VP of Accounting and Finance

VP of Accounting and Finance

Greenlight Crew – Chicago, IL

Full Time | $95,000.00 ­– $125,000.00/year

Summary

Client is seeking an experienced VP of Accounting and Finance based in Chicago, IL.

The Firm is an Agricultural Technology (Ag-Tech) firm that is rooted in energy efficient LED lighting solutions, software and automation control systems precision indoor agriculture for the indoor farming and cultivation markets and is expanding its business to offer solutions rather than just lights.

About You

  • Build and manage an ongoing and growing accounting team.

  • Create and implement departmental processes for AR/AP, Credit & Collections

  • Leverage technology to automate recurring processes

  • Oversee and assist in all aspects of accounting and finance including month-end close and financial reporting, ensuring P&L accuracy.

  • Assist with cash planning, budgeting, forecasting, and capex justification.

  • Other special projects & analyses as assigned.

Key skills

  • Exceptional organizational skills, and attention to detail.

  • Solid command of GAAP and interplay between financial statements.

  • Microsoft Excel power user.

  • Quickbooks and Fishbowl proficient

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong process orientation.

High Energy

  • Imparts enthusiasm and true passion for the firm’s product and mission.

  • Works and inspires others to work at their highest performance levels.

  • Entrepreneurial and willing to take hands-on approach to drive outcome.

Integrity and Trust

  • Consistent, with honesty and fairness.

  • Worthy of trust.

  • Credibility is built upon integrity and professionalism.

  • Ethics are never compromised.

Listening and Communication

  • Entirely approachable.

  • Actively listens, translates and reacts objectively, even in stressful interchanges.

  • Communicates with clarity (including project objectives) and appropriately for the audience.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required.

  • Minimum 3 years of related experience, required.

  • Pre-employment background check, required.

  • Master’s Degree in related field, a plus.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications.

Salary: $95,000.00 to $125,000.00 /year

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