CFO Jobs Overview
A chief financial officer, or CFO, is the top financial executive within a company. He or she is responsible for overseeing a company's accounting and financial departments to make sure everything runs smoothly and accurately. The CFO will work with the CEO and other executives to ensure that the company is in compliance with all accounting laws and adheres to generally accepted accounting principles.
Chief Financial Officer Jobs Education Requirements
The typical CFO will have a master's degree in business, finance or accounting. In addition to an MBA, a CFO will generally also be a certified public accountant or a chartered accountant. The position requires spending many years in the classroom, and an aspiring CFO will also work for a number of years in the financial or accounting departments of private companies or government agencies before assuming an executive role.
Chief Financial Officer Job Outlook
While most CFOs oversee the finances of large companies, it is possible to find work with start-up companies or the government. Since 1990, the federal government has had a CFO for each of its agencies.
The job market for chief financial offers is likely to grow 11 percent through 2022. The Bureau of Labor Statistics states the growth will arise from the need for strong leaders as new companies are established and current companies grow. The prestige and pay that comes along with the title could mean that those who are interested in the role will face stiff competition for available positions.
Chief Financial Officer Pay
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for any chief executive in 2012 was $168,140. The pay scale ranges from around $76,000 for those earning the smallest average executive salaries to more than $187,000 for executives employed by high-profile companies.
Seeking a multi-faceted, hands on Controller/CFO for a dynamic, fast-paced privately held distribution company located North of Boston. Individual must be an experienced leader who will be responsible for all financial aspects of the operation. In addition, will oversee IT and HR. This individual will be part of the senior management team. Qualified candidates must possess the following: · Minimu...
Company Confidential Brookline, MA, 02446
Full-time opening is available for a Controller/Chief Financial Officer with hands on experience in accounting and auditing to join a stable and growing multi office organization in the dental industry that has built a reputation for supplying its customers with exceptional quality and service. This is a terrific opportunity offering a competitive base salary and benefits package to include: pai...
A CFO/Director Finance (Americas Region) role in (North) Charlotte, NC is being recruited by Parker+Lynch. If you have experience leading an international accounting/finance team in a Manufacturing environment coupled with SAP, then you may have the background our client is seeking! This brand new role offers tremendous growth potential as our client has acquired 4 companies in the past 18 months ...
CFO will report directly to the CEO of a multi-divisional manufacturing company. The responsibilities include: Supervision of accounting staff Management of monthly closing process - ensuring timely, complete and accurate reporting Preparing consolidated monthly statements for the holding company. Prepare monthly statements of income, balance sheet and cash flows for each company Prepare con...
This position will report directly to the CEO of a multi-divisional manufacturing company. The responsibilities include: Supervision of accounting staff Management of monthly closing process - ensuring timely, complete and accurate reporting Preparing consolidated monthly statements for the holding company. Prepare monthly statements of income, balance sheet and cash flows for each company P...
An established and successful real estate development/investment company, that has been in business for over 50 years is seeking an accomplished Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for their West Palm Beach, FL office. Reporting to the President of the company, the Chief Financial Officer provides management and leadership related to all finance, accounting and operation activities of the business. Res...
Company Information: Nearly 40-year history Privately owned Tripled in size in last few years! Solid customer base with strong expansion opportunity Excellent reputationand national footprint Corporate headquarters in Western Suburbs Annual revenues near $45million 5-Year expansion plan What the Company Offers You: Senior leadership role to impact strategy and growth Ownership Stabilit...
Company Confidential PADUCAH, KY, 42003
WISE Staffing Services in Paducah is looking for a certified accountant/CFO. Permanent position in the Paducah area. Individual must possess these skills: QuickBooks (certified accrual basis) Open Office, bookkeeping, A/P, A/R, payroll and general ledger. E-mail resumes to: lhecklinger@wise staffinggroup.com Company is looking to hire immediately. Salary ranges from $35-$65K DOE....
