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Chief Financial Officer

David Lemmon Staffing
Job Description
CFO with Tri Energy Coop is a multiple location Energy Cooperative with head offices in Bismarck ND.  This is a key position with a growing Energy Cooperative in North Dakota.  The business has good leadership and key staff in place and are seeking a qualified & ambitious Chief Financial Officer (CFO). 
The successful candidate for this chief financial officer job will have strong business financial management experience in the Energy industry including positions such as CFO, Controller, and  or CPA.  Experience in handling accounting and financial analysis functions is a must.  Operational experience in a business with multiple locations is a bonus. 
The key chief financial officer duties include analyzing, reviewing, and setting benchmarks for performance, analyzing operations for efficiency improvements, budget goal setting, and evaluating opportunities.  
  • Be responsible for the long range planning of all finance, accounting, and other ancillary departments to successfully manage the company's financial resources
  • Establish organizational strategies; meeting with knowledgeable and influential individuals and groups; assembling information, evaluations, and recommendations from key executives; recommending strategic direction, alliances, mergers, and acquisitions to the board of directors; establishing objectives with key executives
  • Establish financial strategies by tracking economic conditions; forecasting monetary requirements; assembling and approving budgets; attracting monetary resources; promoting new strategies with investors; analyzing variances; minimizing the impact of variances
  • Ensure effective and secure management of the company's financial operations
  • Perform risk management by assessing strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats; maintaining adequate insurance to protect assets and cover liabilities
Basic Qualifications:
Key experience and skills required includes:
  • 10+ years of accounting experience in financial accounting in several industry segments or 5+ in the energy industry
  • CPA/ MBA degree
  • Good understanding of the cooperative business model
Preferred Qualifications:
An ideal candidate will have-
  • Over 4 years experience in risk management oversight including hedging, storage and handling of refined fuels and C stores.
  • Accounting software and exposure to accounting systems.
  • Prior supervisory experience
To apply please email a resume to David Lemmon at
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