Chief Financial Officer

AvroKO Design

Posted Under: New York, New York jobs in Executive; Executive jobs in zipcode 10001
Posted On: 2017-11-22 15:00:00

Job DescriptionBasic Function:The chief financial officer position is accountable for the financial and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results. Also responsible for establishing financial relationships for the raising of capital, and global deal making for new hospitality initiatives. Principal accountabilities are: Planning· Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives· Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans· Develop financial and tax strategies· Manage the capital request and budgeting processes· Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction Operations· Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team· Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team· Oversee the accounting, human resources, investor relations, legal, tax, and treasury departments (working with the Controller's support)· Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies and foreign operations· Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced· Implement operational best practices· Oversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package. Financial Information· Oversee the issuance of financial information Risk Management· Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile· Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry· Construct and monitor reliable control systems· Maintain appropriate insurance coverage· Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements· Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies· Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors· Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations Funding· Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts· Arrange for debt and equity financing· Arrange capital raising activities and relationships Third Parties· Participate in conference calls with the investment community· Maintain banking relationships· Represent the company with investment bankers and investors Desired Qualifications:The candidate chief financial officer should have a master's degree in finance or business administration, or equivalent business experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation. Should have experience in partnering with an executive team, and have a high level of written and oral communication skills. Additional Qualifications:Requires specialized accounting knowledge in the field of architecture, construction, development, hospitality, design and/or agency work, of at least three years. Working Conditions:Will work in an office environment. Some travel to company subsidiaries will be necessary, as well as for investor pitches.Company DescriptionAvroKO has established a new paradigm in the industry, encompassing a multitude of disciplines and creating thoughtful, provocative architecture, brands, products, and environments. Since its launch, AvroKO has earned a reputation as one of the most innovative design firms in the field, due in large part to the group’s self-styled storytelling, integrated design process and focus on creating transformative experiences.

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