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  • Kansas City, MO
  • 130000 - 150000

Director of Finance

Bell & Associates

Director of Finance

$130-150k plus bonus, fantastic benefits with minimal costs to employees & families

Kansas City, MO

Crown Center office location – Hybrid work – 3 days in office, 2 WFH

Bell & Associates, Inc. has been engaged to recruit our client’s next Director of Finance. Our client is and Architectural Engineering firm with a history of success and a bright future for growth. The firm is a collaboration of architectural, design and planning professionals who leverage a collective capacity for design thinking to solve local and global issues related to design and community. Comprised of an energetic collection of design professionals we share a deep commitment to sustainable, human purposed, high-quality design and a rigorous approach to project and client delivery.

Qualified candidates for this position will have excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and analytical skills. Self-motivation, a willingness to learn and tackle new challenges, an ability to work in a fast paced, creative environment and strong team orientation is a must.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Project profitability monitoring and oversight
  • Works with Project Managers to develop a plan for increasing profitability on any jobs not meeting company profitability goals
  • Reviews new contracts, oversees corporate job cost accounting and manages lender and business insurance relationships
  • Directs the financial affairs of the business
  • Prepares financial analyses of operations, including interim and final fiscal statements with supporting schedules for the guidance of management
  • Responsible for the business’s financial plans and policies, accounting practices, maintenance of fiscal records and the preparation of financial reports and other analysis identified as valuable to communication of a complete financial picture.
  • The position involves supervision over general and project accounting and works collaboratively with Human Resources, Business Development, Administration, and Information Services, as well as Project Managers and firm leadership.
  • Preparation of annual operating and capital budgets, including ongoing projections for performance measured against budget.
  • Lead corporate stock transactions and capital transition planning.
  • Along with COO, lead the risk management functions for the firm.
  • Provide the strategic direction for the financial performance of the firm.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Advanced skills in Excel and financial reporting
  • Prior experience in a professional service firm and 8+ years of experience are preferred
  • Experience in a design firm or as a CPA are a plus
  • Knowledge of Deltek Vision is a plus
  • Experience with FAR accounting is a plus

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