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CFO, Phoenix

Phoenix, Southwest
Full-Time (permanent)
$195000 - $235000 Per Annum

posted: 18th April 2024

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Job, Phoenix, Arizona

We are partnering a client in Phoenix to appoint a full time Chief Financial Officer.  Our client, a utilities business based in Phoenix, is seeking an experienced and strategic CFO to work in partnership with the CEO to drive the growth strategy for the organization. As a key member of the executive team, the CFO will play a critical role in driving financial performance, ensuring regulatory compliance, and providing insightful guidance to support the company’s growth objectives.

The CFO will have the following responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute financial strategies to support the long-term growth and profitability of the company.
  • Lead financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis processes.
  • Assess and manage financial risks, ensuring appropriate mitigation strategies are in place.
  • Oversee the preparation of accurate and timely financial statements, reports, and regulatory filings.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant accounting standards, regulations, and tax requirements.
  • Establish and maintain effective internal controls to safeguard company assets.
  • Manage the company’s cash flow, liquidity, and capital structure.
  • Optimize working capital and investment strategies to maximize returns.
  • Develop relationships with financial institutions and oversee banking activities.
  • Evaluate investment opportunities and provide financial analysis to support decision-making.
  • Assess the financial viability of capital projects and strategic initiatives.
  • Allocate capital efficiently to maximize shareholder value.
  • Oversee financial operations, including billing, collections, and accounts payable.
  • Drive process improvements and automation initiatives to enhance efficiency and scalability.
  • Evaluate and implement financial systems and technology solutions to support business objectives.
  • Serve as a key liaison with external stakeholders including lenders and regulatory agencies.
  • Communicate financial performance, trends, and strategic initiatives to stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external partners.
  • Provide strong leadership and direction to the finance team, fostering a culture of accountability, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Recruit, develop, and retain top talent, ensuring the team has the skills and capabilities to support business objectives.
  • Promote a collaborative and inclusive work environment that values diversity and empowers employees to achieve their full potential.

The CFO should have the following experience and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field and an MBA or CPA preferred.
  • Proven experience as a CFO or senior finance executive in the utilities or energy sector.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial management principles, practices, and regulations.
  • Strong strategic planning, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with a track record of building high-performing teams.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage competing priorities effectively.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to provide individual feedback.


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