Farnsworth Group, Inc. is a full-service engineering and architectural firm with offices and employment opportunities located throughout a nationwide network of 24 offices. Farnsworth Group is an employee-owned company with a rich 100-year history that offers an impressive benefits and compensation program, in addition to excellent career development opportunities. We are seeking a passionate and experienced leader to join the executive team of our successful and growing nationwide company, headquartered in Bloomington/Normal, IL.
VP of Finance and Operations
Bloomington/Normal or Peoria, IL
We have an exciting opportunity in our Bloomington/Normal or Peoria, IL office for a VP of Finance and Operations. As a senior leader in a key position within the company, this person will collaborate directly with the CEO, principals, board members and other senior leaders to foster an environment of continued business growth and excellence. This individual will provide strategic leadership on financial and related operational affairs of the corporation. Other key responsibilities include:
Partnering with the CEO and other senior leaders on operational and strategic issues as they arise; provide strategic recommendations based on financial and operational analysis and projections.
Promote a framework to drive financial accountability across the organization.
Provide timely and meaningful analyses and partnering with operational leaders to execute.
Administration of taxation planning and compliance, including federal, state/local, as well as sales and use.
Management of IT Department including strategy of IT infrastructure.
Develop and monitor policies and procedures within General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and corporate guidelines to ensure sufficient cash flow, reduce operating costs, and increase revenues within a multi-company, multi-state, project-based environment.
Maintain external relationships with banks, auditors, and third-party vendors.
Oversee potential acquisitions and collaborations with external organizations.
Specific Requirements include:
Minimum of 20 years’ experience, with at least 7 years of experience of staff management in business, finance and operations or equivalent in a professional services organization, with preference for experience in a multi-state engineering, architecture, survey or related consulting business
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture or related field. Licensed certification in the state of workplace preferred.
MBA, Finance or Accounting degree preferred or C.P.A certification
Demonstrated knowledge of project-based accounting concepts
Prior experience evaluating and performing due diligence of mergers and acquisitions
Experience with multistate operations
Background in Excel Modelling
Experience with Deltek Vision, a plus
Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations, a plus
We offer a competitive salary and benefits program that includes:
Prescription Drug Program
401(k) with Company Match
Flexible Spending Account
Statement on Diversity and Inclusion:
Farnsworth Group is a collection of employees with unique backgrounds and perspectives that all come together to make us a better Company. It is our goal to recruit, hire, develop, retain, and promote a diverse group of people. Join us…and let’s make a difference, together.
For immediate consideration:
Please Apply Online by clicking on the link below
or visit the Farnsworth Group website at www.f-w.com and click on the careers link.
Farnsworth Group, Inc. is proud to be a M/F Disabled and Veteran EEO/AA employer. SUP100
About Farnsworth Group, Inc.
Farnsworth Group, Inc. is a full-service engineering and architectural firm that offers our valued clients over 325 employees located in a nationwide network of offices. We are also one of the nation’s leaders in sustainable design initiatives. Farnsworth Group is an employee-owned company with a rich 100-year history that offers an impressive benefits and compensation program in addition to excellent career development opportunities.