Job Description

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. — Confucius

Chief Financial Officer

  • Job Tag: #LI-LD1
  • Posted: December 15,2021

SkyWater is excited to be partnering with a well-respected employee owned engineering firm, based in Minneapolis, MN, that is currently succession planning for their CFO who is retiring in March. We are looking for a Chief Financial Officer who will be responsible for monitoring the financial performance of the company, and overseeing all of the financial aspects of the company’s operations. As CFO, you will provide the financial analysis required to assure a sound business strategy. You will manage the administrative and information systems support functions necessary for a successful operation of the company. This is a role with a lot of variety! It is a respected position within the company, and is responsible for much more than just cranking numbers.


  • Assists the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice Presidents in implementing the overall company business strategy, recommending corrective action for significant deviation from business/profit plans.
  • Provides input to contract negotiation and assists in assessing risk on potential projects.
  • Develops and implements company financial, accounting, and Human Resources systems and policies.
  • Directs the development and implementation of the infrastructure and resources for computing and Information Systems for the company.
  • Manages 5 direct reports. This includes accounting, administrative, and information staff.
  • Monitors all operation expenses
  • Implements and maintains effective client billing and collection procedures
  • Prepares regular reports on company financial performance
  • Determines the fiscal requirements of Information Systems and prepares budgetary recommendations for the Board of Directors
  • Monitors expenditures of budgeted Information Systems funds for the company

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business
  • CPA – active or inactive
  • Minimum of 10 years in accounting for a professional services firm or a construction firm
  • Thorough understanding of accounting principles, as applied to professional services. Working knowledge of contract, insurance, and multi-state taxes.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and professional services accounting software, and an understanding of computer network and system management tools.

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