Construction Financial Manager/Lead Planner – 0351

Design Systems, Inc.

Position Duties:

  • Lead budgeting and forecasting processes including developing financial targets

  • Manage planning and forecasting processes, define deliverables, timing, processes

  • Develop and implement financial forecasting models to predict operating results

  • Implement financial forecasting and planning tools as needed to improve planning results

  • Coordinate internal reporting and development of management reporting and analysis of the

Company’s financial and operating performance.

  • Candidate should have demonstrated experience in a finance function for an organization of

similar size and scope of project.

  • Report directly to the Construction Manager or designate.

  • Training for Developing and maintain project integrated schedule. (Will be trained in Microsoft Project and possibly P6 Primavera software)

  • Training for developing detailed schedule for owner’s skilled trades performing project work.

  • Training for Preparing Master Dot and other scheduling reports.

  • Training for Preparing and maintain integrated construction schedule (ICS).

  • Attend contractor and UAW scheduling meetings to update the schedules.

  • Participate in design review meetings, pre-bid meetings, bid clarification meetings, pre-construction meetings, construction status and planning meetings, and wall review meetings.

Skills and Experience Required:


Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting. (Preferred)

  • (5) years of management and financial forecasting and planning experience

  • Strong basis in the construction accounting and planning discipline

  • Operated within a highly leveraged capital structure

  • Two (2) years’ experience with General Motors projects. Prefer BS in construction management, experience with General Motors installation projects, and GM Contract Manager. (Not Required)

  • Other candidates will be considered.

GM Training Requirements:

Site Safety Orientation, Site specific training (as required), knowledge of GM1638 – GM T&C, PMP, CCP, CSP, M.U.S.T., Contract Manager

Computer Proficiency:

Microsoft Office Software, Internet, Contract Manager (Not Mandatory)

Computer Skills:

  • Microsoft Office

  • Microsoft Project

  • Other: Internet, E-mail, GM Contract Manager, P6 Primavera

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to Travel

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Personal Credit Card

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