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Chief Financial Officer #28587

Chief Financial Officer

Salary: $150K - $160K

5+ years of experience as a CFO in an academic/higher education setting required

A leading national provider of educational and career enhancement services in China is looking to hire a Chief Financial Officer for their Boston office. If you have supervisory/management experience, preferably overseeing shared services leadership teams, apply to this exciting opportunity.


  • Chief Financial Officer will develop, administer, and provide oversight of budgets, budget processes, cash flow management, approvals, and control processes
  • Maintain general ledger, support analysis, and documentation of variances
  • Administer and provide oversight of the local accounting, reporting, tax, compliance, and FP&A
  • Develop and administer as needed quarterly income statements, balance sheet reviews, annual audits, reports, cash flow projections, capital needs assessments, planning, audits, regulatory filings, and tax returns
  • Manage the monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial closing accurately and efficiently
  • Ensure compliance with external financial auditors, tax filings, banking, and regulators
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, including leading process improvement projects to automate and streamline current accounting and reporting procedures to maximize the contribution to strategic goals
  • Manage all shared service functions and contracts
  • Collaborate with all department leaders to ensure financial compliance


  • Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA preferred
  • 5+ years of experience as a CFO in an academic/higher education setting
  • Supervisory and management experience
  • Bilingual language is a plus, and Mandarin is preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of and experience in college applicable finance practices, procedures, and principles, as well as a thorough understanding of relevant state and federal rules and regulations
  • Proven successful track record in setting priorities, decision making, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent and effective interpersonal, verbal communication, and writing skills
  • Experience and Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Great Plains, Oracle Hyperion, Concur, or other related software

Categories: Direct Hire| Accounting and Finance Jobs, Region| Metro Boston - Massachusetts

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