174 – Director of Financial Oversight

Job Number: 174

Location: Nationwide

Industry: Electrical Power – Nuclear


The McLain Group represents a client with an immediate need for a Director of Financial Oversight.

This position will report to the Chief Nuclear Officer (CNO)-Vice President and will provide general direction to professional, technical, consultants, contractors and administrative support staff in budgetary, financial and the related regulatory matters.


  • Ensure the accuracy / completeness / validity of actual and forecasted costs
  • Oversight of financial planning
  • Oversee updating of the Cost Estimate (CE)
  • Ensure costs are recorded and reported
  • Direct and participate in the development and implementation of protocols, procedures and controls on financial matters
  • Develop and implement financial plans and systems, including risk management measures to ensure effective use of resources
  • Direct and supervise the preparation of short term and long term financial forecasts
  • Direct and supervise the preparation of a variety of reports and regulatory filings in support company and co-owners business needs
  • Direct and coordinate internal and external auditing activities
  • Provide support in the resolution of contract disputes and change orders
  • Serve as expert witness in regulatory proceedings if requested
  • Support the Co-Participants by representing company with outside agencies and organizations regarding financial matters
  • Supervise the selection, and activities, of professional consultants, advisors and contractors associated with financial matters
  • Review and participate in advocacy activities with local, state and federal officials/agencies to protect the interest of company co-owners related to financial matters
  • Oversee the applicable committees, e.g. Fiscal Committee and the Budget Committee
  • Serve as a liaison with co-owners on financial mattersand provide support to fulfill co-owners special requirements as applicable
  • Serve as a liaison with corporate to ensure effective delivery of services by corporate organizational units to regarding financial matters
  • Oversee and approve payment of invoices


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 10 years’ experience as a financial leader
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate the status of financial affairs to high-level executive leaders (e.g. Co-Owners, Company Officers, and Company Board of Directors).
  • Demonstrated experience in financial and budget reporting for large projects (e.g. > $0.5B), such as construction-type projects


  • 5 years in an executive/leadership capacity
  • MBA, CPA, CMA and/or other professional certifications/advanced degrees
  • Utility experience
  • Relevant experience in the decommissioning of commercial nuclear power plants
  • Working  knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations

To Apply for this opportunity:

For confidential consideration, please email your resume to careers@themclaingroup.net


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Please note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

About The McLain Group:

The McLain Group specializes in providing top talent for a variety of positions in the nuclear power industry. We are experienced at identifying the right people to meet critical staffing needs as well as the right jobs to meet career objectives. We are committed to satisfying both clients and candidates. To learn more, please visit www.themclaingroup.net