1+ months

Director of Finance

Littleton, MA 01460

Earn up to $750.00 in a Signing Bonus.

Position Summary

The Director of Finance manages the day-to-day accounting function and activities including monthly and quarterly financial statement preparation, all facets of the general ledger activity, state and local tax compliance, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Project Accounting.

Department: Finance

Reports To: Senior Vice President of Finance/CFO

Status: Full-time, Salary


Staff management

  • Supervises the Finance and Accounting teams
  • Provides appropriate career building and professional development activities to ensure a climate of growth for all team members
  • Routinely monitors workplace for areas where growth is needed or possible and where existing resources can be further enhanced

Cash and risk management

  • Manage ongoing banking relationships for maximum efficiency
  • Develop cash flow forecasting and maintain a long term cash forecast
  • Oversee the annual insurance renewal process and ensure appropriate coverage is maintained at all times
  • Ensure appropriate legal review of contracts and solicit external legal advice as required

Accounting and financial controls

  • Manage the payroll function ensuring efficient systems, process and controls
  • Manage the financial system, ensuing maximum productivity and that it meets the needs of the business today and the future
  • Oversee the continuous improvement of accounting and financial processes and the development of the team with the goal to achieve best practices and optimal output
  • Develop and oversee accounting policies and procedures to meet both current and future business models
  • Oversee the external audit, review and analyze results and recommend for approval the audited financial statements
  • Prepare the financial section of the annual report
  • Oversee the cash management function, including banking relationships.
  • Ensure compliance with all internal policies and relevant regulations to ensure filings are completed in a timely manner
  • Develop and oversee the internal review function to ensure that financial controls and policies are in place and followed
  • Ensure effective follow up processes are in place


  • Ensure the team delivers the highest standard of departmental, cross departmental and cross foundation teamwork and customer service
  • Ensure optimal deployment of resources to achieve business goals
  • Develop finance and accounting team goals that are fully aligned with the business goals
  • Lead and coach the team to retain high caliber staff
  • Provide coaching, guidance and support, set professional development plans to assist team members to reach their full potential through the performance management process

Management reporting

  • Responsible for financial management reporting for the organization
  • Present monthly and year-to-date financials with accompanying analysis of results
  • Develop regular reporting and analysis, including key metrics reports, and conduct ad hoc financial analysis as required
  • Develop and prepare a monthly management reporting package


  • Lead the annual business plan development and budgeting process
    Provide ongoing financial modeling and analysis expertise to business partners
  • Lead the financial modeling and analysis to support the development of long term strategic initiatives and business plans


  • BS in Accounting or Finance, MBA and/or CPA highly desirable
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible financial leadership roles, preferably in the construction industry
  • Strong working knowledge of accounting procedures and policies

Necessary Attributes:

  • Must possess the ability to adapt to different personalities and management styles
  • Team player and with good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage a team in an efficient and effective manner
  • Self-starter with good verbal and written communication skills
  • Reliance on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Dedicated and hard working
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Above average organizational skills

The Middlesex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity EmployerMinorities, Females, Veterans and Disabled Persons



Posted: 2019-11-15 Expires: 2020-02-14

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Director of Finance

The Middlesex Corporation
Littleton, MA 01460

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