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Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Manufacturing Industry

Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) Los Angeles, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

One of our top high-growth Manufacturing industry clients is seeking a new "entrepreneurial" Chief Financial Officer / VP Finance.


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:

Specific Duties:

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.


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 - - 310-873-1636

Creative Financial Staffing (CFS)

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CFS is a leading, employee-owned staffing firm. With more than two decades of experience helping companies locate, attract and hire exceptional accounting & finance professionals, CFS has unique resources to better understand hiring needs, attract higher-caliber candidates and assess candidate potential. Established in 1994, CFS today operates 30+ offices across 21 states and the Caribbean. Serving most major U.S. markets and beyond, CFS connects companies with candidates, from entry-level to executive level, temporary to direct hire and project support to interim management. CFS has twice been named to Forbes’ list of “Best Professional Recruiting Firms” and twice cited by LinkedIn as one of the “Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agencies."


Los Angeles, CA