May 5, 2022

Vice President Finance

Washington, DC - Corporate Office
We currently have an immediate opening for a Vice President of Finance to join our expanding team. As the Vice President of Finance, you will be responsible for the primary day-to-day planning, implementing, managing, and controlling all financial-related activities of the company, and ongoing impact on company operations, helping us to analyze, strategize, and grow our financial position.

McKissack &McKissack, an outgrowth of the oldest African American-owned architecture­engineering in the country, has a strong reputation for consistently deliveringresults on high-profile projects for government and private sector clients.

We are seekingleaders that exhibit the attributes of a great team player, Humble, Hungry andSmart:

·       Humble: being of littleego; focusing more on their teammates than themselves.

·       Hungry: strong work ethic and drive.

·       Smart: what they say or do has a positive outcome on those around them.

Your Role (High level):

As a key member of the Executive Management team, the Vice President of Finance will report to the CFO and assume a strategic role in the overall management of the company. TheVP, Finance will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing, and controlling all financial-related activities of the company, and ongoing impact on company operations, helping us to analyze, strategize, and grow our financial position. This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, job costing, property management, and institutional financing.

Your Role(Logistics):

Reporting To: Chief Financial Officer

Who Reports to You: All Finance Department Personnel

Where You Work: Hybrid(Washington, D.C.)

Your Role(Responsibilities):

·       Works with the President, CFO, and other executives to coordinate, plan and establish priorities for the planning process.

·       Provides leadership on the continuous evaluation of short andlong-term strategic financial objectives.

·       Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financialperformance and business opportunities.

·       Work with the senior management to efficiently develop proposal budgets, provide access to project finance information, and manage contract compliance and reporting.

·       Evaluates and advises on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory action.

·       Ensure cash flow is compatible with company operations, by overseeing the day-to-day accounting, recording, reporting, and internal control activities of the organization.

·       Coordinate the development of the annual operating, capital, and program budgets, and reporting against the same.

·       Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization.

·       Ensure credibility of the Accounts department by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts

·       Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.

·       Lead the development and use of best-practice policies, practices, and tools that ensure a well-controlled yet flexible organization with strong fiscal management, project management, cross team communications and workflow.

·       Research economic trends, analyze internal operations, identify areas of cost reduction and process enhancement.

·       Perform risk management through analysis of company liabilities and investments and evaluate and manage capital structure.

·       Oversee financial IT systems, ensuring compliance with all applicable Financial Accounting Standards Board, Internal Revenue Service, and other relevant regulations.

What We NEED You to Have:

·       Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance

·       5+ years’ experience in executive leadership positions

·       10+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles, preferably in A/E/C industry.  

·       Proficiency in a Windows environment, strong working knowledgeof Deltek and Excel  

·       Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and managewell at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locationsessential.

·       Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability toexercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timelyanalyses.

·       High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.

What we WANT you to Have:

·       CPA and/or other financial certifications

·       Experience in the Architecture, Engineering or Construction industry  

·       Experience with Deltek software

·       Experience with global financial consolidation


What you get:
•    Medical Insurance
•    Dental Insurance
•    Vision Insurance
•    401k
•    Company-paid holidays
•    Vacation and SickLeave
•    Employee AssistanceProgram
•    Life Insurance
•    Short and Long-TermDisability Insurance
•    CommuterSmartBenefits

McKissack& McKissack is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of adiverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration foremployment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, religion, national origin, disability status, protected veteranstatus, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, stateor local law.

McKissack & McKissack is an EqualOpportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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