Lake St. Louis, MO

140,000 - 175,000

Bonus: Discretionary

Small, St. Charles based, family-owned service provider that is consistently voted as one of the top companies to work for in the St. Louis area is looking for a new CFO. Working closely with the executive team, the CFO will be the financial steward for the organization, overseeing accounting, FP&A, cash management, new business financial models, financial compliance (tax and audit), as well as general leadership. This opportunity offers autonomy, a hybrid schedule, excellent work life balance and a unique and positive company culture.


  • Overarching responsibilities include general executive leadership and building relationships with key internal and external customers and partners, administration of Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Shipping & Receiving, Compliance, and other duties.
  • Executive leadership responsibilities include:
    • Work closely with Board of Directors and executive team and actively contribute to long-term and short-term goal setting and strategy
    • Take appropriate time to understand the business model and company culture and then work within that framework to develop creative approaches for continuous improvement
    • Build healthy, trusting, and long-term relationship with the sales network, executive team, department heads, employees and other stakeholders.
    • Positively contribute to the Company’s culture by leading by example, “getting hands dirty”, working diligently with a positive attitude, and respecting the unique history and value proposition of the Company.
  • Finance responsibilities include:
    • Financial Planning & Analysis (budget, forecast, and ad-hoc analysis and financial modeling)
    • Financial Reporting packages, including analysis and presentation to executive team and shareholders (monthly, quarterly, and yearly)
    • Cash management and projections, including banking relationship and short-term investments
  • Accounting responsibilities include:
    • Drive the month-end close process
    • Manage and develop staff
    • Oversight of – but not “in the weeds” with – all accounting functions (i.e., journal entries, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Inventory, bank recs, accruals, fixed assets, General Ledger software, etc).
  • HR responsibilities include:
    • Employee time keeping, Payroll, Employee Benefits (health insurance, 401k, fringe benefits, record tracking, etc), new hire paperwork and compliance, etc.
  • Warehouse/Shipping & Receiving responsibilities include oversight of the long-time Warehouse Manager, understanding and financial tracking of inventory and supplies.
  • Compliance responsibilities include:
    • business insurance
    • workers’ comp insurance
    • Point of contact for external auditors
    • Federal and State tax returns – S-corp and K-1s for shareholders compiled by outside accountants, however CFO will need to oversee process and ensure timely and accurate filings
    • State business registrations
    • Sales & Use Tax compliance
    • Customer audits for compliance and revenue protection
  • Other responsibilities as requested by President and Board of Directors


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • MBA/CPA strongly preferred
  • 10 years’ minimum experience in accounting and finance for small-midsize companies
  • Steady, and upward career progression, ideally starting in public accounting (audit preferred), followed by a few years in accounting operations (general ledger maintenance and month-end close), followed by a hands-on corporate FP&A/forward-looking financial oversight position, all with small-midsize companies (under $100M in sales).
  • Must possess natural leadership abilities
  • Strong financial modeling skills
  • Ability to build and sustain strong, trusting, long-term business relationships
  • Ability to work with all levels of staff from entry-level clerk to CEO
  • Experience with family-owned businesses and the strong personalities that have a stake in the business

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