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Business Development Executive

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Are you a top salesperson, bored with your current role?  Are you looking for a new challenge and a new way to provide value to the people on your contact list?  Do you understand how a company benefits from having an experienced Chief Financial Officer on their team?

The changing landscape has more companies seeking ways to cut costs while improving their bottom line.  They need a CFO and you are the person who can let them know.

CFO Simplified, a fractional CFO provider for small to mid-size companies is seeking a Business Development Executive to develop and implement a strategy for acquiring new clients in the greater Chicago region (primarily). The right candidate will understand both Sales and Executive Recruitment.

As the ideal candidate you will:

  • Be comfortable working with small to mid-size companies ($3-50M)
    • Have a strong network and utilize those connections to generate your own leads
    • Be able to use cold calling, outreach, and networking to achieve results (in other words: close a sale)
    • Develop, implement, and maintain your own sales plan for the Chicago and Midwest market.
    • Always exhibit excellent organizational skills and focus on achieving your goals at all times
    • Maintain a strong sales pipeline that enables revenue targets to be overachieved
      • Understand the sales process to successfully lead potential clients through the cycle
      • Identify Strategic Partners to build relationships
      • Continually grow a network of businessowners, lawyers, bankers, accounting firms, business coaches and private equity firms.
  • Must be knowledgeable of the role of finance in business with the ability to easily describe in detail the skills a fractional Chief Financial Officer will provide to the client
    • Professionally represent the Company
    • Compellingly explain the benefits of fractional CFO services
    • Regularly communicate a strong understanding of market and competition

This position is an excellent match for a seasoned sales professional seeking a new challenge to enhance the bottom line for each and every client brought to CFO Simplified.  Clients of CFO Simplified have been able to successfully:

  • Develop cash flow plans to fund their businesses
  • Build business models allowing them to grow strategically
  • Analyze their costs to build profitability into their product offerings
  • Organize their company to use their ERP system to save money and operate more efficiently
  • Refinance their current debt to sustain growth
  • Plan and execute acquisitions that strategically fit their long-term plan
  • Implement a succession plan that brings new leadership into the business and allows the owner a profitable exit

If you have a strong desire to help companies succeed by providing financial advice and analysis tools to increase their profits – Let’s Talk!

Base plus commission.  Company laptop provided.  Group healthcare plan available.

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