JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 5020
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Job Location: Jackson, Mississippi - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $150,000.00 - $175,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Attractive bonus plan, auto allowance provided
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Chief Financial Officer - Jackson, MS  Well-established and growing privately owned company.  Excellent long term opportunity for a seasoned financial business partner to help guide the direction and profitability of the company.  Will take the lead in due diligence and integration as part of M&A activities.  Reports to President of this subsidiary with dotted-line reporting to the CFO of the parent company.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Will serve as CFO over two companies with combined revenue of $100-120 million, part of a $500 million company.  Each company has a Controller and small accounting staff.  Position reports to President of the two operating companies with dotted line reporting to CFO of parent company.  Must be capable of driving business performance improvement by challenging the management team through detailed financial analysis and recommendations in areas such as margin and profitability by customer and service line, pricing, cost control, best practice and efficiency improvement plans, investment appraisal and working capital management.  Must be capable of taking the lead role in due diligence and integration of M&A activities.  This role calls for a confident self-starter who is comfortable in entrepreneurial and transitioning environments.  Must be proficient with preparing 13-week cash flow projection model and with financial modeling in general.  Construction experience is helpful/desirable.  Profit recognition is primarily done on a job cost basis.  Percentage-of-completion accounting experience would also be desirable.  Other industries will be considered but the real need is experience in job costing experience.  Will be working closely with senior management and project management to develop an accurate cost system for multiple projects that can be used as a key financial tool.  Will be actively involved with review and approval of key new business RFP or bids to ensure financial risks are addressed in effective pricing.  Occasional travel between MS and MA.  Attractive base salary and incentive plan. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business or Finance required, CPA or MBA very desirable.

Should have a minimum of 15-20 years of progressively responsible financial experience, some of which must have been at a senior leadership level.  Construction experience or job costing from another industry is highly desirable.  Should have superior verbal skills and be capable of serving as a trusted resource to top management and project management.  Stable work history is a must.  Previous public accounting experience helpful.

Must have a track record of collaboratively solving complex business problems within various levels of an organization.

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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