Job Description

Louis Berger is a global leader in multidisciplinary engineering services with a proven track record in delivering quality infrastructure projects across the rail and transit, roads and highways, buildings and water waste water sectors. The successful expansion of our International operation has created an opportunity to attract a “best in class” Operations Finance Director for our Indian Division

Reporting to Regional Director-Kuwait, the Operations Director will be responsible for all aspects of the financial operations , financial management and organization effectiveness.

The Operations Director will be responsible for:

Improving the operational systems, processes and policies in support of organizations mission, specifically support better management reporting, information flow and management business processes and organizational planning;

Managing and increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of Support Services (HR, PRO Services, Finance, Proposals & Marketing, and IT), through improvements to each function as well as coordination and communication between support and business functions;

Playing a significant role in long-term planning, including an initiative geared toward operational excellence;

Overseeing overall financial management & tax risk evaluations, planning, systems and controls;

Management of fiscal year budgets in coordination with the Managing Director;

Development of individual program/project budgets;

Invoicing to funding sources, including calculation of completed units of service;

Payroll management, including tabulation of accrued employee benefits;

Disbursement of checks for agency and third party expenses;

Organization of fiscal documents, and;

Regular meetings with the Managing Director regarding fiscal planning.

Financial Management –

Direct fiscal budgeting and planning process for the organization’s fiscal budget;

Develop and manage fiscal budget;

Oversee monthly and quarterly assessments and forecasts of organization’s financial performance against budget, financial and operational goals;

Oversee short and long-term financial and managerial reporting;

Managing day to day processing of accounts receivable and payable, producing reports as requested;

Reconciling monthly activity, generating year-end reports, and fulfilling tax related requirements.

Assisting Country Director in creating fiscal organizational budget and monitoring cash flow;

Administering payroll and employee benefits and organizational insurance;

Ensuring Finance Department requests are resolved and communicated in a timely manner to internal and external parties;

Develop long-range forecasts and maintaining long-range financial plans, and;

Organizational Effectiveness-

Manage functions.

Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Support Services through improvements to each function (HR, PRO Services, Finance, Proposals & Marketing, QA and IT) as well as coordination and communication between functions.

Drive initiatives in the management team and organizationally that contribute to long-term operational excellence.

Providing consulting services on matters related to fundraising, tax, and insurance questions, and business structure and growth.

Organizational Leadership-

Contribute to short and long-term organizational planning and strategy as a member of the management team.

The successful applicant will have:

Minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Finance.

Minimum period of 15 years work experience.

Strong operational skills,

Strong business management and projects controls experience.

Self-innovated, a leader, and able to work under no supervision in a heavy workload environment.

This will be beside a quality sense of defining management and administrative problems, collecting appropriate and related data to establish solutions.

Ability to develop and roll out systems, procedures and work flow processes, and contribute to their improvement.

Multinational Consultancy Firm background preferred.

Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Ability to interpret extensive variety instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

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