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Director/CFO (Contract Position)

Job Overview:

Directors need to be able to own the entire Financial Operations engagement of multiple clients simultaneously with no oversight. They are responsible for strategic financial planning, cash monitoring, communicating best financial practices to CEOs, and making essential financial decisions for both public and private companies.

Essential Experience:

  • A minimum of seven years’ progressively responsible experience in finance
  • A minimum of 5 years as a VP of Finance/CFO/Head of Finance of a private or public company
  • “Owned” the full finance function (including accounting, but do not have to be an accounting expert)
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with systems implementations to drive process improvement and scale
  • A demonstrated history of success in developing processes and achieving project/task deadlines
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Proven track record of working closely with all major functional leaders across the organizational landscape
  • Managed a company through a fundraise (debt, equity, or both)
  • Managed a company through an audit
  • Experience fulfilling all of the “Responsibilities” of a Director/CFO

Bonus Experience:

  • M&A (e.g., purchase of another company or part of one)
  • Managed a company through a liquidity event (e.g., sale of company)
  • Public/Private Accounting experience
  • CPA in good standing, but license can be non-active

Responsibilities Include:

  • Owning the entire Finance Function of a Company (including Accounting)
  • Building and maintaining comprehensive financial models (e.g., 3 statement models, scenarios, etc.)
  • Managing the cash position and working capital of a Company
  • Financial Forecasting, Budget Preparation, Implementation and Management
  • KPI Design and Implementation
  • Managerial Reporting Design and Implementation
  • Cash Flow Management and Forecasting
  • Board Meeting Management and Board Decks and Reports
  • Shareholder/Investor Meeting Preparation and Support
  • Audit Committee Interface A/P, A/R, Collections, Billing, Expense Management and Working Capital Process Design and Implementation
  • Preparing and publishing timely monthly financial statements
  • ERP, Reporting, Planning System Design and Upgrade/Implementation Interface
  • Additional duties as necessary

Education and Knowledge Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting or equivalent from an accredited university
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills, ability to learn new software quickly
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge across multiple industries

Travel:

  • Need to be willing to travel up to 20% of the time
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