Chief Financial Officer

The chief financial officer position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results. Principal accountabilities are:

Planning

1. Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives

2. Develop corporate business plan

3. Monitor and direct the implementation of departmental process plans

4. Develop financial and tax strategies

5. Manage the capital request and budgeting processes

6. Develop performance measures and monitoring systems that support the company's strategic direction

Operations

1. Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team

2. Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team

3. Manage the accounting, investor relations, legal and tax departments

4. Manage any third parties to which accounting or finance functions have been outsourced

5. Oversee the company's transaction processing systems

6. Implement operational best practices

7. Oversee negotiations of employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package

Financial Information

1. Oversee the issuance of financial information

2. Personally review and approve all tax forms submitted on behalf of the company

3. Report financial results to the board of directors

Risk Management

1. Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile

2. Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry

3. Construct and monitor reliable control systems

4. Maintain appropriate insurance coverage

5. Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements

6. Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies

7. Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors

8. Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations

Funding

1. Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts

2. Arrange for debt financing and/or equity financing

3. Invest funds

4. Invest 401k funds

Third Parties

1. Represent the company with investment bankers and investors should it become needed

2. Maintain banking relationships

3. Develop PPA opportunities from a financier as well as a developer standpoint

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