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Category: Chief Financial Officer
Job Types: Full-time
ABOUT THE JOB
The chief financial officer position in Cleveland, Ohio is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.
Planning Lead the formation of and direct the implementation of strategic business plans; Develop financial and tax strategies; Manage the capital request and budgeting processes; Assist in formulating the company's future direction and support and monitor tactical; initiatives that support the growth strategy; and Develop performance measures and a management reporting platform that supports the company's strategic direction Operations Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team; Foster and maintain productive relationships with all members of the management team; Manage the finance, accounting, investor relations, legal, tax, and risk management departments, policies and practices; Manage all third parties to which functions have been outsourced; Oversee the company's transaction processing systems; Implement operational best practices; and Supervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions Financial Oversee the issuance of financial information, regulatory filings and reporting of financial results to third parties; Establish and monitor relevant financial controls; Understand capital structure and goals and cash management strategies; and Develop an industry presence and network of influencers to raise the profile and reputation of the company. Risk Management Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile; Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry; Construct and monitor reliable control systems; Maintain appropriate insurance coverage; Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements; Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies; Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors; and Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations Funding Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts; Arrange for debt and equity financing; and Monitor and/or manage investment of available funds and other corporate assets Third Parties Maintain banking relationships, and Represent the company with the investment community, investment bankers and investors Desired Qualifications: The candidate chief financial officer should have a master's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a mid to large size high growth company or division of a large corporation. Should have experience in partnering with an executive team, and have excellent written and oral communication skills. Preference will be given to Diverse candidates with an MBA in Finance and the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations as well as those with prior experience and knowledge of the pharmaceutical regulatory environment.