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Date Added: Wed 14/07/2021

Director Of Finance

Chicago, IL, US
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Summary

Growing tech company is seeking Director of Finance. This is a critical financial leadership role within the organization and will act as the CFO's right-hand man, and oversee month end close as well as manage financial reporting, long term and short term strategic plans, revenue recognition/analysis, KPI analysis, and preparing presentations for the board. Great opportunity for someone looking to own and improve upon financial processes and make a difference/be a part of a fast growing company that has doubled in size in 2020.

Why work for the company:

  • Dynamic/all-encompassing role- ability to expand skills and work closely with the business

  • Great leadership

  • Company is growing! Doubled in size in the last year

  • Great benefits and additional work perks

  • Company offers a very innovative product to their customers

  • Great group of people

  • Working from home during Covid

Principle Responsibilities of the Director of Finance

  • Manages budgeting and financial planning and analysis process, including developing yearly budget and long range strategic plan, including a list of risks in meeting budget and forecast results

  • Oversee month end close process, and day to day accounting functions, including revenue recognition, AP, AR, capital expenditures, etc.

  • Ensuring compliance with accounting, company policy and procedures

  • Serve as Finance's strategic partner and assist functional leaders with analysis on spend, strategic planning activities, and enhancing operational efficiency

  • Develop, standardize and automate FP&A reports, metrics, and dashboards for monthly/quarterly management reporting

  • Assist in preparation of presentation packages for executive leaderships and the Board of Directors.

  • Prepare and review advanced financial analyses financial modeling

  • Lead strategic initiatives to improve productivity and utilization of ERP, drive efficiencies within the business to help achieve cost goals, and improve working capital performance

  • Assist with other special projects as requested by the CFO and/or other senior leaders

Experience Preferred for the Director of Finance:

  • CPA and/or MBA preferred

  • 9+ years of increasingly responsible finance and accounting experience

  • Software Revenue Recognition experience

  • Strong financial modeling skills

  • Experience with a cloud-based ERP

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