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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
JOB #R1903756

Director, Accounting

ICF is a growth-oriented and public company with revenues of $1.3B. For 50 years we have partnered with hundreds of organizations all over the world on transformative projects, all the while transforming ourselves. We’re seeking a Director of Accounting to help drive our accounting and finance transformation. As a Director of Accounting, you will be leading and managing the accounting team in our Minneapolis, Minnesota office. Working closely with the Assistant Corporate Controller in Fairfax, Virginia. You will be responsible for accounting operations, taking a leading role on anticipated system conversions and be expected to partner across the organization leading a matrixed team.

What you will be doing:

  • Actively lead efforts to continue maturing the organization, systems and processes so that they scale both efficiently and effectively, while ensuring that appropriate controls are operating effectively
  • Oversee the accounting organization in Minneapolis
  • Ensure the timely and accurate monthly accounting close
  • Drive efforts to appropriately educate personnel with regard to accounting pronouncements as well as company accounting policies and procedures
  • Work closely with the Finance team to continuously drive process improvement and collaborative review of results
  • Navigating change while keeping the team motivated and accountable for work
  • Partnering closely with all levels of Leadership to support and grow the business and ensure that best Accounting principles are followed; while simultaneously reinforcing and instilling the defined Values of ICF’s finance department
  • Work to support and mentor through transformation of systems and reporting

What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • CPA
  • 3+ years of experience leading an Accounting department for a mid-sized company
  • 10+ years of direct staff management experience
  • Proven ability to effectively lead matrixed teams
  • Experience with accounting systems (e.g. SAP, Deltek Cost point, Microsoft Dynamics…etc)
  • Experience working within a publicly traded company
  • Excellent writing and presentation/communication skills
  • Superb analytical and qualitative strategic thinking capabilities and outstanding influencing and collaboration skills


Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.comand we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Minneapolis, MN (MN03)

Who is ICF?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants

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