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CFO/VP of Finance

Private Profile
Dallas , Texas, United States

Date Posted: 02/26/2015
Categories: Accounting - CEO/Executive - Financial Services/Insurance
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are a biblically based company out of the Dallas, TX area. We are looking for a strong, like-minded CFO to join our team.  The right candidate should have a passion for our company’s mission and embrace our culture.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assess organizational performance against both the annual budget and long-term strategy

Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to the CEO and make actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations

Engage the broad finance, audit, and accounting teams around issues, trends, and changes in the operating model(s) and operational delivery

Assist in establishing yearly objectives and meeting agendas, and selecting and engaging outside consultants 

Oversee long-term budgetary planning and costs management in alignment with Finance’s strategic plan

Develop finance organizational strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction, establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives

Establish 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

Develop organization prospects by studying economic trends and revenue opportunities, projecting expansion prospects, analyzing organization operations, identifying opportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement, and accumulating capital to fund expansion

Develop financial strategies by forecasting capital, facilities, and staff requirements, identifying monetary resources, and developing action plans

Monitor financial performance by measuring and analyzing results, initiating corrective actions, and minimizing the impact of variances

Report financial status by developing forecasts, reporting results, analyzing variances, and developing improvements

Ensure timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and year end accounting close and preparation of internal and external financial statements

Act as business partner to ensure operational success and to help build the business model, implement tactical and strategic initiatives, and support the company’s performance and growth strategy

Apply appropriate accounting treatment of consumer products

Understand annual budgeting and monthly (revenue) forecasting process, through building flexible and accurate models, supported by detailed financial analysis and development, and tracking of key performance indicators


Specific knowledge, skills and abilities:

CPA Required

MBA Preferred

10+ years of progressively responsible experience 


Demonstrable passion for our company mission and culture

Mature and proactive, with evidence of having worked as a true business partner to the CEO 

Strong analytical skills and experience translating a strategic vision into an operational model

Past experience successfully partnering with IT staff to manage critical financial management systems

Effective communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills and a willingness to share information

Creativity, with experience funding activities in ways that both cover costs and generate operating margins