One of our top high-growth Manufacturing industry clients is seeking a new "entrepreneurial" Chief Financial Officer / VP Finance.
SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting directly to the CEO, this position will be based at corporate headquarters in the greater Los Angeles area. The CFO will oversee the company’s global financial planning & analysis, tax, insurance, treasury, accounting and control, human resources, and information technology (IT) functions. As the chief financial spokesperson for the entity, the CFO will partner with the CEO and Board to execute its strategic plan:
Accounting Process & Controls -- Establish, implement, monitor, enhance and enforce internal controls, policies and procedures that guide fact-based financial decision-making and proper financial reporting; consolidate, monitor and confirm financial condition of the company.
Organizational Leadership -- Manage, staff, and develop the Company’s global fiscal function and evaluate overall organizational performance; execute staff succession and growth plans through effective coaching, counseling and mentoring and top-grade organization where and when required.
Financial Reporting & Management -- Lead the accurate and timely delivery of financial statements and budgets & forecasts, develop KPI’s including monthly and quarterly Board reporting as well as annual financial statements and footnotes; provide information to and coordinate with external auditors, lending institutions, investors, as well as the Board. Proactively identify and address / mitigate the root causes of variances.
Cash Management -- Oversee cash-related activities with an explicit focus on driving the most efficient use of working capital and debt throughout the business; monitor and approve all cash-related transactions and prepare accurate Statement of Cash Flows and cash forecasting reports. Proactively manage foreign exchange risk.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
The preferred candidate will be a disciplined, respected and effective leader / communicator and senior financial professional with at least 15-20 years of overall experience, including at least one stint as a standalone CFO of a successful company. The successful candidate will combine effective hands-on day-to-day financial management with innate curiosity, insightful strategic thinking, refined analytical competencies and superior management skills working with an investor Board. Manufacturing experience is required.
For careful consideration, please contact: Derrick Coleman, Managing Director - CFS - firstname.lastname@example.org - 310-873-1636