clients Uplift People Consulting

Chief Finance Officer (CFO)



Job Type






Skill Set


All Other Remote

Job Details

Our client is a global advertising services company. They are on a mission to bring fully transparent, value-driven advertising to the mobile world. They are looking for a senior Finance executive to manage the Europe region.


Job Requirements

Strategy, Planning and Management

  • Assess and evaluate the financial performance of the company about long-term operational goals, budgets, and forecasts.
  • Identify, acquire and implement systems and software to provide critical financial and operational information.
  • Create and establish yearly financial objectives that align with the company’s plan for growth and expansion.
  • Recruit, interview and hire finance, accounting and payroll staff as required.
  • Implement policies, procedures, and processes as deemed appropriate by the senior leadership team.

Financial Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Prepare and present monthly financial reports including monthly profit and loss by division, forecast vs. budget by division, and weekly cash flow by division.
  • Review and analyze monthly financial results and provide recommendations.
  • Develop and maintain a monthly operating budget and annual company operating budget.
  • Manage financial planning and analysis department. Supervise creation of reports, software implementation and tools for budgeting and forecasting.

Accounting, General Ledger, Administration and Operations

  • Supervise the accounting department to ensure the proper functioning of all systems, databases, and financial software. Provide regular maintenance and backup of all accounting systems and supervise company financial staff.
  • Review and ensure application of appropriate internal controls, SOX compliance, and financial procedures.
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of financial and management reporting data.
  • Oversee the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements, as well as filing of all local, state, and federal tax returns
  • Review all month-end closing activities including general ledger accounts, balance sheet accounts, and overhead cost allocation.
  • Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors

Finance and Accounting Team Management

  • Mentor and develop a team, managing work allocation, systems training, performance evaluations, and the building of an effective and efficient team dynamic.
  • Guide larger, cross-divisional teams outside of the direct span of control within the three main company divisions.

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA preferred
  • CPA Required
  • Background in Big 4 Public Accounting
  • Senior level experience in accounting or finance positions
  • Outstanding knowledge and understanding of GAAP, IFRS, SOX compliance, and SEC reporting.
  • “Hands-On” ERP Systems Experience – SAP, JD Edwards, or PeopleSoft experience preferred
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills with fluency in English
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, confidence, and executive presence – ability to motivate others
  • Excellent analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills
  • Significant experience working with external auditors, internal controls, and compliance-related issues.
  • Experience working with Adtech, gaming companies
  • ERP - we use Oracle Netsuite as our main ERP
  • Experience working with transatlantic companies and businesses
  • Experience in working with US (C-Corp) companies.
  • Experience in working with different offices around the world
  • IPO or/and M&A experience