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Organization
Confidential
Job Title
VP OF FINANCE
Location
New York, New York
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Position type
Permanent
Category
Apparel
Retail
Job Function
Accounting / Finance
Executive
Experience level
Executive
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

VP OF FINANCE

Overview:

As VP of Finance you will play an integral role and act as a true business partner to the Executive team.  You will establish financial policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems.  The role will also include analysis, creation and corporate development.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with Executive Team to establish, monitor and enforce financial policies, procedures and ensure internal controls are being enforced.
  • Act as the link and bridge between the finance team and executive leadership.
  • Partner in identifying technology and software to simplify department processes and practices.
  • Oversee the compilation of financial information into financial statements.
  • Review, reconcile and analyze financial results.
  • Report financial results to management and shareholders.
  • Develop a financial strategic direction for the business, along with supporting tactics.
  • Monitor the progress of the company in meeting its strategic goals.
  • Lead the annual and quarterly budgeting and forecasting processes, providing clarity on variances vs. plans and tracking trends in the business.
  • Develop a system of performance metrics that support the company’s strategic vision.
  • Manage and lead the finance team by playing an integral role in recruitment, retention, engagement and development.
  • Participate in the functions and decisions of the Executive Team.
  • Implement operational Standard Operating Procedures in the accounting department.
  • Foster key relationships with partners (ie Citibank).

 

Our ideal Candidate:

  • 7 years + experience in roles that have prepared you well for the responsibilities of this role and the industry
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance; CPA required, MBA is a plus.
  • Must be familiar with QuickBooks and preferably SalesForce.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and motivating others.
  • Ability to make recommendation to resolve problems or issues effectively by using judgment that is consistent with company standards, policies, procedures and practices.
  • Can articulate thought analyses throughout the organization.
  • Injects fresh perspectives and enjoyable interactions; engage in the dynamic nature of a less structured growth-centric environment.