PAE, Inc Business Operations Manager in Arlington, Virginia

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Business Operations Manager

  • Manage and direct the Business Operations department for newly awarded DOD Expeditionary Logistics Task Orders under two separate IDIQ contracts

  • Responsible for the financials for a Joint Venture (JV)

  • Be responsible for managing a business finance employee, ensuring contractual compliance, cost management, budget development and analyses, financial estimating, and proposal support.

  • Coordinate subordinate employee recruitment, selection and training, performance assessment, work assignments, salary, and recognition/disciplinary actions.

  • Be responsible for the budgeting, reporting, forecasting program cost, Subcontract/IWTA establishment, financial analysis and reporting, forecasting orders, sales, EBIT, controllable overhead, financial charts in support of Program Management Reviews, generation/fact-finding/updating/negotiations of proposals, funding requirement analysis, and monthly estimates to compete.

  • Ensure responsiveness to Program, Customer, and Corporate Needs.

  • Utilize creative and innovative resource planning solutions to ensure that corporate, customer and program deliverables are being met in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Coordinate with Program Management prior to submitting responses to Corporate and Customers.

  • Ensure clear, prepared and effective communications to Program/Corporate Leadership.

  • Involve PAE Leadership and management and in Key Business Operations issues.

  • Communicate those issues clearly and decisively, and with prepared solutions.

  • Determine the nature and extent of procedures to be performed by each member of the group and provide oral/written guidance to ensure that they efficiently complete the procedures identified.

  • Identify areas of improvement in financial accounting applications and operational procedures and effectively communicate these value-added solutions both orally and in writing to senior department personnel.

  • Complete or delegate actions to execute process improvements.

  • Have overall responsibility for the Monthly/Quarterly/Annual Internal and External Financial Statements.

  • Review financial statements, propose adjustments, and suggest solutions to ensure that monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements are fairly stated and delivered to Management in a timely manner.

  • Prepare certain analyses of Financial Statements and Program Data for Management and review such analyses prepared by other members of the Financial Accounting Staff.

  • Respond to Internal and External Inquiries for Financial Data.

  • Act as main interface with external and internal auditors related to the Financial Statements.


  • Experience working with DOD, and DOS customers is highly desired.

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance (or related disciplines) from an accredited institution, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Requires 2+ years of effective management experience in a related area.

  • 7+ years of experience in multiple areas, including Finance, Accounting or Business Operations is required.

  • Must have experience driving the review and analysis of the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and plans, and developing strategies for improving or further leveraging these plans.

  • Requires experience representing the Company to customers.

  • Strong English communication, both oral and written is required.

  • Must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret policies, procedures and technical documentation.

  • Requires strong knowledge of budgets, estimates at complete and projections.

  • Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts and propose solutions is required.

  • Must have the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently.

  • Requires knowledge of principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources, leadership, service delivery methods, and coordination of people and resources.

  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer services is required. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

  • Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities, schedules and budgets.

  • Must have cross-cultural sensitivity and international perspective.

  • Requires excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Expert computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint is required.

  • Preferred computer skills specifically in the accounting system CostPoint and the reporting software program Cognos.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.