Salary Range:$225,000.00 - $250,000.00

Position Id:

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the CEO - Chairman of the Board for an employee-owned (ESOP) truckload carrier in business for more than 40-years, that specializes in dry van, temperature controlled, dedicated services, logistics, regionally and over-the-road in the Midwest, Northeast, Southeast and West Coast. With $ 250 million dollars in revenue the company has 650 trucks, 700 drivers (600 company, 100 lease), 1,650 trailers (450 reefer, 1200 dry), and 180 non-driving employees operating from 5 terminals.

The Chief Financial Officer will be a member of the senior executive team responsible for the overall strategic direction & business plan. Directs all financial activities including preparation of financial reports, budgets, & forecasts for a $ 250 million dollar P&L. Leads 3 direct and 35 indirect reports from the finance & administration group including accounting, billing, credit & collections, document management, payroll, planning & analysis, & information technology. Administers ESOP, Employee Stock Option Program working with the program trustee and reporting to Board of Directors. Creates & examines accuracy of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) & distribute financial statements. Develops plans for growth to increase company profit while also reducing expenditure. Identifies investment opportunities and manage mergers and acquisitions. Implements and maintains effective accounting systems and controls for monitoring accounting functions. Develops key factor or metric reporting. Manages vendor relationships. Oversees the company’s finance IT system. Ensure compliance and company’s policies. Contributes to a culture that puts safety first, taking care of people second & profitability third. Challenge is to coordinate the financial direction of the company to reduce costs & improve revenues & profitability.

Background Required:
  • Financial Leadership – Transportation-Trucking Environment (5 yrs.)
  • Tax planning, budgeting & forecasting
  • Cost reduction & containment programs
  • Treasury functions – Asset based lenders
  • Operational accounting & interaction with operations management
  • P&L & balance sheet ($100 million revenue)
  • Education: Bachelors (i.e., Accounting or Finance)
  • Residence: Mankato, MN (relocation assistance provided)
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Administered ESOP program
  • Transportation software (i.e. TMW innovative)
  • Certification: CMA or CPA
  • Graduate Education: MBA or Masters (Finance or Accounting)
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Strong communicator (oral, written & presentation)
  • High degree of integrity
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Analytical with strategic focus

If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Practice Leader: Andrew Keenan
Truckload & Dedicated

330.664.9400, ext.168

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