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Chief Financial Officer - CFO

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New York, NY
Job Type
Direct Hire
Sep 19, 2018
Job ID
Chief Financial Officer – New York area

Our client, a mid-sized transportation group is looking for a CFO.  Ideally you will have experience working with a ship operating or owning group.  As a key member of the Executive Management team, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will assume a key leadership role in the overall management of the company.  The CFO will participate in key decisions pertaining to strategic initiatives and will have primary day-to-day responsibility for financial policies and planning; implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company. 

  • Assist with managing relationships with Capital Market participants
  • Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to executive management
  • Oversee financing strategies and activities, as well as banking relationships
  • Oversee company policies, guidelines, and procedures for budget administration, financial reporting, financial management systems, cash and credit management
  • Directs monthly preparation of financial reports to the Board of Directors
  • Assess organizational performance against both the annual budget and company’s long-term strategy
  • Coordinate periodic monitoring and reporting on both operating and capital budgets
  • Participate in corporate policy development as a member of the senior management team
  • Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; manage preparation and support of all external audits

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or related field from an accredited college or university
  • MBA preferred
  • Ten (10) years of progressive experience directly related to managing and controlling a company’s financial management system
  • Five (5) years of senior managerial experience
  • Experience with debt and equity deal structure in private markets
  • Prior shipping or transportation industry experience
  • Strong Analytical skills and insight