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CDM Smith is seeking a Finance Project Manager to join our CDM Constructors Inc. (CCI) Team. Reporting into the CCI Director of Finance, this individual directs the finance, accounting, contract administration, cost estimating and pricing, or project control functions for a region of the company to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures as well as government regulations.

  • Develops the annual budgets in conjunction with the designated local manager. Manages the region’s financial issues including compliance with budget and contractual requirements, financial reporting and review, coordination with the headquarters accounting function for payment processing and invoice development. Develops, manages, and monitors unit’s operating budget.
  • Manages the day-to-day activity of staff. Provides feedback on performance issues appraisals. Manages the development and training of staff. Approves paid time off (PTO) requests and ensures human resources policies are followed.
  • Supports the development of cost and pricing proposals for procurements.
  • Reviews terms and conditions teaming agreements, contracts, subcontracts, and other agreements. Manages post-award contract administration and closeout.
  • Advises operational and office staff regarding contractual, cost estimating and pricing, procure to pay, and financial issues.
  • Analyze risk and opportunities for projects and communicate results through an impactful narrative.
  • Accurately record costs and forecasts while recognizing at-risk projects and where the risk is.
  • Ensure billings are accurate, timely and receivables monitored.
  • Provides administrative support to the unit’s management and staff in appropriate areas of expertise.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 8 years of related experience.
  • Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

Amount of Travel Required


Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to interact with senior leadership as well as all levels of staff.
  • Requires excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Working knowledge of construction operational finances.
  • Ability to oversee the concurrent preparation of complex projects involving close attention to detail, coordination with many levels of staff, and compliance with multiple externally imposed deadlines.
  • Maintains strong familiarity with the firm’s contractual requirements and knowledge of company policies and procedures that implement government regulations applicable to contracts, cost estimating/pricing, procurement, and financial considerations.
  • Ability to manage staff.

EEO Statement

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Background Check and Drug Testing Information

CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as “CDM Smith”) reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant’s criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.

Agency Disclaimer

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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All bonuses at CDM Smith are discretionary and may or may not apply to this position.

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Visa Sponsorship Available

No – We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position.
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