Position Description

The Finance Director reports directly to the V.P. Accounting & Finance and will be responsible for influencing strategy  through data driven analysis, creating and driving effective and efficient processes, and overseeing execution against company objectives and goals.  This individual will lead the development of the strategic plan, annual budget, and monthly forecast, including variance analysis, identifying opportunities and risks, and communicating to Sr. Leadership and Department Leaders.   Additional responsibilities include oversight of the financial reporting software (FMW) and business intelligence software (CMiC) to include maintenance, updates, and report development.  The Finance Director supervises three analysts and is responsible for managing the team to ensure work is properly allocated and completed in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.

 Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting required – CPA and/or MBA strongly preferred

 Years of Experience

  • 10+ years of progressive finance and accounting experience (FP&A, business support, process improvement, ERP systems)
  • 5+ years in a supervisory role

Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work across multiple departments to complete a project or resolve an organizational challenge
  • Ability to apply background and experiences to new situations to implement change
  • Data driven; leverages analytics, benchmarking, and insights to generate meaningful financial strategies and solutions
  • A ‘hands on’ individual who is able to prioritize, work to tight deadlines, display a sense of urgency, as well as be detail orientated
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and a very dynamic business environment
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to relate to all levels of an organization, including senior management
  • Proven experience learning and utilizing multiple ERP systems with an advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel (VBA included), SQL, and Business Intelligence software

Position Duties/Tasks

  • Oversee the annual budgeting and planning process; understand and communicate key performance drivers and assumptions to senior leadership, highlighting opportunities and risks
  • Lead the monthly P&L forecast process, including Margin, Overhead and Operational Support; facilitate monthly reviews with department leads and sales team to drive accountability
  • Assist in the development of the Strategic Plan, aligning long-term corporate goals with financial targets
  • Oversee the financial management reporting system (FMW); maintain data accuracy, implement improvements, develop reports, and act as the point person for questions and ad-hoc requests
  • Work cross-functionally (Operations, Sales, Estimating, Marketing, VDC, IT) to provide financial oversight and identify potential cost savings/margin enhancement opportunities
  • Initiate and implement financial modeling and analysis projects related to operational and strategic initiatives and activities
  • Evaluate current processes, identify best practices, develop plans, and implement process improvements to reduce time, improve accuracy, and generate cost savings within the accounting and finance groups
  • Leverage expertise to determine best approach to organize and extract data from the current ERP system utilizing business intelligence platform to create value-add reports and analysis for senior leadership and department leaders
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects and requests as required
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Work Environment 

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; bend; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and carry small items.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., although hours may vary from time to time in order to support specific needs.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

About PARIC

PARIC is a nationally recognized construction firm that currently ranks as number 150 on ENR's Top 400 national contractors list, and number 27 on ENR' Midwest contractors list. PARIC is focused providing a work environment that stimulates and supports growth for all employees.  As a consistent Finalist for Best Places to Work awards, PARIC provides employees with the opportunities, resources, and tools that make working at PARIC a special place in the AEC industry.

At PARIC Corporation, we build our customers' vision into a reality. Providing a complete range of construction services with unique solutions, we change our customers’ perception of what is possible. As a premier General Contractors, Construction Manager, and Design/Builder, we leverage over 35 years of experience in the construction industry to provide our customers with innovative solutions that surpass the capabilities of our competition. We are always on the forefront of construction advancements, utilizing the latest in virtual design and construction technology. We strive for every customer to EXPERIENCE EXCELLENCE in construction management jobs. From the first meeting to the last, providing a level of quality and service that we believe is unmatched. Every day we are focused on Building Excellence to Move our Community Forward.

PARIC's Core Values

For over 30 years, our Core Values have successfully guided PARIC and driven our company to success. These values are the fundamental principles that shape who we are as a company and how we conduct business.

  • Power of One Team - displays strong work ethic, professionalism, respectfulness, and accountability
  • Trust and Teamwork - achieve success through internal and external dedication and partnership
  • Exceeding Expectations - demonstrates entrepreneurialism and provides uncompromised service
  • Enhancing our Community - strives to serve the community
  • Doing What We Say - always and forever

AAP/EEO Statement

PARIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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