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Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Resume

An organization's capital resource has to be managed correctly and used effectively. The accounts department helps in effective management of this financial resource; however, the strategic planning that helps in determining the use of this resource is done by the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This person reports to the Chief Executive Officer or the President, and works in close coordination with the Chief Operations Officer (COO) and the management to help determine the budget for various projects of the organization, participate in strategic planning pertaining to use and management of financial resources, and acts as the spokesperson of the organization with reference to the financial matters of the organization. The resume of a person working at this position, has to be at par with the roles and responsibilities associated with it. Read the chief financial officer resume sample given below to get a better idea about drafting a perfect resume for this position.

Chief Financial Officer Resume Sample

David .J. Govea
1150 Park Lane Street
Richmond, VA 25120
Ph: 111 40105012

Career Objective:

Use my expertise and skills to manage the most important resource of the organization. i.e., finance in a way that, utmost efficiency is recorded in every task of the organization pertaining to the use of financial resources, and help/strive hard to keep the organization out/away from any kind of financial debt or burden. I would like to be a part of an organization, wherein the organization trusts my capabilities, and hands over the responsibility of finances to me without much intervention in the same.

Career Summary:

Having worked in the financial sector for almost 13 years, today I am the CFO of Parx Manufacturers. The experience and knowledge accumulated over these years help in effective planning and management of this utmost important resource of the organization.

Professional Experience:

Current Employer: Parx Manufacturers
Designation: Chief Financial Officer
(2007- till date)

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Report to the President
  • Work in coordination with the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operations Officer and the Board of Directors
  • Responsible for issuing IPO, ESOP, and calculation and distribution of dividends
  • Act as the spokesperson of the organization with reference to the financial matters of the organization
  • Manage the financial team of the organization
  • Instruct and guide the Financial Manager in implementation of the financial strategies of the organization
  • Assist the COO and the CEO draft budgets for various projects, identify new funding opportunities, and help in determining the cost effectiveness of every project taken up by the organization
  • Check all the records and documents prior the audit and make sure that the finance staff is thoroughly trained and ready for the financial audit
  • Make the financial year end report, giving details about the usage of funds, profits for stakeholders, and prospective plans for the coming year. On approval of the same by the President and Board of Directors, get it printed or published
  • Be prepared to take the right action in disaster situations, assure timely payment of business insurance premiums, keep a check on payments and receivables, and help maintain a close balance between the planned budget and actual budget for a financial year

Previous Work Experience:

Lexi Manufacturers
Designation: Finance Manager

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Report to the CFO of the organization
  • Implementation of the strategies formulated by the CFO pertaining to the use of financial resources
  • Assist the accounts department in keeping an updated record of the accounts of the organization
  • Responsible for performing a cost analysis of every project to be taken up by the organization, and based on the same submit a report to the CFO
  • After a thorough cost analysis, if the project is approved, plan a budget for the same
  • Making daily maintenance reports and updating the same in the records
  • Responsible for maintaining the investments of the organization, keep a check of all the payments and receivables of the organization, all responsibilities related to the bank, calculating the profit and dividends, preparing for the financial audit, etc.
  • Maintain a thorough record of all the financial reports and documents, and check the same regularly for authenticity

Extra Responsibilities:

  • Train the financial staff of the organization

Sherlock Manufacturers
Designation: Asst. Finance Manger

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Report to the Finance Manger
  • Responsible for implementation and execution of various financial policies of the organization
  • Maintain cordial relations with the bank officials, and make sure that all accounts and documents are updated regularly
  • Make weekly and monthly reports and analyze the same under the guidance of the Finance Manager
  • Make sure that the accounts department makes and gets all the payments in time

Avon Manufacturers
Designation: Finance Executive

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Follow the instructions of the seniors
  • Maintain and update all the financial records
  • Complete all the documentations and records pertaining to the finances of the organization
  • Fix appointments with the Bank Manager, gather information about the costs involved in prospective projects, etc.


  • Master of Business Administration (Finance) - 1997
  • Bachelors of Financial Accounting - 1995

Extra Curricular Activities:

  • State-level Golf Player
  • Active participation in all sports and cultural activities


Looking for suitable opportunities in Richmond and Portsmouth


Available on request

David .J. Govea

The sample chief financial officer resume sample given above, states the role of a CFO in an organization. The sample resume also gives an idea of how a perfect resume sample should be, and what does a candidate need to portray to the employer in order to make an effective impression on the prospective employer.

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