exceptional listening and analytical skills in order to understand customer concerns and needs with the ability to respond promptly and effectively to those needs.
  • Leadership: Shall support and encourage performance by motivating individuals and teams to achieve high performance. Will clarify and define the goals and strategies of the organization and successfully communicate this to all. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required to work effectively with the US team, suppliers, customer, and corporate parent staff.
  • Drive for Results: High level of self-motivation and standards with the ability to multi-task; balancing “analysis” with “doing”. Must be adaptable and able to prioritize and work under pressure to meet deadlines. Work on own initiative.

Key Relationships:


  • US Project Team
  • Vehicle System Division Finance and Project Management Team and broader Corporate Team as required.
  • Director of Finance
  • Finance and Management
  • General Manager Vehicle Systems Division US


  • PEO GCS, NGCV CFT, US Program Team(s), US Army TACOM, US Army TARDEC
  • Third party contractors and suppliers
  • Commercial partners
  • Validation / Qualification test facilities

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally
  • Ability to stand for long periods

About STS Technical Services:

STS Technical Services is a Top 100 Staffing Firm that’s partnered with some of the largest names in the aerospace, manufacturing, defense and industrial industries.

Our professional recruitment teams put talented individuals to work at client locations all over the world, and we have hundreds of exciting career opportunities for you to explore!

If you want to speak to a Recruiting Professional directly, call 1-800-359-4787.

STS Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer.


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