Delaware Resource Group

  • Manager, Operational Finance

    Job Locations US-OK-Bethany
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/16/2018 1:51 PM)
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  • Overview

    DRG Professional Services is currently seeking a Manager, Operational Finance to a local aerospace company located just in the Oklahoma City metro area. This Manager, Operational Finance will support company operations by partnering with Accounting, Finance, Contracts, Business Development, Technical Services and Operations to develop appropriate financial models for new contracts, proposals and ROM’s. The candidate will attend RFP working sessions, sales and solution design meetings and be an active participant in the pricing and competitive analysis discussions. Ensure that the pricing strategy is fully compliant with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Truth in Negotiation Act (TINA), Service Contract Act (SCA) General Service Administration (GSA) and Valair Aviation’s financial policies and procedures.

    This position is also responsible for supporting operations with the financial management of work order process including, but not limited to, converting quotes to open work orders and over site of labor efficiency, productivity, and labor utilization. Along with financial forecasting, estimating, company budgets v. actuals; required support with corporate metrics and objectives.


    This is a full-time position located in the Oklahoma City Metro area. They are looking to bring on someone quickly. 


    The Responsibilities of this role are:

    • Will utilize experience and review Request for Proposals (RFPs), analyze the requirements and develop a fully compliant proposal response.
    • Work with labor cost and indirect rates to develop hourly rate build up structures.
    • Develop multiple types of pricing scenarios based on RFP requirements or best Valair strategy; fixed price, time and material, variable productivity type (piece price, productivity based) etc.
    • Develop other direct cost estimates to include travel, vendor costs, and material cost proposals.
    • Approve quotations and delegated approval authority to rapidly support customer service and enforce financial process controls to all departments.
    • Will utilize various analysis techniques (historical actuals, trending, forecasting, parametric estimating, etc.) to verify cost realism and reasonableness of price proposals and internal cost estimates.
    • Prepares and presents formal cost volume reviews, as required.
    • Ensure work is accurate and in accordance with Valair Financial policy and procedures as well as US Government policies such as Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Truth In Negotiations Act (TINA), and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) when applicable. Maintains documentation of quotes, basis of estimates, cost analyses and other pricing decisions used to develop price
    • Support Operations in submission of accurate and timely expense reports, timecards, purchase orders and other financial analysis and reporting obligations.
    • Support the Accounting department in the monthly review and reporting of departmental revenues, expenses, and program costs. Will report budget vs actuals analysis to Business Unit VP monthly, quarterly, and annually.
    • Ability to question and solve complex pricing issues.
    • Proven ability to work with cross-functional groups and drive pricing strategy development and decision making.
    • Preparation of Key Metric’s – Man Hours, Gross Margin Analysis for all projects.
    • Analyze and process labor hour utilization.
    • Support the Production Project Scheduler Planner for Maintenance Control
    • Support the VP of Ground Support Operations, Sr. VP of Business Services, General Manager, President and other users by collecting and analyzing financial data required to assist in making educated economic decisions about the business unit. This data will also be used to prepare and report monthly business unit performance metrics.
    • The successful candidate will need to interface with senior external/internal customers and have excellent presentation skills
    • Other duties as directed by VP of Ground Support Operations.


    Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business or Finance is required with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in finance or accounting and government contracting.


    • Minimum of 5 -7 years experience with various pricing structures; fixed fee, time and materials and variable productivity type (piece price, productivity based) etc.
    • Must have general knowledge of DCAA audit functions, GAAP and CAS (Cost Accounting Standards) requirements, requires working knowledge of applicable FAR/DFAR sections.Computer Skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

    Other Requirements: Must be able to accomplish any and all duties with little or no assistance.









    The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.


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