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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    Controller

    Controller – South Metro Atlanta

    Growing manufacturing company in the south metro Atlanta area seeks a talented Controller to join their team. Position requires strong analytical, reporting, presentation, and problem-solving skills. Good compensation and benefits. Reports to the CFO.

    Responsibilities
    • Manage the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of accounts payable, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credit and collections, perpetual inventory integrity, fixed asset records, general accounting, cost accounting, and sales and use tax and income tax reporting.
    • Safeguard assets and assure accurate and timely recording of all transactions by implementing disciplines of internal controls and checks across all departments.
    • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.
    • Issue timely monthly financial reporting package and other ad-hoc reports as necessary.
    • Assure financial plans are consistent with organizational goals.
    • Manage and develop accounting staff.
    • Provide financial analysis tools to evaluate company ventures or special projects, programs, capital expenditures, products costing, etc. when necessary.
    • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget.
    • Coordinate with HR Manager to ensure all payroll functions are handled appropriately and timely.
    • Manage commercial banking relationships to facilitate an appropriate credit resource under highly competitive terms.
    • Interface with outside audit firms(s) and coordinate annual or other periodic audits.
    • Interface with banks and lessors, insurance agent(s), credit card companies, and collection agencies.
    • Report to the CEO and Board of Directors when necessary.
    Requirements
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited four-year college or university; Master’s preferred.
    • Ten-plus years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • CPA or CMA license is preferred but not 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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      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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        Product Manager

        Image result for led lighting iconProduct Manager – LED Lighting

        Our client is a leading manufacturer of LED lighting products. They are experiencing rapid growth and are expanding our team to better serve their customers. We are seeking a Product Manager to become an integral part of their 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

        • Portfolio strategy: Develop and maintain a five-year multi-generation product road map that positions our client to win in the marketplace, drive customer centric innovations, ensure P&L growth, and include the latest VoC input. Monitor and adapt product portfolio strategy to changing industry regulations and market trends.
        • Category management: Oversee product life-cycle and management, development, profitability, and market share growth. Collaborate globally with Engineering, Manufacturing, Strategic Sourcing, Purchasing, Quality, Marketing, and Finance to ensure optimal marketing mix and profitable growth of product category.
        • Market analysis: Provide analyses and recommendations regarding marketing programs and product portfolio enhancements. Lead competitive benchmarking activities including voice-of-customer (VoC), market data, GAP analysis, competitive analysis, product tear-downs, PEP processes, and other benchmarking methodologies.
        • New product development: Collaborate with customers and colleagues in China to develop innovative products. Lead cross-functional teams to develop new products through the stage-gate product development process (PDP). Set pricing and margin expectations. Ensure project schedules and launch dates are achieved.
        • Product commercialization: Lead commercialization process for product launches. Manage costs and profitability. Lead cost-reduction activities. Liaise with Quality to monitor quality and warranty metrics. Perform market research and customer-sensing activities required to define or refine product designs.
        • Marketing support: Help build the brand. Assist in the development of brochures, catalogs, packaging, POS displays, product collateral, sell sheets, and websites. Provide marketing support for promotions, product training, and sales training. Provide product leadership at customer and internal events and meetings.
        • Portfolio reporting and analysis: Develop product category dashboard and reports to monitor and drive growth in market share, unit volume, profitability, customer mix, product mix, and market trends. Provide analyses and recommendations regarding marketing programs and product portfolio enhancements.

        Requirements

        • Five years’ experience marketing and selling to home improvement retailers required.
        • Three years’ experience in LED lighting (product management, marketing, or engineering) required.
        • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, engineering, or related field required; MBA strongly preferred.
        • Outstanding analytical, strategic planning, team leadership, project management, and problem-solving skills.
        • Excellent Microsoft skills: Project, Word, PowerPoint, Excel (pivot tables, macros, formulas, charts, graphs).
        • Able and willing to travel to domestic client meetings, global trade shows, and China HQ twice each year.
        • Must be innovative, collaborative, customer-centric, flexible, and business savvy.

        Reply / EEOC

        • Send résumé and cover letter with salary history to: dave@ofarrellcm.com.
        • 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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