The Rush Companies

Vice President of Finance

NOW HIRING: Vice President of Finance

Department: Rush Financial Services

Reports To: President


Job Summary

The Vice President of Finance is responsible and accountable for all accounting and treasury activities in all Rush Companies. The position must maintain all accounting functions according to GAAP and in such a manner that an outside audit would reveal no major discrepancies. The VP of Finance will play a critical role in partnering with the Leadership team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and staff designed to accommodate the rapid growth objectives of The Rush Companies, while continually benchmarking against industry best practices.

The successful candidates will also be responsible for obtaining appropriate financing that is in the best interest of the companies, affiliated members, related entities, and the primary stockholders. Additionally, the VP of Finance is charged with the protection of all company assets, both tangible and intangible, through policy development and enforcement.

This is a management position with an emphasis on team building, financial knowledge, and personal integrity.  


Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Lead the company’s strategic planning and operational finance activities that enable increasing company efficiencies, optimization, and scalability by overseeing the entire Finance and accounting functions.
  • Develop/refine, implement, and manage financial reporting and forecasting systems and formats that capture the critical elements of the business segments, along with key financial metrics necessary for successful management.
  • Oversee budgeting and financial forecasting, cash flow forecasting, and coordination of audit activities.
  • Establish and document policy and procedures related to financial matters.
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal reporting requirements, registrations, and tax filings.
  • Interface with Rush’s banks and outside accounting partners to optimize relationships and improve business conditions.
  • Provide leadership in coordination and optimization of treasury management across all companies.
  • Lead risk management efforts including the creation of proper internal controls and systems, analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments and evaluation and negotiation of bonding.
  • Review insured and self-insured programs for adequate coverage and cost effectiveness; oversee the authorship of specifications and request for proposals for purchase of and negotiation of insurance contracts as well as maintain relationships with insurance brokers.
  • Implements policies and procedures for purchasing and contract management.
  • Lead and coordinate efforts with General Council as it relates to legal concerns.
  • Evaluate building budgets at the beginning of each fiscal year in conjunction and cooperation with every Rush division.
  • Review and approve all documentation being forwarded to a taxing authority including but not limited to: DOR, L&I, Employment Security, various municipalities and other taxing agencies
  • Direct Information Technology functions, including the establishment of strategic initiatives and goals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, you must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or other Business-related field; Master’s degree preferred, but not required.
  • 10+ years’ experience as a financial manager, such as a VP of Finance, CFO, Controller, or Director of Finance
  • CPA or CMA designation is desirable, but not required.

Key Skills & Competencies

Language Skills

The ideal candidate must possess good verbal and written communications skills and must be able to express himself/herself clearly and decisively.  

Mathematical Skills

Proficiency in arithmetic functions.  Variance analysis, regression analysis, and familiarity with regional economics

Reasoning Ability

Must be able to make decisions, be able to prioritize work schedule and time.

Phyisical Demands

The physical demands of this job are consistent with a clerical type position.  Ability to lift boxes up to 25 pounds.


Compensation and Benefits

Compensation: $180,000 - $300,000

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, 401(K) matching, Tuition Reimbursement, Professional Assistance Program, Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, Bonus Pay, Referral Program.


How to Apply

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Disclaimer: This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job duties and responsibilities