Company: Wood
Skills: Accounting
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Springboro, Ohio, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Finance Lead to ensure all accounting entries within the inidivdual's area of control (i.e. project, contract, service line) are recorded in an accurate and timely manner. This involves the provision of timely
reporting of financial data internally to business stakeholders and externally to the client.

  • Responsibility for ensuring the team have prepared all accounting entries accurately and in line with corporate deadlines
  • Responsibility for ensuring the team prepare invoices in a timely manner and in accordance with the commercial terms of the contract
  • Ensure results are accurately reported and analysed
  • Effective management of a small accounting team
  • Manage the team, making sure everything is reviewed prior to sharing with stakeholders
  • Providing analysis of bill and cost rates, and margins to manage profitability as required
  • Preparation and ownership of annual plan and quarterly reforecast in conjunction with Business Management and finance team
  • Responsibility for compliance with Financial management Framework within the individual's sphere of control
  • Responsibility for ensuring the team focus on cash collection, optimisation of DSO and minimisation of unbilled items together with ensuring these balance sheet areas are appropriately reconciled, analysed and controlled by the team
  • Liaising with external, internal and client auditors
  • Reporting of financial performance to Business Management team and finance manager
  • Linkage with Business Manager and contracts administrator regarding any contractural aspects
  • Execution of various ad hoc financial analysis and tasks as and when required

  • Some decision making responsibilities
  • Level of influence as lead finance person within contract, project or service line and supervises small team

Skills / Qualifications

  • F urther eduction through College or University with a recognised accounting qualification
  • Qualified or working towards CIMA / ACCA / CPA or equivalent

Knowledge, skills and experience:
  • 5 years + accounting experience
  • Proficent user of excel
  • People supervision experience and skills
  • Good commercial experience
  • Good at using ERP and other IT systems (Oracle, Hyperion)

Personal attributes:
  • Ability to form and maintain strong working relationships
  • Good people skills and ability to develop team
  • Customer focussed - internally and externally
  • Ability to dsicuss issues clearly and concisely at all levels within the organisation

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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