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Director of Finance and Capital Management

Corporate | Mattoon, IL Corporate Office | Full Time

Job Description

Job Title:  Director of Finance and Capital Management

Job Location:  Mattoon, IL

Reports to:  CFO

FLSA Status:  Salaried Exempt

Exempt Classification:  Administrative




This position is a strategic position with a hands-on approach in finance operations, business planning and budgeting, and administration. This position plays a critical role in partnering with the Executive Team in strategic decision making, operations, and day-to-day budget management. Rural King is a complex organization consisting of various legal entities and multiple operational budgets which requires an overall perspective on costs and initiatives spread across entities and departments. Capital budgets and long-term strategic budgets are prepared annually. All planning activities require significant interaction with leadership.



  • Understand the financial model for each of the organization’s activities and the implications of changes, addition of new programs, and trends
  • Lead and direct the budget and support the program managers and directors
  • Implement a three-year rolling planning process with a five-year aspirational plan
  • Plan, manage, and review annual budgets for the organization and coordinate the budget preparation in alignment with organization goals and mission
  • Ensure budgets are on plan via percent of completion oversight at specified intervals
  • Analyze significant variances and providing ad hoc financial analysis to program managers
  •  Effectively communicate and present critical financial matters to leadership
  • Evaluate all aspects of the business to measure overall performance and return on investment on various business segments
  • Oversee financial modeling activities for the company to ensure that the appropriate capital is available to meet the company’s growth objectives
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting
  • Use discretion and independent judgment in daily decisions
  • May be required to cross train and perform other duties


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance and 10+ years applicable experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • MBA preferred
  • Experience in broad financial management
  • Strong understanding of financial statements and financial reports
  • Demonstrated successful implementation of a planning process in a complex organization
  • Familiar with concepts, practices, and procedures for planning, budgeting and forecasting
  • Advance proficiency in MS Office, most notably Excel
  • Excellent communication skills, analytical thinking, business judgment, and comfort with ambiguity


  •  Manage several financial associates


  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate effectively to all audiences
  • Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard
  • Close vision for PC work
  • Ability to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions
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