Vice President, Business Administration - Construction

Hickory, North Carolina Permanent USD180,000 - USD230,000 per year
  • Newly created Corporate and Strategic Leadership Role in Construction Sector
  • Partner with CFO to manage Contracts, Compliance and Back Office Function

About Our Client

The Vice President, Business Administration - Construction will work for a leading General Contracting Construction Company in Hickory, North Carolina. The position is a newly created role reporting to the company CFO that will manage a lot of the Corporate Back Office function but will also partner with other Executive Leadership to implement organizational change and growth to ensure future strategic and financial goals are achieved. Located in the office 5 days a week in Hickory, North Carolina - please review the job description and apply for further consideration.

Job Description

  • Work closely with the CFO and executive team to develop and execute business strategies that drive growth, profitability, and operational excellence.
  • Analyze financial and operational data to identify opportunities for process improvements and cost efficiencies.
  • Develop and maintain policies, procedures, and controls to ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards in collaboration with the Compliance Specialist
  • Oversee internal audits and implement corrective actions as necessary to mitigate risks.
  • Lead the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable teams to ensure timely and accurate processing of invoices, payments, and collections.
  • Monitor cash flow and liquidity to optimize working capital management.
  • Manage Contract Administration team.
  • Collaborate with project teams to review, negotiate, and administer contracts with clients, subcontractors, and vendors.
  • Ensure compliance with contractual obligations and manage any disputes or claims.
  • Provide strategic direction to the Human Resources department, including recruitment, onboarding, training, performance management, and employee relations.
  • Implement policies and programs to foster a positive work environment, promote diversity and inclusion, and ensure compliance with employment laws.
  • Additional projects and responsibilities as needed.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, or a related field. MBA or relevant advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience (8+ years) in a senior leadership role overseeing business administration functions in a construction or related industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of compliance requirements, financial management principles, and contract administration processes.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate, collaborate, and influence across all levels of the organization.
  • Exceptional analytic abilities with a track record of driving results through data-driven decision-making.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CPA, SHRM-CP, PMP) are highly desirable.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive Base Salary Range
  • Bonus Eligibility
  • PTO
  • 401k plan
  • Executive Leadership decision making responsibilities
  • Opportunity for future career growth and development
  • Insurance: Dental, Health, Vision coverage
  • Additional company benefits plus more

If you are interested in this position and feel you are suitably qualified for the role, please submit your resume for further consideration.

Christopher Knight
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Christopher Knight
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