Director of Finance - Miami, FL
Gordon Food Service - Miami, FL

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Are you looking for a new opportunity with a strong, stable and financially smart company? Do you want the opportunity for advancement in your career? If so, Gordon Food Service could be the place for you; for more than a century we have been honoring our promises to our customers and employees. As one of the largest privately held foodservice distributors in North America, our family-owned company has a history of pursuing innovative ideas and building strong relationships.

The continued growth of current and new markets allows for the addition of new talent to join our team. We’re seeking great people looking for professional and personal growth and a place to make a difference in people’s lives. If you are interested in joining an innovative, supportive, values-driven company, we invite you to consider a career with Gordon Food Service.

The Director of Finance position directs, develops, plans and evaluates Gordon Food Service’s (GFS) division financial plans and policies in budget, financial analysis and corporate planning. This role provides financial insight and decision support for the leadership team on all financial and operational matters.

This position will oversee the Finance/IS department for the Florida division which consists of two facilities - Plant City, FL and Opalocka, FL. However, t he position will be based out of the Opalocka office .

Some of the responsibilities of this position include:
Collaborates with the leadership team to reinforce the GFS culture and values and provides financial leadership vision, strategic direction and council.

Assists in the development of business goals and objectives, monitors key business indicators and evaluates and identifies opportunities for performance improvements

Interacts with customers to conduct business reviews

Communicates financial results and objectives to a wide variety of audiences

Provides oversight and management of annual forecasts and budgets as well as ongoing financial reporting and ensures integrity of all division financial reports.

Acts as a liaison for all centralized accounting functions and ensures compliance with all corporate and division policies and procedures.

Oversees credit department to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.

Oversees annual budgeting, capital spending and long-range planning for the division.

Interviews, hires, trains and retains staff. Conducts performance monitoring of staff, initiating follow through with disciplinary action and termination in consultation with Human Resources when appropriate for the department. Mentors, motivates, and develops staff and acts as a role model and resource to them.

Develops capital and operational budget for the department. Routinely monitors, manages, and controls budget, analyzes variances and takes appropriate action and develops plans for productivity improvements.

Key Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related field. MBA preferred.

CPA recommended

At least eight (8) years previous controller experience in a corporate or public accounting environment with five years previous leadership experience or an equivalent combination of education training, and experience.

Some travel required (10%-20%)

What we offer our employees here at GFS:
A philosophy of “what matters to you, matters to us” at work in our environment

Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and prescription insurance

Short/Long-Term Disability

Time-off Benefits

Generous 401k matching program

Flexible spending

Profit Sharing

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco free.

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For more than 110 years, Gordon Food Service has been honoring our promises to our customers and our employees. As the largest family-owned...