Chief Financial Officer CFO Corporate Accounting in Milford, CT

Chief Financial Officer CFO Job Description

CFOs must have strong analytical, strategic-planning, operational and communication skills, including an ability to work well with the CEO, board members and other senior executives. CFOs typically have at least 10 years of experience in accounting or finance, including a minimum of five years in a management role. Many companies prefer candidates who possess advanced credentials such as an MBA, CPA, CGMA or CMA. Professionals should possess knowledge of all aspects of GAAP. Public companies also require experience with SEC reporting. Public accounting experience is highly valued. Candidates for CFO should have held positions of increasing responsibility within accounting and finance, such as director of finance, director of accounting or controller.

Typical chief financial officer duties:

Providing strategic management of the accounting and finance functionsDirecting accounting policies, procedures and internal controlsRecommending improvements to ensure the integrity of a company’s financial informationManaging or overseeing the relationship with independent auditorsCollaborating with chief information officers on technology decisionsOverseeing financial systems implementations and upgradesManaging relationships with investors and investment institutionsIdentifying and managing business risks and insurance requirementsHiring, training and retaining accounting and finance staff

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Salary for Chief Financial Officer CFO Corporate Accounting in Milford, CT
197680 - 336840
25th percentile
197680
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
296800
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
336840
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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