Overview

At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you’ll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us.

 

Boeing’s Law Department is looking for a Business Manager for the Law Department Finance & Operations Team. This position is located in the Corporate Office in Chicago, Illinois.

 

In this role, you will manage employees and first-level managers across multiple locations performing integrated departmental financial analysis.  You will identify, lead and implement business process improvement strategies and initiatives.

 

You will manage financial analysis includes oversight and preparation, analysis and presentation of monthly financial reporting packages, identify associated risks/opportunities to providing understanding of financial performance to internal/external stakeholders, oversight and preparation of quarterly Estimates at Completion (EACs) and annual Long Range Business Plan (LRBP).  You will be also responsible for ad hoc cost analysis and day-to-day finance support for Law Department leadership.

 

You will manage process improvement includes working with Law Department management and staff to evaluate current processes and develop recommendations for greater efficiency; implementing change initiatives, including the quantification and tracking of cost savings; and leading transition of new processes, strategic directions and company initiatives.

 

You will also develop and motivate employees and first-level managers.  You will develop and maintain relationships and partnerships with customers, stakeholders, peers, partners and direct reports and provides oversight and approval of technical approaches, products and processes.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Law Department Business Management team, attorneys, and the Law Department Finance & Operations team to provide financial analysis and reporting to and for the Law Department, and required on behalf of the department; including but not limited to: EACs and LRBP, Law Council reporting, and assistance with the integration and accuracy of data from the matter management system (Passport).
  • Providing analysis and reporting of financial and legal matters as it relates to operational and financial Law operations.
    Managing the Law Finance and Operations team in providing financial analysis, working with data from the Matter Management system (Passport), financial reporting, and ad hoc reporting and projects as required for efficient and effective Law Operations.
  • Implementing policies and procedures and setting operational goals.
  • Addressing workload issues, backup staffing, expected levels of support, employee morale, training and development, office standards, schedules, and customer satisfaction.
  • Coaching, counseling, mentoring and providing developmental opportunities and job assignments to enhance employee performance and expand capabilities.
  • Recruiting, hiring, and developing finance and operations staff, as needed.
  • Recognizing contributions of individuals and teams to improve employee satisfaction and retain a skilled and motivated workforce.
  • Working closely with Senior Business Manager to manage support staff performance, including establishing goals, gathering performance feedback, rating performance, conducting performance and salary reviews.
  • Addressing performance problems, including administering corrective action up to and including termination.
  • Working with Law Department Business Management team to determine and communicate policies and procedures and further cross-regional cooperation and initiatives in support of the Law Department.
  • Overseeing and executing special projects as necessary. 

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Finance or Accounting
  • Experience leading and managing a team 

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience in a law firm, corporate in-house counsel, or governmental legal setting
  • Experience developing and implementing process improvements
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Products such as Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word 

Relocation:

Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

 

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Experience Level
Manager

Contingent Upon Program Award
No, this position is not contingent upon program award

Schedule
Full time

 

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

About The Boeing Company

At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you’ll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us.

 

We offer business challenges on a scale few companies can match. Nearly 75% of all airplanes in the sky right now were made by Boeing, and every day we export more than $53 million worth of goods and services. Here, you’ll work on global projects and exciting initiatives across the enterprise. Join us to make a difference for yourself, for our customers and for the world.