Chief Financial Officer
Client financial institution is seeking an experienced Chief Financial Officer. The CFO will direct the financial affairs of the organization. Position: As a key member of the Management team, the Chief Financial Officer will report to the President and assume a strategic role in the overall management of the institution. The CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company. This will include direct responsibility for accounting, ACH, share drafts, forecasting, strategic planning, due diligence, investor relationships, HR, and reporting to various associations including the board of directors. Responsibilities: Provides leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives. Ensure credibility of Finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts. Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization. Evaluates and advises on the impact of short and long-range planning, introduction of new programs/ strategies and regulatory action. Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions. Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities. Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting. Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance. Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting. Qualifications and Requirements: BS in Accounting or Finance, MBA and/or CPA highly desirable 10+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles Personal Attributes: Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations essential. Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses. High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation. Other Skills & Abilities: PC proficiency is essential (Windows environment) and strong working knowledge of Excel is necessary.