VP of Finance and Administration

Spyglass Search Inc
South Bend, Indiana
Mar 26, 2024
Apr 22, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
Vice President of Administration.

Our client, a privately owned organization in the Michiana area, has grown to the level of needing to add a VP of Finance and Administration (CFO) to their team. The ideal candidate will have prior experience at this level to lead the accounting team, IT, and HR. A key member of the Executive team will collaborate with the CEO, President, Operations, and Sales. The ideal candidate will have experience in manufacturing, logistics or distribution.


A minimum of 15+ years of finance and accounting leadership and management experience in a high growth, high performance, fast-paced business environment

Bachelors degree, MBA and or a CPA is a plus.

Transportation/logistics industry experience and/or B2B product sales industry experience a plus

Proficient with accounting software such as Quick, Great Plains, ERP package, Salesforce, and Microsoft Excel.

A preferred Culture Index profile with predefined characteristic and trait parameters

Residence within a commute of South Bend, Indiana

Expectations to be in-office a minimum of 4 days/week.

As a key member of the executive leadership team, the Finance and Accounting leaders ultimate function is to support top line revenue and help drive bottom-line profits through Team leadership and development, process and procedural improvement, IT systems advancement, strategic development and planning, operational support, and human resources management.

This position offers highly competitive compensation and benefits, including a SEP retirement plan as a form of profit sharing, making this a highly desirable position.

The VP of Finance & Administration or CFO reports directly to the President. This role will also

collaborate and team with the CEO, VP of Operations & Supply Chain, VP of Sales & Marketing, administration, operations and shipping teams, as necessary, and will have all members of finance and accounting teams reporting to him/her, and potentially IT/Systems and Human Resources, depending on experience and qualifications.

Position Summary

As a key member of the leadership team, the ultimate function of this finance and

administration leader is to support the revenue cycle and growth, maximize profitability and

cash flow, while helping the company manage risk and ensure long-term sustainability.

Additionally, this leader will manage and coach his or her team to operate in a high

performance, fast paced, customer-centric environment, continually looking for

opportunities to improve processes, increase efficiencies and scalability, with a heavy focus

on people, profit, process, technology, and systems.

3. Reporting Relationships & Accountability

Reports to the President

Manages the Finance & Administration departments, possibly including IT & HR