Chief Financial Officer

Direct Hire Lewiston, Maine
  • Location: Lewiston, Maine
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #18070

ProSearch is pleased to be partnering with Geiger in their search for a Chief Financial Officer.

 

The ideal candidate will have at least ten years of experience leading a finance and operations team within a distributor environment of large company (200MIL+), strong strategic, technical skills and proven leadership skills.

 

CFO must be well-versed in all aspects of financial management ranging from simple accounting, oversight of financials for international subsidiaries, M&A, to broad investment and banking operations.  Experience in migration of financial accounting systems to a Global Business Platform, PCI compliance, and GDPR preferred.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develops financial well-being of the organization by providing financial projections and accounting services, preparing growth plans, and directing staff.
  • Develops finance organizational strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction and 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; and implementing change.
  • Develops financial strategies by forecasting capital, facilities, and staff requirements; identifying monetary resources; and developing action plans.
  • Monitors financial performance by measuring and analyzing results, initiating corrective actions, and minimizing the impact of variances.
  • Maximizes return on invested funds by identifying investment opportunities and maintaining relationships with the investment community.
  • Reports financial status by developing forecasts, reporting results, analyzing variances, and developing improvements.

 

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • MBA or bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or equivalent experience.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant certification a plus.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in accounting and financial management practices.
  • Experience in a senior management position.
  • Proficiency with accounting software, and predictive analysis.
  • Solid GAAP and financial reporting technical skills

Successful candidates will:

  • Possess a high degree of professional ethics and integrity, leadership, problem solving, time management, analytical, change management and excellent communication skills.
  • Be an innovator.
  • Be a team player with a team orientation and collaborative work style.
  • Demonstrate the ability to delegate, build consensus, create accountability and drive for results.
  • Be a thoughtful problem solver,
  • Be an open and direct communicator, accountable, a self-starter, with strong analytical skills.
  • Possess the ability to influence change and inspire others with entrepreneurial orientation, a sense of humor, humility, and respect.

 

Salary will depend on experience and includes a bonus and full benefits package. 

 

ProSearch is proud to be an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, gender/sex, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws.

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ProSearch is Maine’s premier staffing and recruiting firm. Our job is to connect great people with great opportunities. Established in 1994, ProSearch helps Maine’s top employers build their teams by recruiting just the right people – from temp/temp-to-hire, to IT consulting, to direct hire- for just the right positions.

ProSearch is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, gender/sex, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.