Chief Financial Officer - $175-225k plus 30%

South Kansas City, MO

Industry: Accounting and Finance Job Number: Job-1908

Job Description


Chief Financial Officer


$175-225k plus 30% target bonus & equity


South Kansas City, MO


Interviewing over the next two weeks


Bell & Associates, Inc. has been engaged to help our client find their next CFO.  This P/E backed, international manufacturer is positioned for explosive growth both organically and through M&A.  They are looking for a strategic finance executive to partner with the CEO and executive team.  The Chief Financial Officer is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.  This position manages the finance, accounting and information technology functions of the organization. The incumbent is responsible for all personnel management, including hiring, firing, task assignment and performance management.




  • Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting strategic and tactical initiatives

  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans

  • Develop financial and tax strategies

  • Manage the capital request and budgeting processes

  • Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction



  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team

  • Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team

  • Manage the finance, accounting and information technology operations

  • Oversee the company's transaction processing systems (e.g., Quick Books)


Financial Information

  • Oversee the issuance of financial information

  • Report financial results to the Board of Directors


Risk Management

  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile

  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems

  • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage

  • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements

  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies

  • Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors

  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations



  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts

  • Arrange for debt and equity financing


Third Parties

  • Participate in conference calls with the investment community

  • Maintain banking relationships

  • Represent the company with investment bankers and investors


Other Duties

  • Assist business development in expanding product offerings.

  • Special projects as assigned to support business requirements in the organization or to promote personal growth. 

  • Keep current on information and technology affecting functional areas to increase innovation and ensure compliance with statutes, regulations and adopt best industry practices.

  • Execute any other reasonable duty requested by management.



  • Master s Degree in Business Administration or Finance

  • Bachelor s Degree Finance or Accounting

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in related industries

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in key leadership positions within related industries

  • Experience in partnering with an executive team

  • High level of written and oral communications skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills, including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

  • PC literacy Microsoft Office products

  • Travel can be expected domestically and internationally, at times for extended durations.

  • U.S. Citizenship required to support government contracts.


Bell & Associates, Inc. was recently recognized by Forbes list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America -




Bell & Associates, Inc. is a recognized Executive Recruiting & Staffing leader based in Kansas City. We focus and specialize in the following practice areas - Accounting/Finance, Engineering, Executive Leadership, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing/Operations Management.  We provide top talent to our clients on a Direct Hire, Contract, and Contract-to-Hire basis.    


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