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Assistant Controller - Succession Plan into CFO Role - HEMPHILL EXCLUSIVE

Columbus / Norfolk area Nebraska company that has been in business for decades is creating a very attractive position due to the impending retirement of their CFO.  This is the rare opportunity to work closely with a CFO who will mentor, coach and groom you over the next 1-2 years to get you ready to step up to his role when he is ready to ride into the sunset.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing / thriving business that is eager to find the right leader to join their leadership as they continue to grow.

 

  • Roll up your sleeves and understand all aspects of accounting, reporting and costing for this mid-sized business
  • Shadow the CFO as you learn the intricacies of this company, their vendors, partners and market
  • Sit in as a key member of the leadership team and ease your way into this stable, mature and intelligent team
  • Learn from a stellar CFO who is tech savvy, strategic, humble who is excited to hire a high potential person who he can mentor

 

The retiring CFO of this company has a tremendous amount of respect for the leadership team of this company and is serious about selecting the right person in this role who has the right base of experience, leadership skill and potential.  This is a fantastic role to jump out of public accounting into or a wonderful position for someone who has a passion for leadership and career growth with no clear path to get there.

 

To learn more details about this opportunity or for immediate consideration, please call Jeff Kovar at 402-334-4800 *216 or send your resume to jkovar@hemphillsearch.com.  Job Number 8849JK.

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Jeff Kovar

402-334-4800 ext. 216

jkovar@hemphillsearch.com

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    Jeff has more than 10 years of experience within accounting and financial recruiting. A key factor in Jeff's success is his passion to build long-standing relationships while focused on an in-depth understanding of the strengths, interests, and career goals of each individual he works with. Jeff takes pride in his role, and knows that helping an individual step up to a position where they are focused on their strengths, while having the opportunity to grow professionally, are key factors in identifying the "right match." "It is incredibly rewarding to know that we have helped make a real difference in the life of an individual when we place them into a company where they are well positioned for success, happiness, and career growth."

    Jeff understands that the biggest factor contributing to the success of a leader is their ability to identify, hire, develop, and retain high quality employees. Jeff is tenacious in his recruitment and careful while selecting individuals who will be successful and happy in their new position long-term. It is all about the "right match" so, Jeff pushes himself to make sure that the companies and the individuals we assist have found the right solution!

    Jeff graduated from Millard South High School where he played basketball and was active in student council. Jeff had fun while investing six years coaching youth basketball in the Omaha Parochial Athletic League and the Millard Junior High feeder league. Jeff studied Pre-Law at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and then transferred to Creighton where he switched his major to Organizational Communication. Prior to joining Hemphill Search Group, Jeff worked in corporate foreign currency exchange, with Travelex and Custom House, who are both now owned by Western Union Business Solutions.

    Jeff and his wife Jenny grew up in Omaha and met while in High School. They are very active and enjoy playing golf, traveling, and cheering the Cornhusker Football and Basketball teams, and they are also enthusiastic Creighton Basketball fans. Jeff and Jenny have a young and growing family, with son Connor, and daughters Kate and Grace.

Jeff has more than 10 years of experience within accounting and financial recruiting. A key factor in Jeff's success is his passion to build long-standing relationships while focused on an in-depth understanding of the strengths, interests, and career goals of each individual he works with. Jeff takes pride in his role, and knows that helping an individual step up to a position where they are focused on their strengths, while having the opportunity to grow professionally, are key factors in identifying the "right match." "It is incredibly rewarding to know that we have helped make a real difference in the life of an individual when we place them into a company where they are well positioned for success, happiness, and career growth."

Jeff understands that the biggest factor contributing to the success of a leader is their ability to identify, hire, develop, and retain high quality employees. Jeff is tenacious in his recruitment and careful while selecting individuals who will be successful and happy in their new position long-term. It is all about the "right match" so, Jeff pushes himself to make sure that the companies and the individuals we assist have found the right solution!

Jeff graduated from Millard South High School where he played basketball and was active in student council. Jeff had fun while investing six years coaching youth basketball in the Omaha Parochial Athletic League and the Millard Junior High feeder league. Jeff studied Pre-Law at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and then transferred to Creighton where he switched his major to Organizational Communication. Prior to joining Hemphill Search Group, Jeff worked in corporate foreign currency exchange, with Travelex and Custom House, who are both now owned by Western Union Business Solutions.

Jeff and his wife Jenny grew up in Omaha and met while in High School. They are very active and enjoy playing golf, traveling, and cheering the Cornhusker Football and Basketball teams, and they are also enthusiastic Creighton Basketball fans. Jeff and Jenny have a young and growing family, with son Connor, and daughters Kate and Grace.

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