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Chief Growth Officer

Strategic GrowthRemote | Hybrid | St. Louis, MO

Anders CPAs + Advisors is seeking a Chief Growth Officer to identify growth opportunities and execute strategies for the Firm, which has plans to more than double in size by year-end 2026. As a member of Firm Leadership, Management Committee and the Strategic Planning Initiative, the CGO will collaborate with other members of the C-Suite and Executive team, service line and niche leaders, Clients, and Community, industry and trade group leaders. The CGO will also lead the Strategic Growth team, which includes partner and director level business developers, a proposal manager and coordinator.


The right person for Anders CGO position will be both creative and analytical, entrepreneurial, a self-starter and committed to innovation. The CGO will effectively inspire, delegate, collaborate and mentor, challenge the status quo, and bring new ideas to the table to create opportunities for growth. The new CGO will replace and enhance the current role established by a retiring partner.


What You’ll Do:

  • Identify areas of opportunity for growth, including but not limited to, growing market share, defining new markets and working with teams to develop new, complementary or value-added services  
  • Enhance Anders commitment to growth among partners and staff  by creating awareness, understanding, buy-in, and behavior change to insure current and future leaders continue to develop a growth culture within the Firm
  • Lead the Strategic Growth team to provide insight and assistance on business development, cross-sell and proposal opportunities
  • Lead, coordinate and provide support to the development and implementation of strategic growth plans for service lines and industry groups that are in line with the Firm’s Strategic Plan
  • Research and define a road map for strategic growth, staying ahead of market trends and adjusting tactics as needed
  • Analyze market, firm and analytical data to help identify opportunities for growth
  • Drive appropriate market research to support business development initiatives
  • Work with Operations groups like IT to identify new ways to automate processes to save time, enhance the Client Experience, and add capacity to partners and staff through alternate hiring processes or other forward thinking initiatives
  • Partner with the Marketing team to ensure Anders is taking every advantage to build brand and recognition as it relates to growing the Firm and Thought Leaders
  • Work with HR and specifically Learning and Development to develop programs for employees interested in business development and strategy
  • Create strategic partnerships with LEA Global, prominent organizations and serve as a firm representative

What We’re Looking For:

  • Be a Visionary – Forward thinking mindset concentrating on new initiatives what’s next
  • Excellent strategic, planning, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong Leadership skills – be the person that others want to follow
  • Understand client needs and what is driving their decision making
  • Think outside the box to steer the Firm toward meeting growth goals
  • Navigate changing organizational needs and market environments

Your Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of leadership experience
  • 5+ years of experience in marketing, sales, and/or service development
  • Experience identifying and growing new markets and services
  • Proven history of identifying growth-enabling initiatives and opportunities
  • Professional services industry experience a plus

Why You’ll Love Working Here:

At Anders, taking care of our employees is a top priority. Our welcoming and collaborative culture will make you feel like a part of the team from day one. From daily workplace perks to a personalized learning and development journey to foster professional and personal development, Anders offers unique incentives that enrich your career and facilitate growth. For more information on our benefits and how you can love your life and your work at Anders, visit our website: https://anderscpa.com/careers/ 


All applicants for this position must be authorized to work in the United States now and in the future without requiring sponsorship.  


For over 55 years, Anders has delivered full-service accounting, tax, audit and advisory services to growth-oriented companies, organizations and individuals. Every day, our partners and staff serve as a catalyst for those striving to achieve their highest potential and carry this mentality on to our clients and community. Ranked #78 on Accounting Today’s List of Top Accounting Firms and continually named a Top Workplace, Anders is a member firm of LEA Global, one of the largest international associations of independent accounting firms. For more information on Anders, visit anderscpa.com and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter: @AndersCPA  

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