Date Posted
12/15/2020
Location
Long Beach, CA
Salary Range
200,000.00 USD - 250,000.00 USD
Strategy, Planning and Management
  • Act as Chief Financial Officer and strategic business partner to senior executive leadership team.
  • Lead and manage the back-office departments at the corporate headquarter.
  • Oversee the accounting and finance activities at foreign operations.
  • Create and deploy company wide processes focused on improving the company’s overall market position and enhancing their financial strategy.
  • Create a profitable and sustainable path in terms of people, product, and processes.
  • Assess and evaluate financial performance of organization regarding long-term operational goals, budgets, and forecasts.
  • Provide insight and recommendations to both short-term and long-term growth plan of organization.
  • Identify, acquire, and implement systems and software to provide critical financial and operational information. Evaluate departments and make suggestions for automating processes and increasing working efficiency.
  • Communicate, engage, and interact with Board of Directors, CEO, COO and Executive Leadership Team.
  • Create and establish yearly financial objectives that align with the company’s plan for growth and expansion.
  • Select and engage consultants, auditors, and investors.
  • Recruit, interview and hire finance, accounting and payroll staff as required.
  • Serve as a key member of executive leadership team and round table discussion panel.
  • Participate in pivotal decisions as they relate to strategic initiatives and operational models.
  • Interact with and bring department into line with Board of Directors’ plans, initiatives, and recommendations.
  • Implement policies, procedures and processes as deemed appropriate by senior leadership team.

Financial Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Prepare and present monthly financial budgeting reports including monthly profit and loss, forecast vs. budget and monthly cash flow for each country.
  • Review and analyze monthly financial results and provide recommendations.
  • Identify, develop, and execute analysis of business initiatives, product launches and/or new service offerings.
  • Develop and maintain monthly operating budget and annual company operating budget.
  • Manage financial planning and analysis department. Supervise creation of reports, software implementation and tools for budgeting and forecasting.
  • Participate in weekly conference calls with Lenders, Vendors and Executive Leadership Team.

Accounting, General Ledger, Administration and Operations
  • Supervise the accounting department to ensure the proper functioning of all systems, databases, and financial software. Provide regular maintenance and backup of all accounting systems and supervise company financial staff.
  • Review and ensure application of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures.
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of financial and management reporting data for third parties and company’s board of directors
  • Oversee the preparation and communication of weekly, monthly, and annual financial statements.
  • Oversee the preparation and timely filing of all local, state, and federal tax returns.
  • Work with Human Resources to ensure appropriate legal compliance.
  • Oversee the month-end close process, constantly reviewing procedures while eliminating inefficiencies.
  • Oversee preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Review all month-end closing activities including general ledger accounts, balance sheet accounts and overhead cost allocation.
  • Enhance and implement financial and accounting systems, processes, tools, and control systems.
  • Hire, develop and manage accounting staffs.
  • Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; Manage preparation and support of all external audits.
  • Coordinate and strategize methods used to attain team goals with the Controller and finance personnel at foreign operations.

Financial Management

  • Manage cash flow planning process and ensure funds availability.
  • Oversee cash, investments, and asset management area.
  • Explore new investment opportunities and provide recommendations on potential returns and risks.
  • Maintain outstanding banking relationships and strategic alliances with vendors and business partners.
  • Utilize forward-looking models and activity-based analyses to provide financial insight into the organization’s plans and operating budgets.

Financial Relations and Policies
  • Engage finance committee and/or board of directors to develop short term and long-term plans, projections, and budgets.
  • Represent company to banks, financial partners, institutions, investors, public auditors, and officials.
  • Remain current on audit best practices as well as state, federal and local laws regarding company operations.

Finance and Accounting Team Management
  • Mentor managers in the back-office departments, managing work allocation, systems training, performance evaluations, and the building of an effective and efficient team dynamic.
  • Lead and form cross-divisional teams and be a key liaison with front office and foreign operation personnel.
Cash Management
  • Oversee monthly cash management, approve large payables, sign checks, authorize large wires and ACHs.
  • Supervise Accounts Receivable management and provide guidance relating to the collection process.


Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or Others.
  • CPA Required
  • 5 years minimum experience as a CFO at a global company (size does not matter)
  • 15+ years total accounting or finance experience
  • Outstanding knowledge and understanding of GAAP, IFRS, SOX compliance and SEC reporting.
  • Background coordinating with I.T. staff to manage and/or upgrade accounting system. Systems implementation experience strongly preferred.
  • “Hands On” ERP Systems Experience – SAP, JD Edwards or PeopleSoft experience preferred
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, confidence, and executive presence – ability to motivate staff.
  • Excellent analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills
  • Significant experience working with external auditors, internal controls, and compliance related issues.
  • IPO experience is a plus.