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CFO / Controller - Private Equity Owned Company - HEMPHILL EXCLUSIVE

Respected local business has partnered with a Private Equity firm and is on the cusp of an acquisition spree, targeting other small businesses in their industry as they look to make a significant impact on an industry ripe for an innovative company to earn market share.  This company has built repeatable processes and systems that will allow companies in their industry to drive revenue and profitability while keeping costs controlled.  This is an exciting opportunity either for an experienced CFO to step into a fun growth opportunity or for someone ready to jump up to a CFO role to make the leap into their first CFO position.

 

  • Take ownership for all finance, accounting, reporting and budgeting activities at the local level and lead a small, experienced accounting team while communicating weekly with PE partners
  • Integrate newly acquired companies as you work with their local Controller, Accountant, Bookkeeper or Office Manager
  • Pull all data into your accounting software and switch acquired companies from cash to accrual accounting
  • Coach leaders within acquired companies to help them implement more sophisticated processes
  • Take ownership for Bank Reporting / Compliance, Operational and Human Resources Reporting, providing the executive team with a dashboard, showing which acquired companies and divisions are performing most effectively
  • Negotiate with suppliers as you consolidate all newly acquired entities into more attractive procurement contracts

 

Our client is searching for someone with a natural “teaching” style, who would enjoy helping the leaders or owners of acquired companies run their business more effectively.  This PE firm does not have a cut-throat mentality.  We are searching for someone who is excited to grow this business while making a positive impact on an industry that has been void of more sophisticated leaders for many years.

 

To learn more details on a confidential basis, contact Jeff Kovar at 402-334-4800 *216 or send your resume to jkovar@hemphillsearch.com.  Job Number 8900JK.

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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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