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.
Our client acquires and operates multi-family properties from 50-units and up with property values from $10 - $50 Million and is an active developer of ground-up apartments and condominiums in California and key cities throughout the U.S. The newly created CFO position, reporting directly to both the CEO and Principal, is the result of the firm’s continuing rapid growth. Responsibilities include...
The role of the COO/CFO is to support the hospital wide vision and leadership enabling the organization to achieve maximum financial and business objectives. The COO/CFO will work closely with hospital leadership to identify, recommend, develp, implement and support operations and financial solutions for all aspects of the hospital. Reports directly to the hospital CEO. Candidates must have a mi...
Financial Officer/Controller/CFO Lewellyn Technology, Inc, a progressive nationwide training, engineering, and consulting company, is seeking a Full-Time CFO. This position is responsible for all financial reporting, business planning and budgets, cost accounting, technical accounting research, cash management, taxes, and controls, audits, processes, and compliance for the company. A strong acco...
Under the supervision of the CEO and COO and in coordination with the Board of Directors Finance Committee, the CFO will be responsible for the financial management and overall fiscal administration of Toiyabe Indian Health Project. Primary responsibility is the overall management of all federal, state and county contracts including completion of all cost reporting requirements in accordance withi...
Job Description: Wonderful opportunity for a Controller, with the possibility of moving in to a CFO role, with a fast growing company in Napa. You will work in a collaborative role spanning accounting, finance, billing operations, tax, and human resources. Will Manage all banking, accounting, insurance and benefits relationships as well as be responsible for all financial reporting, cash flow ana...
Company Information: Manufacturer founded 40 years ago $175 million, private company Very stable, loyal client base Over 400 employees Very profitable operations Substantial growth plans What the Company Offers You: Long term financial stability Rock Solid industry Direct Report to CEO and Owner Family environment where people matter Earn Bonus based on individual performance and suppo...
Company Information: Founded 30 years ago $180 million, private company Provides services to industrial customers Few competitors; strong growth forecast Nearly 600 employees Exceptional profits for last 10 consecutive years Exceptional market share What the Company Offers You: C-Level role with Long term stability Ability to lead a department of 15 Right arm to CEO and owner Seat at t...
Luxury Retail CFO/COO $325K + 25% Bonus + Equity $450-500K Total Comp Global luxury retail conglomerate seeks entrepreneur with CPA and/or MBA with 10+ years luxury retail industry experience. Must have experience leading finance, accounting and operational functions for global establishment including financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, credit, controls, risk management, tax, ...
Large Professional Services Firm based in Miami, FL is looking to hire an established and respected Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This individual will have day-to-day responsibilities for planning, implementing and controlling all financial-related activities of the firm. Responsibilities Direct and oversee the accounting and finance department functions and provide a timely and accurate analys...
CMax Advisors is assisting a family owned business with a confidential search for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The company is a locally-based contractor that has been delivering services to Central Ohio for over 50 years. They have recently added new services that have accelerated growth. The President knows great employees are vital to their success and believes strongly in providing a great ...
Company Confidential New York City, NY, 10001
CONTROLLER/CFO Midtown, Penn Station Area, Importer is looking for a Controller/CFO. Hands on position. Report directly to CEO. Responsible for Monthly Financial Statements, Job Costing, Sales profitability by customer, salesperson and product category, G/L, Payroll, HR, Supervise A/R and A/P, Computer literate, Familiarity with SXE a plus. Strong communication, analytical and organizational skil...
Job Summary: Location: Wadley, Alabama Industries: Manufacturing, Steel Fabrication Job Type: Full Time CFO/Controller Years of Experience: 3-5 Years of Manufacturing/Cost Accounting Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree, CPA Preferred Career Level: Executive About the Job: Well established and growing manufacturing company is actively interviewing to fill the position of seasoned CFO/Control...
Company Confidential Long Beach, CA
A fast growing manufacturer is seeking an experienced Controller/CFO with a strong consumer goods manufacturing and international operations background. Areas of expertise must include: Cost Accounting; Bill of Materials, Inventory Control and Materials Requirement Planning; Financial Analysis and Strategic Planning; Business Combinations and Consolidation. Key Responsibilities: Establishes, co...
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 ...
Lifepoint Hospitals, Inc TennessBrentwood, TN
Interim CFO, LifePoint Hospitals - 092694 Hospital Interim Executives Description Please note, all O or C-level positions are recruited out of the Corporate Office. No external recruiters please. Interim CFO Job Summary: Note: This is a full-time corporate position. The Interim Chief Financial Officer is an integral part of the Transition Support Division and Operations Assessment Teams. Th...
Assistant CFO(Accounting/Finance degree; MBA preferred; Hospital Accounting exp.)- San Antonio( Job Number: 08949-86763) Work Location :United States-Texas-San Antonio-Shared Services - San Antonio Schedule :Full-time Description Parallon pioneered the modern-day concept of healthcare shared services more than 12 years ago, perfecting revenue cycle management best practices and customizabl...
HCA North Texas Largo, FL
CFO, Supply Chain - West Florida( Job Number: 08752-7956) Work Location :United States-Florida-Largo-Supply Chain - West Florida Schedule :Full-time Description The Supply Chain CFO manages the CSC accounting, accounts payable, information systems, and internal control departments to ensure that they are providing effective and efficient service to the operating groups and other customers,...
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Richmond, VA( Job Number: 07848-8145) Work Location :United States-Virginia-Richmond-Central Atlantic Supply Chain Schedule :Full-time Description The CSC CFO manages the CSC accounting, accounts payable, information systems, and internal control departments to ensure that they are providing effective and efficient service to the operating groups and other cus...
Division/Market CFO-San Antonio, TX( Job Number: 60478976 MP) Work Location :United States-Texas-San Antonio-San Antonio Division Office Schedule :Full-time Description Responsibilities include operations and analysis and directing improvement opportunities. Also, includes financial reporting for division, balance sheet reviews, managed care analysis/review, capital budget management, oper...
Associate Chief Financial Officer (CFO)/Finance - Full time/ Johnston-Willis Hospital( Job Number: 00035-24699) Work Location :United States-Virginia-Richmond-Chippenham Hospital Schedule :Full-time Description OPERATIONAL DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: Participates as a member of the Hospital’s Senior Management Team in the financial and functional decision making processes neces...
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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
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
Maintain rapport with investors, auditors, and regulators.
Provides information to the board of directors by directing the collection, analysis, and summarization of information and trends; makes recommendations based on data collected.
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