Chief Financial Officer

  • 51851
  • 21 May 2020
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Accounting & Finance
  • $225,000 - $275,000
  • Amy Searles

Job Description

Chief Financial Officer

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Lead the finance organization

    • Develops finance organizational strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction; establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives.
    • Establishes finance operational strategies by evaluating trends; establishing critical measurements; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change.
    • Develops organization prospects by studying economic trends and revenue opportunities; projecting acquisition and expansion prospects; analyzing organization operations; identifying opportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement; accumulating capital to fund expansion.
    • Develops financial strategies by forecasting capital, facilities, and staff requirements; identifying monetary resources; developing action plans.
    • Monitors financial performance by measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.
    • Maximizes return on invested funds by identifying investment opportunities; maintaining relationships with the investment community.
    • Reports financial status by developing forecasts; reporting results; analyzing variances; developing improvements.
    • Updates job knowledge by remaining aware of new regulations; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
    • Accomplishes finance and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

    Member of Executive Management Team

    • Act as a key thought partner to CEO, the Board, and other members of the executive management team
    • Be heavily involved in the company’s acquisition activities, from sourcing and due diligence through integration execution
    • Communicate, engage and interact with board, CEO, and executive team on ongoing basis.
    • Support the Board

    Manage Key Legal Matters

    • Work with legal counsel to manage all trademarks (US, Canada, Puerto Rico and International)
    • Work with CEO and legal counsel to handle all HR employee matters if they arise
    • Maintain working files of all legal documents and contracts

    Qualifications

    • Reputation as a strategic, innovative and disciplined financial/business leader
    • Successful CFO/VP of Finance experience working with a private equity portfolio company.
    • Minimum 20 years of business experience, with at least 10 years as a senior financial leader within a medium-sized private or public company.
    • Experience with merger and acquisitions, diligence and integration of add-on acquisitions.
    • Known for attracting, mentoring and retaining financial and operational talent.
    • Reputation for working exceptional well at all levels of organization.
    • Successful sale of a brand or company with the proven ability to present to future investors.
    • Excellent communication/presentation skills.
    • Entrepreneurial mindset.