Chief Financial Officer


Los Angeles County CA


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Job ID: EB-9679232471
Category: Accounting & Finance
Location: Los Angeles County, CA

The Company is an established and quickly scaling industrial services business backed by a top tier private equity partner. Well established in Southern California, the company has expanded successfully through organic growth and strategic M&A led by an effective leadership team.

-Top tier PE partner
-Industry veteran led leadership team
-Established and growing national and local account base
-Strong culture and higher than average employee retention
-Track record of successful acquistions with full funded M&A plan going forward

Chief Financial Officer Summary:

As a key member of the senior executive team the CFO will be responsible for all finance and accounting functions, including investor reporting and tax and regulatory compliance. He/she will develop and implement internal controls, establish accounting and financial reporting functions, and produce financial information that enables the senior leadership team and BOD to make informed decisions.

Successful Chief Financial Officers will have the appetite, energy and temperament for an operational lift and can thrive in a complex, dynamic environment and work in collaboration with CEO on both organic and inorganic growth initiatives. A ‘roll up the sleeves’ orientation and job costing experience are especially important in this role.

• Partner to CEO & President, the CFO will drive decisions and leads the business
• Provide strategic and tactical thinking, as well as broad business insight. Take a leadership role in developing the financial strategy to support the growth of the business
• Support & partner with senior management team via ongoing analytical and financial management data and insight
• Processes/Detail Oriented: Experience implementing managerial processes and drive decision making through KPI data analytics.
• Team: Ability to build and manage a team, roles and responsibilities, talent, etc.
• Urgency: Sense of urgency and high energy channeled to set up a business right and strengthen its foundation as this is a unique opportunity with a near blank canvas
• POC accy & job/contract performance oversight: Someone who can work with the field and keep a keen eye on contracts, revenue, cost, change orders, job profitability, etc. + the accounting
• Multi branch / site experience: 8 currently and will continue scaling
• M&A / Integration: buying and integrating smaller regional competitors is key to thesis
• Systems: Experience implementing systems, making sure outputs are helping manage the business; Drive adoption across organization


• Deep working knowledge of US GAAP, financial statement review and reporting
• Prior PE and BOD reporting experience; PE exit experience a plus
• FP&A capabilities, including developing and updating forecasting models, 13-week cash flow reports and all related analysis
• Experience operating in a levered environment, including intimate familiarity with credit agreements and associated documents
• Deep liquidity management – including working capital initiatives, cost containment, and treasury oversight
• Experience developing written materials and analysis needed to support capital raises and creditor negotiations
• Experience modeling synergies and capital requirements for mergers and acquisitions
• Experience working in environments with a field labor force is a strongly preferred
• At minimum candidate must have a B.S. degree in finance/accounting, ideally an MBA and/or a CPA

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