Director of Finance

At Fishbowl Solutions, we help Enterprises improve access to information, streamline processes and drive innovation. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, the Director of Finance will use their experience to provide financial insight for the decision-making and planning processes to further the responsible growth of the company. While keenly overseeing the overall accounting process, the successful individual will play a key role in developing and implementing financial procedures to improve and maintain the financial health of our company.

As a Director of Finance, a typical day might include the following:

  • Providing sound financial perspectives while collaborating with a high energy, fast-paced leadership team
  • Working on financial strategies and plans that align corporate goals with healthy profitability
  • Partnering with other team members to ensure plans and models drive deeper understanding of a financially healthy organization

This job might be for you if:

  • You have a solid history of preparing sound financial strategies and want to push yourself to have a greater impact on an organization
  • You believe that a good financial strategy can balance aggressive growth with a fiscally responsible plan to hit profitability goals
  • You believe process and continuous improvement are critical for long-term growth and success.
  • You’re high-energy and passionate about creatively helping our team members develop and push themselves.
  • You are detail-oriented, learn quickly, and are focused on achieving challenging goals.
  • You believe great companies win as a team.

Why work at Fishbowl Solutions?

  • We pride ourselves on hiring smart people who are constantly learning and growing and interested in learning from others
  • We foster a team-first environment focused on collaboration, enabling cross-functional work as you develop meaningful relationships
  • We find the best ways to solve our customers’ relevant business problems with world-class (and cool) technology solutions
  • We have a “work hard, play hard” mentality with perks that include the annual President’s Club vacation, recognition through Peloton Awards (peer kudos), community service and volunteer events, and other activities, including company-sponsored sports teams
  • Located right off of the Cedar Lake Regional Trail and future Light Rail stop.
  • Recently recognized by the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal as a “Best Places To Work”

The sky is the limit at Fishbowl Solutions, for you and for us. We are entrepreneurial. We are growing. Join us!

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Participate in decision making as a member of the Executive Leadership Team
  • Drive the development and execution of the financial strategy and budget for the company
  • Create, maintain, and manage financial controls and accounting procedures and processes to ensure adherence to organizational budget
  • Provide financial insights on ways to increase revenue, decrease expenses, and meet or exceed profitability targets
  • Effectively communicate financial risks and opportunities in a timely manner
  • Directly support the General Manager and President on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to financial planning, budget management, cost benefit analysis, and forecasting needs
  • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations
  • Manage staff to a high-performance bar, including regular performance feedback and plans for continuous improvement

Success in this role includes:

  • Broad experience creating and managing an operating budget and associated financial models
  • Demonstrated ability to model, track, and report on financial and operating metrics
  • Ensure adequate cash flow and profitability to meet organization goals
  • Assist in the design, implementation, and timely execution of wages, incentives, commissions, and bonuses for staff
  • Maintain Accounts Receivables at or below organizational targets
  • Implement and execute procedures to ensure swift and accurate client billing and payments
  • Maintain strong credit rating through timely payment of expenses
  • Coordinate and produce all relevant tax documentation
  • Provide financial perspective and insight on risks associated with key customer and partner contracts
  • Ability to clearly communicate finance and accounting principles to teammates with limited accounting knowledge

Skills and Experience:

  • 8+ years experience in senior financial position with staff management responsibility
  • At least 3 years experience working in small, entrepreneurial organization preferred
  • Bachelors Degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, or similar field
  • Professional accounting designation (CA, CMA, CPA) preferred
  • Advanced computer skills including exceptional Microsoft Excel skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Results-oriented, strategic thinker and planner

    To apply, please visit our candidate website and upload your resume.