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Director of Finance

St Paul, MN, USA Req #59
Monday, February 5, 2024

SunStream Business Services is seeking an ambitious, dedicated, and hands-on Finance Director to join our team at SunStream. As the Finance Director, you will play a pivotal role in serving as a player-coach who owns and works to optimize critical financial processes, including budgeting, forecasting, pricing, annual reporting, and financial audits. We are seeking a catalyst who can bring an original mindset to SunStream, while also delivering concrete results and financial stewardship.

Our Vision: A Culture Built on Trust

At SunStream, we have a clear vision of a culture built on trust, and we are looking for a Finance Director who can help us bring this vision to life. Our culture is centered around (in)Trust, and we believe that trust is the solution we provide as an employer. We are committed to working (in)Trust with our employees every step of the way, offering purposeful work, financial well-being, and an excellent culture.

Lead by Example and Roll Up Your Sleeves:

We need someone who not only articulates our vision but lives it. As the Finance Director at SunStream, you will (in)Trust us to:

  1. Cultivate a Culture of Trust: Lead by example by embodying the values of trust, transparency, and innovation. Roll up your sleeves and actively participate in creating a workplace culture that reflects these principles.
  2. Operational Excellence: Demonstrate a hands-on approach to driving operational excellence. Dive into our finance procedures to optimize efficiency and effectiveness, setting the standard for the team.
  3. Innovation and Disruption: Be the torchbearer of innovation within our industry. Challenge conventions, explore new finance strategies, and actively encourage a culture of continuous learning and adaptation.
  4. Talent Development: Will personally invest in the growth of our employees by actively engaging in finance training initiatives. Lead by example in providing opportunities for skill enhancement and career advancement.
  5. Ownership and Customer Trust: Collaborate with our leadership team to (in)Trust our owners with a strong return on investment, and (in)Trust our customers by stewarding their resources. Be the embodiment of trust in all interactions.
  6. Strategic Finance Leadership: Lead by example in aligning finance strategies with our business objectives. Collaborate with senior management to provide guidance and insights on budgeting, forecasting, and pricing.

 Key Responsibilities:

This role will report to our Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and be part of a dynamic team. Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned:

  • Budgeting: Lead and own the annual budgeting process, collaborating with department heads to align financial goals with strategic objectives. Implement cost control measures to optimize financial resources.
  • Forecasting: Develop and maintain a robust forecasting model to enable data-driven decisions and proactive responses to market changes.
  • Pricing: Establish and manage a transparent pricing methodology for internal SunStream services, ensuring accurate cost allocation and accountability.
  • Reporting: Manage the creation and delivery of the annual financial report, providing stakeholders with comprehensive insights into the company’s financial health and strategic direction.
  • Audit: Coordinate financial audits in compliance with regulatory requirements, working closely with auditors to ensure accuracy and transparency.
  • Leadership: Lead, mentor, and manage a high-performing finance team, fostering a culture of trust, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Technology Business Management (TBM): Drive TBM practices within the organization, aligning technology spend with business priorities and optimizing resource allocations.
  • Cloud Optimization: Drive cost optimization in the cloud environment, making data-driven decisions to maximize efficiency.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Proven experience (10+ years) in financial leadership roles, including ownership of budgeting, forecasting, pricing methodology, annual reporting, and financial audits.
  • Strong understanding of Technology Business Management (TBM) principles and practices.
  • Subject matter expertise in financial tooling, including Apptio, OneStream, and Hyperion.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in ambiguous situations and lead complex projects.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills.
  • Track record of building and maintaining a culture of trust and excellence.


Join Us in (in)Trust:

If you are a dynamic finance leader who not only talks the talk but walks the walk, who trusts in the power of culture, and is ready to lead by example, we invite you to join our team at SunStream. Together, we can build a culture that not only (in)Trusts our employees but empowers them to (in)Trust in their potential.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process may contact us through the following methods: Phone: 651-282-8572 or Mail: SunStream, Attn: Talent Recruiting, 30 E 7th Street, Suite 700, St. Paul, MN 55101.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. SunStream will not sponsor a work visa to fill this position.

SunStream Business Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/W/D/V) dedicated to diversity in the workplace and offers a great work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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  • St Paul, MN, USA