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Chief Financial Officer (CFO) – Up to $150K – Chicago, IL – Job # 2171

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & San Antonio, TX. Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking and accounting talent. In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers or accountants themselves!

We know how to evaluate the very best banking and accounting talent available in the market. Whether you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank or company president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our community bank client is seeking to fill a Chief Financial Officer role to be based in the Chicago, IL area. They are seeking a dynamic, innovative individual to oversee all the bank’s accounting functions. The selected candidate will be responsible for direct all financial activities, including reporting, planning, supervision, and investments for all of the organization.

This position offers a competitive salary of up to $150K, a full benefits package, and is bonus eligible.

Chief Financial Officer responsibilities include:

  • Preparing and filing annual tax returns or preparing financial information so that outside accountants can complete tax returns.
  • Preparing or directing the preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, or reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • A member of or Chairman of the bank’s ALCO committee.
  • Supervising employees performing financial reporting, accounting, billing, collections, payroll, and budgeting duties.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards.
  • Conducting or coordinating audits of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements and statutes.
  • Receiving, recording, and authorizing requests for disbursements in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Monitoring financial activities and details such as reserve levels to ensure that all legal and regulatory requirements are met.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the performance of accounting and other financial staff, recommending and implementing personnel actions, such as promotions and dismissals.
  • Coordinating and directing the financial planning, budgeting, procurement, or investment activities of all or part of the organization.
  • Developing internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting.
  • Analyzing the financial details of past, present, and expected operations to identify development opportunities and areas where improvement is needed.
  • Evaluating needs for procurement of funds and investment of surpluses and making appropriate recommendations.
  • Leading staff training and development in budgeting and financial management areas.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from a four-year college or university required (Master’s Degree Preferred).
  • CPA designation preferred.
  • Four or more years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient in PC software such as Excel, Word, and Access.
  • Excellent attention to detail and emphasis on accuracy.
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal, listening, and written.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, set priorities, meet deadlines and resolve highly complex financial problems.

The next step is yours. Email us your current resume along with the position you are considering to:

resumes@symicorgroup.com

 

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