Chief Financial Officer in Falls Church, VA at HITT

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

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Chief Financial Officer

HITT Contracting Inc. has an immediate need for a Chief Financial Officer. This individual will provide the highest level of financial and administrative leadership and be an integral part of HITT’s strategic initiatives.  Over 60 individuals in accounting, Human Resources and IT in 7 national offices ultimately report to this position.  The CFO reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and serves on the Corporate Steering Committee, our cross functional executive leadership team.

  • Visible Leadership & Communication– is routinely communicating and driving our company and department visions in a clear and positive manner, adjusting style and delivery as appropriate
  • Strategic Orientation – thinks and plans at the highest level  and works across the company to develop goals and plans to support HITT’s strategic direction
  • Talent Management Expertise – demonstrated ability to attract, select, develop, and retain top talent
  • Idea Creation – routinely generates new solutions or changes to existing solutions to better meet the needs of the business or to capitalize on an opportunity
  • Process Orientation – demonstrated ability to break down activities into defined process steps with clear owners in order to improve quality and/or cost and efficiency of the work product
  • Change Management – can implement new ideas and processed while considering cultural and resource related concerns
  • Strong Budgeting & Forecasting Skills– owns the annual planning cycle and in-year results reporting and forecasting processes
  • Expert Analytical & Modeling Capabilities – can direct activities to acquire and organize data, convert to information, communicate insights, and influence outcomes
  • Systems Acumen – provides decision support and oversight for IT infrastructure, support, and enterprise applications
  • Passion – generates consistent positive energy felt by those around them
  • Teamwork – is able to work collaboratively with individuals of varying styles and backgrounds


  • Provide highest level financial and administrative decision support for owners and executives
  • Own financial results and controls for all market sectors including revenue, profit, and cash flow to ensure timely and accurate results that meet internal targets
  • Lead budgeting  and forecasting processes, partnering closely with department heads and business sector leaders
  • Ensure that banking, cash management, and investment practices are executed and overseen to produce the best outcomes that support HITTs strategic direction
  • Lead and serve as a subject matter expert for general accounting (GAAP), tax, and audit activities
  • Oversee IT infrastructure, enterprise applications, and user support functions to ensure the highest value achievement while meeting the evolving needs of the business
  • Develop metrics and KPIs to facilitate controls and performance management within areas of influence
  • Ensure that companywide financial and administrative policies and procedures are documented and made broadly available
  • Attract, select, develop, and retain individuals throughout accounting and administrative populations and serve as a key subject matter expert for talent management companywide


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • MBA or advanced degree
  • CPA designation
  • 15+ years of professional experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects from concept to implementation
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • Project accounting / job costing experience
  • Experience with JD Edwards or other comparable ERP solution including analytical tools (BI)
  • Knowledge of internal controls
  • Systems implementation and optimization experience
  • Experience effectively managing IT functions
  • Strong U.S. GAAP knowledge
  • M&A and post-merger integration experience

HITT Contracting Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


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