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Industry-leading manufacturing company seeks a dynamic and experienced CFO that can provide financial information, reporting, analysis, policies, procedures and guidance for the company. Additional responsibilities include: Financial performance measurement Financial controls Cost containment Forecasting and budgeting Consolidations Product and customer analys...
rDepartment: Senior Management Reports To: CEOFLSA Status: Exempt POSITION SUMMARY The position will report to the Chief Executive Officer/President (CEO/President) and will provide leadership and vision for the accounting function and teams across the Southeast region. The position will architect and build high performing teams, processes and infrastructure/systems needed to support substantia...
Company Confidential Mansfield, OH, 44907
North Central Ohio CPA firm is performing a search for CFO/Controller positions for multiple clients operating in the Fast Food (Franchise), Construction, and Livestock industries. The successful candidate will have at least 5 years experience either in public accounting or industry, and the position will report to the owners in all cases. The candidates should either be certified (CPA) or be work...
CFO/Controller Global Technical Systems (GTS) provides innovative, cost-effective, high-tech engineering products and product-based services encompassing latest generation software and hardware solutions and engineering services for defense, homeland security, and other critical government interests. GTS products and services span a spectrum that includes: mission-critical combat systems processo...
Company Confidential Hicksville, NY
CFO/Controller Medium, fast growing NYC based General Contractor seeks exp'd, hard- working indiv for CFO/Controller position. Indiv must have the ability to manage accounting staff, yet be hands-on, to produce internal percentage of completion financial statements, periodic contracts in process reports, job cost tracking, profitability, cash flow reports, etc. Exc sal & fringe bnfts pkg. Resumes...
CONTROLLER- TEMPORARY ASSIGNMENT (Dynamic fast growing service company) Our client a fast growing service company located in Queens New York, requires a "hands-on" bright Controller, to put together financial statements, cash flow analysis, P&L's, and other analytical reviews for a private equity investor. Requirements: Prefer a hands-on CPA with strong Excel and overall computer literacy, str...
If you’ve been looking for an Outrageously Dependable company where character counts, then you’re home. Interstate Batteries, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, built its reputation on a great automotive battery, but look how much we’ve grown over the past 60 years! We now offer thousands of portable power solutions and accessories throughout North America, Australia, the Caribbean and Latin America....
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Company Confidential North Hollywood, CA, 91605
Position Description: Controller/CFO At CONFIDENTIAL Organization Company is a fast growing apparel retailer with headquarters in Los Angeles, CA. Position Reporting to the Owner, this position will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities. The candidate will be involved in supporting presentations to the Owner and their advisors and will work closely ...
NOW CFO Provo, UT, 84606
We are seeking a highly strategic and operational focused CFO with experience in both the energy sector and has previously held an executive level role with a public company. We expect this key manager to provide strategic leadership by establishing and implementing long range goals, strategies, plans and policies that continuously improve the overall effectiveness and profitability of the compan...
Tenet Healthcare Corporation Encino, CA
Description : As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health Solutions is a leading healthcare business process management services provider working to improve operational performance for more than 600 clients so they can support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management, patient c...
Children's Hospital of Orange County Orange, CA, 92856
This position provides executive level administrative support and oversight to the office of the Sr. Vice President/Chief Financial Officer. 5 years of executive secretarial and/or administrative support. Prior experience in a financial services, legal or real estate office environment. Knowledgeable in financing and investment terms and funds preferred. High School diploma Strong computer skill...
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Chief Executive Officer - Financial
$56,160.00 - $330,000.00
Typical Salary for Chief Executive Officer - Financial
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
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Chief Executive Officer - Financial
Oversees daily operations of the finance department and provides leadership and coordination in the administrative, business planning, accounting and budgeting efforts of the organization.
Rate of Growth
Size of Industry in 2006:
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
Maintains rapport with industry groups; maintains personal networks; participates in professional organizations in order to maintain network with other organizations in the field.
Maintain rapport with investors, auditors, and regulators.
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