Sr. Manager, CNS Business Integration

Employer
The MITRE Corporation
Location
Mclean, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
**JobTitle** Sr. Manager, CNS Business Integration **Job Highlights** The Senior Manager, CNS Business Integration acts as the lead of the CNS business unit customer relationship team and is charged with: - Understanding all aspects of the CNS business unit customer's business, including, but not limited to, the business unit's strategic goals, use and deployment of direct and indirect resources, sources of revenue, budget constraints, data and information requirements, and dynamics of financial performance. - Managing and developing a team of business integrators that serves the CNS business unit leadership. Accountabilities: This position is accountable to: * The Director of Financial Analysis & Planning Service (FAPS) to effectively implement and manage established goals * Business unit Leadership customers to provide accurate, timely, and strategic business decision-quality analyses, options and recommendations * Enterprise FP&A, Program Control, and Tech Center Support Services leadership to ensure a smooth working relationship among the organizations, including, but not limited to, working collaboratively to set guardrails, such as individual preferences for cross-organization tasking * Business Integration Manager and Lead(s) supporting this business unit to provide guidance, professional development guidance or opportunities, and tools and resources for successful job execution * Peer Business Integration Senior Managers for consistency in operations across all Business Integrator teams **Why Should I Consider MITRE?** Working at MITRE at -at-mitre **Key Functions** * This position is accountable for ensuring the business unit Leadership is fully informed on all aspects of its business as reflected in the financial/business data, to include identifying, analyzing, extrapolating, and explaining trends; pinpointing underlying business unit customer behaviors that have an impact on financial outcomes; clearly articulating and visualizing the story behind the data; devising appropriate options for action; and making a recommendation on the best course of action based on the data * Serve as a key CF&A brand ambassador by engaging with internal finance stakeholder community and develop strategic relationships with business unit finance leaders. Liaise with Operations to ensure sufficient communication on projections that may have a significant impact on achieving overall revenue and wrap rate goals * Provide tools and frameworks to guide FFRDC management with tradeoff decisions to achieve business strategy. Invigorate Officers and other technical leaders on finance issues to increase overall organizational business acumen. * Serve as a respected thought leader for innovative approaches to finance analytics, tools, products, and technology. Provide anticipatory business intelligence based on performance trends, ceiling allocations, pipeline, etc. to advise on areas of potential risks or opportunity * Serve as day-to-day point of contact for financial operations for business unit leadership. Review and monitor actual financial and delivery performance metrics by business segments to ensure execution of budget/forecast. * Lead monthly financial performance reviews along with CNS Operations to CNS leadership team * Lead annual budget and forecast process and develop price and rate management strategy for CNS * Manage the preparation and distribution of financial and operational reports for internal users. Identify relevant and critical information which will enable management to focus on key drivers across the organization and issues requiring their focus. * Collaborate with Enterprise FP&A, Program Advisory Services and operations counterparts, as necessary, to provide MITRE-wide technical center views and insights to support discussions with senior leadership * Ensure compliance with established company-wide finance and accounting policies and procedures * Ensure timely collection of accounts receivables - proactively works to optimize cash cycle **Location** MA,VA: Bedford or McLean **Required Skills:** * Strong track record exhibiting excellent analytical, critical thinking, and data-driven, creative problem solving skills * Able to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex financial issues * Able to persuade using influencing skills. Present with powerful visual narratives * Highly developed written and oral communication skills * Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain customer-centric relationships * Ability to successfully navigate ambiguous or uncertain situations * Government contracting experience * Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills **Preferred Qualifications** * Proactive self-starter who executes to commitments * Intellectually curious * Consensus builder; Promote ideas and gain buy-in on new approaches * Continuous improvement mentality with the capacity to drive change * Demonstrates openness to new ideas and applies active listening * Model interactive communication and enhance problem-solving skills * Coaching and mentoring for critical knowledge and skill gaps (eg government contracting knowledge) **Minimum Education/ Experience** BA/BS and MBA/CPA + 15 years experience **Travel Statement** *This position will require overnight travel up to 10 % of the time as well as some local travel. **Clearance** Not Required **Clearance Statement** Security Clearance is not required for this initial assignment. However for future opportunities a government security investigation may be required. **Relocation Assistance Provided** No **Career Level** Experienced **Professional Area** Finance **Req ID** 29277BR