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Chief Financial Officer

Company Description


Dragados is an international contractor established in 1941 that specializes in major infrastructure projects, including bridges, roads and highways, tunnels and underground projects, buildings, energy and environmental infrastructure, dams and hydraulic works worldwide. Dragados is the construction arm of ACS Group, one of the leading infrastructure developers in the world with presence in more than 40 countries, ranked No. 1 on ENR’s 2016 Top 250 International Contractors list.

Dragados’ success and future depends on attracting, developing and retaining diverse and skilled talent. We believe that our company’s achievement begins with great employees. Dragados began U.S. operations in 2005 and 2008 in Canada. Strategic partnerships with Schiavone, Picone, Pulice, J.F. White and Prince enhanced Dragados ability to complete large scale projects, using the latest technologies to resolve technical challenges.


Corporate Headquarters:

810 7th Avenue, 9th Floor

New York, NY 10019

Main Office: 212.779.0900


www.dragados-usa.com          www.dragados-usa.com/career

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Summary: JF White Construction, an affiliate of Dragados USA is hiring a CFO. The CFO is responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the Company in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and in accordance with financial management techniques and practices appropriate within the construction industry. Responsible for providing strategic leadership for the Company by working with the Management Team to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies. Responsibilities: Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the Company’s fiscal function and performance. Participate in the development of the corporation’s plans and programs as a strategic partner. Evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory action. . Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the Company. Provide technical financial advice and knowledge to others within the financial discipline. Participate in continual improvement of the budgeting process through education of department managers on financial issues impacting their budgets. Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision-making issues affecting the organization; i.e., evaluation of potential alliances acquisitions and/or mergers and business development. Optimize the handling of bank and deposit relationships and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance cash position. Develop a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism that includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs. Be an advisor from the financial perspective on any contracts into which the Company may enter. Evaluation of the finance department structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as providing individuals with professional and personal growth with emphasis on opportunities (where possible) of individuals. Qualifications: Required Up to ten (10) years related experience; with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the construction industry. Minimum education: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, CPA required. Ability to multi-task, work in high pressure environment. Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills. Well organized and self-directed individual who is a team player. Strong organizational skills and very detail oriented. Proactive and solution oriented. Preferred MBA strongly desired. Computer Guidance eCMS experience preferred. Energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards. Strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus. Intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent communication skills. Excellent negotiator who is experienced in contracts. Decisive individual who possesses a "big picture" perspective and is well versed in systems. Ability to read, analyze and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Well-developed written presentation, organization, and editing skills Must demonstrate exceptional judgment, discretion and professional courtesy. Dragados USA Inc., in an Equal Opportunity Employer
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