Director of Finance
Job Type

Job Summary:

The Director of Finance serves as Garrison's lead administrator managing company-wide accounting, financial planning, analysis, and information technologies. Primary financial functions include internal control, financial compliance, cash management, financial reporting/analysis/planning, business performance measurement, and risk management. Primary IT functions include ensuring stable systems and automating processes to provide more timely, accurate, and insightful reporting with less administrative effort.

Primary Responsibilities and Key Goals for the Position:

  • Oversee the operations of the Accounting Department and manage General Accounting activities across the business in a timely and accurate manner, consistent with GAAP and international financial reporting standards.
  • Timely and accurately produce the annual budget, monthly financial reports, and business performance metrics.
  • Provide financial analysis, contract negotiations, capital appropriations requests, viability studies to justify key projects, measure post-approval project performance, and identify cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Identify and implement improvements to timeliness and quality of financial reporting.
  • Document and implement improvements to finance, accounting, IT, and business administration related processes.
  • Support Operations with reporting and training to reduce administrative effort and enabling self-service. 
  • Lead the IT function by supporting the third-party IT firm, ensuring systems are stable and continuously improved to:
    • streamline information flow,
    • improve systems and automate processes to provide more timely, accurate, and insightful reporting with less administrative effort,
    • outline plan to improve ERP system stability and performance,
    • assist business leaders in improving company-wide performance reporting by applying your well-honed IT and Excel knowledge and best practices.


  • Bonus Pay
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) with Profit Sharing Element
  • Health Insurance - 3 Plans to Choose From
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Savings Account Includes Annual Deposit from Garrison
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Volunteerism Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Professional Development Program
  • Referral Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • No Cost Access to On-Site Fitness Room 
  • Wellness Incentives including Gym Membership Reimbursements


Why Join Garrison?:

  •   Family-owned / Family-values / Purpose-driven
    • We are a family-owned, debt-free, stable company in business for over 25 years.
    • We place high-focus on living our core values of teamwork, determination, quality, and continuous improvement.
    • We pursue a vision of innovating dentistry to restore healthy smiles worldwide.
    • Garrison plans to more than triple its revenues within the next 10 years.
  • Highly-engineered medical products from complex manufacturing
    • We design and manufacture highly-engineered medical devices for dentists worldwide.
    • We place significant investments in innovation and technology.
    • Our products are protected by intellectual property and verified manufacturing processes that push the limits of metal-forming and injection-molding.
  • Market Leader
    • Garrison is a market leader for one of the most popular and reliable restorative dentistry procedures.
    • Our products are sold in 150 different countries.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong management and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent writing, listening, and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and decision-making abilities. 
  • Efficient organizational and time management skills.
  • Highly proficient in integrated business information software (e.g., CRM/ERP).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software; highly proficient with Excel.

Behavioral Requirements/Distinguishing Characteristics:

  • Teamwork and collaboration oriented.
  • Determination and bias for action; results oriented.
  • Personal accountability/ownership mentality.
  • Drive for continuous improvement.
  • Respect for others.
  • Ability and appreciation for turning data and complex situations into easier to understand information.
  • Problem-solving skills necessary to analyze complex issues and determine workable solutions.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or master's degree in accounting.
  • Experience and demonstrated knowledge of understanding and improving IT systems and information flow.
  • 7+ years of related experience required. 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Understand the speech of another person.
  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand.