SVP / CFO — Christian Nonprofit

Senior Vice President / Chief Financial Officer

Are you ready to move from success to significance?

Operation Mobilization USA, a metro Atlanta-based (Tyrone) nonprofit, seeks a proactive and insightful SVP / CFO. He or she will lead a team of three directors who oversee accounting, business development, and project management operations. OM has 6800 missionaries in 118 countries, including 600 from OM USA. Position reports to the CEO.

We are looking for someone who has climbed their mountains, conquered their demons, and saved for retirement. This position pays less than half of market value in a similarly-sized $30M corporation. The ideal candidate would be someone who is a “discerning leader” and “fired up about missions.”

Successful candidate must be a vibrant, intentional follower of Christ, in fellowship in a local church, and in agreement with OM’s statement of faith. He or she will be full of vital energy and recognized as an agent for positive change.

Responsibilities

  • Strategic and financial planning: Lead the strategic planning process, in collaboration with the CEO and leadership team, to double the number of missionaries deployed around the globe. Advise leadership on financial issues and legal risks. Liaise with the OM international finance organization in matters of global finance and best practices.
  • Business development. Oversee new business development activities to drive financial results. Manage entrepreneurial activities already underway. Identify broad opportunities for alternative revenue sources. Provide council for other entrepreneurial activities of OM USA as needed.
  • Forecasting and budgeting: Provide strong financial stewardship. Lead development of the operating budget. Oversee the budget plan, and monitor expenditures against plan. Contribute to the development of capital improvement budgets with cost justifications. Prioritize capacity-building investments.
  • General ledger, reporting and treasury: Build scalable, efficient, and well-controlled financial reporting practices. Oversee the GL and treasury functions. Produce required internal and external reporting. Provide analyses, trend reports, and other forms of support. Research and interpret data to answer inquiries from leadership.
  • Compliance and controls: Ensure financial operations and policies are in compliance with Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA), GAAP, federal, and state regulations based on guidelines provided by the CFO and Board of Directors. Manage relationship with external auditors and with the ECFA.
  • Risk management: Assess business and financial risks, recommend policies and procedures to mitigate risks, and manage relationships with insurers to ensure appropriate risk coverage for property, liability, and D&O. Optimize investment returns while ensuring compliance with board-authorized investment policies.
  • Project management: Oversee the Project Management Office (PMO). Play a key role in the ERP implementation. Assess projects for ROI. Recommend and implement solutions to that improve departmental and organizational efficiency, effectiveness, and quality – to drive improved decision-making by OM USA leadership.

Requirements

  • Heart: Passion for global missions – to reach the unreached and forgotten in the name of Christ.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting. MBA, CPA or CMA preferred.
  • Experience: Five years’ experience in a related executive role, especially more strategic roles in nonprofits.
  • Skills: Outstanding leadership, collaboration, strategic planning, decision-making, and problem solving skills.
  • Technology: Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel power user) and ERP systems.

Reply

Send résumé and cover letter: reply.

Your cover letter should address the following questions:

  • How do you meet the specific seven responsibilities of the position?
  • How have you integrated your faith into everyday contexts?

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    Corporate Recruiter

    Corporate Recruiter – South Metro Atlanta

    Growing employer in south metro Atlanta seeks innovative recruiter to serve as a trusted business partner. He or she will develop talent acquisition strategies to achieve short-term talent needs and long-term business growth. Must be a flexible self-starter who can function within policy guidelines with minimum direction and can successfully balance the interests of management, employees, and candidates.

    Successful candidate will recruit office staff, engineers, managers, and directors. He or she will implement and manage strategic recruitment and employment programs, ensure staffing processes align with current (and future) workforce needs, and implement best-in-class recruiting innovations. Position reports to the VP of HR.

    Responsibilities

    • Design, develop, and maintain the recruitment process in the organization including job descriptions, recruiting measurements (KPI), management reporting, and strategies for improvement.
    • Develop the selection matrix for choosing the optimum recruitment channel and recruitment source. Explore best practices in recruitment and staffing – and then implement appropriate best practices.
    • Build quality relationships with internal customers, along with external recruiting agencies. Work closely and develop the operations recruiting team to fill positions in a widely dispersed workforce.
    • Manage vendor relations related to talent acquisition.
    • Optimize the organization’s applicant tracking system (ATS). Monitor and constantly improve the efficiency and reduce the costs of the recruitment process.
    • Design recruitment training for recruiters and managers. Counsel hiring leaders on innovative recruiting practices and effective talent planning decisions as their day-to-day talent acquisition subject matter expert.
    • Monitor employment law and implement changes to keep the process compliant.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree. Five years’ experience in full lifecycle recruiting. SHRM-CP, PHR or SPHR certification a plus.
    • Outstanding knowledge of all recruiting strategies – especially through social media.
    • Strong understanding of employment law. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret legal documents.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Experience with working with iCims and UltiPro HRIS systems preferred.
    • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, interviewing, decision-making, and negotiating skills required.

    Reply / EEOC

    • Send résumé, cover letter, and compensation requirements: reply.
    • Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period.
    • Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

    Thank you.

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      Procurement Specialist

      Procurement Specialist » Technical Products » South Atlanta

      We are recruiting Procurement Specialists for a client that provides technical products and services. The ideal candidate would have a bachelor’s degree and only 3-5 years of experience in purchasing. He or she must have a sound knowledge of logistics, supply chain management, ERP and MRP systems, and inventory management processes. A high school diploma or GED is required, along with proficiency in MS Word and Excel.

      The successful candidate will serve as the primary point of contact between the company and its customers. He or she will read and interpret engineering orders and service bulletins for part numbers, descriptions and applications. He or she will collaborate with other departments regarding procurement of parts, expedites, shipment status, quality, escalations, and other issues.

      Reply / EEO

      • Send résumé and compensation requirements to: Email.
      • Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period without sponsorship.
      • Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

      Thank you.

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        Manager of FP&A

        fda-approved-logo_blue11Manager of FP&A – Manufacturing Industry

        Our client, an FDA-approved global manufacturing company along the I-85 south Atlanta corridor, is seeking an FP&A Manager to join their team. Successful candidate will be a key member of the Americas financial team. Responsible for planning and analysis of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial results including, but not limited to: revenue, costs, and SG&A expense. Reports to the Corporate Controller.

        Responsibilities

        • Planning and forecasting: Includes strategic planning, tactical execution, budgeting, etc. Develop financial forecasts and financial models for strategic initiatives. Lead annual budgeting and planning process. Communicate financial information to non-financial managers. Support budget management within departments.
        • Analysis and reporting: Includes internal management reporting and required reporting. Provide analyses, trend reports, and other forms of support for new projects or procedures. Perform research and market analyses as necessary to support sustainable business model.
        • Coordinate financial reporting activities across all business functions to provide valid representation of results.
        • Manage ad-hoc and urgent financial analysis requests.
        • Coordinate with plant Business Analysts on production reporting to ensure reasonable, accurate and timely representation of results.
        • Coordinate the development of cost budgets, product cost and income projections to support planning activities to develop inventory standards and income forecasts.
        • Provide financial analysis to facilitate decision making in the areas of cost and income improvement.

        Requirements

        • BS or BA in accounting or finance.
        • Minimum 7-10 years of progressive financial experience.
        • Manufacturing financial and cost accounting experience preferred.
        • Analytical and problem solving capability. Power user of Excel.
        • Presentation, interpersonal, and planning skills.
        • Team player. Performance orientation. Influencing capability.
        • Proactive. Works independently.

        Reply / EEO

        • Send résumé and compensation requirements to: Apply.
        • Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period without sponsorship.
        • Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

        Thank you.

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          Accounting Manager

          engineering-icon-2Accounting Manager – Manufacturing Industry

          Our client, a global manufacturing company in south metro Atlanta, is seeking an Accounting Manager to join their team. Successful candidate will be responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting. The AM will supervise a small staff in the local office as well as staff in our client’s global offices. Team will be in charge of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting. Reports to the Corporate Controller.

          Responsibilities

          • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end close – as well as timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
          • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
          • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures to enhance the workflow of the department.
          • Advise staff regarding the handling of non-routine financial reporting transactions.
          • Provide training to new and current staff as needed. Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year, and monitor and advise on progress and development of staff.
          • Work closely with external auditors for interim and year-end audits. Ensure proper reporting and documentation as requested by auditors.
          • Work with confidential information and required to maintain that confidentiality.
          • Support Controller and CFO with special projects and any workflow process improvements.
          • Manage ad-hoc and urgent financial reporting requests.

