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Site Finance Manager


Albany, NY, US


The Site Finance Manager provides technical and managerial oversight for site Business Service activities, including: Accounting, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Budgeting, Financial Reporting and Internal Control functions.


  • Verify that all accounting and budgeting activity is in accordance with Corporate Policies and Procedures and proper internal controls, process purchase requisitions, vouchers, journal entries, account reconciliations, payroll verification, petty cash management, general plant recordkeeping, and inventory accuracy tests.
  • Advise and support resident manager and site personnel in implementation of Corporate financial policies and internal controls, communicate new and revised financial policies and procedures; manage site participation in internal financial audits and requests for site financial information; identify and respond to compliance issues in a timely manner; partner with senior site management in achieving site goals.
  • Prepare the annual O&M and Capital budget in accordance to established schedule and guidelines, collaborate with site and cross-functional teams to develop an annual budget, and support the development and maintenance of site and Business Unit short- and long-range work plans.
  • Provide timely and accurate financial reports, analysis and other monitoring tools to support the goals and targets for the site and Business Units. 
  • Train, develop and manage site staff, to be in compliance with Corporate Policies and Procedures and internal controls.
  • Prepare and review any potential revenue items, and ensure timely and accurate revenue reporting in accordance with accounting standards, and coordinate collection of receivables.
  • Participate in corporate and site system and process improvement activities, enterprise management systems. Take a leadership role in the identification and implementation of opportunities for Business Service process improvements.
  • Approve and audit expenditures and commitments in accordance with Expenditure Authorization Procedures. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Problem-solving skills with the ability to identify, quantify, interpret, and report statistical data for presentations to make recommendations that support business strategy.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and project management skills with exceptional follow through and attention to detail. Ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple projects within varying competing deadlines.
  • Highly collaborative and team-oriented, with ability to build relationships across all levels of stakeholders.
  • Think strategically, to proactively understand customer needs, and provide solutions to overcome obstacles.
  • Proficient in advanced technologies of Office 365 including SharePoint and creating Excel pivot tables, v-lookups, macros, advanced charting functions, etc., and financial information processing systems.
  • Experience in working with SAP or other ERP system required, data warehousing and enterprise asset management (Maximo) a plus.
  • Experience with utility accounting preferred.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Accounting, Finance or relevant degree.
  • CPA or MBA preferred.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience Finance or Accounting required.
  • Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience.
  • Experience working with complex union rules/regulations preferred.

Physical Requirements



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