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Rockville Centre, NY

Date Posted: October 2, 2017
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 283601

Job Description

Well-established food distributor located near Rockville Centre, NY seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

The successful candidate must have 10+ years of experience in a related role and have a DISTRIBUTION background. This position will have 6-8 direct reports.

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the oversight of all financial and accounting functions of the organization including; accounts payable, receivables, and food procurement. In addition, s/he will partner with senior leadership and the board of directors to develop and implement strategies across the organization. S/he must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace while managing their team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Oversee cash flow planning and ensure availability of funds as needed
  • Develop financial business plans and forecasts
  • Oversee the accounting department to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and function; supervise finance staff

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A seasoned leader with at least 10 years of broad finance experience, including experience as a CFO or equivalent, in a distribution environment
  • A minimum of a BS; a CPA and/or MBA a big plus
  • Food experience helpful and desired, however not required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills

Very competitive salary (commensurate with experience) + comprehensive benefits package