Part/Time CFO mentor

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Niles, Michigan
Posted
Apr 01, 2024
Closes
Apr 06, 2024
Ref
2741889731
Level
Executive
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Part Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Job Title: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Part-Time Mentorship Opportunity

Company Overview: We are a dynamic and rapidly growing manufacturing company seeking an experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join our team on a part-time basis. Our company is dedicated to innovation, excellence, and fostering a collaborative work environment. As we continue to expand, we recognize the need for a strategic financial leader to guide and mentor our talented Controller in understanding the intricacies of the CFO role.

Position Summary: We are looking for a seasoned CFO who can dedicate 8-10 hours per month to provide mentorship to our skilled Controller. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in finance, preferably within the manufacturing sector, and possess the ability to impart a comprehensive understanding of the "big picture" of financial management.

Responsibilities:
  • Mentor and guide the Controller to develop a holistic understanding of financial leadership within a manufacturing setting.
  • Provide strategic insights and advice on financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and risk management.
  • Collaborate with executive leadership to align financial strategies with overall business objectives.
  • Conduct periodic reviews and assessments of financial performance, offering constructive feedback and improvement recommendations.
  • Facilitate professional development for the Controller, preparing them for an eventual transition into the CFO role.

Qualifications:
  • Proven experience as a successful CFO, preferably within a manufacturing company.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial management, reporting, and analysis.
  • Strong mentoring and coaching skills with a track record of developing high-performing finance professionals.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively convey complex financial concepts.
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to contribute to overall business strategy.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field (MBA or CPA preferred).
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in financial leadership roles.
  • Availability for 8-10 hours per month for mentorship sessions.


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