Chief Financial Officer- Global Manufacturer- Schaumburg

Schaumburg, 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

Responsibilities:



  1. Financial Strategy and Planning:
    • Develop and implement the company's financial strategy, aligning it with the overall business objectives.
    • Provide strategic recommendations to the CEO and the board of directors based on financial analysis and forecasts.
    • Drive financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes to ensure accurate and timely financial information.


  2. Financial Operations:
    • Oversee all aspects of financial operations, including accounting, financial reporting, billing, collections, and payroll.
    • Establish and maintain robust internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure compliance with laws and regulations.
    • Manage relationships with banks, auditors, and other financial institutions.


  3. Financial Analysis and Reporting:
    • Conduct in-depth financial analysis to identify trends, risks, and opportunities for business growth and efficiency.
    • Prepare timely and accurate financial reports, including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
    • Present financial information to the CEO, board of directors, and other stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.


  4. Risk Management:
    • Identify and assess financial risks and develop strategies to mitigate them.
    • Monitor and manage liquidity, cash flow, and working capital to ensure financial stability.
    • Stay updated on industry trends, regulatory changes, and best practices in finance and accounting.


  5. Team Leadership and Development:
    • Lead and mentor a high-performing finance team, fostering a culture of accountability, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
    • Set clear performance goals and provide regular feedback to team members.
    • Promote professional development and ensure the team has the necessary skills to support the company's financial objectives.



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

Qualifications:

  • 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
Contact
Kevin Manna
Quote job ref
JN-042024-6405057

Job summary

Sector
Accounting
Sub Sector
Financial Director / CFO
Industry
Industrial / Manufacturing
Location
Schaumburg
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Kevin Manna
Job Reference
JN-042024-6405057