KBR Director, Business Services in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

Title: Director, Business Services

Location: SA-Eastern Province-Al Khobar

Job Number: 1063434




KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program life cycle within the Government Services and Hydrocarbons sectors. KBR employs approximately 34​,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures)​, with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:

Government Services, serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full life-cycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics

Technology & Consulting, including proprietary technology focused on the monetization of hydrocarbons (especially natural gas and natural gas liquids) in ethylene and petrochemicals; ammonia, nitric acid and fertilizers; oil refining; gasification; oil and gas consulting; integrity management; naval architecture and proprietary hulls; and downstream consulting

Engineering & Construction, including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); and program management

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR,





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Job Title:

Director, Business Services


Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Job Description:

KBR is looking for a highly motivated, dynamic and strategic thinking Director of Business Services. Reporting to the Managing Director you will be responsible for all of the financial activities throughout the business.

You will be accountable for all the business service departments within KBR including Finance, Human Resource Management, Information Technology, Facilities and Administration.

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified Finance Manager / Director to become a key member of the KBR management team, taking direct responsibility for the strategic development of crucial business units while broadening their experience and helping to ensure KBRs continued success.

Role Responsibilities


Reporting to the Managing Director the Business Services Director will be responsible for all financial activities including Financial Reporting, GL, AP, AR, cost, balance sheet, investment, budgets, forecasts, hedging, strategic planning, cash flow, business performance and Sox compliance

The Business Services Director will have direct responsibility for all aspects of Accounting and Finance, Human Resource Management, Information Technology, Facilities and Administration

Budgeting, forecasting, and working capital management

Directs development and preparation of financial reports, including the analysis of budget variances

Monitors, advises, and projects flow of actual costs incurred throughout the year in comparison with the related budget

Provides human resource and labor relation services to ensure the technical competency, skills, knowledge and behavior of the organization

Guides the development and implementation of system improvements

Provides leadership by directing the efforts of personnel involved in providing a variety of support to the entire organization

Responsible for the overall performance of the assigned departments and functions

Insures awareness and monitors employee compliance with all applicable company directives, policies, and procedures

Provides leadership by directing the efforts of personnel involved in providing a variety of support to the entire organization

Responsible for defining training requirements, developing employee skills, and promoting continuous improvement

Develops and implements performance standards and internal controls.




Skills & Experience

Twenty (20) years general accounting experience with a minimum of ten (10) years managing Finance and Accounting programs

Previous experience working in Saudi Arabia is an advantage

Budgeting, forecasting, and working capital management experience is required

Familiar with automated accounting systems, spreadsheet and word processing application

Understanding annual, long term and strategic business plans and goals

You must be a self-starter capable of working in a fast paced, multi-discipline team environment with the ability to manage competing priorities to achieve deadlines

Excellent analytical skills

Strong leadership and motivational skills

Fluent in English language

Background check is required for this position

Educational Expectations

BS or BA in accounting and finance and/or business administration from a four (4) year, accredited institution is required

Masters’ in Business Administration (MBA) would be desirable

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification is required

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred

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Working in a corporate role or on one of our projects, you will apply your knowledge and expertise to deliver excellent results to our clients. We encourage a transparent and friendly working environment where you can see the value of your contributions and grow through career development opportunities both locally and on our global projects.

You will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package including employee benefits and a career that is both financially and personally rewarding.

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