Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Are you interested in working on the WebFX Operations team? Then we're interested in you! Check out this page to learn more about being a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) .

The position at a glance:

  • Location: Harrisburg
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: Negotiable

If you think you're a good fit, fill out an application form below!

What We're Looking For

Desired Education

Minimum of a Bachelors in Business, Accounting, or related major (Undergraduate GPA MUST be above a 3.4). MBA or related Master's degree highly preferred

General Knowledge

  • Robust knowledge of GAAP and ability to effectively and accurately apply principles throughout areas of responsibility. Solid understanding of P&L statements.
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (financial reporting, financial closure, budgeting, financial analysis, etc.)
  • Experience with accounting systems and the ability to easily adapt to unfamiliar software
  • Exceptional Excel skills and working knowledge of MS office. Google Apps knowledge is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with leadership, team members, and external resources, including community members, regulators, auditors, and vendors.

Experience

  • Over 10 years of progressive experience in accounting, financial management, strategic planning, treasury operations, and administrative management.
  • Rapid growth business experience preferred.
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proven success developing and implementing strategic plans.
  • Well-developed presentation skills to effectively communicate financial information to a variety of audiences with varying levels of understanding.
  • MBA or related Master's degree highly preferred (Undergraduate GPA MUST be above a 3.4)
  • Certified Public Accountant a plus – including keeping abreast of current accounting pronouncements

Qualities

  • Exhibits sound judgment, attention to detail and problem solving ability
  • Well organized and ability to prioritize competing demands with accuracy, in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate at various levels throughout the organization.
  • Driven, self-motivated and possess a passion for excellence
  • Critical thinker with desire to improve efficiency
  • Demonstrated ability as a leader and team developer.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently with minimal direction, able to manage multiple priorities and deadlines, able to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to get things done (hustle)

What You'll Do

Responsibilities

  • Promote continual process improvement for accounting functions and business unit functions impacting financial records
  • Cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit within the team and find ways to bring value to the organization as a whole
  • Compile, review and analyze financial and statistical data to provide information and support.
  • Partner with other team members in identifying opportunities for revenue growth, cost reduction, and improvement of performance metrics.
  • Ensure a strong accounting and operational control environment to safeguard assets and increase efficiencies. Seek opportunities to streamline processes, strengthen internal controls, and improve checks/balances. Facilitate the development, documentation, and implementation of enhanced processes. Review purchases, expense reports, capital projects, and other transactions for compliance with applicable policies and procedures.
  • Prepare weekly forecast of revenue and expenses by department; monitor revenue and expenses in relation to budget and prior year; communicate forecast changes and budget variances to Operational and Finance management. Oversee the compilation and distribution of various monitoring reports.
  • Administer sales incentive plans by computing periodic incentive earnings, initiating payment to plan participants, and communicating plan achievement to management.
  • Provide recommendations and guidance for managing rapid growth in a sustainable and controlled manner
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Oversee input of A/R and A/P
  • Execute and review automated and non-automated billing
  • Reconcile bank accounts and credit cards, monitor cashflow accounts
  • Assist in completion of payroll services and tax reporting
  • Evaluate insurance, banking and other vendor requirements
  • Oversee benefit plan administration
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Support most aspects of accounting management
  • Record and report financial results in compliance with GAAP and internal guidelines, including accurate and timely preparation of monthly P&L statements, reconciliation of monthly balance sheet accounts, and explanation of related financial variances.
  • Lead month end closing process including account analysis and reconciliation
  • Lead the annual insurance renewal process in order to obtain appropriate insurance at a competitive price
  • Lead the developing, administering and monitoring policies and operational procedures to ensure proper accounting and internal controls
  • Coach and develop a team of financial professionals, providing the support necessary to achieve goals at expected standards and investing in the growth of each team member
  • Assist in accounting software projects and automation projects
  • Assist in ad-hoc analysis and projects from stakeholders
  • Work with a team of software developers to ensure financial systems developed are effective and functional and improve workflow and processes
  • Identify cost saving opportunities and provide analysis and insight to senior management
  • Provide financial analyses and reports, as needed, for investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations
  • Manage the annual budget process, including any necessary maintenance and re-forecasts during the fiscal year.
  • Identify potential financial risks and recommend corrective actions.
  • Contract review and approval
  • Assisting the team in working with clients during the sales process

Training

  • Our Bootcamp accounting training program will be provided for new WebFX family members.
  • On-site, state of the art training amenities to facilitate departmental trainings, trend watch reports, and monthly Lunch-and-Learns

What You'll Get

Opportunities for Growth

WebFX grew 250%+ over the past 3 years, and merit-based promotional opportunities are abundant for new family members who meet or exceed position performance metrics.

Compensation

Compensation: Negotiable

Candidates interested in the CFO position at WebFX may also have interest in:

digital marketing, online marketing, paid advertising, search marketing, inbound marketing, web marketing, social media, content marketing, PPC, SEO, SEM, blogging, Facebook, customer service, writing, editing, research, communications, etc.

  • Flexible Schedule
  • Pet Friendly Office
  • Profit Sharing
  • Little Amps Coffee & Tea Bar
  • Yoga
  • On-site Fitness Center
  • 150% Company Match Of Personal Charity Donations
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • IRA With Company Matching
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • FXLearns Library
  • Activity Groups
  • Humanitarian Trips
  • Health/Vision/Dental Coverage
  • New Parent Support
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Home Buyer Program
  • Personal Desk Fund
  • Green Commute Benefits
  • Pawternity Leave

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