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Finance Manager / Finance Director – HEAVILY HYBRID

Tampa, FL

Posted: 01/17/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Finance Job Number: 20931 Pay Rate: $110,00 - $140,000

Job Description

We are conducting an exclusive search for a self-motivated individual who is comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. This private equity owned organization has outstanding leadership and is poised for strong growth based upon planned investments in teams, processes, systems and operations.  Reporting to the CFO, who has an excellent reputation as a leader, this position will step into the organization with a focus on building and evolving the finance organization, tools and processes. Based upon performance, there is a built-in succession plan opportunity to broaden responsibilities in the near term to also include oversight of the accounting organization and a step-up opportunity with leadership.  They seek a strong professional with a background in finance and accounting who is excited at being a part of company at the beginning of its growth and evolution and who can support that trajectory.  Open to level either as Finance Manager or Finance Director, based upon experience.  Our client offers a positive, collaborative culture, growth opportunity and a flexible (heavily hybrid) work setting.  There will be some, minimal travel within the State of Florida. Interested in learning more? APPLY HERE!

Finance Manager / Finance Director Benefits and Compensation: 

  • Professional, positive, and collaborative working environment
  • Strong leadership and high visibility
  • Solid benefits package
  • Competitive compensation, commensurate with experience, of $110,000 - $140,000, plus bonus potential!

Finance Manager / Finance Director Job Duties: 

  • Leadership over finance functions, including budgeting, forecasting, management reporting, metrics and ad hoc modeling
  • Evaluate, evolve and existing processes, tools and reports to support effective data analytics and management decision making
  • Partner with the accounting function to understand and provide insights related to financial results
  • Key member of the financial systems implementation team; assist with development of dashboards and financial reports to meet the reporting needs of business, executive management, and the PE sponsor
  • Prepare and distribute monthly financial reports to executive management and PE sponsor
  • Heavy emphasis on financial modeling for new start-up businesses and existing departments in the organization
  • Review and track progress against the overall business plan, provide explanation of results and assist in identifying action plans for course correction if necessary
  • Assist with developing financial plans for major capital investment projects to determine viability and ROI
  • Assist with the creation of management presentations to executive leadership on a monthly/quarterly basis
  • Assess and seek out ongoing financial risks and opportunities to grow the business
  • Provide recommendations through statistical analysis that will create greater efficiencies or business improvement
  • Perform ad hoc financial analysis and continued reporting improvement/development
  • Assist in a range of projects across multiple departments as overseen by the CFO
  • Other duties as assigned

Finance Manager / Finance Director Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, required
  • CPA certification and/or public accounting background preferred
  • 5+ years direct relevant work experience in accounting/finance, strategic planning, financial analysis, and financial modeling
  • Experience with strategic planning, budgeting, investment and profitability analysis
  • Ability to deliver accurate results while working under time sensitive conditions
  • Capable of managing competing priorities while working across multiple departments
  • Experience working in a start-up environment
  • Experience working for a PE owned portfolio company
  • M&A exposure a plus
  • Manufacturing exposure strongly preferred
  • Prior experience with supporting a system implementation a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office, including Excel
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Solid critical thinking and attention to detail
  • Strong planning and organization skills and understanding of the importance of deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to express complex ideas in simple terms and present results to various levels of management, including executives
  • Superb verbal and written communications skills required across all departments
  • Some travel required within the State of Florida on a monthly basis

At Taylor White, we specialize in Accounting & Finance roles in Tampa Bay.  Our industry knowledge, combined with our extensive recruiting experience, means we not only know what you're looking for...we know how to find it!  For more information, please contact us via our website at

Additional Information

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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