PAE, Inc Business Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Business Manager

Purpose of the Position

  • Manages billing activities to ensure the accuracy and maintenance of invoicing, having overall control of planning, staffing, budgeting, managing expense priorities, and recommending and implementing changes to methods

Principal Duties/Responsibilities of the Position

  • Provides periodic reports of staffing, workflow, volume metrics, and other key performance metrics to document business operations. Analyzes reports to ensure business operations are efficient and cost effective. Identifies issues and recommends alternative course of actions.

  • Analyzes detailed performance metrics and collaborates with managers and staff to formulate service improvement recommendations. Communicates recommendations to senior management to enhance productivity and increase revenues.

  • Develops and monitors standard business processes to ensure consistency and efficiency across appropriate groups such as teams, departments, and staffs. Identifies issues or process improvements and recommends same.

  • Supports management training to ensure that standard business processes are implemented consistently across appropriate groups. May provide input and feedback to appropriate parties to enhance training.

  • Adheres to standard accounting structures in accordance with established policies and procedures. Monitors and audits labor charge reports to ensure that company policies and procedures are adhered to. Recommends changes or updates.

  • Leads strategic planning sessions to ensure clear and consistent direction across assigned area teams; facilitates discussion and provides structure and input into results.

  • Coordinates with appropriate parties to prepare and consolidate monthly reviews including examination of variance to goals. Prepares financial reports and monitors weekly financial performance to ensure company financial goals are being met. Identifies issues or enhancements to meet financial goals.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field preferred

  • MBA or CPA preferred

  • Ten or more years of business unit / account management experience

  • Experience working with the company's business management practices, principles, methodologies, and supporting tools

  • Experience working with generally accepted financial management principles

  • Six or more years of leadership experience included preferred

Other Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen in order to obtain required security clearances

  • Must have the ability to communicate the English language, both verbally and written, in an effective manner.

  • Must have, and maintain, a valid driver’s license.

Special Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Good organizational and planning skills

  • Good Communication skills

  • Ability to pay close attention to detail

  • Ability to take direction

  • Ability to operate and service various rotating equipment

  • Ability to work with computers

  • Ability to work independently but follow specific detailed instructions

  • Ability to interface with various levels of personnel in a multi-cultural, team- oriented environment

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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