Vice President of Finance in Chicago, IL

Vice President of Finance Job Description

This role requires advanced strategic planning, negotiation, communication and management skills. Individuals assuming vice president of finance positions generally have at least 10 years of experience in accounting, finance or treasury. Public accounting experience is highly valued. Many companies prefer candidates with a master’s degree in finance or business administration and/or a professional certification such as a CPA.

Typical vice president of finance duties:

Ensuring compliance with state and federal regulationsEstablishing and maintaining sound relationships with financial institutions, including commercial and investment banksMaking recommendations to optimize investments of financial capitalCoordinating and managing the annual budget processConducting forecasting and planning activities and completing ad hoc projectsCommunicating the company’s actual performance versus budgets and objectives to senior management; recommending growth strategies, as well as identifying areas for improvementCollaborating with leaders of other departments to prepare for critical business opportunitiesHiring, training and retaining finance staff

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Salary for Vice President of Finance in Chicago, IL
178250 - 305660
25th percentile
178250
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
252650
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
305660
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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