Chief Financial Officer

Denver, CO
Full Time
Senior Executive


Recruiting Firm, Riderflex has been hired by our client, TDA Research, Inc, to find their Chief Financial Officer!

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Level: Experienced
Reports To: CEO
FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: Denver, Colorado 

Salary: 165,000-270,000 base with a benefits package


The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) serves as an Executive Team member and officer of the company. The CFO supports the President and CEO with the financial planning and financial health of the organization. Successful professional directs the organization's financial planning and accounting practices as well as its relationship with lending institutions and the financial community by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate managers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees and directs treasury, budgeting, audit, tax, accounting, purchasing, 401(k), contract pricing, and long-range forecasting activities for the organization and for contracts.
  • Executes oversight of the Accounting and Contract Management team in providing and directing policies, procedures, and computer application systems necessary to maintain proper records and to afford adequate accounting controls and services, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and contract business management.
  • Appraises the organization's financial position and issues periodic reports on the organization's and contract's financial stability and growth.
  • Directs and coordinates the establishment of the organization's budget programs and monitors and reports on execution.
  • Monitors cashflow on a daily basis and keep the President & CEO informed of the organization's current status and recommendations as required.
  • Establishes and maintains contacts with oversight, financial institutions, and other companies.
  • Maintains and represents TDA's relationships with DCAA, DCMA, and other Government agencies.
  • Coordinates tax reporting programs and activities.
  • Coordinates Annual 401k testing/reporting and annual stockholder tax schedules.
  • Manages Shareholder distributions and relevant shareholder financial communications.
  • Coordinates vendor purchasing system to include data collection and government reporting.
  • Analyzes, consolidates, and directs all cost accounting procedures together with other statistical and routine reports.
  • Oversees and directs the preparation and issuance of the corporation's annual reporting, including the organization's DCAA Incurred Cost Submission.
  • Directs and analyzes studies of general economic, business, and financial conditions and their impact on the organization's and contracts' policies and operations.
  • Analyzes operational issues impacting functional groups and the whole organization and determines their financial impact.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Serves as the supervisor for the Controller, who is responsible for the Accounting Department operations of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll. Provides oversight and evaluation of this unit. Also serves as the supervisor for the Contract Manager, who is responsible for the oversight of the contract management duties, government property management, proposal budget submission, contract negotiation, subcontracts, and closeout requirements.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Education and Experience Qualifications Requirements

  • TDA Research, Inc is a COVID-19 vaccination-required company and requires all employees to be vaccinated or seek an approved accommodation for a protected reason (medical or religious).
  • Bachelor's Degree in the financial field.
  • 10+ years experience in an Accounting Leadership Role.
  • 10+ years in financial analysis, full life cycle accounting, and specifically with government contracting.
  • Exceptional knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cost accounting, cost control principles, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible experience in Government contract management. Must be able to comprehend and apply laws and regulations applicable to business operations in a Government contracting environment.
  • Experience working in government contracting for a $10M to $50M annual revenue worldwide company.
  • Professional experience with government contract negotiation and compliance
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Professional experience working with DCAA, DCMA, and other Government oversight agencies.
  • Able to work well with senior executives and team, as well as mentor/lead other team members.
  • Proven experience with a high level of organizational skills, quality, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Dependable with strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Education and Experience Qualifications Preferences

  • Experience with industry specific software (Deltek, Jamis, Unanet, or other) government contract accounting software.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) license Preferred.
  • Other Skills and Abilities.

This position requires U.S. Citizenship, and you will need to complete and clear a full background check process based on your role.

About TDA Research, Inc.

Our mission is to develop new technologies, advanced materials, and processes to provide solutions to unique challenges. 

With a scientifically diverse technical staff of engineers, chemists, and material scientists (about one-third with Ph.D.s), we create advanced materials, chemical processes, and aerospace and military hardware to solve our customer's challenges. Our team's unique skill set and extensive experience allow us to move a project forward from idea to commercial product seamlessly.

TDA commercializes our technologies through direct sales, distribution agreements, spin-off companies, and licensing.

About Recruiting Firm, Riderflex

Riderflex is a national, Colorado-based, premier headhunter, RPO, and employment agency; recruiting and searching the top talent for staffing your teams.

Our core purpose is to help create dynamic work environments for clients and candidates. We specialize in three core competencies; recruiting, consulting, and candidate services. Our recruiting process includes vetting candidates through video interviews by current C-Level executives with over 30 years of experience. We recruit for all industries and functions, from the C-Suite to Manager level, nationwide. Riderflex brings your leadership to the next level with consulting services, including Human Resources, Marketing, IT, Sales, Finance, and Operations. 

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