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Chief Financial Officer Apply to This Job

Company: ExecuNet
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Company: IT Services, Bloomfield Hills, MI Downers Grove, IL Remarks: Job Summary

Maintains sound fiscal management and controls in parallel for US operation. Positions corporate finance function as an enabling partner to the business by providing executive direction and oversight of finance, accounting, tax and strategic planning functions. Provides financial management for major customer contracts and operational assets and is a key conduit for the required reporting and performance review cycles operated within Logicalis Group. Directs financial strategy, financial planning and financial forecasting in concert with territory CEO and other executive team members. Oversees US organization 's banking and auditing relationships, in addition works in partnership with CEO to manage shareholder relations and inquiries.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Plays key role in enabling growth by striking optimum balance of executing against corporate strategies, while meeting financial performance targets.
  • Provides strategic planning insight and analysis to CEO and Executive Team.
  • Assesses organizational performance against annual budget targets and long-term strategies as partner to CEO and Executive Team.
  • Manages funding of business, while ensuring business decisions are grounded in sound financial principles.
  • Develops tools and systems that provide critical financial and operational information to make actionable recommendations, both strategically and operationally.
  • Engages Executive Team regarding financial-related issues, trends and changes that impact operating model and/or delivery model.
  • Oversees long-term budgetary planning and cost management consistent with strategic plan, including potential acquisitions and collaborations with vendors.
  • Articulates corporate strategy and supports business opportunity development with employees, partners, and customers. Financial and Operational Management
    • Leads key initiatives in finance that support overall strategic goals.
    • Oversees all accounts and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate Group policies, accounting standards and regulatory requirements.
    • Maintains internal control safeguards and coordinates all audit activities.
    • Manages cash flow, forecasting and reporting mechanisms to meet operating needs.
    • Monitors working capital ageing and directs appropriate actions within the business, ensures actions are fully aligned with internally approved procedures.
    • Optimizes banking relationships and strategies to enhance cash positions.
    • Oversees budgeting and management of budgets to monitor progress and present financial metrics, both internally and externally.
    • Studies, analyzes and reports on trends, opportunities for expansion and projection of future company growth.
    • Measures performance using combination of improvements in organization 's financial metrics and personal contributions made to major business projects.
    • Acts as face of company on all issues related to overall financial performance. Team Management
      • Mentors and develops finance team directly in regard to work allocation, training, problem resolution, performance evaluation and building of effective teamwork.
      • Builds strong employee engagement within the finance function, achieving high employee retention rates.
      • Keeps the teams updated with proper financial and technical training as well as ensures relevant company behavioral training.
      • Attracts and retains excellent talent in finance, building suitable alternatives for a future succession line. General
        • Demonstrates and actively promotes an understanding and commitment to the mission of Logicalis through performing behaviors consistent with the organization's values.
        • Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations as well as policies and procedures of Logicalis in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behaviors.
        • Supports and conducts self in a manner consistent with customer service expectations. Supervisory Responsibilities

          Directly supervises Director of Finance, Controller and Director of Financial Planning & Analysis in accordance with the organization 's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


          To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

          Education/Experience/Technical Requirements/Certification

          Equivalent combination accepted.

          • Bachelor 's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance. Experience / Technical Requirements
            • 15 years in the following:
            • Broad senior finance experience.
            • Analytical skills and experience interpreting strategic vision into operational model.
            • Successful partnering with IT staff to manage critical financial management systems.
            • Experience in funding activities in ways that both cover costs and generate operating margins.
            • Professional knowledge of accounting and reporting under IAS/IFRS.
            • Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications and Microsoft Dynamics. Certifications
              • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Other Skills and Abilities
                • Passion for business; leader with integrity and desire to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
                • Mastered sophisticated oral and written communication skills in order to build trust among an expanding universe of stakeholders.
                • Collaborative and flexible style, with strong service mentality.
                • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across functional groups and levels within organization, as well as externally.
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