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VP Finance/Sr. Financial Controller
Ref No.: 18-00113
Location: Los Angeles, California
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 10/08/2018
VP Finance/Sr. Financial Controller – Los Angeles, CA:
Our client is looking for a VP Finance / Financial Controller to join the team. This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing, entrepreneurial company in the beauty and wellness space. Reporting to the co-founder and COO, the candidate will lead both FP&A and Accounting operations, with the opportunity to establish financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems, develop budgets and forecasts, and manage their own finance team.

Responsibilities:
Accounting:
  • Lead preparation of management accounts – P&L, BS and CF
  • Ensure cash controlled with visibility of spend, tax and insurance paid
  • Guide financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Protect assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls.
Financial Planning and Analysis:
  • Develop detailed revenue, balance sheet and cash flow forecasts
  • Achieve budget objectives by scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Prepare budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommending plans.
  • Complete operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Monitor and confirm financial condition by conducting audits; providing information to external auditors.
Management: and Fiscal
  • Collaborate effectively with other departments, including operations, development, sales and marketing
  • Liaison with tax accountants, auditors, bankers, insurance brokers, lawyers, etc
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing financial reports; advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintain financial staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Protect operations by keeping financial information and plans confidential.
Requirements:
  • Ideally, 4+ years blue-chip Accountancy firm background and then 4+ years relevant industry experience.
  • Ability to be a strong, clear communicator with Leadership Team
  • Ideal experience will be in Ecommerce and/or beauty, health or wellness
  • Proven experience with accounting for Inventory, incl ERB (systems and implementation)
  • Proven results in managing a Finance team
  • Proven experience in Managing Processes, ERB, Financial Software, Developing Standards, Audit, Accounting, Tracking Budget Expenses, Financial Skills, Analyzing Information, Developing Budgets, Performance Management