Summary of Responsibilities:
The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for directing the company’s financial and administrative organization.
- Maintain executive responsibility for financial operations, including working capital, capital expenditures, debt levels, taxes, budget, and general accounting.
- Develop and direct financial plans to the strategic business plan, company growth, and market opportunities.
- Establish and maintain stable cash flow management policies and procedures, and ensure cash resources are available for daily operations.
- Set-up and oversee all financial and operational controls and metrics within the organization.
- Manage outside relationships as it relates to banking, insurance, and CPA firm.
- Establish performance controls and metrics.
- Review reports to analyze projections of sales and profit against actual figures, budgeted expenses against final totals, and suggests methods of improving the planning process as appropriate.
- Analyzes company operations to pinpoint opportunities and areas that need to be reorganized, down-sized, or eliminated.
- Supervises investment of funds; works with banks to raise additional capital as required for growth.
- Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal reporting requirements.
- Approve and coordinate changes, improvements in automated financial, and management information systems for the company.
- Direct the preparation of financial statements, financial reports, special analyses, and information reports.
- Establish and maintain appropriate internal control safeguards.
- Interact with other managers to provide consultative support to planning initiatives through financial information analyses, reports, and recommendations.
- Establish and implement short and long range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
- Assist manufacturing in maintaining current and accurate Bills of Material
- Calculate material standard costs and review labor rates and overhead costs
- Provide operating budgets.
- Manage all aspects of human resources and information technology.
Education & Experience Required:
- 8+ years in a strategic financial leadership role with a manufacturing company.
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA) REQUIRED.
- Experience managing the human resource function, as well as information technology.
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required. Master’s degree preferred.
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
- Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
- Ability to motivate direct reports.
- Strong sense of urgency, as well as attention to detail.