Sevatec Inc.

  • Senior Vice President- Finance & Administration

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 5 days ago(8/13/2019 4:06 PM)
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  • Overview

    The Senior Vice President–Finance & Administration (SVP) is a key member of the executive team responsible for the Mission Support Office (MSO) comprised of accounting, financial planning, program controls, contracts and human resources (including security and office administration). The position has three Director/VP level direct reports responsible for the Finance, Contracts and Human Resource functions, respectively. The position reports to the CFO, however the candidate will assume a greater share of the CFO responsibilities as the incumbent transitions to retirement.    


    The successful candidate will be an energetic, hands-on leader who consistently represents the firm’s interest and the interests of its stakeholders (employees, clients, and partners); provides exemplary customer service and solutions to internal and external stakeholders; and is motivated and driven to achieve the firm’s growth targets. The successful candidate must be well-versed in all aspects of financial and business management; ranging from simple accounting to strategic planning and business analysis; with the ability to manage the MSO organization to effectively support the achievement of the company’s strategic goals. The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader with the ability to effectively interface and advise the management and leadership of the Business Development, Operations and Technology organizations within the company.


    The position is accountable the development and management of the financial and administrative processes and systems, the development and monitoring of the metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing enhancement and implementation of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results with the goal of driving the company’s revenues and profits to achieve the financial objectives and sustainable growth.



    • Direct and coordinate financial planning and budget management functions.
    • Design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure to effectively accomplish the department’s goals and objectives.
    • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance dashboards,
    • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget.
    • Oversee daily operations of the MSO.
    • Manage the preparation of all financial and management reports.
    • Manage the preparation of financial forecasts.
    • Prepare financial analysis for contract performance & proposal pricing.
    • Manage contract administration including negotiation and execution of Teaming agreements, subcontracts and prime contracts.
    • Ensure compliance with all contract terms and conditions.
    • Manage the development and execution of all employee benefit programs.
    • Oversee all employee actions (hiring, promotions, terminations, etc.) and ensure compliance with all internal policies, regulations and laws.
    • Manage all revenue processing and specialized billing for various contracts.
    • Facilitate contract negotiations with vendors, partners, clients.
    • Support Business Development activities including pipeline development, proposal review pricing support and contract analysis.
    • Coordinate annual financial audit with auditing firm and with DCAA.
    • Manage cash balances and cash forecasts.
    • Support Business Unit leads and project owners with financials and dashboard reporting,
    • Assist in establishing short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.

    Company and Employee Development:

    • Continuously enhancing and supporting positive company image and culture.
    • Mentoring and supporting team members within and outside of MSO, including project managers and supporting client delivery personnel.
    • Supporting and executing the strategy to achieve the goals of the company.




    • Minimum of 7 years of senior level management within the government contracting industry.
    • Proven experience in a management level Financial, Business operations or other relevant role

    Strong operational knowledge of:

    • Accounting and Reporting (GAAP)
    • Business Planning and
    • Tax Planning and Compliance
    • Government Contracting, GSA, FAR & DFAR
    • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods.
    • Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software (e.g. Jamis)
    • Ability to strategize and solve problems
    • Strong leadership and organizational skills
    • Excellent communication and people skills
    • An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers
    • CPA is a strong advantage
    • BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus. 

    EEO Statement:

    Sevatec is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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