Chief Financial Officer

Freeport, Illinois
May 19, 2024
May 24, 2024
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Full Time
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Salary: $200,000 - $250,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are seeking a highly skilled and seasoned Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join our manufacturing firm. The ideal candidate will have significant experience in corporate finance, strategic planning, and executive management. The CFO will be responsible for overseeing all financial operations, establishing company-wide financial and operational strategies, and guiding key initiatives. Your leadership will be instrumental in the company's financial success, ensuring we meet our fiscal objectives and compliance obligations. This role requires a candidate with over 5 years of experience in a similar position, possessing a strong mix of analytical, decision-making, and leadership skills.

Why join us?
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K

Job Details


1. Develop and implement a strategic financial plan to guide the company's financial direction.
2. Oversee all financial operations including budgeting, financial reporting, and forecasting.
3. Develop and maintain relationships with banking and insurance partners.
4. Manage vendor relationships and negotiate contracts to optimize financial benefits.
5. Lead the financial planning and analysis department to forecast, analyze, and monitor financial performance.
6. Implement and maintain internal financial controls and procedures, ensuring compliance with tax forms and regulations.
7. Drive the financial planning of the company by analyzing its performance and risks.
8. Coordinate with executive management to make decisions for operational activities and set strategic goals.
9. Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry.
10. Manage team of financial controllers and financial analysts.
11. Implement strategies for financial growth and profitability.
12. Regular review and analysis of balance sheet and income statement accounts.
13. Drive the company's financial planning and performance management.
14. Evaluate and manage business partnerships and investment opportunities.


1. Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field. An MBA or related advanced degree is preferred.
2. Minimum of 5 years of experience in a CFO role in the manufacturing industry.
3. Proven experience in executive management, strategic planning, and business development.
4. Proficiency in financial planning, financial reporting, and corporate finance.
5. Expert knowledge of financial laws and risk management practices.
6. Excellent knowledge of data analysis, risk management tools, and forecasting models.
7. Strong leadership and organizational skills.
8. Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
9. An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers.
10. Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software.
11. Ability to strategize and solve problems.
12. Strong leadership and organizational skills.
13. Excellent communication and people skills.
14. An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers.
15. CPA or other relevant qualification is a plus.

We are looking for a CFO who is a strategic thinker, able to see the big picture while also diving into the details where necessary. If you are a seasoned professional with a strong understanding of the financial requirements of a manufacturing firm, we'd love to hear from you.

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