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Chief Financial Officer

Chicago, IL (On-site)

Hardesty, LLC, on behalf of our client, a National Steel manufacturing and Distribution company, is searching for a CFO. The ideal candidate will possess hands-on Steel industry experience as well as private equity reporting experience. You will be responsible for financial strategy, financial planning and analysis, financial reports, company audits, compliance, and bank relationships. They will collaborate with the CEO and the executive team to make decisions regarding company’s financial strategy and operations. The candidate will possess a strong background in finance and management.

Responsibilities

  • Create and present financial and tax strategy recommendations to CEO
  • Support the financial planning and analysis efforts
  • Oversee cash flow, cash management, working capital, and company audits
  • Prepare financial statements and reports
  • Ensure legal compliance on all financial functions
  • Manage relationships with banks

Qualifications

  • Steel manufacturing or distribution experience
  • Private Equity reporting experience
  • 7 – 10 years’ of finance experience
  • CPA or MBA preferred but not required

Seniority Level: Executive

Employment Type: Full-time

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Our most experienced and accomplished executives, Hardesty CFO Partners typically fit the professional profile described below:

  • 20 – 25 years of financial leadership experience, most of that at the C Suite-level
  • Manager/partner experience with larger public accounting firms and/or experience as an investment banker
  • CPA and/or MBA
  • Experience with private-equity owned and private middle-market companies
  • Experience working with companies at key inflection points in their business cycles, including:
    • rapid growth
    • building infrastructure
    • fixing the capital structure and developing management teams
    • capital raising with venture capital, private equity, private placements and IPO
    • mergers, acquisitions and divestitures on both the buy and sell side
    • turnarounds, including taking firms in/out of bankruptcy

    If these skills sets describe you, please take a moment to fill out the form below. One of our Managing Partners will contact you when the right opportunity surfaces.

Interim & Permanent

If you’re a finance professional looking for a new opportunity – and have at least 5+ years of experience – we want to know about you. Our permanent placement and interim consulting searches typically include the following types of roles:

  • CFO
  • VP Finance
  • Controller
  • Director of Financial Planning &
  • Analysis
  • Financial Analyst
  • Accounting Manager

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Emerging Growth

Our Emerging Growth practice presents unique opportunities for people interested in the fast paced world of rapid growth companies. Many of our needs are part-time with flexible hours. We are actively looking for the following types of professionals:

  • Part-time controllers
  • Part-time strategic advisors/CFOs
  • Board directors
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