Position:  Chief Financial Officer
Location:  Alexandria, VA
Job Id:  1001
# of Openings:  1

Chief Financial Officer
Alexandria, VA 22314

Culmen International, LLC is hiring a CFO to support corporate operations. 

Location Note: This position is planned for Alexandria (Old Town area), with an option to be located in McLean, VA/Tysons Corner.

Role and responsibilities include:
  • Provide overall leadership of accounting and finance team
  • Serve as senior finance representative on the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), collaborating with ELT counterparts, reporting to the CEO.
  • Create and maintain dashboard / executive level reports with key financial metrics
  • Respond to requests for information and from the CEO, Board of Directors, Private Equity Investors, and Bankers
  • Responsible for analysis and modeling of financial statements to validate accuracy and explain primary drivers
  • Coordinate with Operations to develop company budget and analyze actual performance against projections on a monthly basis
  • Develop and implement indirect rate strategy and ensure compliance with provisional rates
  • Collaborate with Operations to ensure gross margin, net income and EBITDA targets are met
  • Ensure adequate financing for operations by minimizing DSO, maximizing payment terms, and maintaining adequate lines of credit while minimizing interest expense
  • Serve as primary liaison with the designated Partner from the external audit firm to set process and schedule, and ensure Culmen Controller accounting staff effectively support audit team requirements
  • Ensure compliance with DCAA, DCMA, CAS and FAR requirements
  • Maintain internal controls to ensure appropriate checks and balances that mitigate inadvertent or intentional loss
  • Provide senior level guidance on strategic bids, including price-to-win strategies, green team participation, and cost proposal review
  • Ensure timely and accurate invoicing monthly for all projects
  • Liaise with counterparts at major prime and subcontractors, and Government Contracting Officers
  • Develop and implement effective tax strategies
  • Develop and oversee international financial operations, including foreign currency payments, process for utilization of foreign bank accounts of Culmen’s international Representative Office and Branch Offices, international cash management, and international payroll, in compliance with US and international regulations
  • Contribute to Culmen’s M&A strategy, including vetting acquisition targets, leading financial due diligence, and leading the integration of finance and accounting functions
  • Support Culmen efforts to attract and secure future investments
Education and experience requirements include:
  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to pass a background investigation
  • Government Contractor experience required with a strong understanding of DCAA, CAS, FAR, Indirect Rate management
  • BS/BA in Accounting required, MS/MA preferred
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • 15+ years minimum experience as a Controller, Director/VP Finance/Acct, and/or CFO
  • M&A experience required
  • Demonstrated executive leadership experience
  • International operations experience preferred
  • Proven abilities with accounting system migrations
  • Must have experience in Costpoint
Job Type: Full-Time
Benefits: Health, Vision, Dental, 401k, Disability and Life Insurance Programs, and Incentive Program

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