Director of Finance

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Working at Foundry

The Director of Finance will help ensure continued business growth and success of Foundry. This role will be responsible for managing all accounting and external financial reporting functions, establishing and managing the implementation of policies and procedures, and establishing goals and objectives for these functions. 

As a key member of the Leadership team, the Director of Finance supports the financial management of the organization through management of the general ledger, improvements to financial controls, forecasting, negotiations, and policies. They will advise and inform the leadership team on accounting and regulatory guidelines as well as financial and business strategies. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining effective key relationships with operational management and Directors to ensure the financial management of the organization is optimized and executed to achieve full financial control and sustainable growth.

 

Director of Finance Duties & Responsibilities

  • Together with the Leadership team, responsible for the Company’s P&L and balance sheet and for establishing sales, profitability and cash flow goals
  • Formulate and manage the implementation of accounting policies, procedures, and systems. Oversee and implement the education of these policies to the organization to ensure compliance and understanding throughout the organization
  • Advisor for long-term business development and financial planning. Identifying, analyzing, and implementing necessary systems and processes to assist company leadership in effectively and efficiently managing financial reporting processes
  • Oversees the organizational financial reporting, planning, and analysis
  • Manage the development and maintenance of standard and ad hoc financial reports. Works with Leadership team and Directors to use financial data to facilitate sound business decisions
  • Provides oversight and administers Profit-Sharing plan
  • Identifies opportunities for expansion into new product areas. Oversee investments of funds while working with investment bankers to raise capital required for future growth opportunities
  • Manage contract reviews, annual financials audits, legal matters, banking relationships, and credit lines
  • Compares and conducts regular reviews on projected vs actuals for budgets, financials, and forecasts. Makes recommendations, establishes priorities and any necessary adjustments for the planning process
  • Provide advice to Leadership team through financial analysis and analysis of operational effectiveness, including information that is sensitive and/or confidential
  • Function as a technical resource for the organization, staying apprised of accounting, taxation, and compliance developments, providing recommendations and education to Company’s Leaders
  • Assist with set up, operations, and use of bank accounts and other financial processes
  • Other duties as assigned by Leadership


Expectations for you

As a small, agile company, we expect you to jump in and lead in making key financial decisions with the ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment. Build on your already strong leadership skills and your result-driven attitude, including your observable passion for success, your likely sweet calculator skills, your career - yourself.


Requirements & Skills

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in financial management
  • Excellent in both written and verbal communication, analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to earn the confidence and support of a wide range of internal and external constituents
  • Proficient in database and financial application systems


A Note On Remote Work

Generally speaking, our collaborative creativity is multiplied exponentially by being in the room together, feeding off each others’ energy, and building on each others’ ideas.  We try to work together in the same office whenever possible, however, with regard to COVID-19, this position will temporarily be remote as the health and security of our staff is paramount.  Normally this job would require working from our offices in Downtown Minneapolis on a typical day.


Who We Are 

Foundry creates digital products with sincere empathy for the people who’ll use them. We look for ever-curious lifelong learners to add their talents to our team. Our clients bring us real-world problems to solve, not lists of requirements to implement. We dig into their goals and culture, asking lots of questions until we know we’re proposing just the right solution. Then we make it happen, pretty fast. We help our clients make beautiful, impactful, elegant, well-conceived custom software.

Our company culture revolves around creative problem solving, collaborative thinking, and hard work mixed with an appropriate dose of irreverence. We take our work seriously but insist on having some serious fun while doing it. Silliness often occurs, yet stuff still gets done, well.

We define and design all that we make, always taking those steps in that deliberate order. Everything Foundry produces is crafted with attention-to-detail by people who genuinely care about creating positive outcomes and real impact. We’re dedicated to partnering with companies in the business of doing good. We earn our clients’ trust to turn their vision into something amazing.  


Enough about us, more about you

What’s in it for you?

Foundry continues to see a growing need for brilliant people like you to come together, to build a place where you can do your best work and make a difference.  Foundry is an engaged and socially conscious agency.  We invest in our community, our team, and our customers.  If this all sounds like a dream job to you, we’re hoping you’ll apply and give us a chance to get to know you.

Foundry is an equal opportunity employer who celebrates diversity and equality and who remains committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for all employees. 

How to Apply

Please share your resume and thoughts on joining our team (but not a cover letter -- those are the worst) by emailing us at careers@foundrymakes.com

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