Chief Financial Officer

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Columbus, Ohio
Posted
May 01, 2024
Closes
May 19, 2024
Ref
2753376682
Level
Executive
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Columbus, OH

About the Job:


We have partnered with a leading legal advisory firm in the Columbus area on a search for a CFO role. The CFO is a strategic partner to the Firm's Executive Committee, contributing to the overall success and growth of the Firm through effective financial management.

Responsibilities of the Chief Financial Officer Include:
  • Financial Strategy and Planning - Develop and implement financial strategies, plans, and policies. Provide financial insight and recommendations to the Firm's Executive Committee and various subcommittees.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting - Prepare and oversee annual budgeting process, working closely with department heads to align financial goals with the Firm's overall objectives. Conduct regular financial forecasting to identify potential risks and opportunities.
  • Financial Reporting - Generate and analyze financial reports for leadership. Ensure accurate and timely reporting in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Banking and Investment Management - Oversee bank relationship and treasury management activities
  • Tax Compliance - Oversee tax planning and compliance, ensure adherence to local, state, and federal tax regulations.
  • Employee Benefits and Payroll - Oversee payroll bi-weekly and employee benefits including 401(k).
  • Insurance Management- Manage insurance coverages other than group benefits
  • Leadership - Lead and develop the Finance department, providing guidance and support to ensure the team's effectiveness. Participate in the Executive Committee's meetings.
  • Compliance and Ethics - Ensure compliance with ethical and legal standards in financial practices and reporting.

Preferred Qualifications of the Chief Financial Officer:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting/finance
  • MBA or CPA preferred
  • Experience with legal or other professional services preferred
  • Experience with Aderant software is a plus