We are currently conducting a search for a Director of Finance to lead a specialty retailer through the next stage of growth and success. This is a value add position that will work closely with corporate as well as retail centers to drive sales growth and greater efficiency. As the Director of Finance, you will be responsible for leading the strategic planning and directives for the organization related to analytics, inventory management, and audit procedures. As a Director level member of management in the Financial Management Department, this position will lead and develop departmental staff in an effort to maintain a high level of performance and ensure growth within the team.
Directing staff to ensure development, analysis and interpretation of statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget, and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the organization across both the retail and direct channels.
Prepare and present comprehensive evaluations of company practices pinpointing potential opportunities and/or risks. As a result will make recommendations for system and/or practice improvements based on ongoing analysis of company practice and research into current and alternative systems.
Monitor and analyze retail store and fulfillment center inventory levels in partnership with Demand Planning. Make recommendations based on results of analysis as well as develop and present inventory plans and turnover to maximize revenue flow.
Build out and monitor financial audit parameters for retail operations. Work with retail management on an ongoing basis training on audit items to ensure understanding of the audit process.
Work in partnership with financial team to perform audits of the company's financial systems.
Develop strategic programs and ideas that support the growth of the company.
Develop the Financial Management team with succession planning and growth top of mind.
A Bachelor's degree in a Financial or Business related field from a four-year college or university plus minimum of ten years related experience;
Strong auditing experience. CPA or MBA a plus
Experience in inventory management a plus. Controller background preferred.
On Call Accounting & Finance - 3 years ago