Chief Financial Officer
The Chief Financial Officer is also the Director of the Business Services Division and plays a significant role for the company by facilitating expert execution of all financial, accounting and legal functions, executing on OCP’s operational roadmap and collaborating on strategic business initiatives. The CFO manages overall risk and financial health of the organization including financial planning (operational and capital), record keeping, financial reporting, royalty administration, cash flow management, payroll, contract administration and risk management. The CFO works with other division leaders, external partners and the Publisher’s Leadership Team to deliver financial results and strategic projects aligned with the company’s playbook, operational goals, and mission. The CFO works at all times to demonstrate and champion for OCP’s organizational health and core values of humility, passion, and empathy.
- The Chief Financial Officer directs the work of the Business Services division of the company. This includes primary responsibility for the effective operations of OCP’s accounting, contracts and royalties, legal and financial analysis departments.
- With the CEO/Publisher and COO, sets the Company financial goals and objectives in light of the Company’s strategic plan, operational goals and Board directives.
- Oversees development and management of operating, product development and capital budgets and ensures budgets, margins and overall financial goals are met.
- Responsible for cash and treasury management including cash flow analysis, cash reserve goals, strategies for growth and results. Collaborating with Investment Committee and advisors regarding strategies and investment selections.
- The CFO/Director is the primary business owner of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, and must work closely with IT and other business partners to ensure the company’s core business system is accurate, available and providing significant business process reporting and value to the organization
- Prepares periodic communications and schedules for the Board of Directors, presents financial reports and analyses, and facilitates finance related discussions at Board and subcommittee meetings.
- Leads Investment Committee logistics and reporting, and collaboration with investment advisors and Company Treasurer regarding investment strategies and selection.
- The CFO participates as a member of the Operations Leadership Team, and ad hoc strategic project teams, and must be able to influence, adapt and deliver results as a team player.
- In partnership with other leaders, the CFO works to ensure data-driven decision making by providing accurate and timely financial data and analyses.
- The CFO provides leadership and overall management for the Business Services division staff, including coaching, development, support, performance management, morale, retention and recruiting of top talent.
- The CFO manages processes for financial forecasting and is for establishing and managing capital and expense budgets for the division in excess of $6M, and $35M+ for the company.
- The CFO ensures that the physical, financial and intellectual assets of OCP are protected and prudently managed, ensuring that effective internal controls are in place to ensure auditable compliance with GAAP and other applicable rules (incl. PCI) for financial and tax reporting, and data protection
Job Experience Requirements/Specialized Skills:
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, or business administration
- CPA with minimum three to five years public accounting experience
- Ten or more years’ experience, with increasing responsibility, leading professional accounting staff, including AR/AP, payroll, reporting and analysis
- Practical experience with intellectual property management and control
- Experience with partnerships, merger, and/or business acquisition, management of multiple companies
- Demonstrated experience leading multiple projects simultaneously
- Ability to analyze business needs, identify and propose solutions
- Advanced experience with ERP systems implementation and management
- Knowledge of PCI compliance requirements, ecommerce and point of sale systems desired.
- The CFO/Director must exude OCP’s core values: humility, empathy and passion
- Must be organized, motivated and a keen influencer who is able to effectively hold people accountable.
- Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills, able to build and extend trust as a team player
- Must have ability to communicate complex financial concepts to a broad range of professionals at all levels of the organization and with remote business partners.
- Strong problem solving, creative skills, and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
- High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. Because OCP’s mission and corporate culture are important to us, we desire a strong mutual fit for this leadership position. OCP uses behavioral assessments in the hiring process. Applicants will be asked to participate.
OCP offers an excellent work environment, a competitive salary, and an outstanding benefits package (including top-tier medical and dental insurance, paid vacation, holidays, and disability leave, retirement plan and tuition reimbursement, free parking and great access to public transportation). OCP employees enjoy good work-life balance in an environment that fosters collaboration and teamwork.
If Interested: Provide cover letter and resume online at www.ocp.org/careers. Successful completion of background check, drug screen and reference checks are a condition of employment. OCP is an affirmative action employer providing equal opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, disabled individuals and other protected groups.