Role details

VP of Finance

Country Club Hills   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • *Large National company with localized feel
  • *Strong Market Share & Growing!

About Our Client

Our client is a Consumer Goods Marketing and Design company with a National presence. The company consults with a wide variety of Agricultural, Medical, Clothing and Fashion clients. The company has recently re-organized to better support its clients due to unprecedented growth in 2014 and 2015. This position is a key role to the development of the business. The company is profitable and growing fast.

Job Description

  • Influence strategy and business decisions based on an understanding and interpretation of financial and non-financial information. Be proactive and predictive.
  • Develop, assess, and influence the business case and justification for recruiting, taking into account financial, strategic, resourcing, and other drivers.
  • Provide executive leadership to actively guide strategic and tactical issues.
  • Liaise with and promote initiatives throughout the firm to meet company objectives.
  • Establish key performance metrics for the Finance function to enable measurement of progress and success.
  • Continuously look for ways to drive improvements in profit and return on net revenue.
  • Work with the President to ensure that high impact projects are reviewed on a regular basis.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance; Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree and CPA preferred.
  • 10+ years in operational finance or accounting and at least 10 years of progressive experience in a senior level finance or accounting position with demonstrated leadership skills, including experience in partnering with a senior management team required.
  • Strong, demonstrable experience of leadership through excellence and results
  • Proven experience with increasing profitability, reducing working capital, optimizing cash flow and supporting growth programs.
  • Pertinent manufacturing and/or engineer-to-order business environments, including defense contractor and global market experience is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal / communications skills, polished presentation skills and capability to engage and collaborate with business units and corporate leadership. Create and sustain effective cross-functional relationships (strategic business partner).

What's on Offer

This company offers a progressive environment and will deliver on all of its promises! The company is taking significant market share.

They are looking to pay an individual $135,000 - $155,000 + 30% Bonus + 401k, health and vacation benefits.

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