Finance Manager

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Title: Finance Manager
Location: Orlando, FL or Remote
Job Code: FM-2024
Job Link: SEARCH Job Postings – Direct Applications

Position Information

SEARCH has an immediate opening for a Full-Time Finance Manager to join our Accounting team. This position is based out of our Orlando office or may be remote. This role will collaborate with departments across the Company. 

SEARCH provides a flexible work environment, a professional and collaborative atmosphere, and a wide range of projects and opportunities for our staff. SEARCH offers a competitive total compensation package with strong health and wellness and retirement plans. Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance, group term life insurance, 401(k) plan with match, 10 paid holidays per year, and Unlimited paid time off (PTO). Pay is commensurate with education and experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver accurate and timely financial reporting, including financial statements (balance sheet, income statement and statement of cash flows – monthly, quarterly and annual), budgets, forecasts (accrual and cash-basis) and value-added benchmarking and ad hoc analysis to the executive management team.
  • Actively and efficiently manage closing, receipts, expenditures, reimbursements, and payroll administration.
  • Develop, monitor, and enforce policies and procedures for timely, accurate and efficient financial reporting.
  • Evaluate, enhance, and maintain financial controls and tax return procedures.
  • Work with the Corporate Controller (who oversees all Project Accounting) to report project financial information, including proposals, budgets, and ongoing forecasts) and maintain timely and accurate time and expense reporting.
  • Work with the Corporate Controller to efficiently develop proposal budgets, provide access to project finance information, and manage contract compliance and reporting.
  • Oversee the production of the 401k plan reporting requirements.
  • Prepare, maintain and report on a weekly basis regarding cash flow forecasts and projections.
  • Monitor and maintain internal controls necessary to protect assets.
  • Actively manage external auditors for timely completion of necessary audits.
  • Prepare state project audit packages.
  • Report on and maintain Fixed Assets schedules and bank reconciliations.
  • Other duties, as assigned.


Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a closely related field.
  • 8 years of professional experience in an accounting or finance role.
  • Significant experience with utilization and understanding of Costpoint.
  • Experience training and supporting accounting staff and data management in Microsoft Excel or comparable analysis/reporting tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines while remaining detail oriented, organized, and able to work well on multiple tasks.
  • Prior external audit experience. 

Qualifications Preferred:

  • Understanding of the Cultural Resource Management (CRM) industry (firms, clients, contracts, new research, and projects) at the regionwide, nationwide, and worldwide level.

Application Requirements

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • References
  • Please send all inquiries to
    • Include the Job Posting code (FM-2024) in the subject line of your email.

Other Important Need-to-Know Information

  • This position will require flexible availability outside of standard working hours.
  • Applicants must be eligible to be employed in the United States.
  • SEARCH is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.
  • SEARCH is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
  • SEARCH is an Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.
  • Employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory verification of criminal, education, driving, and/or employment background checks as well as passing results from a pre-employment drug screen.



Overland and underwater, SEARCH is an archaeology firm that deploys the full spectrum of cultural heritage services worldwide. SEARCH2O, its maritime program, is at the forefront of historic shipwreck and submerged pre-contact archaeology, paleolandscape reconstruction, and deep-water archaeology. SEARCH’s staff are cultural resources industry leaders, pioneers, and subject matter experts across 45 Market, Regional, and Research Sectors. Since 1993, SEARCH has completed more than 4,500 commercial and government projects in 48 US states, 6 US territories, and 36 countries spanning 7 continents and 4 oceans. By integrating science, technology, and creativity, SEARCH harnesses the power of the past to advance the projects, places, and people it serves.
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SEARCH Compensation and Benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Per Diem (for overnight travel)
  • SEARCH-subsidized Group Health Insurance (including Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage)
  • SEARCH-provided Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • SEARCH-provided Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • SEARCH-provided Group Term Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Emergency Travel Assistance
  • Generous 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Holidays (10)
  • UnlimitedPaid Time Off (PTO)
  • Merit-Based Raises, Bonuses, and Promotions