Vice President of Finance at Bishop & Company

Job posted on July 22, 2020

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Bishop & Company


Hilo, HI

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Job Description

Bishop & Co. is seeking qualified candidates for a VP of Finance opportunity for an organization based in Hilo, Hawai'i.

Hilo, Hawai'i (Big Island) - VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE


Finance | Leadership | Accounting | Financial Strategy | Management | Financial Planning | Audits | Operations | Financial Analysis | Professional | Executive | Communication | Compliance | Auto Industry | Retail |


The VP of Finance is responsible to oversee all financial aspects of the business, including financial strategy, financial planning and analysis, financial reports, company audits & tax preparations, compliance & bank relationships.


  • Collaborate with the President/CEO & the Executive Team making decisions regarding the organization & its affiliated companies’ financial strategy & operations.
  • Oversee the day-to-day accounting functions and processes.
  • Oversee, supervise & assist the Senior Accountant and staff with complex general ledger bookkeeping and payroll matters.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements, reports and variance analysis.
  • Oversee daily reconciliation of checking accounts.
  • Prepare Short Term (30 day) cash flow projections.
  • Prepare daily cash position report and submit to President/CEO.
  • Prepare Long Term (1 year & 5 year) budget & cash flow projections.
  • Responsible to coordinate all external and internal audits.
  • Leads improvement projects related to ledger accounting, parts & service billings, general ledger and payroll processes. 
  • Utilizes information technology to manage and continually improve accounting processes and services.  Initiate and participate in work projects with other Departments & Managers.
  • Maintain a professional work environment where staff can develop to their full potential. Coordinate staff training and build teamwork.
  • Lead cost-benefit analysis of outside vendors and suppliers for quality goods and services.
  • Expert knowledge of the applicable operations systems that affect the specific accounting task.
  • Manage the Company’s Matching Contribution 401K Plans.
  • Manage the Company’s outside Insurance contracts (Medical/Dental, property, WC, etc.)


  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Strong analytical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills.  Demonstrates business acumen and ability to handle complex concepts. 
  • Demonstrates competency in financial reporting and financial analysis.
  • Able to lead a team to accomplished desired team, department, and corporate goals.
  • Technically proficient in Windows, Microsoft Office applications (especially Word Excel, Access), general ledger, payroll and accounts payable systems.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance required. CPA/MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 -10 years of recent, progressively more responsible experience in Finance & Accounting.
  • Management and staff development experience required.
  • Auto industry experience preferred, but not required (i.e. retail sales, auto sales dealerships, auto service, etc.)


Please outline your professional and/or personal ties to Hawaii in your application/resume/cover letter and/or communication. Required

Bishop & Company provides recruiting and placement services for client companies and opportunities for job seekers throughout Hawaii, with emphasis on executive search, direct hire, temp to hire, and temporary/contract staffing. We charge no fees to our placed candidates and our temporary/contract employees. Our client services are 100% guaranteed.

Please forward resumes to:
Bishop & Company
(or Email:

Phone: 808-839-2200
Fax: 808-839-4844

***No relocation, In-state applicants only. Must be available to interview immediately.

***Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit their resume, cover letter and salary requirements to or apply directly online at:

For any questions, contact Bishop & Company’s Director of Executive Search, Erinn Tomlinson, at

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