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Coalfire Federal Divisional Chief Financial Officer in Reston, Virginia

Coalfire Federal is a market leading cybersecurity consultancy firm that provides independent and tailored advice, assessments, technical testing and a full suite of cyber engineering services to Federal agency customers. Coalfire Federal along with its parent company, Coalfire, has an unparalleled client list with deep customer relationships with leading cloud and technology providers including Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Google, Oracle and Federal agencies. Coalfire has been a cybersecurity thought leader for nearly 20 years and has offices throughout the United States and Europe and is committed to making the world a safer place by solving our clients’ toughest security challenges.

The Coalfire Federal CFO will be a critical part of the senior leadership of the Coalfire Federal division reporting to the President of Coalfire Federal and will be responsible for all finance and accounting functions as well as other administrative management responsibilities. Primary responsibilities include financial planning and analysis, business reporting, and all accounting functions. Additionally, the Coalfire Federal CFO will work closely with operations teams to drive process and systems improvements and develop, maintain, and administer policies and procedures.

  • Lead and execute all phases of the Financial Planning and Analysis functions of the company including:

  • Annual Operating Budget

  • Forecasting

  • Operational and Strategic Analysis

  • Long-term Strategic Planning

  • Scenario models for Forecasts and Budgets

  • M&A models

  • Debt calculations

  • Long term financial projections

  • Perform cash projections to effectively manage cash balances

  • Perform analytical review of all financial statements including balance sheet flux analysis, income statement actuals vs plan, and cash flow actuals vs projections

  • Manage and execute all essential accounting functions including:

  • General Ledger

  • Accounts Payable

  • Accounts Receivable

  • Payroll

  • Treasury and Cash Management

  • Tax

  • Audit

  • Primary day to day contact for financial statement audit

  • Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective internal controls

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations

  • Manage and execute all internal and Board reporting

  • Assist, lead and manage key finance and accounting projects and initiatives to drive process improvement and deliver deeper insights on critical business decisions

  • Influence and guide finance professionals in the finance and accounting teams as well as help professionals across the organization better understand finance processes and implications of financial decisions.

  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.


  • 8+ years in the accounting and finance sector.

  • 3+ years in a position equivalent to a divisional CFO or higher responsibilities, preferably for a consulting or professional services firm

  • “Big Four” or national accounting firm audit experience is preferred but not required

  • Strong experience in both the private and public accounting sectors is preferred but not required

Required Education/Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • CPA


  • Credibility, ethical, full disclosure and clean financial history

  • Strong communicator, leadership and people skills

  • Confidential, understands the ethical standards of the accounting and finance role

  • Conscientious about timeliness of assignments and quality of work product

  • Accountable for specific performance

  • Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including ability to articulate recommendations in a concise and timely manner

  • Able to handle multiple tasks and maintain control and order over same

  • Good GAAP and financial reporting technical skills

  • Exceptional work ethic

CMA certification a plus

Our people make Coalfire great. Coalfire has been named Washington Post Top 100 places to work two years in a row, 2019 and 2020. We work together on interesting things and achieve exceptional results. We act as trusted advisors to our customers and are committed to client-focused innovation as well as innovation in the industries that we serve. Coalfire offers our people the chance to grow professionally with colleagues they like and respect while tackling challenges that stretch their minds and expand their skill sets. We’re connected by our desire to innovate and our goal of helping to make the world a more secure place.

Coalfire’s high energy, challenging, and fast-paced work environment will keep you engaged and motivated. Work-life balance is a core priority at Coalfire – we work hard, and we play hard, and the two often overlap. We host family-friendly events and happy hours along with professional meetups and informal networking sessions, and we’re active in our communities. Plus, we offer great benefits, including:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution

  • Flexible paid time off (employees are encouraged to spend four weeks away from the office each year)

  • A generous 401(k) plan

  • A corporate wellness program

  • Tuition/certification reimbursement

    Coalfire is an EEO employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to respecting one another, embracing individual differences, and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

ID: 2020-3490

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Street: 1900 Campus Commons Drive, Suite 300