Our client, an eCommerce company is looking for a Chief Financial Officer to lead the accounting/finance team in all aspects of the financial operations.
The CFO will lead a finance team and be responsible for every facet of the company finances including accounts payable and receivable, cash management, financial statements, end-of-month and yearly closings and reconciliations, financial reporting and analytics, taxes, and cost savings.
The responsibility of the CFO includes elevating the Finance team, automating A/P A/R processes, and improving financial reporting and analytics capabilities.
-Assess and evaluate the financial performance of the organization against term operational goals, budgets, and forecasts
-Identify, acquire, and implement systems and software to provide critical financial and operational information
-Create and establish yearly financial objectives that align with the company’s plans
-Prepare and present monthly financial budgeting reports including monthly profit and loss by business unit, forecast vs. budget, and weekly cash flow
-Oversee the preparation and communication of monthly and annual financial statements.
-Review all month-end closing activities including general ledger accounts, balance sheet accounts, and overhead cost allocation
-Oversee cash management
-Oversee accounting and AP AR Department
-Review and analyze monthly financial results and provide recommendations
-Develop and maintain monthly operating budget and annual company operating budget
-Create/lead financial planning and analysis department
-Review and ensure the application of appropriate internal controls, SOX compliance, and financial procedures
-Oversee the preparation and timely filing of all local, state, and federal tax returns.
-Manage cash flow planning process and ensure funds availability
-Represent company to banks, financial partners, institutions, auditors, and officials
-Utilize modeling and activity-based analyses to provide financial insight
-Serve as a key member of the executive leadership team
-5 years minimum experience as a CFO, in the ecommerce industry is a plus.
-Background coordinating with I.T. staff to manage and/or upgrade the accounting system. Systems implementation experience is strongly preferred.
-Outstanding communication and presentation skills.
-Demonstrated leadership ability, confidence, and teamwork – and ability to motivate staff.
-Excellent analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills
-Thrives in a fast-paced environment
Location: Linden NJ