Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Location: Detroit, MI

Department: Operations

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Senior Executive

ABOUT US

Hello Innovation owns and operates a strong set of businesses powered by innovation and change. We are disruptive by design and love solving the world’s toughest business challenges. It’s in our DNA to change the world and improve lives through our portfolio of companies.

 

Intrigued? Perfect. We’re hiring like crazy right now, and looking for driven, forward-thinking problem solvers to join our team.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Do you live and breathe to analyze data to predict future trends and make smarter decisions? Does brainstorming ways to maximize return on cash keep you up at night? Does developing a high-performance finance department sound like a challenge you're ready to tackle? Are you ready to toss corporate BS to the curb and start making a real impact? Then we should talk.

 

We are looking for a highly driven Chief Financial Officer to own the success of our fast-growing organization’s finance department. This isn’t your typical CFO position - you have the opportunity to get creative and put your ideas into action by helping to formulate the financial future at one of Michigan’s fastest growing private companies.

 

If you think this role is padded with layers of processes and corporate structure, this isn’t the position for you. Our Chief Financial Officer will need to have a hands-on approach, and will be directly involved in everything it takes to protect, manage and grow our money. You truly have the opportunity to make in an impact in every aspect of our company’s success.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct the implementation of strategic business plans and develop financial performance measures that support our company’s strategic vision
  • Establish a financial strategy based on our company’s business model, goals and financial objectives
  • Develop a high-performance financial infrastructure that drives efficiency and accuracy of financial planning and reporting
  • Analyze data to understand what's happening in the market; making recommendations on ways to cut costs and make strategic investments
  • Spot and identify potential financial risks, both within the company and in the finance market in general
  • Own our company’s financial, administrative and budgeting processes, while also continuously developing and improving processes along the way
  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
  • Oversee employee compensation and benefits plans
  • Ensure the company is compliant with all tax requirements and authorities, and optimize tax strategies within compliance

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of proven financial leadership experience as a CFO, VP, Director or Controller 
  • CPA or CMA is preferred
  • Proven experience building high-performance financial teams and processes in accordance with laws and best practices
  • Extensive problem solving, mathematical and analytical skills are required
  • Computer skills required to include word processing, spreadsheet and database management

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

  • Great Benefits
    • Our full coverage benefits package is available to all employees and includes health, dental and 401(k).
  • Generous Paid Time Off
    • 15 paid days off to start PLUS additional breaks including 9 paid holidays, a Parental Leave Program, and more
  • Lunch and Snacks
    • Our kitchen is loaded with snacks, pop, wine & beer, and if you need a caffeine boost we’ve got you covered with our coffee bar!
  • Conferences
    • Knowledge is power, which is why we encourage all employees to check out the latest industry happenings. We’ll cover the cost!
  • Plus much more
    • Flexible working hours, monthly tech talks and weekly fitness classes, to name a few.

 

OFFICE LOCATION:

Detroit, Michigan - in the heart of Greektown!

 

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