Chief Financial Officer

Internationally recognized firm with offices in DTLA, San Francisco, Irvine & South Carolina seeks an immediate CFO to support and contribute to the advancement of the firm.
  • Salary: US $135,000-178,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Sector: Business Support
  • Job Ref: 48916

About this role

As a key member of the Executive Management team, the Chief Financial Officer will report to the CEO/President and assume a strategic role in the overall management of the company. The CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company. This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, job costing, deal analysis and negotiations, investor relationships and partnership compliance and private and institutional financing.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Provides leadership in the development and continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives
  • Ensures credibility of Finance/Accounting group by providing timely and accurate analysis and reporting of budgets, financial trends and forecasts
  • Takes hands-on lead for developing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive job cost to revenue system with a focus on KPI’s such as Utilization
  • Directs and oversees all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization including month and year end activities
  • Evaluates and advises on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs/ strategies
  • Establishes and maintains strong relationships with senior executives to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions
  • Provides executive management with advice on the financial implications of the operations of the business and key activities
  • Manages processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the Company
  • Provides recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities
  • Ensures that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting


  • BS in Accounting or Finance; MBA and/or CPA highly desirable
  • Prior CFO or financial leadership experience in a small to mid-sized company with business model transformational experience
  • 15+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles, preferably in the architecture, engineering and/ or construction industries
  • Working for B to B services-based company and experience is highly desirable
  • PC proficiency is essential (Windows environment) and strong working knowledge of Excel is preferred
  • Prior working knowledge and experience with Deltek is desirable but not mandatory
  • An understanding of the Entrepreneurial Operating System framework of managing a business is desirable but not mandatory


This firm specializes in high-rise buildings, medical centers, educational & athletic facilities, and conducts seismic evaluations, historical preservation and strengthening of major landmarks—this role is based out of the downtown Los Angeles office. 

This position requires a high level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation. If you have a 24/7 mindset towards management of a business this position could be for you. 

Talk to Robert about this position

Bio: Robert’s career includes studio management, marketing, business development, HR and contract administration with design firms in New York and LA; he utilises his broad industry network and passion for people to make connections throughout the A&D industry.

+1 (213) 436 0909

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