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Location: Rockville
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

OverviewTISTA Science & Technology is seeking an accomplished financial leader within the technology and government contracting industry to join our executive staff as the Chief Financial Officer.--As the CFO, you will be responsible for the strategic and operational components of the accounting and finance organization, for a technology services company in the government sector. This role is a strategic business partner to the senior executive leadership team, and a trusted and confidential adviser to the business owners. The CFO ensures operational excellence in all aspects of strategic financial management, planning, budgeting, risk management, cash management, accounting functions, reporting systems and associated compliance requirements in the government services environment. --This role is responsible for recruiting, hiring and managing a high performing finance and accounting staff. This role will also work cross-functionally with all other teams and organizations across the enterprise in support of the companys business and financial objectives.ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities And Essential DutiesStrategic Planning and Oversight

  • Oversee and manage all aspects of the Finance and Accounting departments, including budget and forecast development, payroll, taxes, audits, balance sheet and cash flow statement development, client invoicing, and month-close and year-end processes.
    • Provide insight and recommendations to both short-term and long-term growth plan of organization.
    • Identify and mitigate risks and look for potential business opportunities while making recommendations for action, including providing financial expertise in the planning and forecasting of new services, contracts, expansion based on Business Unit projections in alignment with Business Support Teams (i.e. Office of Chief Technology Officer)
      • Provide insightful and trusted counsel to the Chief Executives, business units, and operational teams on both financial and broad-based business issues related to the overall performance of the Company.
        • Proactively prepare management reports to help leadership make data-driven decisions to increase performance and profitability.
          • Routinely communicate, engage and collaborate with the Chief Executives, business units, and operational teams
          • Create and establish yearly financial objectives that align with the companys plan for growth and expansion.
          • Contribute to business cases and strategic orientations of the functions with finance assumptions, sensitivity analyses and estimated impacts, support the transformation efforts of the corporate functions
            • Drive and maintain budgeting, and forecasting, and support strategic planning processes, including strategic tax management
            • Develop and maintain monthly operating budget and annual company operating budget.--Operations and Administration, Financial Management, and Cash Flow
              • Establish financial operations processes utilizing appropriate systems that will allow the business to grow effectively over the next several years.
              • Supervise the accounting department to ensure the proper functioning of all systems, databases and financial software. Ensure regular maintenance and backup of all accounting systems and supervise company financial staff.
              • Prepare and present routine financial reports including monthly profit and loss by business unit.
              • Review and ensure application of appropriate internal accounting controls.
              • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of financial and management reporting data.
              • Oversee the preparation and timely filing of all local, state and federal tax returns.
              • Work with Human Resources to support accounting requirements for benefit programs including the 401(k) plan and serve on the 401(k) investment committee.
              • Oversee the month-end close process, constantly reviewing procedures while eliminating inefficiencies.
              • Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; Manage preparation and support of all external audits.
                • Manage cash flow planning process and ensure funds availability.
                • Explore new investment opportunities and provide recommendations on potential returns and risks.
                • Maintain outstanding banking relationships and strategic alliances with vendors and business partners.
                • Utilize forward-looking models and activity-based analyses to provide financial insight into the organizations plans and operating budgets.
                • Provide risk analysis and management to minimize financial and other risks. Implement risk management strategies
                • Oversee weekly cash management and AP Department, approve large payables, sign checks, authorize large wires and ACHs.
                • Supervise Accounts Receivable management and provide guidance relating to the collection process--QualificationsMinimum Education And Experience
                  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA preferred.
                  • CPA Strongly Preferred
                  • 6 years minimum experience as a CFO in a large ($100 million+) corporation, preferably with experience in a technology services company.
                  • Extensive knowledge and experience with government contracting services compliance.
                  • 14+ years total accounting or finance experience
                  • Background coordinating with I.T. staff to manage and/or upgrade accounting system.
                  • Hands On ERP Systems Experience
                  • Significant experience working with external auditors, internal controls and compliance-related issues.
                  • Experience successfully working with senior (C-level) executives.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
                    • Expert knowledge and understanding of GAAP.
                    • Able to be flexible and agile in responding to evolving business priorities and dealing with ambiguity.
                    • Demonstrated leadership ability, confidence and executive presence - ability to motivate staff.
                    • Strong operational skills that will drive organizational efficiencies.
                    • Ability to collaborate across organization and with external stakeholders.
                    • Effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
                    • Strong time-management and organizational ability.
                    • Sound business judgment, strong analytical skills, and a proven track record of taking ownership and leading by example.
                    • Advanced presentation skills, with ability to guide and influence senior leaders and other key stakeholders
                    • Strong ability to perform in a high pace environment and multitask.Location:
                      • Rockville, MDTISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is recognized in 2019 by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US. TISTA is also a recipient of 2019 Top Veteran-Owned Companies by the Washington Business Journal. TISTA also received a 2018 Moxie Award in the GovCon category.Here at TISTA Science and Technology we value our Veterans and encourage all to apply!Employment Transparency:--TISTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of TISTA to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. TISTA will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster supplement is available here.--The Pay Transparency Policy is available here.Tista is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to recruiting@tistatech.com or call (301) 968-3420 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.----

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