Chief Financial Officer

Leadership Stage,India
  • Chennai
  • 95-100 lakh
  • 15-20 years
  • Views
  • 25 Apr 2019

  • Senior Management-Finance

  • Electrical/ Electronics
Job Description

To strengthen its new executive management team, Our Leadership Stages Client is seeking a Chief Financial Officer to provide leadership across all financial, reporting, business insights and corporate governance activities in the business
This is a critical role within the company, reporting directly into the CEO and working as a member of the executive leadership team to formulate and execute the business acceleration strategy

The CFO will have responsibility for ensuring the business achieves its objectives by providing strategic financial & reporting leadership, delivering the highest standards of probity and establishing the business financial stability and business model through a robust finance strategy

The CFO will partner with the executive management team in the design and execution of its global strategic plan
They will lead and drive a best-in-class service across finance and its component functions, ensuring transparency in operations & sales performance, identifying risks and opportunities, and ensuring our financial capacity to deliver our vision, mission, values and corporate KPIs
They will support other teams across the business with insights and analysis to optimise data-driven decision-making and prioritisation

The CFO will be tasked with establishing best practice financial processes, systems and reporting templates
They will also support the recruitment of new individuals into all areas of the business
It operates globally so it is likely that the CFO will also be required to support the establishment of new offices and teams in the globe

This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented and experienced finance professional to move up into an executive global leadership position in an exciting new business
You will a qualified accountant who will also have a proven track record in strategic financial management, management reporting, business analytics and business plan development within values-based organisations
Able to operate at both strategic and detailed levels, you will not be afraid to have a hands-on approach in building a finance structure from the ground up, having a direct impact on the company's operations

As with all new and entrepreneurial companies, the CFO will be expected to perform a multitude of tasks beyond the roles core responsibilities
You will therefore need to have a proactive approach in identifying opportunities for the business, ensuring these are followed through with flawless execution


Core role objectives

Drive the formulation, delivery and tracking of business plans, supporting the CEO and management team in defining monthly, quarterly and annual targets, budgets and forecasts
Own all financial reporting requirements, including all processes related to monthly bookkeeping, customer invoicing, supplier payments, cashflow management, Board reports and company accounts, working with the company's chosen accountancy firm
Ensure compliance with all contractual and budgetary requirements, including all Statutory and Regulatory obligations
Define and manage all data analytics processes, providing insightful reports on inventory demand and supply to the commercial teams to enable data-driven decision-making
Direct responsibility for Procurement, Health & Safety, IT & Business Systems, and Facilities
Define monthly, quarterly and annual targets, budgets and forecasts, and secure Board approval of these
Manage all business planning and monitoring activities including management of business metrics, KPIs, dashboards and all financial controls across the business globally, identifying risks and opportunities
Create daily/weekly management reporting dashboards
Prepare all Board Meeting packs and other information required by the CEO and Shareholders
Manage all accounting processes, working with the company's chosen accountancy and audit providers
Undertake credit checks of new demand partners
Lead the data analytics team to provide inventory supply and demand reports and other business performance analytics to internal stakeholders for data-driven decision-making
Contribute to business strategy, providing advice on the financial implications of new opportunities or investment decisions, focusing on bottom line performance, working capital and enhancing shareholder value
Manage all cashflow processes across the business, including customer invoicing, supplier payments, working capital and treasury to ensure exceptional customer service whilst maximising shareholder value
Ensure all outstanding payments are collected in a timely manner


Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Inventory Business Planning Procurement Audit

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