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Graham Construction Company Chief Financial Officer in Des Moines, Iowa

Position Overview

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) position is responsible for supervising the company’s overall financial operations. Reporting to the President, the CFO must be well-versed within the construction industry in all aspects of financial management ranging from simple accounting to investment and banking operations. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the Leadership Team, setting overall strategic direction of the company.

Key Accountabilities

The primary responsibilities for the CFO include:

  • Hire, manage, develop and lead Finance Staff

  • Preparing budgets, forecasts and financial projections

  • Reviewing and analyzing monthly financial statements

  • Preparing and presenting timely monthly financial packet to Leadership Team

  • Maximizing Cash Flow

  • Perform risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments

  • Participate in maintaining ongoing relationship with the bank and surety and provides third parties with required reports

  • Oversee the development of policies and procedures, including internal controls design and implementation to ensure the integrity and accuracy of reports

  • Establish, implement and maintain effective accounts receivable processes, procedures and controls to insure timely collection of receivables

  • Oversees the preparation of all related payroll tax reports and other necessary reporting requirements relating to payroll

  • Responsible for tax obligations for the Corporation

  • Manage any third party outsourced service providers

  • Advise Leadership Team on matters of fiscal procedure and best practices

  • Other duties as required


    The successful candidate will:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and ten years of related experience

  • Construction experience preferred

  • CPA preferred

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite

  • Have a track record of building strong mutually beneficial relationships

  • Have ability to relate to people at all levels of the organization and maintain a positive team orientation is essential

  • The ability to engage with senior leaders in addressing complex business issues

  • Be skilled at gathering, assessing and sharing information

  • Strong operating finance and strategic planning skills with significant leadership experience

  • Have a proven ability to communicate effectively on all levels and both inside/outside the organization