Director of Finance

Philadelphia, PA


A recognized design firm, noted for elegant and humane design, ranging from modest houses to large academic, civic, cultural, commercial, and corporate buildings, seeks a Director of Finance. The principals and staff are deeply committed to active collaboration with our clients, emphasizing thorough research and analysis of each situation’s particular human, technical, and economic circumstances. The result is exceptional architecture that resonates within its place. Since 1965, the firm has received more than 675 regional, national, and international design awards, including three AIA Committee on the Environment Top Ten Green Project awards, nine AIA National Honor awards, and the AIA Architecture Firm Award—the most prestigious honor bestowed upon an architectural practice.

The Director of Finance plays a central role in a wide range of accounting and business responsibilities for the firm. Their responsibilities will include providing strategic guidance to the firm’s leadership regarding all aspects of business, fostering interaction between business staff and design staff and supervising and coordinating the activities  of the Human Resources and Payroll Manager, the Accounting Manager, and the accounting staff.


The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate competence in managing business aspects of a professional design firm, excellent communication skills and a mastery of Excel, the Microsoft Suite and Deltek Vision. This role require a Master’s Degree, MBA and/or CPA, a minimum of fifteen years of experience, at least five of which include a practice management role inside a design firm.


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