CFO - Manufacturer - Naperville, IL

Chicago, Illinois Permanent USD200,000 - USD250,000 per year
  • Newly created CFO opportunity for carved out Manufacturing Company
  • Executive Leadership Role

About Our Client

Seeking a highly experienced and strategic Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join our organization. As a key member of the executive team, the CFO will play a critical role in driving the financial success and growth of the company. The ideal candidate will possess strong financial acumen, exceptional leadership skills, and a deep understanding of financial operations and strategy. The CFO will be responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the organization and providing strategic guidance to the CEO and the board of directors.

Job Description

  • Handle day-to-day responsibilities including vendor payments and reconciliations, sales tax payments and reconciliations, etc.
  • Assist the Director of Finance with the month-end closing process, including preparing month-end journal entries in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles GAAP and internal controls, including bank and credit card reconciliations, prepaids, accruals, depreciation, etc.
  • Complete/review monthly account reconciliations, including variance analysis.
  • Preparation of various ad-hoc analysis as needed from the Director of Finance or CFO.
  • Assist the Director of Finance with FP&A with long-range planning and annual budgeting process.
  • Ensure integrity of financial data, maintain confidentiality, and exhibit ethics and integrity.
  • Impact the overall organization in the most positive way possible, fostering leadership, collaboration, and a culture that is admired by the company and the industry

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or CMA (Certified Management Accountant) designation is highly desirable.
  • Proven track record as a CFO or a senior finance executive, preferably in a similar industry.
  • Strong financial analysis and strategic planning skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting principles, financial regulations, and reporting standards.
  • Experience in managing financial operations, including financial systems and processes.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills, with the ability to influence and collaborate at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change, improve financial performance, and optimize business operations.
  • High level of integrity, ethics, and professionalism.

What's on Offer

  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Equity available
  • Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account with employer contribution
  • Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay
  • 401K plan with generous employer match
  • 100% Company Life and Short-Term Disability Coverage
  • Health & Wellness Program
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Additional Training & Benefits
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Director / CFO
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Emily Considine
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