Chief Financial Officer

COMPANY:

Private equity owned industrial and residential services company.

REPORTS/RELATIONSHIPS:

This position will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer.

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will be responsible for the management of operating budgets and financial reporting and development of forecasts that accurately anticipate risks and opportunities, including return on investment and opportunity cost analysis. The CFO will promote operational excellence through cross-departmental collaboration and will possess a demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret, and effectively communicate statistical and financial information to internal and external stakeholders. The CFO will strategically lead M&A due diligence and financial integration activities and develop and execute strategies that promote and support the company’s growth mission.

Specific duties will include, but not necessarily be limited to:

  • Prepare, review, and analyze financial statements on a monthly basis for management review in compliance with GAAP.
  • Establish effective financial analysis techniques and disciplines through the development and maintenance of comprehensive monthly and quarterly reporting tools/packages.
  • Ensure the establishment of comprehensive financial policies and procedures through the maintenance of organized and structured accounts and records,
  • Lead in developing, implementing, and monitoring compliance with internal accounting controls and company policies and procedures; maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions.
  • Perform due diligence, integrate, and convert add-on acquisitions to the company’s platform.
  • Develop and manage accounting staff (both local and remote); provide ongoing training and measure performance.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with departmental heads; collaborate on solutions to cross-functional business problems.
  • Provide in-depth analysis of financials.
  • Partner with operations to establish appropriate KPIs and improve processes.
  • Lead the effort in implementing the company’s ERP System.
  • Serve as an interface for third-party benefits, payroll, insurance, and tax providers and make recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors regarding improving these functions and services.
  • Provide relevant financial analysis, recommendations, and support to other functional leaders in the company including the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 15+ years of finance and accounting experience with at least five years in a senior management role.
  • Willingness to roll up sleeves as a “doer” and coach.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP.
  • Experience with debt compliance.
  • Experience managing an audit process.
  • Prior experience in a private equity setting preferred.
  • Experience with post-acquisition integration preferred.
  • Experience developing a finance function and team.
  • Comfortable working in a smaller but fast-growing company environment where direct action and resourcefulness are essential.
  • Open-minded, strong listener able to discern issues from collected information and draft logical, understandable, and consistent strategies.
  • Cost-conscious with prior success in using resources in cost effective ways.
  • Experience in business-to-business or services industry a plus.
  • CPA license preferred.
  • Multi-entity/multilocation accounting experience is strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field is required; MBA preferred.

COMPENSATION:

Compensation will be commensurate with experience including a competitive base salary, bonus opportunity, and competitive benefits package.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Jonas Hedin, Consultant
704.377.0362