Chief Financial Officer National Industry Leader in Manufacturing & Distribution
Company: Accounting Services, Minneapolis, MN
Posted on: March 18, 2019
The BizOps Chief Financial Officer (CFO) '" National Industry Professional will serve as the industry leader within the BizOps organization supporting the Manufacturing and Distribution industry group. S/he will have full knowledge of and deep understanding of financial and operational aspects of businesses in his /her specific industry. The CFO '" National Industry Professional will support the controllers and CFO 's across the firm and help deepen their knowledge and technical understanding of businesses in that specific industry. The CFO will set the standards for the deliverables, including key performance indicators and value drivers for businesses in his/her specific industry. H/she will be involved in market facing activities the Manufacturing and Distribution industry team is involved in. JOB REQUIREMENTS Work Activities & Accountabilities Works with Shared Service Center to standardize deliverables and make them high quality and industry specialized. Able to effectively and efficiently manage multiple members in the team. Able to become service and industry thought leader. Be part of industry leadership and participates in market facing activities. Support CFOs and controllers who serve clients in his/her industry Improve client service plan by developing innovative value-add solutions the CFOs and Controllers in the various offices can implement with their clients. Build leadership and problem identification skills. Primary focus on internal communications and activities. Capital planning, risk management, ratio and KPI analysis, and board of director interactions. Technical Knowledge: Deep industry knowledge of financial and operational processes and accounting functions for his/her specific industry. Understands the needs of owners and their entities in his/her industry. Capable of recommending, designing, and implementing solutions that increase profitability or decrease risk for these entities. Organizational Interfaces The BizOps CFO reports directly to the BizOps Managing Principal. S/he regularly interacts with Managing Principals, industry Principals, service Principals, and other functional groups within COMPANY and at the client site. S/he supervises accounting services staff which may include COMPANY BizOps staff S/he is aligned with a career coach (who may or may not be the same as the direct supervisor) to help with career planning, be an advocate for the experiences needed to reach goals, navigate the firm 's resources, and share insights, expertise, and guidance to develop his/her full potential. Key Behavioral Competencies The BizOps CFO must possess several key personal effectiveness traits to be successful. These include a high degree of passion for doing impactful work, accountability for actions, initiative make visions a reality, integrity that places honesty and trust above all else, professionalism, and conscientiousness. Actions and behaviors that are the foundation of successful careers at COMPANY are broadly defined below. Leading with Impact: Guides and motivates others and is able to direct team to achieve desired end results. Ownership Mindset: Creates expectations of success throughout the firm. Entrepreneurial Grit: Has the courage to take action on new ideas, understanding the balance of risks vs. positive outcomes. Client Excellence: Anticipates client needs and looks for opportunities to provide proactive consultation. People Development: Provides coaching opportunities for others to develop and pursue their passions. Clear Communication: Communication has high impact and encourages openness. Teamwork & Collaboration: Manages challenging issues and understands when appropriate to leverage internal experts. Growing the Business: Identifies opportunities to expand or develop new services to help clients meet their objectives. Has developed a strong external network through speaking, writing, and general networking. Minimum Required Experience, Education, and Certifications Minimum five years relative work experience as a CFO or equivalent. Must have significant experience in the targeted industry. BA/BS degree in accounting or related field required. Certification: CPA preferred. Physical Requirements The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions, strength to lift and carry files weighing up to 5 pounds; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Individuals in client-serving positions must be able to travel to/from client sites, as required. Normal office working conditions. The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate. Client environments may vary, depending on services provided, but most, if not all, work will be performed in a traditional office setting under normal working conditions. Travel: This position requires more than 50% travel.
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