Consulting Chief Financial Officer

    • Job Tracking ID: 512240-742625
    • Job Location: Burlington, MA
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 10, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 10 - 15 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

The Consulting CFO is responsible for directing the fiscal functions of our clients in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Essential Functions

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization's fiscal function and performance.
  • Participate in the development of the corporation's plans and programs as a strategic partner.
  • Evaluate and advise on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory action.
  • Develop credibility for the finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends in order to assist the CEO and other senior executives in performing their responsibilities.
  • Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the corporation.
  • Establish credibility throughout the organization as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges.
  • Provide technical financial advice and knowledge to others within the financial discipline.
  • Continual improvement of the budgeting process through education of department managers on financial issues impacting department budgets.
  • Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the organization; i.e., evaluation of potential alliances acquisitions and/or mergers and pension funds and investments.
  • Optimize the handling of bank and deposit relationships and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance cash position.
  • Develop a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism that includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs.
  • Be an advisor from the financial perspective on any contracts into which the corporation may enter.
  • Evaluate the finance division structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as provide individuals with professional and personal growth with emphasis on opportunities (where possible) of individuals.
  • Encourages new ideas and approaches to work
  • Ensures quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manages and complies with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Develop key relationships with auditor, tax preparer, banking, legal and insurance
  • Participate in periodic Board of Director meetings
  • Lead fundraising efforts
  • Drive M&A activity

Experience and Skills:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting or other business field of study and 20 years of experience in the accounting field or related business experience
  2. Leadership and talent development experience
  3. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  4. Previous consulting experience is preferred.