Chief Financial Officer

Employer
Frontier Technology, Inc.
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Function
Executive, Chief
Hours
Full Time
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for all financial matters including risk management, liquidity, and capital structure of the company and its affiliated organizations. You will report to and work closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). You will partner with the senior leadership and the Board of Directors to develop and implement strategies across the organization. You will oversee all compliance and requirements for government (federal and state) contracts. You must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace while managing an initial finance and accounting staff of four. Responsibilities: Finance: Plan and control cash flow and ensure availability of funds as needed. Manage cash, investments, and assets. Implement financing strategies and activities, as well as banking relationships. Develop and utilize forward-looking, predictive models and activity-based financial analyses to provide insight into the organization's operations and business plans and monitor budgets. Coordinate with the company's key financial advisors. Provide guidance and approval of both Government and commercial proposals. Provide rationale for and recommendation of indirect rates for Government contracts in a competitive environment. Engage and provide relevant information to the independent company stock valuator. Cultivate relationships with outside Financing Sources, Banks, Investors, and other organizations necessary with maintaining the financial health of the company. Planning, Policy, and Investor Relations: Participate in corporate policy development as a member of the senior management team. Participate in short and long-term strategic planning for the company. Represent the company to financial partners, including financial institutions, investors, auditors, public officials, etc. Support the sales and marketing teams. Work with the project managers on ways to increase profitability. Accounting and Administration: Oversee the accounting department to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and function. Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures. Ensure fraud risk assessment and detection as well as mitigation and reporting. Ensure the timeliness, accuracy, and usefulness of financial and management reporting for federal and state funders, foundations, and the Company's Board of Directors and Shareholders; oversee the preparation and communication of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements. Coordinate audits and proper filing of tax returns. Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions. As an employee-owned company; Serve as Stock Program Administrator, ensure that the stock records are updated and maintained accurately with the required communication. Serve as one of the Trustees of the company's Retirement Plan. Establish credit policies for customers and work with major vendors to achieve more favorable payment terms.Degree: Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent. A CPA and/or MBA would be a plus. 12+ years of broad finance experience, ideally beginning in audit, followed by experience gathering and evaluating financial information and making actionable recommendations to senior leadership. Must have Aerospace or Department of Defense experience Ideally have experience managing finance (accounting, budgeting, control, risk and reporting) and knowledge of Unanet is ideal. 5+ years of experience as CFO or equivalent, preferably in an organization with a budget of at least $20 million. Experience in a senior financial-management role, partnering with executive staff, resulting in the development and implementation of creative financial management strategies. Significant experience in or knowledge of forecasting financial performance, pricing products and services, strengthening operations, identifying new markets, improving margins, as well as assessing and monitoring risks. Experience working with information technology staff to manage finance and accounting software packages. Experience in risk recognition, assessment, mitigation and management. Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organization skills. Demonstrated experience with tax planning/ strategy including entities and jurisdictions. Demonstrated knowledge of General Accounting Principles and Procedures. Demonstrated knowledge and experience working in both a Government and commercial environment. Demonstrated experience with The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) of 1974 is highly desirable. Fluency with Microsoft Office Suite is a must. Demonstrated experience in a fiscal environment driven by the following is a plus: Federal Acquisition Regulation McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act of 1965, as amended Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended Equal Pay Act of 1963, as amended Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Financials