Findlay, OH

Job Description

Chief Financial Officer – Manufacturing  
Findlay, OH area

Privately-held manufacturer is seeking a Chief Financial Officer.  The CFO will report to the President.  The CFO will oversee a staff of accounting professionals and develop financial well-being and consultation to the organization by providing financial projects, analysis and accounting services.   Duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Develop, direct, motivate, coach and supervise facility accounting staff and objectives
  • Gather and analyze financial information related to the budget, forecast, capital and facilities
  • Develop financial organizational strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, analysis and recommendations
  • Partner with manufacturing and production to share and educate them on financial analysis and information
  • Supervise and participate in the closing of the month, quarter and year-end books and reports 
  • Establish finance operational strategies and financial performance measurables
  • Develop financial and tax strategies
  • Manage banking and deposit relationships and contacts
  • Partner with human resources on the benefit selection and administration process
  • Monitor and evaluate the cash balance and cash forecasting
  • Develop and improve reporting processes 
  • Perform cost accounting analysis 
  • Other duties as directed by the President and Owner
This is a growing manufacturing facility that will require candidates to be able to work in a team-oriented environment.  Candidates are required to have excellent analytical and problem solving skills.  This position does require candidates to be flexible with their work requirement and the ability to handle big picture projects while troubleshooting accounting analysis.  Candidates should be patient and able to communicate at all levels.  Travel is less than 10% in this role.  This is a salaried position with bonus, medical, dental, vision, vacation, holidays and 401K.

REQUIREMENTS for the Chief Financial Officer:
1. Bachelor’s degree, ideally in Accounting or Finance, with at least three years of experience in a similar CFO role
2. Experience working in manufacturing environments, ideally at a company with multiple sites 
3. Experience working with an ERP or MRP system
4. Experience with standard cost and an understanding of cost accounting 
5. Strong budget and forecasting experience
6. Experience supervising, directing and coaching staff
7. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office, especially strong Excel skills

Skills preferred but NOT required:
1. CPA or MBA 
2. International business experience

Candidates are preferred to be local to the Findlay, Ohio area. There is not a relocation package being offered at this time.

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