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Interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Seattle

Seattle, West
£180 - £210 Per Hour

posted: 2nd May 2024

Interim CFO Job, Seattle, Washington

Our client is a privately owned business in the transportation industry. With a commitment to innovation and growth, our client has recently acquired another organization in a strategic move aimed at expanding market presence and enhancing service offerings. We are seeking an interim CFO to undertake a 3 month engagement to support the leadership team with post-acquisition integration.  The CFO will lead a project to integrate systems and operations and ensuring minimal disruption.

We are seeking an experienced Interim CFO with expertise in acquisition integration. The interim CFO will play a crucial role in seamlessly integrating the financial operations of into the existing framework. The CFO will provide strategic guidance and financial acumen which will be instrumental in ensuring a smooth transition and maximizing the value derived from this acquisition.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive financial integration strategy aligned with the company’s objectives and timelines.
  • Conduct in-depth financial analysis of both entities to identify synergies, cost-saving opportunities, and potential areas of improvement.
  • Oversee the consolidation of financial statements, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and transparency throughout the integration process.
  • Manage cash flow projections, liquidity, and working capital to optimize financial resources and support operational needs.
  • Assess financial risks associated with the acquisition and implement strategies to mitigate them effectively.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for financial matters related to the acquisition, communicating updates and progress to key stakeholders, including senior management and external partners.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the finance team, fostering collaboration and alignment towards integration goals.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and financial standards, addressing any issues or discrepancies proactively.
  • Conduct post-integration reviews to evaluate the effectiveness of integration strategies and identify opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Facilitate knowledge transfer between teams from both entities, promoting cross-functional collaboration and sharing of best practices.


  • Degree educated and MBA or CPA preferred.
  • Proven experience as a CFO or in a senior financial leadership role, with a focus on acquisition integration within the transportation or related industry.
  • Strong understanding of financial analysis, reporting, and budgeting processes.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across all levels of the organization.
  • Strategic thinker with a results-oriented mindset and a track record of driving successful integration initiatives.
  • Proficiency in financial management software and ERP systems.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.


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