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Associate Vice President of Finance and Controller Hot CPA Job

Job summary:
Reporting to the Vice President for Business Affairs and CFO, the AVP of Finance & Controller is a key member of the University of St. Thomas financial leadership team and will be responsible for providing university-wide leadership and strategic oversight of financial accounting and compliance, will plan and direct all aspects of the University’s treasury and debt management operations and manage the Business Office.

The AVP of Finance & Controller:

  • Will provide the university’s academic and administrative leadership, and board members with efficient and effective monitoring, management, and control of the financial resources of the university.
  • Is a key participant in managing the financial risk exposure for the university.
  • Will work closely and collaboratively with the AVP for Financial Planning and Budgeting, deans and vice presidents, and financial managers to serve the needs of the university and communicate financial policies and procedures.
  • Provides strong management reporting and controls with excellent customer service.
  • Participates in a variety of committees on campus including the Audit/Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees.
  • Has 3 direct reports and a total team of 14 employees reporting to the position

Minimum qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA certification
  • Seven (7) years of professional accounting experience
  • Three (3) years of managerial/supervisory role
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or eligible for legally required exemption such as a medical or religious reason.
Preferred qualifications:
  • Higher education experience
An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired may be substituted.

How to apply:

All interested candidates must apply online at Follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes creating or updating an applicant profile, uploading a resume, and completing a job-specific application.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

Official job posting is available at

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2023

Budget manager

The budget manager provides leadership and direction for the development, administration and reporting of the City of Rochester's multi-year budget in support of the City’s strategic goals and objectives. Overseeing both operating and capital improvement plan budgets, the position consults closely with the Director of Finance, City Administration and other departmental teammates to ensure an integrated, efficient approach to the budgeting process.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in business, public administration, finance, accounting, or related field
  • Five (5) years of experience in public or private sector budget development
For more information about the City of Rochester and this opportunity, visit,

Posted: Friday, March 17, 2023

Director of Finance Recruitment - City of Rochester, MN

The Director of Finance serves as the chief fiscal officer and treasurer for the City of Rochester, MN. Providing strategic leadership and direction for the operational activities of the Finance Department, the role collaborates closely with other City leadership to develop and execute annual operating and capital improvement budgets. In addition, the Director of Finance serves as the Assistant Treasurer for the Destination Medical Center Corporation (DMCC) and of the City's Economic Development Authority.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field from AND 10 years of full-time employment experience in Finance or Accounting.

7 years of supervisory leadership and administrative experience.


Equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the duties of the job.

For more information about the City of Rochester and this opportunity, view this brochure or visit

Posted: Wednesday, March 08, 2023

Staff Accountant (Hybrid/remote)

The Independent Community Bankers of America® is the nation’s voice for community banks. Join our team to be part our mission to create and promote an environment where community banks flourish. Our organization values innovation, diversity, entrepreneurial spirits and people who are passionate about serving our nation’s community banks. We have consistently ranked a top advocacy organization in Washington, DC, and offer our team competitive benefits, compensation, and work-life balance.


The Staff Accountant prepares and maintains financial records and reports to track the association's assets, liabilities, and other financial activities. This position requires technical skills with a strong financial background and foundation in accounting concepts (Accruals, Contingencies, Fixed Assets, Prepaid Expenses, Receivables, and Payables) The Staff Accountant will also perform account reconciliations, assist with budget and close processes, assist with internal audits, accurately maintain a general ledger and ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Experience with analytical tools that include MS Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Outlook). The Staff Accountant will work closely with senior management on accounting-related matters and utilize strong analytical and research skills to answer questions regarding financial statements and accounting procedures.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required
  • CPA preferred
  • 3+ years of experience with accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger
  • Strong knowledge of accounting concepts, practices and procedures
  • Ability to read and analyze financial reports
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Ability to use good judgment and strong problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Package (Word, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Intermediate or Advanced Excel required
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently, including strong organizational and prioritizing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with other team members
  • Ability to communicate effectively within the department, the Association and with the Membership, including correspondence through email, telephone and in written form
  • Work will be mostly remote, but will be expected to come to the office approximately 2 times per month.
To apply visit,

