ACCOUNTING & FINANCE PLACEMENTS PHONE: 212-856-9888 FAX: 212-856-0826 info@marcusjobs.com

ACCOUNTING & FINANCE PLACEMENTS PHONE: 212-856-9888
FAX: 212-856-0826
info@marcusjobs.com

07
JAN
2020

VP, of Strategic Finance-Direct to Consumer Growth Co.

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Direct to Consumer company recognized as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in Consumer Electronics and backed by leading Silicon Valley investors is looking to hire a VP of Strategic Finance, to drive strategic and operational improvements at this fast-growing company. This position is the #1 Finance position at the company and will report to the Head of Operations

 

Company will pay a lucrative compensation package of cash plus equity.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and oversee annual budget and monthly forecast processes for revenues, operating expenses, and balance sheet.
  • Identify and understand major assumptions and their effects on the budget and forecast
  • Partner with leadership on monthly, annual, and long-range budget and forecast planning
  • Own the company’s three-scenario / three-statement financial model (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow) used for cash management and for Board of Director and investor reporting
  • Support strategic planning by researching, analyzing, and modeling potential strategies
  • Develop long-term scenario modeling to determine the profitability impact related to hardware and software (SaaS) pricing, mix strategies, new product releases, channel mix, etc.
  • Play critical role in company’s ongoing capital raising efforts
  • Develop ROI models for Sales and Marketing to evaluate new retail channels and deals, pricing, promotions, and media program spend
  • Continuously drive forecast accuracy improvements
  • Continuously develop systems and processes.
  • Evaluate current processes, identify best practices, develop plans to reach goals and implement improvements
  • Provide ad hoc analytical support to influence decision making with financial perspective
  • Establish the company’s annual budget and monthly forecast processes for revenues, operating expenses, and balance sheet.
  • Highlight and understand major assumptions and their effects on the budget and forecast
  • Partner with leadership on monthly, annual, and long-range budget and forecast planning
  • Own the company’s three-scenario / three-statement financial model (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow) used for cash management and for Board of Director and investor reporting
  • Support strategic planning by researching, analyzing, and modeling potential strategies
  • Develop long-term scenario modeling to determine the profitability impact related to hardware and software (SaaS) pricing, mix strategies, new product releases, channel mix, etc.
  • Develop ROI models for Sales and Marketing to evaluate new retail channels and deals, pricing, promotions, and media program spend
  • Continuously drive forecast accuracy improvements
  • Continuously develop systems and processes and best practices

 

Your background:

  • 7-15+ years of progressive experience in FP&A within a consumer electronics or physical goods
  • Proven record of success developing detailed annual plans, building complex financial models, and synthesizing data into actionable recommendations.
  • Strong capabilities for developing and presenting analyses and insights to senior management
  • Experience leading a direct-to-consumer start-up company through  1 or more fundraising rounds.
  • Exceptional business judgment; capable of driving results with a focused, pragmatic approach
  • Ability to formulate strategies and identify trends through research and analysis of various data
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (e.g., confident with public speaking, ability to translate complex accounting concepts for everyone to understand
  • Team player with the ability to work independently and willingness to take on challenges in a dynamic environment
  • BS/BA in Finance or Economics. MBA in Finance a+. CPA a +
  • Investment Banking experience a +
  • SaaS experience in addition to DTC a +