Construction Commercial Manager


Category: Accounting or Finance
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Title: Construction Commercial Manager
Job ID: 14034
Job Status: Full Time Regular

Job Summary

You are a Construction Commercial Manager overseeing all activities of finance & accounting, risk & claims management, and project controls (including cost analysis, scheduling & field project controls) functions of a large OSP fiber construction project.

Join the Ledcor Technical Services team in Chicago, IL today!


• Provide leadership and oversight in the execution of systems and policies that are critical to the success of the project in meeting its goals and objectives
• Ensure the appropriate tools and systems are in place to provide critical financial and operational information to project stakeholders and make actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations
• Review, coordinate and evaluate the financial programs and project controls including budgeting, cash management and earned value reporting
• Oversee the financial and risk management operations of the project, including the update of the project financial strategy, policies and procedures
• Coach, mentor and oversee the day-to-day Finance & Accounting, Risk Management, and Project Controls departments as required
• Establish and implement short and long term departmental goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures
• Coordinate the preparation of monthly Management or Executive-level meeting reports and agendas, official minutes and follow-up on action items recorded
• Develop a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism that includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs
• Prepare and sign-off on all financial statement reports, schedules and analyses at monthly, quarterly and annual intervals as required.


• 10+ years of progressive work experience in construction finance & controls including 5+ years of senior management/leadership responsibility on projects greater than $250M
• Must have strong knowledge of accounting and administrative concepts in construction operations with preference given to those having experience in Public-Private-Partnership (P3) projects
• Strong leadership, communication and strategic planning skills essential
• Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections
• Experience creating and managing budgets
• High level of integrity, confidentially and accountability
• Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
• Knowledge of JD Edwards or similar large ERP is preferred
• Strong MS Office skills in Excel, Word, Outlook
• Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
• Proactive, self-motivated, problem solver and results oriented
• Successful completion of a criminal background check and pre-employment drug & alcohol requirements

Work Conditions

• Office based position
• 10% travel within the US

Ledcor Technical Services (LTS) designs, builds, and maintains wireline or wireless networks that span North America and beyond. We are a proven leader and innovator in telecommunications network construction, maintenance, and service installation and repair.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!


Ledcor is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability, or any other legally protected status. All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Chicago, IL
Chicago, Illinois


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Date Posted 7/6/2017