Chief Financial Officer
Do you want to be the chief financial officer at GVW Group?
Can you be comfortable being uncomfortable? Are you fine with always speaking your mind? Can you lead, execute, and stay focused despite many distractions, and do the work yourself if needed?
At GVW Group, we fight for the customer’s needs. We invest in and grow businesses that disrupt their industries by putting the customers’ needs first. From big data to industrial manufacturing, we deliver tools that transform the work of the people that use them.
It takes a special kind of person to be a part of this business in transformation. We are privately owned and expect our team members to act with an owner mindset: Relentless about creating value for the customer. Dogged about finding efficiencies and eliminating waste. Standing arm in arm with the rest of the team until the job is done—and ready to do it again the next day, with a smile. It is not easy do things differently. But we do it—because we are passionate about improving our business and the lives of the people who use our tools.
■ Engage in and understand the Chairman’s desired state for GVW Group’s portfolio of companies
■ Build a culture of accountability at the business and personal level, by leadership and example
■ Challenge C-suite and CEO opinions, while also being a trusted advisor
■ Ensure no surprises
■ Help optimize performance by driving, executing, and living our core operating principles
■ Ensure and manage compliance with all internal and external stakeholders and agencies
■ Manage a very efficient finance and accounting team, processes, and infrastructure
■ Continue to improve and enhance very effective RONA and cash flow machine
■ Drive organization metrics, efficiencies, and performance to meet our strategic objectives
Candidates must have demonstrated:
■ Demonstrated success in a dynamic industrial holding company with deep operating experience or lead finance role in highly complex dynamic fast paced business environment.
■ Matter of fact, direct communication style. Driven to deliver outcomes rather than create activity.
■ Accountability, and the ability to inspire accountability in others
■ Deep understanding of complex drivers of financial performance
■ An ability to learn rapidly, solve problems dynamically, unite diverse opinions, drive results, and build relationships with business partners
■ High energy and drive to create an environment of continuous improvement and innovation
■ Organized, methodical handling of a wide range of responsibilities
■ Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, interacting effectively with all levels within the company
■ Demonstrated ability to improve business model, working capital and create competitive advantages.
■ Executive presence in verbal and written presentation skills; able to communicate complex financial and accounting concepts to non-finance personnel
■ Highly motivated and driven behaviors, able to manage multiple high priority projects simultaneously; exceptionally strong work ethic
■ Strong people management skills in a multicultural organization
■ Strategic thinking, knows how to apply knowledge of business and organization in decision-making, understands the interaction of multiple functions and how they are impacted by decisions. Views decisions in context of company, not just own position or functional team.
■ An ability to achieve target outcomes through influencing, partnering and developing productive relationships with senior leadership and line managers across the business.
■ Hands on approach balanced with big picture understanding – can transition quickly from tactical to strategic
■ Ability to create meaningful value for shareholders and other stakeholders
■ BS in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance
■ Preference given to candidates with an advanced degree, CPA certification.
■ CFO and/or Controller experience
■ A minimum of 20 years of financial experience with increasing responsibilities within a corporate environment
■ Good general business savvy and exposure to a variety of businesses
Who are we? GVW Group is a dynamic private investment and industrial holding company dedicated since 1993 to growing and starting businesses. We take an entrepreneurial approach to building value for our scalable early stage, high-growth, and mid-sized operating companies by providing strategic expertise and resources. Along the way, we have expanded globally into diverse industries ranging from manufacturing, to technology, distribution, big data, engineering, and energy efficiency.
Where will you work? This Chief Financial Officer role will be based in Miami, FL.
What do we offer in benefits? We offer an attractive compensation and benefits package, to include fixed base salary, variable compensation, and benefits such as medical/dental/vision options, retirement/401K plans, etc.
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