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Director | VP of Finance

Director | VP of Finance (052404)

SRF Consulting Group, Inc. creates lasting solutions to strengthen communities. SRF’s engineers, planners, and designers collaborate with our clients and their partners to ensure meaningful results for the most challenging projects and enrich everyday experiences. Our award-winning projects range from designing roadways, trails, and bridges to planning statewide transportation systems, to revitalizing neighborhoods and urban spaces. At SRF, our employee-owners help shape the culture and future of our business and our communities. As a 100 percent employee-owned company, team members share in the company’s growth and prosperity and receive stock ownership on a vesting schedule for their retirement. Our culture offers frequent companywide events, clubs, and sports teams, as well as opportunities to give back to the community. SRF also provides employees with the following:

•           401(k) and company match plan, Comprehensive health benefits package

•           Competitive salaries, Paid professional certifications and memberships

•           Flex-time scheduling, Generous time-off programs, and Vacation time carry-over

•           Multiple professional development programs

SRF’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is a cornerstone of our culture and success. Individual differences, life experiences, and talents drive our innovation and our approach. Everyone is welcome, differences are celebrated, and horizons are limitless.

Our dynamic and successful Finance Group is seeking a full-time Director/VP of Finance. This position will be based in our Minneapolis, MN office and will report to the Chief Executive Officer. As the Director/VP of Finance, you would be responsible for managing the financial decisions of the company.


  • Provide staff development and leadership to Finance team members.
  • Ensure the protection of company assets and profitability through effective risk management and financial strategies.
  • Execute the company’s financial strategy.
  • Responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing the company’s budget, ensuring financial efficiency and cost control.
  • Oversee all accounting functions including Accounts Receivable (AR), Accounts Payable (AP), Payroll, Billing, and Timesheets.
  • Manage contracts and subcontracts processing, ensuring compliance with regulations.
  • Develop and implement risk management strategies and oversee legal activities.
  • Coordinate and oversee various audits, including financial, FAR, 401k, ESOP, and Benefit Plans.
  • Manage treasury functions including banking relations, investments, borrowing, and fiscal management.
  • Develop plans for growth to increase company profit while also reducing expenditures.
  • Contextualize from the past, present, and future to create meaningful insights and make decisions.
  • Identify investment opportunities and manage mergers and acquisitions.
  • Assist the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to develop financial plans.
  • Ensure compliance with all governmental regulations and maintain effective relationships with government agencies.
  • Manage and negotiate company contracts, ensuring terms meet the strategic needs of the company while optimizing cost and minimizing company risk.
  • Serve as a point of contact with key industry associations such as the American Council of Engineering Companies, actively participating in events and utilizing services to advance organizational objectives.
  • Lead initiatives to maintain contact with former shareholders.
  • Manage and coordinates retiree outreach.
  • Understanding of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) – legal, compliance, financial and operational
  • Function as a change leader.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:  

  • A bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field.
  • Extensive experience in financial management and leadership roles, with 15 or more years of experience in financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, and strategic planning.
  • Strong communication, collaboration and leadership skills with the ability to delegate, engage and inspire team members.
  • Prior experience in executive or senior financial management positions is highly desirable.
  • Comprehensive understanding of financial principles, accounting standards, and financial regulations. Strong knowledge of financial modeling and risk management.
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to align financial strategies with overall business objectives.
  • Experience in developing and implementing financial plans and strategies to support organizational growth and profitability.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills to analyze financial data, identify trends, and make data-driven decisions.
  • Ability to anticipate financial risks and opportunities and develop appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Proven experience in acquisition strategy and execution.
  • Experience with managing and leveraging ESOP’s to improve the company’s position both internally and externally.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

SRF Consulting Group, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  We cultivate a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where all individuals feel respected, acknowledged, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. Our diversity drives our innovation; our inclusivity drives our approach. We encourage ALL qualified people to apply.

We will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of hair style or texture -race, genetic testing, military status or unfavorable discharge, citizenship or work authorization status, pregnancy, arrest/conviction and expunged or sealed convictions, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, ancestry, gender identity or expression, status about public assistance, or any other protected class.

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