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Chief Financial Officer

West Palm Beach, FL
POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the CEO, you will be overall responsible to provide leadership in all aspects of finance and corporate governance. As part of the executive management team, this role acts as a senior business partner to the CEO and rest of the senior management team to lead the transformation that the business requires and the strategic growth plans. You will take lead in identifying areas for improvement within the finance function including but not limited to system implementation, process improvement, building and coaching a strong finance team. You will also ensure the financial and management reporting process is appropriately in place and lead the business planning process to ensure the business units achieve its objectives. ESSENTIAL RESPONSBILITIES AND DUTIES; The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all-inclusive. • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization’s fiscal function and performance. • Evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory action. • Directs the preparation of all financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, reports to shareholders, tax returns, and reports for government regulatory agencies. • Oversees multisite accounting departments, budget preparation, and audit functions. Meets regularly with department heads to keep informed and to offer direction. • Reviews reports to analyze projections of sales and profit against actual figures, budgeted expenses against final totals, and suggests methods of improving the planning process as appropriate. • Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness. • Analyzes company operations to pinpoint opportunities and areas that need to be reorganized, down-sized, or eliminated. • Confers with corporate CEO to coordinate and prioritize fiscal planning. • Studies long-range economic trends and projects company prospects for future growth in overall sales and market share, opportunities for acquisitions or expansion into new product areas. Estimates requirements for capital, real estate, and an increase in the work force. • Supervises investment of funds; works with banks and/or investment bankers to raise additional capital as required for expansion. • Optimize the handling of bank and deposit relationships and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance cash position. • Develop a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism that includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs. • Be an advisor from the financial perspective on any contracts the company enters. SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT While the company is not entirely a start-up, we want to advance it to the next level of growth and a strong CFO would be required to assist with this positive transformation and change management. Our requirements: • Master’s degree qualified CP with at least 15 years relevant working experience for a public company. Preferably in corporate healthcare • Demonstrated track record in your ability to lead a sizeable team, act as a good business partner in a leadership role and have experience in driving finance transformation projects (especially in finance & accounting system implementation) • Demonstrated track record in your ability to lead a sizeable team, act as a good business partner in a leadership role and have experience in driving finance transformation projects (especially in finance & accounting system implementation) • Commercially savvy and have experience across full aspects of finance including treasury, tax, corporate finance, forex and financial planning & analysis • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with confidence and gravitas to build relationships with senior internal and external stakeholders (auditors, bankers, investors, etc.) • Ability to work in a highly ambiguous environment and possess an entrepreneurial mindset and capability • "Hands-on" and strong appetite to work in a fast-growth environment and is self-motivated