VP of Finance

Recruiter
LogoSportswear
Location
Wallingford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 29, 2017
Closes
Oct 17, 2017
Industry
Accounting
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Description

VP of Finance oversees all accounting and financial operations for the business while also contributing as a key organizational leader, driving efforts to achieve strategic objectives. As a senior executive, candidates will have the leadership and organizational skills to direct a team of accounting professionals in the controlled and accurate accounting and reconciliation of company books. While efforts will focus on strategic leadership and deeper financial analysis, the VP of finance is also expected to be capable of "getting in the weeds" with day-to-day book keeping when required.

It is critical that candidates for this position must think and act on their feet, be able to make significant independent business decisions in the best interest of the organization while also being highly detail and process oriented. This position has high visibility, both inside and outside of the organization. Any candidate should expect that they will frequently be required to act as a public face for our company with 3rd party vendors, service providers, shareholders, and existing or potential business partners.

Responsibilities

?? Monthly financial closing & reporting of detailed income statement, balance sheet, cash flow, and bank reconciliation

?? Deep review and summary analysis of monthly financials, including year-to-date, budget-to-date, and period-over-period results with special focus on sizable and/or atypical variances

?? Monthly, Quarterly, and Year-End reporting and presentation of financials and analysis to board of directors, including participation in overall strategic discussion and planning

?? Deep understanding of the organization (both systematic and strategic) and the ability to apply that knowledge to budgeting and other FP&A activities, helping to lead organization wide efforts in achieving strategic goals

?? Higher level and proprietary accounting, including but not limited to: Payroll, labor capitalization, transaction/M&A accounting, balance sheet reconciliation, fixed asset management, debt covenant accounting, and adherence to GAAP

?? Ownership of cost analysis and the development and execution of projects to optimize costs, such as product mix optimization, rebate program management, payment card programs, and freight cost analysis and contract negotiation

?? Working closely with management cross-functionally to both analyze and optimize departmental overhead and other costs as well as contribute to overall strategic efforts

?? Manage the year-end audit process

Qualifications

?? Bachelor's degree in Accounting / Finance, MBA or M.S. in a relevant field preferred

?? 5+ years of relevant experience as a CFO, Finance/Accounting VP, or other Accounting Executive with strategic responsibility and direct management of an accounting staff

?? Relevant work experience in a multi-channel retail and/or manufacturing environment with e-commerce experience and/or high transaction volume preferred

?? Demonstrated organizational leadership experience

?? Ability to take in, understand, and apply new concepts and ideas quickly

?? Ability to adapt to change quickly and drive that adaptation through the organization

?? Extremely detail and process oriented

?? Experience managing year-end audit process and outside accounting firm relationships

?? Experience managing bank credit agreements

?? Experience as a senior accounting professional in companies with private equity ownership

?? Exceptional communications skills, both verbal and written

?? Self-motivated, hands-on, detail oriented with the ability to take the initiative

?? Strong working knowledge of GAAP

?? Experience presenting directly to a board of directors a plus

?? Experience with the Infor Visual Manufacturing ERP platform

?? Experience working in a very technology and analytically driven organization

?? Exceptional analytical skills

?? Strong skills with Microsoft Excel

Company Description About Us:
LogoSportswear, Inc. is an industry leader in mass customization. Our websites, , , , and , enable customers to design, buy, and sell custom embroidered and printed products online. Items such as t-shirts, jerseys, jackets, and hats are personalized right here in our Wallingford, Connecticut, facility and shipped all over the world.
We offer: Employee Appreciation Lunches / Attendance Bonuses / Employee of the Month bonuses and parking space / Holiday Party / Company Picnic / T-shirt giveaways / 401K
Seeking talented and hardworking team players to come and grow with us. If your accomplishments reflect teamwork and a commitment to customer satisfaction, we would love to make you a part of the LogoSportswear family!