CFO - Northern NJ

Location: Northern, NJ
Date Posted: 10-27-2017
CFO – Large Multi-Store Regional Retailer - Northern, NJ
Our client is looking for a CFO to head their accounting and finance department and be an integral part of the executive management team advising on financial and other related matters.  This individual will be accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.  In addition to supervising the account department, the CFO interfaces with other departments and department heads, including warehouse, I.T., purchasing and retail store management.  
Responsibilities:
  • Overall responsibility for financial management
  • Creation of financial statements and issuance of financial information to third parties
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors.
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions.
  • Processing payroll in a timely manner, ensuring that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner and all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable.
  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts.
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Various special analyses as needed including but not limited to capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations.
Qualifications:
  • A CPA with experience in both public accounting and corporate accounting environments.
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible experience
  • Experience in partnering with an executive team.
  • High level of written and oral communication skills.  
  • Well-organized, logical thinking decision maker with an analytical approach to problem solving.   
  • Experience with accounting and bookkeeping software and tools such as QuickBooks, Excel and Word.
  • Master's degree in accounting or business administration not required but is a plus
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