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Vice President of Finance

Chicago, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The VP of Finance plays a vital role in the success of the company by providing Financial and Managerial Leadership to the organization. The VP of Finance partners with the Executive Team on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs, and the securing of new funding. Various HR management functions will be assigned to the VP of Finance to oversee and ensure proper processing.


Finance Responsibilities:

  • Develop and analyze information to assess the current and future financial status
  • Provide recommendations on actions to take based on various analyses
  • Oversee and optimize cash flow
  • Prepare and review detailed budgets and financial forecasts
  • Produce and review progress against monthly and annual forecasts on a regular basis
  • Ensure management is aware of budgets and overages; work with “C” level employees and their direct reports to resolve any related issues
  • Prepare reports and present to the executive team on the financial health of the organization
  • Oversee all monthly and year-end closings and quarterly tax documentation
  • Maintain appropriate business insurance to mitigate business risks
  • Evaluate existing finance processes to determine if any efficiency improvements are required
  • Facilitate regular Finance Department team meetings

Management Responsibilities for the Finance Department:

  • Manage and support Finance Manager on day-to-day responsibilities (accounts receivable, payables, invoices, and reconciliations)
  • Provide direction and support to the Finance Manager through weekly one on one meetings
  • Safeguard, control and account for all Company assets through a tagging and physical inventory system
  • Mentor Finance Manager on professional development goals

HR Responsibilities:

  • Oversee payroll and manage benefits and insurance claims processing.
  • Manage ’s suite of benefits (401k, unemployment, medical, etc.) ensuring optimal benefits to and employees
  • Respond to inquiries from employees as to status and availability of benefits
  • Prepare and monitor  HR and Financial policies as represented in the  employee handbook

Management Responsibilities for Procurement:

  • Manage and support the Finance Manager on day-to-day responsibilities in the Procurement arena (vendor negotiations, payment terms, external vendor arrangement, continual vendor evaluations)
  • Establish and oversee best practices for managing all service providers, ensuring cost-effectiveness and optimal benefits to
  • Work with Chief Operating Officer to provide the best solutions and processes for Procurement as it affects the Support and Project Teams
  • Complete and submit credit applications as required by vendors


  • Strong accounting and finance skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities
  • Ability to effectively work with various levels of employees within the organization
  • Strong decision-making abilities
  • Proactive willingness to initiate projects
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Detail-oriented and good at multi-tasking
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks


  • BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant other relevant degrees
  • Strong background and work experience in finance, 5-10 years required
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Chicago, IL


Finance and Insurance