Finance Department Jobs

Finance Department

The finance department is responsible for managing money coming in and going out of the firm. The finance department analyses reports, prepare financial documents, pays vendors, bills clients, collects from clients, and pays employees. You can click on any of the links below to learn more about a specific position or to apply for a position. We are always collecting resumes. You can view our current open positions on our career page.

Positions within the Finance Department:

CFO

The CFO reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and directly assists the Chief Operating Officer (COO) on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost-benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding.

The Core Duties of the CFO:

  • Leadership – The chief of finance is the head of the firm’s economic affairs. The CFO is also regarded as an organizational leader as the post is a crucial part of the senior management team.
  • Stewardship – The CFO serves as the administrator to protect the best interests and vital assets of the firm.  It is also their responsibility to promote financial transparency and communicate value and risks the management team.
  • Strategist and Navigator – Armed with substantial knowledge about the company, the CFO is empowered to strategize and align business and finance endeavors to steer the company in the right direction.
  • Agent of Change – The CFO is tasked to promote change within an organization, to improve business processes in terms of reducing operational costs, finding more efficient and innovative ways of procurement, pricing, and other operational procedures.

Controller

The Controller reports to the CFO. The Controller guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures. The Controller protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls. It is also their responsibility to monitor and confirm financial conditions by conducting audits and providing information to external auditors.

Treasurer

The Treasurer is responsible for the firm’s liquidity, investments, and risk management related to the firm’s financial activities. The treasurer is responsible for forecasting cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and funds available for investment.

Asset/Purchasing Manager

The Asset/Purchasing Manager is responsible for overseeing all inventory, supplies, and goods purchases for the organization. They evaluate and recommend vendors and determine the most cost-effective inventory and reorder levels. Negotiating price, delivery, and credit terms are among their responsibilities. It is also their responsibility to evaluate and manage leases and manage the purchase and development of real estate. The Asset/Purchasing Manager reports to the Treasurer.

Finance Manager

The Finance Manager directs and organizes all general accounting activities and accounting staff. Prepares accounting and financial reports and ensures accurate accounting systems and record keeping. The Finance Manager reports directly to the Controller. Supervises the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll & Benefits, and Bookkeeper positions.

Accounts Receivable Manager

The AR Manager is responsible for invoicing clients and collecting payment of amounts owed to the firm. The AR Manager works closely with the operational managers and the legal team. The Accounts Receivable Manager reports to the Finance Manager.

Accounts Payable Clerk

An Accounts Payable Clerk is generally responsible for processing invoices and issuing payments to vendors. The Accounts Payable Clerk reports to the Finance Manager.

Payroll & Benefits Manager

The Payroll & Benefits Manager is responsible for creating and distributing information about payroll, benefits, and other employee-related programs for their organization. They are in charge of facilitating benefits and compensation programs for employees. These managers produce program information, create materials to promote payroll incentives, and schedule and participate in training sessions for new payroll and benefits programs. Payroll and benefits managers attend company meetings to report their progress to executives and use a personal computer to track their progress, keep accurate records, and communicate with internal staff and external partners. They also process payroll and benefits requests after reviewing program requirements. The Payroll & Benefits Manager reports to the Finance Manager.

Payroll Clerk

The Payroll Clerk maintains payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data. Updates payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers. The Payroll Clerk reports to the Payroll & Benefits Manager.

Billing Clerk

The Billing Clerk is accountable for creating invoices and credit memos, issuing them to customers by all necessary means, and updating customer files. The Billing Clerk is also responsible for collecting from clients. They work closely with the legal department in billing and collecting from clients. The Billing Clerk reports to the Accounts Receivable Manager.

Collection Specialist

The Collections Specialist is responsible for collections of outstanding accounts receivable dollars from the existing client base and all other aspects of collections, resolving customer billing problems and reducing accounts receivable delinquency. The Collection Specialist report to the Accounts Receivable Manager.

You can view current open positions on our career page. 

Finance department organization chart