Senior Business Operations Manager


Arlington, VA

Industry: Industrial Equipment & Supply


11 - 15 years

Posted 396 days ago

Senior Business Operations Manager


PAE is currently seeking a Senior Business Operations Manager at our Arlington, VA location. The Senior Business Operations Manager will:

• Manage and direct the Business Operations organization, supporting program areas with $100M+ in annual revenue.

• Be responsible for managing a team of business finance, planning, and accounting staff, ensuring contractual compliance, cost management, budget development and analyses, financial estimating, and proposal support.

• Coordinate subordinate employee recruitment, selection and training, performance assessment, work assignments, salary, and recognition/disciplinary actions.

• Have high visibility as it supports a very large complex international effort.

• Have Financial/Program Control responsibilities in support of programs in areas of budgeting/reporting, sales, overhead, strong proposal pricing and long range planning.

• Be responsible for the budgeting, reporting, forecasting program cost, Subcontract/IWTA establishment, financial analysis and reporting, forecasting orders, sales, EBIT, controllable overhead, financial charts in support of Program Management Reviews, generation/fact-finding/updating/negotiations of proposals, funding requirement analysis, and monthly estimates to compete.

• Ensure responsiveness to Program, Customer, and Corporate Needs.

• Utilize creative and innovative resource planning solutions to ensure that corporate, customer and program deliverables are being met in a timely and accurate manner.

• Coordinate with Program Management prior to submitting responses to Corporate and Customers.

• Ensure clear, prepared and effective communications to Program/Corporate Leadership.

• Involve PAE Leadership and management and in Key Business Operations issues.

• Communicate those issues clearly and decisively, and with prepared solutions.

• Determine the nature and extent of procedures to be performed by each member of the group and provide oral/written guidance to ensure that they efficiently complete the procedures identified.

• Analyze internal controls in order to understand and document these controls while seeking to improve the flow of information through the re-engineering of existing processes currently utilized by Financial Accounting.

• Identify areas of improvement in financial accounting applications and operational procedures and effectively communicate these value-added solutions both orally and in writing to senior department personnel.

• Complete or delegate actions to execute process improvements.

• Have overall responsibility for the Monthly/Quarterly/AnnualInternal and External Financial Statements.

• Review financial statements, propose adjustments, and suggest solutions to ensure that monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements are fairly stated and delivered to Management in a timely manner.

• Prepare certain analyses of Financial Statements and Program Data for Management and review such analyses prepared by other members of the Financial Accounting Staff.

• Direct development and maintenance of operational specifications for financial information systems.

• Respond to Internal and External Inquiries for Financial Data.

• Act as main interface with external and internal auditors related to the Financial Statements.


• Experience working with DOD, DOS, and NATO customers is highly desired.

• Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance (or related disciplines) from an accredited institution, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

•Requires 5+ years of effective management experience in a related area.

• 10+ years of experience in multiple areas, including Finance, Accounting or Business Operations is required.

• Must have experience driving the review and analysis of the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and plans, and developing strategies for improving or further leveraging these plans.

• Requires experience representing the Company to customers.

• Strong English communication, both oral and written is required.

• Must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret policies, procedures and technical documentation.

• Requires strong knowledge of budgets, estimates at complete and projections.

• Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts and propose solutions is required.

• Must have the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently.

• Requires knowledge of principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources, leadership, service delivery methods, and coordination of people and resources.

• Knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer services is required.  This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

• Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities, schedules and budgets.

• Must have cross-cultural sensitivity and international perspective.

• Requires excellent organizational and time management skills.

• Expert computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Project and PowerPoint is required.