• Finance Project Business Manager

    Job Location US-GA-Atlanta
    Job ID 0818-19169
    HNTB Job Title
    Project Business Mgr I
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Administrative & Office Support Services
  • Why Choose HNTB?

    For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

    At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

    For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


    The HNTB ATLANTA , GA office is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and financially savvy Finance Project Business Manager to manage all financial aspects of a $250MM PMC project.

    Job Summary

    Sets a financial strategy/approach for a single project including but not limited to cost accounting and financial management oversight and reporting utilizing HNTB’s Project Management System during a project’s start up and ongoing involvement during the life project’s life cycle as needed based on project specific requirements. Design fees for these projects may range from $2.5MM to +$10MM. Through implementation of best business practices in alignment with firm’s policies and standards of performance, this role will provide critical financial leadership and oversight throughout the project lifecycle to an appropriate degree.

    Essential Responsibility

    • Leads project specific development of financial strategies and reporting/project accounting/cost control/scheduling/invoicing procedures and the Project Management/Financial/Work Plan related to the design portion of a large project.
    • Directs and participates in the development and initial build of project financial burn/revenue analysis, project labor forecasts, inter-office agreements, sub-consultant agreements, cash management forecasts, and month end reporting and revenue recognition activities.
    • Creates, coordinates, edits and publishes guidelines, manuals, and document SOPs with the project’s business staff for use by Project staff including the Project Management Plan, Project Review Action Plan, Project Financial Workplan, Travel and Expense Guidelines and Monthly Project Progress Reports (Invoicing).
    • Oversees development of project schedule and coordinates preparation and analysis of schedule baseline, progress schedule reporting, specialty schedules, schedule analysis that tie to the HNTB PM System financial reporting and other compliance related requirements.
    • Analyzes variances in cost and schedule against the estimates and schedule and communicates reasons for variances to the project team, division and geographic leadership. Identifies trends and deviations and has the financial acumen to recommend solutions or recovery plans for multiple financial scenarios related to project performance.
    • Provides oversight and guidance (reviewing for accuracy/clarity) to the project and office business teams through the preparation of financial, cost control, schedule material for internal and external meetings. This includes providing appropriate financial documentation, data analysis, and reports to assist in the project management and dissemination of information/reports/deliverables to the key stakeholders.
    • Supervises the Project’s Document Control efforts including the administration, filing, and archiving of procurement and construction documents, reports, deliverables, invoices, and other business policies and procedures. This effort includes electronic sharing of documents between the HNTB and the Client.
    • Leads the project’s financial communication including but not limited to the Senior Management
    • Reviews Meetings and the Monthly Business Activity Meetings.
    • Coordinates the project’s cost estimating efforts to include preparation of cost report templates and monthly Cost and Change Management report deliverables.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Basic Qualification

    Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Civil Engineering, Construction Science or related field
    6 years financial experience in engineering, architecture, and contractor project financial controls

    Preferred Qualification/Skills

    Master's degree
    9 years financial experience in engineering, architecture, and contractor project financial controls
    - Good communication skills, written and verbal.
    - Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.

    General Work Conditions

    Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

    HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

    The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


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