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Bell & Associates

CFO / Controller

$250-300k plus bonus & LTI

Austin, TX – WFH

Bell & Associates has been engaged to help our client recruit their first CFO/Controller. Our client is a growing company, positioned to build TWO new plants – one international and one in the US. This will be the company’s first CFO and report to CEO. The company has 30 people currently. They are well funded and about to do additional fundraising for growth. Most of the executive team, including the CEO, are in Austin, TX. This is a work from home role with travel expectation of 25%, some international.

As the CFO/Controller, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the business and strategy of the scaleup. Your expertise will be crucial in securing additional funding for their ambitious plans to manufacture globally. This position involves dynamic interactions with investors, lenders, banks, and other stakeholders on a global scale.


  • Global Financial Strategy and Planning

Develop and execute a comprehensive global financial strategy, considering the startup’s pre-revenue status and expansion plans. Contribute to the creation of a financial roadmap aligning with our strategic business objectives and the unique challenges of a startup environment.

  • Corporate and Facility Financial Planning

Lead financial planning (budgets, forecasts, actuals, and cash management) for our top companies and manufacturing plants globally. Develop and manage detailed financial plans for our facilities, adapting to the startup’s evolving needs and ensuring fiscal responsibility. Manage relationships with our three global banks.

  • Global Stakeholder Engagement

Engage with external stakeholders globally to secure substantial funding and manage global banking relationships. Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, ensuring alignment between financial strategies and our global business goals.

  • Risk Management and Compliance

Identify and assess financial risks associated with global operations. Develop and implement agile risk mitigation strategies, reflecting the dynamic nature of a startup. Ensure compliance with international financial regulations and reporting standards. Establish a culture of compliance, providing assurance on adherence to regulatory requirements in various global jurisdictions.

  • Treasury and Cash Management

Effectively manage global cash flow. Implement flexible strategies for efficient cash flow management, optimizing financial resources for growth.

  • International Financial Expertise

Leverage international financial expertise for our global manufacturing and expansion plans. Provide strategic guidance on optimizing financial performance across diverse global operations.

  • Tool Selection and Implementation

Manage current tools for financial planning and analysis. In the future, will need to select and implement ERP system. Evaluate, choose, and implement analytics and reporting tools tailored to the startup’s evolving needs, enhancing financial analysis capabilities.

  • Team Leadership and Development

Build and lead a high-performing small finance team. Cultivate a motivated and skilled finance team, fostering adaptability and resilience in a dynamic startup environment. Implement effective talent development programs, ensuring continuous growth and skill enhancement within the finance team.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, or a related field. Advanced degree (MBA, CPA) is preferred.
  • Experience: >15 years proven experience as a CFO or in a senior financial leadership role, preferably in a global environment.
  • Expertise: In-depth knowledge of global financial planning, control, analysis, and risk management.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Strong understanding of international financial regulations and reporting standards.
  • Leadership Skills: Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Willing to roll up sleeves and be a working CFO.
  • Fundraising Experience is a PLUS: Experience in fundraising for startups and interactions with investors, equity partners, and lenders.

Bell & Associates, Inc. was recently recognized by Forbes list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America –


Bell & Associates, Inc. is a recognized Executive Recruiting & Staffing leader based in Kansas City. We focus and specialize in the following practice areas – Accounting/Finance, Engineering, Executive Leadership, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing/Operations Management. We provide top talent to our clients on a Direct Hire, Contract, and Contract-to-Hire basis.

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