          Requirements

          • Must have a BA/BS in Business with an emphasis in Accounting.
          • Five to 10 years of experience in the financial reporting / general ledger area. Experience working in a manufacturing (cost accounting) is strongly preferred.
          • Three to seven years of prior management experience.
          • Thorough knowledge of GAAP including financial reporting, auditing, and budgeting experience.
          • Must be PC-proficient and have strong experience working with Microsoft Excel (including large data sets to organize / analyze using Pivot tables, V-Lookups, etc.). Experience with Microsoft Dynamics Navision is a plus.
          • Experience with a report writer / SQL writer programs, FAS, or other fixed asset systems.
          • Strong verbal, written, and organizational skills.

          Reply / EEO

          • Send résumé and cover letter with salary history and compensation requirements to: Apply.
          • Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period without sponsorship.
          • Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

          Thank you.

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            Product Manager

            Product Manager – LED Lightingleedarson-logo

            Leedarson Lighting is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of LED lighting products, and is currently expanding into North America. We are experiencing rapid growth and are expanding our team to better serve our customers.

            We are seeking a Product Manager to become an integral part of our team. You will research, develop and design manufactured products in accordance with customer needs and company standards.

            Position reports to the Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

            Responsibilities

            Market Leadership
            • Ownership of marketplace strategy: develop and implement long-range, intermediate, and short-term roadmap to drive product development and management of product lifecycle. Lead cross-functional teams to convey, drive, and support execution of determined plans and translate into sales and margin goals.
            • Market evaluation and research: GAP analysis, voice of customer, market data, trends, competitive analysis, and other primary and secondary market research tools to make informed product development decisions.
            • Identify category and customer targets and work with customers to articulate those into manufactured products. Work closely with sales team to translate the marketing plan into actionable sales goals. Participate in customer visits as needed.
            • Determine optimal marketing mix and identify opportunities for new products, leverage market trends, address underperforming products using sales analysis, customer POS, and VOC (voice of customer).
            • Work with other counterparts globally in LED components to gain knowledge and share information.
            • Product life cycle; lead stage-gate process working with NPD, engineering, manufacturing, and other cross-functional teams to produce products on time, on budget, and to specification. Set timelines, launch dates, develop marketing and sales collateral, lead sales training, and other necessary elements in support of products.
            • Set pricing and margin expectations for the overall business.
            • Assists sales management to set the strategy, implement sales and marketing plans and ensure the team is aggressively seeking new opportunities and serving existing client relationships.
            • Responsible for achieving Annual Operating Plan targets for revenue and margin.

            Required Skills

            • Marketing, product development, or direct sales account management/national account management experience with customers in home improvement channel; home improvement retailers (Home Depot, Lowe’s, Menards).
            • Two to three years’ experience working in the lighting component or product industry, two to three years’ experience in product development.
            • Skilled in relationship building as a strong development partner with understanding of component’s role in the customer’s branded product.
            • Proven track record in customer relationship building within the lighting industry.
            • Bachelor’s degree required in engineering, lighting design, specification, or business discipline (marketing, sales). MBA desired, not required.
            • Strategic thinker, with curiosity and passion to succeed.
            • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and negotiation skills.
            • Time management skills, self-motivated, and deadline-driven with demonstrated project management skills.
            • Strong analytical skills, excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office – PowerPoint, Excel, Project, Word). Experience developing and delivering presentations to internal and external stakeholders, and customers.
            • Experience working with a CRM system.
            • Strong understanding of the business development cycle.
            • Ability to think creatively and continue to produce quality results in pressure situations.
            • Experienced and skilled in reviewing and producing business strategies, recommendations, and cost-benefit analyses.
            • Communicate and demonstrate the unit’s goals for market leadership, superior customer service, and ROI.
            • Create a work environment that promotes teamwork and cooperation.
            • Position Leedarson as strong customer and product development partner, think like a brand.
            • Must be legally eligible to work indefinitely without sponsorship in the U.S.
            • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally as needed.

            Desired Skills

            • Technical understanding of LED lighting products.
            • MBA.

            Other

            • Leedarson America location in metro Atlanta.
            • Benefits offered: Vision, Medical, Dental.

            Reply / EEO

            • Send résumé and cover letter with salary history and compensation requirements to: Apply.
            • Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period without sponsorship.
            • Leedarson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, and protected veteran or marital status.

            Thank you.

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