Posted: Wednesday, March 01, 2023

Tax Professional

Moss & Barnett, A Professional Association, seeks a licensed attorney or certified public accountant with 7-15 years of experience in general and transactional tax work. Desired candidates will have experience in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; partnerships, LLC and joint ventures; and Federal and state income, sales and use, and employment tax matters. Responsibilities will include designing transaction structures for desired tax impact, reviewing tax-related transaction terms and representations, overseeing tax due diligence, providing guidance related to multistate tax issues, communicating key tax matters to stakeholders and serving as an office resource on various tax matters. Open to applicants seeking less than 40 hours per week schedule. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and law school transcript (if licensed attorney) or undergrad transcript (if certified public accountant) to Carin Del Fiacco, HR Director, Moss & Barnett is an affirmative action/EEO employer.

Posted: Friday, February 17, 2023

Practice for Sale/Wanted

Wanted: accounting practice Hot CPA Job

Established expanding CPA firm specializing in small business accounting, payroll and taxes is looking to acquire accounting and tax practices in the metro area. Currently have 4 metro locations and a Rochester location. Have done many successful mergers/acquisitions. Please call Gary Haworth at 952-484-4343 or email

Posted: Saturday, April 01, 2023

South central Minnesota CPA practice for sale Hot CPA Job

Well-established CPA practice seeks qualified buyer for retirement-minded owners. Gross revenue $430,000, consisting of mostly tax work, some bookkeeping and payroll, no audits. Owners available for transition support. Furnished office, turnkey. Building is seller-owned, available for lease or sale.

Company confidential. Send responses to or Blind Box #7282 MNCPA, 1650 West 82nd Street, Suite 600, Bloomington, MN 55431. Please reference Blind Box #7282 in your response.

Posted: Saturday, April 01, 2023

Selling your practice?

Owners of CPA and tax practices! If you prefer cash at closing rather than future earnouts in the sale of your business then we should talk. Sunbelt Business Advisors generates buyers that pay market-based sale prices AND pay cash at closing. Multiple buyers put you, the Seller, in a position of strength while Sunbelt’s confidential and competitive process ensures a timely closing. 10 buyer leads guaranteed in the first 90 days or cancel at no cost. 19 Minnesota practices sold and closed since January 2021. Contact Dan Mulvaney, CPA (inactive) at or 612-860-0047 for a confidential discussion.

Posted: Friday, March 17, 2023

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer board member opportunity

If you are looking for an opportunity to serve on the board of directors of a growing $1 billion credit union committed to an impactful mission and vision we would like to hear from you. MCCU is a not-for-profit financial institution serving 50,000 members in Minnesota and Wisconsin. As a credit union, each member/accountholder is an owner and our strategic direction is driven by a future-focused board of directors. MCCU values inclusivity and encourages all applicants to express their interest. Please email us at or call 218-625-8618 to learn more about this leadership opportunity. Our miss is to make our communities stronger, our employees happier, and our world better. Reimbursement is provided to volunteers.

Posted: Thursday, March 23, 2023

Nonprofit volunteer accounting help

Does mentoring fostered and other at-risk youth and young adults to help them master financial issues appeal to you? If so, Kids At Risk Action is a nonprofit that needs mentors with life experience to mentor young people struggling through our 12–18-month Financial Literacy peer group & grant program. Financial experience and patience are required.

To learn more, please watch this short YouTube video

For more information, contact Mike Tikkanen

Posted: Wednesday, March 01, 2023

Charter school board service

Minneapolis has some of the largest opportunity gaps in the country. Our graduation rates for students of color are 50th in the nation. Great schools make a real difference for kids by helping them meet grade-level academic standards, graduate high school on time, and be prepared for college and career success.

We are seeking individuals to support this effort - individuals with diverse skill sets and financial experts who want to make a difference in education by volunteering their time and talent by serving on a Minneapolis charter school board or education nonprofit.

If you would like to learn more, please reach out to We look forward to hearing from you.

Posted: Wednesday, March 01, 2023

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