Chief Financial Officer - Honeywell Energy Solutions Group

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Honeywell Building Technologies (HBT), a $5+ billion strategic business group of Honeywell, is a leading global manufacturer of Security, Fire, Intrusion, Access Control, HVAC and Building Automation solutions for commercial applications. From intrusion, fire and building automation systems, to the latest in IP video and access control, we are focused on technologies that create “connected and smart” buildings and cities. As a global company, Honeywell designs and manufactures technologies to address some of the world’s toughest challenges linked to global macro trends, such as energy efficiency, clean energy generation, safety and security, globalization and customer productivity. At Honeywell, we address these challenges specifically within the broader building environment. Our focus is on life cycle management more specifically, installing, integrating, maintaining and upgrading the systems that keep your facility safe, secure, comfortable, productive and energy efficient. We have completed over 5,000 efficiency projects that are expected to deliver more than $5 billion in energy and operational savings around the globe.

Honeywell is currently seeking a Chief Financial Officer for its Honeywell Energy Solutions Group (HESG). This is a key finance role and the selected individual will partner with the Global VP/GM and leadership team to drive profitable growth and strong return on investment (ROI), competitively acquainting new customers, while ensuring an environment of strong controllership and compliance for the global P&L’s. This position reports to the HBS VP/CFO and will be based in Washington, DC.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Strategically partner with the VP/GM and leadership team to drive profitable growth through analysis, influencing and action on risk assessment, contracting excellence, pricing, business ventures, customer profitability and cost control.
  • Partner with controllers to ensure the accuracy of all finance statements and strong project controls.
  • Provide leadership to expand ROI through efficient deployment of capital investments, working capital and resources.
  • As the CFO for the Energy Solutions Group ensure global alignment across functional organizations including Services, Projects Operations, Integrated Supply Chain, Sales, IT, HR, Engineering and Strategic Marketing to achieve business commitments.
  • Provide thought leadership in effective risk mitigation processes, estimating, project accountability to budgets, driving cost to serve and productivity initiatives thru labor SIOP while managing a global engineering and estimation team. Demonstrate conviction in setting the tone in driving accountability over project lifecycle on claim management and project budgets.
  • Lead reporting, forecasting and planning process, including distribution of appropriate financial targets for profitable growth of the various business segments and proactive analysis of the financial statements for opportunities to increase income.
  • Knowledge of government contracting and DCAA CAS (Cost Accounting Standards), pricing.
  • Perform market, customer and Project analysis to proactively identify both new opportunities and potential risks to future business performance.
  • Approval decisions of new proposals and other financial decisions and commitments as outlined in the HBS Schedule of Executive Approvals.
  • Coordinate with Corporate Center of Technical Accounting and other shared service organizations to ensure timely and accurate transaction processing.
  • Collaborate with a team of finance professionals, while managing career progression for 2 direct reports.
  • Solid financial background with significant experience in Operational Management, Sales and Customer Services, Logistics and commercial contract negotiation.
  • Ability to travel 30%.


  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 10+ years of experience in a senior accounting/finance position
  • 5+ years of experience managing others, including demonstrated success in effectively leading and developing a team.
  • Government Contracting experience. (Federal, State and local)
  • Expertise in technical accounting w.r.t Project accounting (percentage of completion method).
  • Performance Contracting (ESCO)


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics/International Trade.
  • Advanced knowledge of P&L responsibility and work experience. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint applications - SAP, Hyperion experience.
  • Ability to travel and interact successfully with a geographically diverse team.
  • Prior controller or internal audit experience helpful including experience with project accounting.

Additional Information

  • Category: Finance
  • Location: 101 Constitution Ave NW Ste 500W, Washington DC, DC 20001 USA
  • Exempt
  • Due to US export control laws, must be a US citizen, permanent resident or have protected status.


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