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Dewberry Business Manager in Garretson, South Dakota

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

Dewberry is seeking a Business Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in supporting our United States Geological Survey customer. This initiative is intended to modernize and consolidate the operational environment in order to provide a streamlined process for data dissemination. This position will be located in Garretson, SD.

Key Job Functions

  • Partner with the dedicated Program Manager by providing financial leadership and support to the program

  • Support the preparation and coordination of monthly financial forecasting and reporting of program financial performance

  • Manage and develop Program Control Analyst (PCA) staff

  • Develop and maintain the program cost baseline

  • Perform cost and schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate program cost and scheduling risks

  • Ensure adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government

  • Prepare and analyze contract estimates at completion (EAC)

  • Prepare / support program invoicing

  • Attend and support customer meetings

  • Support preparation and development of program inputs for the Annual Operating Plan (AOP). Long Range Strategic Plan (LRSP) and Forward Pricing plans

  • Provide variance analysis on program financial metrics

  • Prepare financial inputs to internal reports and presentations (IPRS, PMRs, etc)

  • Function successfully in a dynamic program and communicate within a team environment including communication with all levels of internal management and customer management

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline with 8 years of industry related experience in finance, accounting or program control

  • Knowledge and experience with Earned Value Management

  • Understanding of government Cost Accounting Standards and the FAR

  • Knowledge and experience with Micro-Frame Program Manager (MPM) or Deltek Cobra

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Strong analytical, leadership, communication, and organizations skills

  • Must have a current, Active Secret (or higher) clearance. Interim clearance is acceptable

  • U.S. Citizenship required

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Knowledge and experience with Agile programs

  • Previous experience in managing and leading teams

  • Experience with large program start-up

  • Experience with multiple contract types (CPAF, T&M)

Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and ability to pass a driving record background check.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*All recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

ID: 7441

Relocation Bonus Eligible: No

Service Line: IES

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Street: 47914 252nd Street