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Chief Financial Officer

Honolulu, HI 96808 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 07/25/2018 Job ID: 16602 Job Category: Finance, Professional

Bishop & Co. is seeking qualified senior financial leaders for its client based in Honolulu.






The Chief Financial Officer or Director of Finance will be responsible for the overall financial management of the organization, including the day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities. This will include responsibility for account, finance, forecasting, budgeting, financial analysis, payroll and institutional financing.

  • Direct and maintain responsibility for the financial function of the organization, acting as the strategic business advisor.
  • Maintain the integrity of the organization’ s financial practices, ensuring compliance with GAAP, financial institutions,   auditors, and government agencies.
  • Responsible   for the evaluation,   implementation,   and effectiveness   of internal   financial controls.
  • Assist   in the implementation   of the strategic   plan,   providing   support   and input   to the Management   Committee.
  • Oversee    and    participate    in    handling    cash    management,     banking    relationships, budgeting, billing, collections, vendor payments, payroll, internal and external audits,   and auditing relationships.
  • Optimize   the   performance    of   the   department,    ensuring    accurate   handling   of   daily transactions   while continuing to provide excellent customer service. Hire, train, evaluate, support, and develop accounting staff as needed.
  • Perform   timely   and complex   financial   analyses   in order   to provide   input   on business   transactions   and   strategic   planning   initiatives.   Requires   creating   profitability and cost-benefit analysis reports as well as evaluating possible merger or acquisitions.
  • Prepare   and   distribute   monthly   partnership    financial   reports,   including    a   summary analysis and explanations   of significant   variances.   Evaluate   effectiveness   of the report package   and recommend   changes   as needed.   Provide   direction   to senior leadership   to further their understanding of the data and its interpretation.
  • Monitor trends within the industry and the organization; devise and implement   strategies to deal with economic downturns and challenges to the organization’ s financial well-being.   Provide input, recommendations,   and direction upon request.
  • Maintain   partnership of capital   accounts,   including   the   periodic   re-allocation    of   capital balances due to senior leadership additions, withdrawals, and slotting changes.
  • Participate in ad hoc and ongoing administrative committees as assigned.
  • Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; Manage preparation and support of all external audits.
  • Experience   working   with   and   a   thorough   understanding   of   billing/accounting   system software    such    as    Elite   Enterprise,   template    design    software,    financial    statement software, a report writer/profitability   tools, an analytical tools such as Excel, and a docket software.
  • Experience working for a professional services organization, preferably with multiple partners/shareholders   and an organization with multiple levels of authority.
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge, including an understanding of GAAP, tax requirements of governmental agencies, and general auditing procedures.
  • Excellent   oral and written communication   skills. Must be able to provide   clear, precise, and well-substantiated   explanations   of financial   events and trends   to a non-financially­ astute audience.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well, individually and in teams, with a diverse group of people. Must have excellent people skills.
  • Comfort and skill in using a hands-on   approach in situations where tasks and analyses cannot be delegated.
  • Ability    to    be    comfortable    with,    and    sometimes    instigate,    change    and    process improvement.
  • Strong knowledge   and ability to administer benefits such as medical, life,   disability, long term care, and a profit sharing plan.
  • Strong leadership and management   skills.



  • Bachelor’ s degree in accounting or finance or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • 10+ years of progressive responsibility in financial leadership roles


BENEFITS (include but limited to)
  • 401K (upon completion of eligibility period)
  • Profit Sharing 5% of gross salary (upon completion of eligibility period)

Bishop & Company provides recruiting and placement services for client companies and job seekers for opportunities throughout Hawaii, with emphasis on executive search, direct hire, temp to hire, and temporary/contract staffing. We charge no fees to our placed candidates and our temporary/contract employees. Our client services are 100% guaranteed.

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