IZEA is currently seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with public company experience to join our growing team. The chosen executive will be responsible for taking on a leadership role in financial decision-making that affects our company and will provide strategic financial input to senior management and IZEA's Board of Directors. While directly overseeing overall accounting and finance initiatives, a successful CFO will play a key role in developing and implementing initiatives to improve and maintain the financial health of our company.. Primary Responsibilities:. Act as Chief Financial Officer and strategic business partner to the executive leadership team. Review and ensure the application of appropriate internal controls, SOX compliance, and financial procedures.. Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; Manage preparation and support of all external audits.. Assess and evaluate the financial performance of the organization with regard to long-term operational goals, budgets, and forecasts.. Provide insight and recommendations to both short-term and long-term growth plan of organization.. Create and establish yearly financial objectives that align with the company's plan for growth and expansion.. Propose action plans to ensure that annual financial objectives are attained. Prepare and present monthly financial budgeting reports including monthly profit and loss by division, forecast vs. budget by division, and weekly cash flow by division.. Hire, develop, and directly manage finance team members. Identify and implement new systems of record for finance and accounting matters (e.g. ERP, etc.). Ensure full transparency over the financial performance of the company. Coordinate and produce all tax documentation as required. Oversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package. Supervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions. Serve as a point of involvement on Investor Relations roadshows, conferences, and stock issuance matters. Skills and Qualifications:. Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field (MBA preferred). Outstanding knowledge and understanding of GAAP, IFRS, SOX compliance and SEC reporting.. Public company fundraising experience (S-1, S-3, PIPE, etc.). Professional accounting designation (CPA). 10+ years experience in a senior financial managerial position (CFO preferred). Exceptional communication skills. Excellent analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated leadership ability, confidence and executive presence. Significant experience working with external auditors, internal controls and compliance-related issues.. Additional Skill Sets We Value:. Marketing or advertising background. Experience as an accounting or finance professional inside of a SaaS-based company. Is a "digital native" in the workplace. Utilizes multiple social platforms in their personal life. Small-Cap/Microcap corporate experience. International tax expertise. Spanish as a second language. Why would you want to work here?. IZEA has been ranked a Top Place to Work by the Orlando Sentinel for the past 3 years and has been recognized as a Deloitte "Fast 500" honoree for the past 2 years. We take great pride in creating a positive work environment for all of our employees - from our investment in team member ongoing education to the ability to influence real change across our business - we are dedicated to your long-term growth and success.. At IZEA, you have an opportunity to make an impact on a global scale. IZEA connects leading brands with a network over over 750,000 creators ranging from YouTube stars to mommy bloggers and everyone in-between. We are the pioneers fueling the democratization of information, entertainment, marketing and commerce. Our platforms fuel the burgeoning Creator Economy, filled with the next generation of artists, poets, film makers, photographers, thought leaders, comics, actors and musicians. What you do here will impact hundreds of thousands of people directly and influence the actions of millions more.. We provide an open, flexible work environment that welcomes people from diverse backgrounds and viewpoints. IZEA places value on action and results. We seek individuals that thrive in a challenging and fast-evolving work environment. While the company is over 13 years old and over 100 people strong, our executives remain active player-coaches -- they roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty by working side-by-side with our team members across all levels of seniority to accomplish our common goals.. If you are the very best at what you do and seeking an opportunity to attack the "never been done before" with a passionate team of dreamers and doers, we invite you to apply to become an IZEAn.. Glassdoor has millions of jobs plus salary information, company reviews, and interview questions from people on the inside making it easy to find a job that's right for you.