Job Openings Interim Contract Finance Leader (ongoing recruitment; can be located anywhere)

About the job Interim Contract Finance Leader (ongoing recruitment; can be located anywhere)

Who is SDL?
At Shockingly Different Leadership, we are changing the way companies scale up their teams during peak periods of work! SDL is a global strategic human capital consultancy which provides the best consulting expertise, on an on-demand, project, or flexible basis.

We hire the best proven experts across the globe and add a high dose of empathy to "meet clients where they are", no matter how ambiguous or complicated their initiative. Our clients deserve a partner who co-creates with them to deliver great work that achieves "shockingly different" results!

Description of Contract Opportunity
SDL has an ongoing need for Interim Finance Executives for our clients. All positions require an experienced Finance leader to oversee the Finance function during a period of company transition and advise the executive team on Finance matters. Throughout the duration of the project the Finance leader may be asked to accomplish tasks such as:

  • support and coordinate the organization's finance infrastructure and strategy
  • establishing policies and procedures
  • setting up internal control systems/risk systems, supporting urgent issues, managing complex finance workstreams
  • audit preparation and planning
  • lead Finance-related change management efforts
  • leading the hiring for open positions in the Finance function

The consultant will work closely with the CEO, C-Suite leaders and the Finance staff

These contract positions are usually full-time for 3-12 months. Sporadically, we also have part-time positions.

- Required Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree required; masters a plus
- Required Minimum Experience: Minimum 7-10 years of appropriate experience

Required Skills:

  • Extensive background in roles of progressive scope and responsibility within Finance
  • Strategic and innovative team player with strengths in financial controls and the ability to communicate with nonfinance colleagues
  • Experience engaging with a variety of leaders and stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively coordinate with individuals in multiple time zones and cultures
  • Adept at facilitating cross-functional collaboration and engagement with leadership across the organization
  • Strong presentation and storytelling skills
  • Ability to easily package and present information in a consumable manner at the executive level
  • Must be a resilient and a "go-getter", willing to roll-up your sleeves and be hands-on
  • Ability to make timely and independent judgment decisions while working in a fast-paced and results-driven environment
  • Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities
  • Ability to collaborate to build successful relationships
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision in a structured environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a virtual team environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills

Targeted Pay Rate

Varies based on client. Be sure to submit your hourly and daily rates during the application process.