Director, Finance Business Partner

Tukwila, WA

About BECU

Are you interested in working for a purpose-driven organization that is owned by, and accountable to, its members—not its shareholders? Where you can collaborate with teams that help deliver products and services to over 1.3 million members? Then read on—BECU might just be the right fit for you.

BECU is a national leader among financial institutions. With over $29 billion in assets, we’re among the largest credit unions in the nation. We’ve been in business for over 86 years, serving the financial well-being of our community and helping our members achieve life-long financial goals.

Here’s what else sets us apart:

  • Our members-first ethos.
  • Unique benefits, perks and workplace culture.
  • Philanthropy and community involvement.
  • Remote, flexible and hybrid work opportunities.

Director, Finance Business Partner

As the nation's largest community credit union, we begin every day focused on delivering superior financial products and services for our 1.3 million members and more than $30 billion in managed assets. Our work has an economic impact as we support our members' financial goals. We are unapologetic about being devoted to our members and the communities we serve. Our business is guided by our people helping people philosophy – which includes our team members. 

BECU has been in business for more than 85 years, driven by unwavering core values and a dedication to improving the communities we serve. While we have a rich history, the future of our company, accelerated by business and technology transformation, is even brighter. There's never been a better time to work for BECU.

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The Target Pay Range for this position is $183,200-$224,000 annually. The full Pay Range is $142,600-$264,700 annually. At BECU, compensation decisions are determined using factors such as relevant job-related skills, experience, and education or training. Should an offer for employment be made, we will consider individual qualifications. In addition to your salary, compensation incentives are available for the hired applicant. Incentives are performance based and targets vary by role.


Employees and their eligible family members have access to a wide array of employee benefits, such as medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage.  Employees have access to disability and AD&D insurance.  We also offer health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, as well as health savings accounts, to eligible employees.  Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan and employer-funded retirement plan.  Newly hired employees accrue 6.16 hours of paid time off (PTO) on a per pay period basis based on hours worked (up to a maximum of 160 PTO hours per year) and receive ten paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Additional details regarding BECU Benefits can be found here.


The Director, Finance Business Partner is responsible for providing finance leadership support and services to the assigned Credit Unions business units. This role will act as a business partner to their business unit, senior leaders and management on all Finance related activities as well as leading the financial analysis of strategic and tactical plans for assigned areas. The Finance Business Partner will provide targeted strategic insights to leaders, playing a key role in business planning, solutions and strategy in support of achieving business unit objectives and goals. Working with the business unit or leaders, the Finance Business Partner supports the development of strategic recommendations based on a broad analysis of operational performance, industry dynamics, macro-economic trends and the competitor landscape. In particular, this role supports several front office business lines in the Operations division that have a full P&L along with a functional area that provides support across multiple business lines.

Work location: Remote work within WA, TX, GA, AZ, SC, OR and ID.


  • Perform all responsibilities in accordance with BECU Competencies, compliance, regulatory and Information Protection requirements.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the business area(s)’ business model, key business drivers and unique challenges in order to provide expert level strategic advice.
  • Provide insightful and actionable financial analysis and reporting, including key trends, metrics and business drivers to inform business performance and decision making in support of achieving business strategic objectives.
  • Provide tactical and strategic consultation to business leaders in assigned areas regarding improved business performance, recommending and initiating change to ensure key business and financial targets are delivered.
  • Leverage financial models, metrics and tools to create a common language and approach around financial planning, performance and expense management, building capability among key business staff as the work is being completed.
  • Lead and act as a key contributor in the development of the annual financial strategic plan and interim forecast updates, supporting achievement of Plan.
  • Manage the application of GAAP to business activities, ensuring leaders have considered the changing regulatory landscape while developing and implementing goals and strategy.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for senior leaders and management on Finance programs, projects and solutions.
  • Stay current on best practices in financial management, business trends, technologies and best practices.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or equivalent work or education experience required. Master’s degree in Business preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience as a finance business partner, Leader, analyst or related role required.
  • Financial institution experience preferred.
  • Excellent analytical ability and skills in business and financial analysis required.
  • Certification as CPA or CFA preferred.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills required to effectively communicate complex financial concepts, as well as relationship building, negotiation and conflict resolution.
  • Excellent facilitation, mentorship, and coaching skills required.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management preferred.
  • Full-time hours required, with additional hours as necessary.

EEO Statement:

BECU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.


Tukwila, WA