EMJ Corporation is looking for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join our Chattanooga, Tennessee office and oversee all financial aspects of EMJ Construction, Signal Energy, and related subsidiary companies. Our ideal candidate should have a strategic financial mind, exceptional people management skills, experience in a CFO role with revenue over $500M, and a CPA.
The CFO is a key member of EMJ Corporation's Executive Management team and is responsible for the overall financial functions of EMJ, subsidiaries, and/or related companies. This position oversees internal and external accounting operations and procedures including: preparation of budgets, financial reports, forecasting, and strategic endeavors. Working with the CEO, the CFO works alongside the Executive Leadership Team to establish long range goals, strategies, plans and policies for each entity while aligning them with the overall mission, strategy, and vision of EMJ. This role is highly critical to the company, as this person will be a prominent role player and strategic thought leader in the growth of the company.
Accounting, General Ledger, Administration, and Operations
Monitor and develop the Accounting and Finance team, managing work allocation, systems training, performance evaluations, and the building of a cohesive, high performing team dynamic.
Represent the company to banks, sureties, financial partners, auditors, and others as necessary.
Remain current on best practices, as well as international, state, federal and local laws regarding company operations.
Financial Analysis, Budgeting, and Forecasting
Review and present monthly financial and budgeting reports, including monthly profit and loss by business unit, forecast vs. budget, and cash flow for the parent company, as well as any related companies.
Review and analyze monthly financial results and provide recommendations to business unit leadership, as well as Executive Management team.
Identify, develop and execute analysis of business initiatives and new service offerings.
Manage financial planning and analysis department, supervising creation of reports, software implementation, and tools for budgeting and forecasting.
Strategy, Planning and Management
Act as a strategic business partner to all members of the senior executive team.
Assess and evaluate the financial performance of the organization with regard to long-term financial goals, budgets, and forecasts.
Provide insight and recommendations to both short-and-long-term growth plan of EMJ.
Identify, acquire, and implement systems and software to provide critical financial and operational information. Evaluate departments and make suggestions for automating processes and increasing efficiencies.
Communicate, engage, and interact with Executive Leadership team, Advisory Board, CEO, Business Unit leadership, as well as other key stakeholders.
Create and establish yearly financial objectives that align with the company’s plan for growth and expansion.
Come alongside Business Unit leadership and the CEO, analyze viability of potential acquisitions and new venture opportunities.
Select, manage, and engage appropriate outside consultants and auditors.
Participate in pivotal decisions as they relate to strategic initiatives and operational models.
Implement policies, procedures, and processes as deemed appropriate by senior leadership team.
Appropriate undergraduate degree (Accounting or Finance); MBA required
CPA highly desirable
5 years minimum experience as a CFO in a large corporation, or division, with at least 500 employees and $500 million in annual revenue
15+ years total accounting or finance experience
Multi-year experience in an A/E/C and/or renewable environment
Outstanding knowledge and understanding of GAAP and governmental compliance reporting
‘Hands on’ ERP Systems experience; Viewpoint preferred
Outstanding communication and presentations skills
Demonstrated leadership ability, confidence and executive presence
Excellent analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills; able to exercise sound judgement and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis
Hands-on leader willing to lead, motivate, and work alongside staff at all levels (from Executive to frontline employee)
Previous experience and familiarity with the Information Technology (IT) function
We want your career at EMJ to be exciting, fulfilling and enjoyable. That’s why we design our work culture to make your work life instantly rewarding while also providing an active system for helping you progress in your career and role.
Are you the person we’re looking for, or do you know someone who is? Call us or apply now.
To learn more about EMJ’s rich history and our mission of being People Serving People, visit us at www.emjcorp.com.
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Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About EMJ Corporation
EMJ Corporation is made up of a family of companies, EMJ Construction and Signal Energy Constructors and its subsidiaries. At EMJ, we are more than just General Contractors and leaders in the EPC renewable field. Our mission is to provide exceptional experiences to our clients, partners, and colleagues. That means we recognize that what employees want from their workplace has changed dramatically over the years, and our culture and workplace reflect that transformation. Talented people want to do work that matters, and to do it in an environment that rewards their passion and unique personalities. In business for more than 50 years and a recognized leader in the construction and renewable space, we strive to provide an unmatched client experience by living our values of selfless, trustworthy, and gritty.