United Kingdom

CFO – Chief Financial Officer

This position will play an essential role in enabling the future growth of the Company; with operations located in Europe, (UK) United Kingdom.  This is an opportunity to be a part of a fast-growing supplier to top airlines worldwide.   The CFO will be responsible to provide financial leadership to the Company in all aspects of financing.

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide financial leadership to management teams of the portfolio companies
  • Ensure that accurate and timely financial reports and analyses are provided as required by management, the group president, and corporate executives
  • Financial representative to government agencies, funding agencies and the general public
  • Provide reliable forecasts of sales, profits and cash flows
  • Ensure that financial controls are designed and maintained to protect assets of companies
  • Ensure that all financial operations are in compliance with government regulations as well as terms of client contracts
  • As a leader, will coordinate the administrative, business planning, accounting, and financial and budgeting process for the company
  • Establish and implement short and long range departmental goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures
  • Provide ongoing analysis of cash flow, cash management / Treasury, cost controls and expenses to provide guidance to business leaders
  • Analyze financial statements to pinpoint potential weak areas
  • Evaluate, develop and implement accounting processes
  • Develop and implement best practices in regards to finance, accounting, billing and auditing procedures
  • Ensure records and systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards
  • Maintain appropriate internal control safeguards
  • Ensure efficient and timely close of monthly and annual financials
  • Oversee and coordinate the preparation of financial statements, financial reports, special analyses, and information reports
  • Oversee the approval and processing of revenue, expenditures, department budgets, compensation changes, G/L account entry and maintenance
  • Action and result oriented, strong commitment to quality and data-driven results.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • B.S. in Finance or Accounting with MBA or CPA a plus
  • 10-15 years of financial management level positions in manufacturing REQUIRED
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills
  • Financial modeling
  • Experience in aviation preferred; distribution is a plus

Management Skills Requirements:

  • Execute and maintain a leadership style within the accounting, finance and operations areas that is “service oriented” in providing information to other areas within the organization
  • Consultative approach with strong listening skills
  • Ability to build consensus with all levels of management
  • Strong ability to bring financial information and operational metrics together to help increase sales, profits and cash flow
  • Teambuilding
  • Ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects
  • Coaching and Mentoring skills
  • Service mentality
  • Comfortable leading as an influencer in a multilevel organization
  • Consensus style management
  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Intellectual integrity, committed to discussing issues and solutions openly
  • Strong social and management skills

Corporate Culture Attributes:

  • Commitment to long term growth of value
  • Customer focus
  • Employee morale
  • Quick and fact-based decision making
  • Operational focus
  • Teamwork
  • Entrepreneurial

  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Categories: Executive
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Mike Lott

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

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