• Financial Operations Manager

    Location US-MI-Okemos
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL - Energy's Sustainable Energy Use is seeking a Financial Operations Manager to join our Program Delivery and Implementation (PDI) team. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the local Head of Section to manage a commercial and industrial energy efficiency program for utility customers and utility clients. This position is based out of our Okemos, MI office.


    Tasks may Include:

    • Managing the day to day operations for the program and direct supervision of designated staff
    • Review and approve finances for billing and manage invoicing for clients
    • Forecast and evaluate program performance at weekly, monthly, quarterly, and semi-annual increments
    • Manage the preparation of technical and financial reports based on data from informational databases
    • Responsible for project forecasting and planning in an effective manner by consistently building and delivering accurate plans while working with specified targets and budgets
    • Oversee the technical and financial review of utility customer applications
    • Performs quality control tasks as related to the program, projects and program budget
    • Assists with preparing proposals and contracts for submission to external and internal parties
    • Frequently communicate with clients and vendors in a clear, concise, and professional manner including educating clients regarding methods and results, presenting a professional company image to clients by email, phone, and in person, and identifying where additional services may be offered

    Position Qualifications

    Position Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or a related field or at least 8 years of experience
    • A minimum of 3 years of project management, planning, and execution experience
    • Excellent data manipulation and analysis skills
    • Solid computer skills, including proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Energy Industry experience is a plus
    • Attention to detail and ability to perform detail-oriented, critical reviews of technical documentation
    • Strong project management skills and a history of implementing process improvements
    • Team player with positive attitude, establishes rapport with clients and customers, and ability to work effectively with different teams
    • Strong verbal and written English communication skills
    • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

    **Immigration-related benefits (for example, visa sponsorship) are not available for this position**


    Preferred Skills:

    • Master’s Degree in related field
    • Systematic, meticulous, and creative troubleshooting skills
    • Management experience in companies performing energy efficiency improvements
    • Technical Sales or Engineering Consulting experience is a plus
    • Positive track record of client management and client facing skills
    • Detailed understanding of energy market segments and service offerings
    • Proactively communicates with impact, authenticity and empathy

    Opportunities Beyond Business


    Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.


    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf


    Local employment conditions apply.


    Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com

    Company & Business Area Description

    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

    We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


    Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

    With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

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