Head of Finance


Chicago IL


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Job ID: EB-4091166707
Category: Accounting & Finance
Location: Chicago, IL

BrainWorks has been retained by a multi-billion dollar, multi-generation, Australian importer / exporter. We’re seeking a Head of Finance for the Americas. This is a ground floor, newly created, opportunity as our client is building up its U.S. presence based in Chicago. We’re seeking an entrepreneurial spirit to establish its U.S. Finance function.


This will include, but not be limited to setting up the GL (Rootstock / Salesforce), developing financial reporting processing, ensuring U.S. GAAP compliance, establishing local banking relationships, payroll, and ensuring required insurance, tax and legal reporting is in place.

Experience with importing, logistics, or supply chain is strongly preferred. We’re seeking a self-motivated, self-starter, leader, mentor, no ego team player, looking to build and scale a successful business.

For immediate consideration, contact BrainWorks today!

BrainWorks is a premier executive search firm that delivers superior talent to drive business performance. Our consultants are experts in their practice areas, which include Accounting & Finance Careers; Consumer Products; CRM, Direct/Database Marketing and Customer Sciences/Advanced Analytics; Accounting and Finance; Technology; Private Equity and Portfolio Companies; Digital Marketing and eCommerce; and, Consumer Insights and Market Research

Our Accounting & Finance Practice has deep ties across all industry sectors with an emphasis in CPG, Manufacturing, Retail, Pharmaceutical, Real Estate, Technology, Insurance and Financial Services. Having hands-on experience in corporate finance and public accounting, we are experts in representing CFO searches, along with Director Level and above, in any accounting, finance, and procurement departments. Our clients range from Fortune 100 to privately owned emerging corporations and we are highly networked in the Venture Capital and Private Equity space.

BrainWorks prides itself on quality, speed and GUARANTEED RESULTS, delivered through our unique QUASAR approach. When you partner with BrainWorks, your company will receive intelligence and industry expertise from consultants who are trustworthy, caring and passionate about your business needs. https://brainworksinc.com.

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