Job Order #1807

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Posted Date: 11/16/2017
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Position Title: CFO
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Location: New York, USA
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Description: Chief Financial Officer

Location: NYC

We are looking for an exceptional and entrepreneurial CFO for one of our clients, a global fast growing, well-funded startup company, a cyber security provider with cutting edge awarded SAAS solution.
Reporting to and working closely with the CEO and founder, the CFO will be responsible for the company’s financial and operational functions. He/she will play a significant role in charting the growth of the company by building-out the finance and operations functions and implementing systems, policies, procedures, and practices.
The ideal candidate should be a financial leader who knows how to build and structure finance and operational functions. He/she should effectively manage key internal and external relationships. Must have experience in a fast growing startups working with a small team and willing to roll up his/her sleeves.

Key Responsibilities:
• Work with the CEO and senior management to set the short and long term strategic objectives. Will strive to achieve all financial and non-financial goals supporting the company’s vision and mission
• Lead the Finance and operation teams to meet the organization’s needs and goals. Manage and oversee all day-to-day accounting systems, FP&A and processes and partner with senior management to ensure financial stability and sustainability
• Ensure financial records and systems are managed in accordance with appropriate standards (US GAAP / IFRS, etc.) and manage all tax aspects and banking relationships
• Identifies, proposes and pursues financial opportunities that will benefit the company. Analyze the company’s capital needs as it grows and obtain the capital vehicles to meet those needs
• Help to evaluate potential new business deals or acquisitions; based on their financial return and alignment with the organization’s core mission and near and long-term strategic objectives
• Chief spokesperson with those external to company: government, media, investors, clients, vendors on all matters related to company’s financial and operational position and performance
• Serve as point of contact for all investor questions and inquiries

Requirements:

• At least 10 years of experience as CFO. 5 years+ in fast growth startups
• CPA- advantage
• Prior experience in building finance department and taking a companies from private to an M&A/ IPO
• Demonstrated past experience taking a conceptualized vision/goal and bringing it to reality
• Strong managerial and leadership skills, with experience in training, developing, and coaching staff at all levels
• High integrity, energy, motivation, and enthusiasm with strong organizational communication and people management skills
• Analytical thinker, data driven who understands how to extract meaning from the data to make business decisions.
• Very focused passionate and clear thinking with outstanding attention to details. Creativity and an entrepreneurial streak with an ambition for growth


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