At RVI, we look for highly skilled professionals who wish to join a high performance team committed to excellence and growth. We welcome questions about the organization, the business, and the available positions.

Please see below for the positions at RVI Group which are currently open. Please send your resume to Jill Deleo, jdeleo@rvigroup.com, our Human Resources Manager. Please use the appropriate position title in the subject line of your email.


JOB TITLE:              Chief Financial Officer

 DEPARTMENT:       Accounting / Finance

 SUPERVISOR:         Dan Egan, Co-CEO

POSITION SUMMARY

A key member of the Executive Team, the CFO is responsible for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all fiscal functions of the corporation including responsibility for accounting, tax, financial planning, investments, cash management, corporate insurance, capital management and new business evaluation. This individual must be well-versed in systems and is tasked with creating new processes to review potential new businesses and products, including capital charges and relevant accounting, finance and tax implications.

The CFO must see risks and opportunities behind financial data and act as a strategic business partner for the Executive Team. To do this, a good CFO needs a “big picture” perspective, strong leadership skills, excellent communication with team members, confidence to express his/her perspectives and the collaboration skills to build alignment. The CFO must be an expert on current financial topics related to insurance.

The CFO acts as a strategic leader, assisting in formulating the company’s future direction and supporting tactical initiatives. This individual will be responsible for monitoring and directing the implementation of strategic business plans (including filing plans in all formats) and developing financial and tax strategies.

The CFO manages capital requests and budgeting processes, and proactively identifies opportunities for improving automation and efficiency. They work closely with the Board of Directors, other Group1001 executives, the Connecticut Insurance Department, Rating Agencies and affiliated companies.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as a member of the Executive leadership Team reporting directly to the Co-CEO.
  • Assess and evaluate financial performance of organization with regard to long-term strategy and operational goals, budgets and forecasts. Provide insight and recommendations to short-term and long-term growth initiatives.
  • Identify, acquire and implement systems and software to provide critical financial and operational information. Evaluate departments and make suggestions for automating processes and increasing working efficiency.
  • Manage financial planning and supervise creation of reports, utilizing appropriate software and tools for budgeting and reporting.
  • Ensure complete, timely and accurate financial reporting
  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization’s fiscal function and performance.
  • Participate in the development of the corporation’s plans and programs as a strategic partner.
  • Evaluate and advise on the introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory action.
  • Partner and assist the CEO and the Board and other senior executives in performing their responsibilities by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends.
  • Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the organization; i.e., evaluation of potential new lines of business.
  • Offer advice from the financial perspective on any contracts which the Corporation may enter.
  • Optimize the handling of taxes, investments and bank relationships and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance position.

SECONDARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the finance division structure and team to ensure continual improvement of efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as to provide individuals with professional and personal growth.
  • Continually improve the budgeting process through preparedness for addition of new business initiatives.
  • Partner and be seen as a strong resource in new product evaluation and the development of solutions to business challenges throughout the organization and with the Board.
  • Provide technical financial advice and knowledge to others within the financial discipline.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree (MA) or equivalent in finance, business administration or ten to fifteen years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience as the CFO or Controller of an insurance company
  • Experience with mergers and acquisitions
  • Leasing experience beneficial
  • Capability and experience in insurance company financial reporting and accounting
  • An experienced leader and financial executive with insurance, investments, investor relations, and reinsurance experience

Technical Knowledge / Skills:

  • Excellent financial, and analytical skills
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex financial and legal documents, including econometric models and analyses
  • Ability to collaborate on new product evaluation and lead integration of selected new products into existing finance / accounting systems and processes
  • A strategic leader with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus

Key Competencies (self management, collaboration and leadership)

  • An individual with executive presence who can listen and respond effectively to the concerns of the RVI constituents
  • A decisive individual who possesses a “big picture” perspective and drives results
  • An excellent communicator who builds strong relationships based on trust and respect
  • Capability to make effective and persuasive presentations on controversial or complex topics to the Board and other stakeholders; Flexibility to build alignment or gain buy-in for a vision.
  • Unquestionable ethical standards and practices
  • Capability to be aware of organization and human dynamics and to negotiate through these in an ethical, responsible, thoughtful and effective manner
  • A highly collaborative individual who thinks strategically and effectively when faced with challenges
  • A generous mentor, willing to share knowledge and develop employees
  • A leader who demonstrates accountability and commitment to excellence

RVI Group offers competitive compensation, an excellent benefits package, a 401(k) Plan, and education assistanceThe RVI Group is an equal opportunity employer.  Background checks are required.

RVI Group is a Stamford based residual value insurance company serving both lessors and investors in the passenger vehicle, commercial equipment and commercial real estate markets.  Residual value insurance protects against a decline in market value of tangible assets, and is a critical tool for asset risk and lease accounting.  The flexibility of residual value insurance allows us to tailor coverage to meet the objectives of each unique client.