Finance Director (CFO)

Masaya Co

About the organization

Masaya Co. is a SEED to SEAT vertically integrated furniture, home and wood products export company organically grown from a reforestation project founded more than 15 years ago. Masaya aims to become a market leader in truly sustainable wooden home products. We craft and sell quality furniture, homes and lumber made from reforested wood, sold directly to environmentally conscious consumers in US and Latin American markets. We are a fast growing company that has reforested over 1300 acres of land.

Core Values

We care about the planet and people
We work to create new forests to fight climate change
We design and craft products that are made to last generations.
We are who we say we are

Masaya Holding Co has subsidiaries in the US, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama with physical stores in Nashville TN and Berkeley, CA.

Duties

This leadership role is responsible for transforming the existing back-office staff of a quickly growing company into a quality team that supports efficient and profitable growth through disciplined financial management and analysis. The successful candidate reports directly to the CEO and Board of Directors.

As head of finance you are an entrepreneurial self-starter with a positive can-do attitude and the ability to balance a broad workload. You are a problem solver and team builder who is comfortable working autonomously and communicating across departments and countries. You have strong leadership skills and extraordinary attention to detail along with a deep passion for a career that makes a positive impact on the environment.

Masaya is offering a unique opportunity to lead the finance function of a fast-growing mission driven, family-friendly company. As part of the senior management team you will directly contribute to crafting and executing Masaya’s growth strategy as the company expands its operations in Latin America and the US. We are offering a values-aligned professional a competitive salary and benefits, as well as the opportunity to participate in a forthcoming employee ownership plan.

Qualifications

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

The CFO is an entrepreneurially minded and operationally strong Finance manager who has gained extensive experience as CFO in a company of similar or larger size and has a proven track record in successfully managing shareholders and building finance teams. Ideally the candidate has previous experience in successfully managing a team as well as implementing processes and procedures to improve finance and accounting operations that support company growth.

Key Requirements

Proven accounting, finance, and leadership experience.
Graduate degree or equivalent.
Excellent communication and presentation skills for all levels including Board of Directors.
Strong knowledge of accurate and timely consolidation and financial reporting.
Ability to effectively manage a team.
Prior experience with US accounting practices.
Prior experience with Latin American accounting practices.
Spanish and English Fluency.
Integrity, humility, positivity and strong work ethic.
Live at least 50% of the time in Nicaragua.

REPORTING LINE

The CFO reports directly to the CEO and Founder, as well as the Board of Directors.

LOCATION

Nicaragua, Nashville or the Bay Area. Nevertheless, for the success of this role, it is crucial that the appointed Chief Financial Officer is present as often as possible in Nicaragua to oversee overall operations.

Salary

competitive base plus equity

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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