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Chief Financial Officer

Hampstead, NH (On-site)

About the job

Our client is a fast-growing consumer electronics, company headquartered in New Hampshire in search of a strategic and hands on CFO. The CFO will be a key management member in growing the Company.

Permanent CFO Role:

The CFO is a critical role with purview over substantially all the Company’s operations. The CFO has the overall responsibility for the company’s operations, financial and administrative function. The CFO is responsible for managing all aspects of accounting while ensuring policies and procedures are followed.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The “right fit” in the CFO role will be extremely hands on and have a sense of urgency necessary to scale the company and operate with the cadence necessary to function efficiently.

  • Key management member responsible for the overall financial functions of the Company
  • Will lead, facilitate and bring to consensus cross-functional task teams in the design, implementation and sustainment of new process solutions.
  • Management of ERP design and implementations
  • Reviews and maintains financial records to ensure accessibility and readiness for internal and external needs
  • Oversee all matters related to accounting, including preparing monthly financial statements and managing accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, and payroll functions
  • Develop / Teach / Train & Review the journal entry and balance sheet reconciliation process
  • Build FP&A
  • Build data capture and reporting systems to track and report GAAP revenue, profitability & performance by segment / SKU / CPG metrics, etc.
  • Manage monthly, quarterly and annual close:
  • Build Data Analytics
  • Issue timely and complete monthly and quarterly and statements and reporting package with supporting schedules
  • Prepare quarterly and annual financial statements including supporting schedules
  • Supervise site accounting management assuring

– General ledger is properly maintained, in compliance with GAAP, and analyzed

– Cost Accounting is accurate and reflects contract obligations

– Revenue recognition – ASC 606

– Bank Reconciliations and other month-end work products are consistently prepared

– Accounting discrepancies and or irregularities are promptly identified and resolved.

– Business agreements are routinely reviewed to determine the effect on accounting, and to ensure the company stays in compliance and meets all covenants

– Proper planning and analysis to generate and distribute year-end 1099 & 1096 forms

– Assembly and preparation of schedules for tax returns

  • Recommend benchmarks and operating metrics for financial performance measurement
  • Develop and manage annual budgets and forecasts
  • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
  • Manage audit process
  • Develops, implement and/or makes enhancements to accounting control procedures
  • Prepare and analyze accretion revenue and portfolio performance on monthly basis
  • Invest in IT and systems


Qualifications / Skill Set

  • Demonstrated progressively responsible experience in these areas:
  • Excellent knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and ability to research accounting standards
  • Leadership
  • M&A Experience
  • Extremely high business ethics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with staff, colleagues and executives
  • Attention to detail, highly organized and ability to multi-task
  • Meeting critical deadlines with high-quality work product
  • Microsoft Office proficiency including Advanced Excel usage
  • Strong Analytical skills and attention to detail; problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter with to rapid adaptability to a face-paced environment
  • Identify, drive and implement change opportunities and initiatives


Education / Credentialing

  • CPA, experience at a public accounting firm is a plus
  • BS in Business, Accounting or Finance, MBA is a plus
  • Distribution/Wholesale Experience Preferred



This is a key executive role in the Company that has the potential to develop into one of the most operationally knowledgeable positions in the Company. The company is on a growth trajectory which provides this position with upward mobility. The position will require a high-energy, hyper-inquisitive mind and a nonstop continual drive for improvement.


Annual base compensation for this role will be competitive depending on experience with the potential for an annual bonus. The Company has a competitive benefits package.

About Hardesty

Hardesty is a national executive services firm that provides best-in-class senior leadership to companies through executive search, interim and project based engagements. The firm has offices in major markets in the US and Canada. Clients include both public, investor-owned and privately held companies. Hardesty’s founders and executives have vast experience in healthcare, life sciences, A&D, software/technology, consumer products, financial services, manufacturing and distribution companies.

Contact Us

If you are interested in this position or know of an executive who is the right fit, please contact us or forward this document. Contact information follows: Rachel Gibson, Director of Recruiting at rgibson@hardestyllc.com

Seniority Level: Executive

Employment Type: Full-time

Finding the Right Fit. For You.

Landing a great job is one thing. Loving it is another. That’s why we take special care to match our Partners with the position best suited for their unique skills and experience. If you’re a proven CFO or senior-level corporate finance executive interested in joining Hardesty’s nationwide network of “A-List” talent, send us your resume. We’ll be sure to reach out when a great opportunity – customized for you – becomes available.

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  • 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
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  • Controller
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  • Analysis
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  • Part-time controllers
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  • Board directors
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