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Chief Financial Officer

Company: Smith Harvey Associates
Location: Reading
Posted on: May 2, 2021

Job Description:

Must Have CPA and live in MASS!Primary Purpose: Manage day to day operations including accounting, financial reporting, budgeting and planning, tax, and treasury.--Supervise the preparation, review and analysis of all financial reports for management, lenders and financial partners including balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and cash flows.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • CFO will possess a strong skill set in preparation of quarterly financial statements, year-end as well as regulatory support for compliance needs.
  • Perform a needs analysis and recommend and implement new policies and procedures.
  • Manage the company's finance team including: general ledger, balance sheet, P&L, cash flow, chart of accounts, A/R, A/P, payroll, regulatory filings, etc.
  • Develop appropriate analytical and forecasting tools in cooperation with the various department heads.
  • Support the management team through preparation of regular financial statements, specialized management reports and long and short-term financial projections and forecasts.
  • Participate in the development of company's budget and then measuring and reporting on performance against budget.
  • Hiring, training, mentoring and supervising the accounting staff.
  • Responsible for managing the tax planning and compliance with all federal, state, and local agencies for corporate, payroll, and other applicable taxes.
  • Work closely with human resources on matters related to company employee benefits and retirement plans, and employee-related costs.
  • Make certain that proper accounting policies, procedures and internal controls are in place to safeguard the assets of the Company and to ensure that all financial transactions are recorded in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Responsible for cash management and strategic planning for all operating areas of the Company, including complex analysis, tax structuring and compliance.
  • Due diligence for proposed transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions and financing; and arranging, negotiating, managing and closing conventional acquisition and refinancing for real estate investments.
  • Possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to develop and maintain strong working relationships with senior management, lending institutions, outside auditors and legal counsel.
    Job Qualifications:
    • BS degree, must have CPA
    • Minimum 10 years progressive business experience with exposure to entrepreneurial companies preferred.
    • A balance of strategic vision and hands-on experience.
    • Strong leadership and team building qualities.
    • Committed, tough minded, pragmatic, performance-driven personality.
    • A track record of good judgment and prudent risk taking.
    • Proven success in Accounting, Planning and Management.
    • Strong strategic, analytical and planning skills.
    • Strong communication skills with the ability to motivate and direct people.
    • Experience managing and implementing an ERP or similar system.

Keywords: Smith Harvey Associates, Somerville , Chief Financial Officer, Executive , Reading, Massachusetts

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