Corporate Director of Finance

Fairfax, Virginia
Sep 05, 2023
Oct 11, 2023
Full Time
Director of Finance is part of the Finance & Accounting's Leadership Team in our Fairfax, VA office. This position is responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of business and drive the company's financial strategy and planning. Director of Finance is an experienced professional and leader with broad knowledge to all accounting, financial and business principles. He/she is a strategic thinkers and effective leaders who can make sound financial decisions. This role will work directly with senior operational managers and other teams within Accounting & Finance.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly and quarterly financial reporting for Senior Management and the Board
  • Ensure appropriate application of accounting principle (e.g. Lease Accounting and Revenue Recognition)
  • Develop corporate financial reporting and commentary that provides senior leaders with timely insights into trends, operational results and business drivers
  • Lead and establish process of analyzing monthly financial reports, business KPIs, dashboards, and data models to support reporting and forecasting processes
  • Lead annual budget and planning process;
  • Oversee various audits related to financial data with agencies such as DCAA and State Transportation Agencies;
  • Work closely with the business stakeholders to understand business drivers and continue to develop solutions to address issues
  • Serve as business partner to operational and executive teams to help drive effective business decisions
  • Ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls
  • Create solutions to gain process efficiency through automation and improve data integrity
  • Oversee or conduct ad-hoc finance projects and analysis
  • Provide development and day to day management of the Financial Service staff

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS in Accounting or Finance
  • Strong leadership and business acumen
  • 15+ years of Corporate FP&A or related experience
  • Experience in government contracting
  • Strong background in operational finance with a leadership role in reporting financial results
  • Ability to create, influence and execute cross-functionally to achieve results
  • Ability to communicate and present information effectively to senior management and other stakeholders (written, orally and via presentation materials)
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Ability to forge interpersonal relationship with key stakeholders
  • Passion for coaching and mentoring staff

Don't meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employee's. So if you're excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.

* At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.