NOC Supervisor job opening

Chief Financial Officer

JOB TITLE:  Chief Financial Officer
DATE PREPARED:   March 2024


The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) manages the organization’s overall financial strategic direction and is responsible for all finance, regulatory and human resource functions. This includes finance, accounting, billing, budget, credit, treasury/cash management, insurance, human resources, tax and regulatory compliance for both an Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier (ILEC) and a National Wholesale Hosted Services provider. The position works together with management to negotiate strategic contracts, prepare financial projections, and develop long range business plans. The CFO is also responsible for the Company’s annual external and internal audit performance and for maximizing federal subsidies such as Universal Service Funding (USF).

  • Honest and Humble
  • Reliable and Takes Ownership
  • Team Player and Can-do Attitude
  • Professionally Competent & Disciplined
  • Customer Focused
  • Proactive & Problem Solver
  • Responsible for the development and execution of policies and initiatives in support of company’s overall strategic direction.
  • Manages overall operations of the finance, accounting, payroll, and human resources systems including billing, cash receipts, revenue collection, treasury, accounts payable, budget/forecast and general ledger activities; guides decisions and provides oversight with regard to purchasing, data systems, contracts and other financial areas, as needed.
  • Prepares financial, accounting, treasury, regulatory and human resources policies and procedures, cash handling controls, and internal audit procedures and compendiums consistent with industry wide practices.
  • Prepares financial studies, pro-formas, and analysis of existing and proposed business projects, products and services and contributes to the assessment of the economic impact of proposed transactions.
  • Manages the administration of the company’s Board meetings and corporate governance
  • Provides leadership and direction for the professional and support staff, trains professional and supervisory staff in finance and accounting systems procedures. Manages company-wide performance review program for all staff in addition to employee engagement programs.
  • Responsible for the company’s annual strategic planning and budgeting cycles, including reporting to and attaining the support of the Board and the Community
  • Develops and maintains relationships with the Board, Community departments, Council, key vendors and partners in support of company objectives
  • Supervises and participates in the control, accounting and reporting of all assets including the recording and posting of all revenue in the general ledger, the determination of accrual balances, and the preparation of appropriate financial reports on a periodic basis.
  • Prepares, interprets, and reports financial analysis, business trends/metrics, financial reports, income statements and balance sheets to management, the Board, and the Community. Oversees the maintenance of financial records including all adjusting entries.
  • Responsible for the development and execution of regulatory and tax compliance policies, procedures, and reporting
  • Evaluates and implements changes in the accounting and budget system; prepares and distributes periodic financial and budget statements.
  • Oversees the development of programmatic logic necessary for the preparation and maintenance of computerized accounting and budget files.

The above cited duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that an incumbent may be expected or asked to perform.

  • Master’s degree in accounting, finance or related field of study is required; a CPA designation is preferred.
  • Ten (10) years of experience in accounting and financial management areas and with at least five (5) years of management experience are required. Experience in telecommunications or other similar regulated industry is preferred.
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting; data systems applications of accounting systems and budgeting procedures; and applicable Community, federal, state, and local agency rules and regulations governing financial operations of the Community is required.

  • Strategic Orientation – able to contribute to the overall strategy, culture and financial success of the company with specific expertise in strategic planning and execution.
  • Leadership – has demonstrated success as an entrepreneurial, high energy, driven, hands-on leader.  Possess expertise in accounting and finance strategies and methodologies, able to translate financial strategy into specific policies and procedures.  Able to select, train, develop, coach, mentor and retain a highly motivated workforce.
  • Results Orientation – proven ability to set and exceed strategic targets. 
  • Team Orientation & Interpersonal – highly motivated team-player with ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with all levels within and external to the organization.
  • Communication – able to effectively and persuasively express self verbally and in writing, using correct language and grammar in a professional, diplomatic, empathetic and tactful manner.
  • Analytical Problem-Solving & Decision Making – able to research, analyze, identify viable options, draw sound conclusions, present findings and make thoughtful recommendations considering overall risk and short-term and long-term impact.
  • Organization & Time Management – able to plan, schedule and organize professional schedule to achieve strategic goals within or ahead of established time frames.
  • Systems & Software – proficient level knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications.

  • Typing/computer keyboard
  • Verbal communication
  • Utilize computer software (specified above)
  • Written communication
  • Retrieve and compile information
  • Public speaking/group presentations
  • Maintain records/logs
  • Research, analyze and interpret information
  • Verify data and information
  • Investigate, evaluate, recommend action
  • Organize and prioritize information/tasks
  • Leadership and supervisory, managing people
  • Operate office equipment
  • Basic mathematical concepts (e.g. add, subtract)
  • Advanced mathematical concepts (fractions, decimals, ratios, percentages, graphs)
  • Abstract mathematical concepts (interpolation, inference, frequency, reliability, formulas, equations, statistics)

  • Sitting for extended periods
  • Extended periods viewing computer screen
  • Repetitive Motions
  • Reading
  • Speaking
  • Reaching/Grasping
  • Hearing
  • Writing

  • Normal office environment
  • Electrical current

Saddleback is an “Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.” Preference will be given to a qualified Community Member, then a qualified Native American and then other qualified candidate.

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