Chief Financial Officer

Employer
Murphy, Falcon & Murphy
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Jul 20, 2019
Closes
Jul 23, 2019
Ref
218891780
Function
Executive
Hours
Full Time
Develops financial well-being of the organization by providing financial projections and accounting services; preparing growth plans; directing accounting staff. Job Duties: Accomplishes finance strategies by determining accountabilities; communicating and enforcing values, policies, and procedures. Develops finance organizational strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction; establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives. Establishes finance operational strategies by evaluating trends; establishing critical measurements; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change. Develops organization prospects by studying economic trends and revenue opportunities; projecting acquisition and expansion prospects; analyzing organization operations; identifying opportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement; accumulating capital to fund expansion. Develops financial strategies by forecasting capital, facilities, and staff requirements; identifying monetary resources; developing action plans. Monitors financial performance by measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances. Maximizes return on invested funds by identifying investment opportunities; maintaining relationships with the investment community. Reports financial status by developing forecasts; reporting results; analyzing variances; developing improvements. Updates job knowledge by remaining aware of new regulations; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations. Accomplishes finance and organization mission by completing related results as needed Have relationships with financial institutions and negotiating lines of credit and interest rates. Financial forecasting-in conjunction with Managing PartnerDaily and monthly bank reconciliations Processing and recording of all financial transactions Responsible for keeping books for all small companies Handle all 401(k) matters Reconciling general ledger, bank, loan, expense reports, and investment accounts Manage firm's escrow account Manage company's liability insurance, car insurance, etc. Manage all leased equipment (postage meter, copiers, etc. Learn all accounting aspects of Accounting Seed/SalesForce/Advologix In addition, must be able to do the following, while managing the Staff accountant who will be responsible for most of the day-to-day tasks: Accounts payable Accounts receivable Allocate charges to correct client matters (from all sources) Maintain invoices-photocopy, scan, and assign to correct client matter Checks-cut, have Director of Human Resources and Operations sign checks, then Staff Accountant or Chief Financial Officer, photocopy, scan, file hard copy, assign to correct client matter Handle any and all banking transactions, including wires, transfers, taking deposits to bank and bringing cash back from bank Vendor relations as they relate to finances-manage payments and relationships as they relate to cash flow. Have an open dialogue with vendors about the payment of their invoices. Processing payroll -ensure correct hours are entered and PTO is entered Managing reports for employee PTO-give to Director of Human Resources and Operations so that she can manage schedule Maintaining firm reports and spreadsheets Year-end 1099s and W-2s Entering expenses into Accounting Seed/SalesForce/Advologix Printing pre-bills Handle all payments to AFLAC Perform basic accounting Run all financial reports Payroll Reconciliation of Credit Card Statements Assist in collections for hourly clients, including issuing bills, reminders and negotiation payments with clients. Posting of payments to clients' accounts Post transactions to general ledger Calculating and issuing employee payments Overseeing appropriate withholding, benefits and special arrangement deductions Keeping track of personal expenses and making sure the firm gets reimbursed for same Qualifications Minimum five to ten years' experience. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in working in a busy Plaintiffs' law firm. Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance Must be proficient with MS Office and Excel Preferred experience in Accounting Seed, Salesforce and Advologix Must be highly organized and a self-starter

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