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  • Topeka, KS
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Bell & Associates

Chief Financial Officer

$200K – $250K plus 20 – 30% bonus

Topeka, KS – Relocation Assistance is available

Bell & Associates, Inc. has been retained to recruit our client’s next CFO. Our client has a rich history of success and growth, a well-tenured leadership team, and have holding companies in a variety of industries. They seek a strategic CFO who can advise the CEO and have oversight for everything Accounting/Finance related for this $250M+ company.

The Chief Financial Officer role is to focus on establishing the strategic financial direction of the company. By developing processes to monitor key performance indicators (KPIs), the CFO can help advise executive leadership in making sounds financial decisions. The CFO also develops and manages the overall financial services of the company to include finance, budgets, and analysis to help the strategic direction of the company.


  • Provide strategic leadership and direction to the Financial Services Department.
  • Contribute as a member of the Executive Management Team, providing long- and short-range goal setting and strategic direction for the organization.
  • Guide financial decisions and protect assets by establishing key performance indicators as well as monitoring internal controls.
  • Perform risk management through analysis of company liabilities and investments and evaluate and manage capital structure and fundraising initiatives.
  • Work with executive leadership to help develop budgets, and to provide access to project finance information.
  • Maximize return, and limit risk on cash by managing cash flow, reviewing investments.
  • Final review of budgets developed by financial team.
  • Oversee the completion of the final review and analysis of the financial statements/monthly reports prepared for management staff.
  • Prepare special reports by gathering, analyzing, and summarizing financial data, information, and trends.
  • Maintain department strength by managing and retaining employees.
  • Maintain results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining members of the financial services department, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Protect operations by keeping financial information and plans confidential.


  • 10+ years of finance or accounting leadership experience
  • MBA or bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting preferred
  • Excellent people skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic leadership team.
  • Possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to corporate mission.
  • Flexible and able to multitask; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems.

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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