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VP Finance & Accounting

Company: LINQM
Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

As the Vice President of Finance, you will help lead and build a top tier finance and accounting organization and support the strategic growth of the company in a fast-paced, team-orientedenvironment. The VP Finance will work closely with the leadership team to ensure thatlong-term business strategies are supported by effective financial controls, disciplines, processes, andefficiencies. This person will have a strong strategic, operational, and commercial orientation, and issomeone who thrives in a high-energy, high speed environment that emphasizes customer impact,culture and our people as the core of our continuous success.Essential Function and Responsibilities include:Strategic Leadership and Planning--- Serves as a key member of the executive leadership team--- As a strategic business partner and member of the core Leadership Team, collaborate with thePresident of the company and the leadership team to provide input and be a partner in thedevelopment of organizational strategy and operational initiatives, culture and organizationaldirection--- Provides recommendations and insights to the President and LT members on strategic choicesand tactics based on financial analysis and projections, business analytics, cost identification andallocation, revenue/expense analysis and profit optimizations--- Provides insights and recommendations to both short-term and long-term growth plans basedon financial insights, trends and business analytics, with advanced scenario planning andfinancial modeling skills--- Leads the long term, annual and ongoing strategic planning process, being responsible fordeveloping the growth assumptions with the commercial teams, COGS/distribution assumptionswith the Operations team, Organization/headcount/benefits with HR, and overall resourceallocation, budget planning, and profit projections.--- Help vet, acquire and implement systems and software to support financial and accountingoperations.--- Develop organic innovation and M&A models that will create clarity on opportunity, investmentlevels and growth opportunities--- Maintain strong working relationships and strategic partnerships with Pharmavite (parentcompany) leadership, finance and controller teams--- Develops revenue forecasts and P&L projections for both brands in an omni-channelenvironmentFinancial Management and Analysis--- Responsible for overseeing all finance and accounting activities in the company--- Has ultimate responsibility for all fiscal functions of the company. Establishes, implements, andmaintains the financial plans and statements, standard operating procedures and policies of theorganization--- Prepares monthly financial budgeting reports, creates dashboards, review and analyzes monthlyfinancial results and provides recommendations--- Identify, develop and execute ad-hoc analysis of business initiatives (examples includemarketing investment, product sourcing, product launches)--- Responsible for implementing and maintaining a system of internal controls that ensurescompany assets are adequately safeguarded and that all financial reporting, accountingprocesses and taxes are prepared in compliance with financial policiesBusiness Insights & Analytics--- Responsible for implementing, optimizing and maintaining business insights and analyticstechnologies and tools that are leveraged for business analytics by commercial, operations andfinance teams across the organization (i.e. looker, IRI)--- Develops reports, recommendations and insights that are data-driven with the support ofadvanced analytics capabilities (inhouse or external, when needed)--- Supports the strategy and execution of an omni-channel strategy for our brands based onfinancial and data insights and analytics--- Manages expense report processes (Concur) and trains employeesTeam leadership and culture builder--- Determine the best structure for Finance organizations to meet objectives, identify, recruit andretain top talent--- Provide ongoing coaching, feedback and mentorship with direct reports to review performanceand goal progress--- Develop direct reports and broader teams to increase the team's capabilities--- Demonstrate Leadership Capabilities and has a focus in building culture, diversity,equity and belongingWho you are:Strategic; you're a big-picture person, and naturally understand how to zoom in-and-out to understandhow data & details fit into broader business goals. You're an insights driven, forward thinking, analyticalminded marketing leader with deep expertise in direct to consumer channel marketingGoal-oriented; you are a resilient self-starter who views challenges as exciting puzzles to be solved.Collaborative and communicative; you find it easy to work with many types of people and communicatewith ease. You're comfortable leading and following, and believe collaboration is key to success.A life-long learner; you keep up-to-date on marketplace dynamics, evolving legislations and technologies.You continuously look to sharpen your craft. You are a connector of people, concepts, ideas and data andinsights.Analytical; you're comfortable with advanced data analytics and modeling. You enjoy diving deep touncover a new insight - you're skilled at translating analytics into actionable & approachable insights.Systems thinker; you know how different parts of the business are interconnected and consider the wholepart in your recommendations. You seek input from disparate parts of the business in order to understandtheir needs and how your work and recommendations meet those needs.Agile; you know that a high growth business requires speed. You are comfortable with a fast-pacedenvironment and can make decisions in a timely manner. You are willing to roll up your sleeves and get thejob done, even when it is outside your comfort zone.Team player: teams win championships and you are there to support the team as well as know when toask for help when you need it. You know how to build trusting relationships and is invested in your growthand the growth of the whole team,Knowledge, Skills, and Experience--- 12+ years of progressively higher responsibilities and experience in accounting and finance,including a minimum of five years of management experience--- Deep experience in Accounting and driving FP&A function--- Experience in omni-channel businesses that include the direct to consumer channel--- Experience working in high growth CPG organization--- Knowledge of all aspects of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)--- Experience with ERP implementationNice-to-have:--- Experience working on disruptive consumer brands--- Experience scaling businesses across variety of stages, start-up to mid-stage and beyond--- M&A and/or integration experienceAdditional details:--- Based in San Diego, CA (we have a hybrid work environment, in which we work in-office twodays a week. You must be fully vaccinated to work at our location.)--- Full-time, salaried--- Generous PTO policy (unlimited)--- Health, vision, and dental benefits

Keywords: LINQM, San Diego , VP Finance & Accounting, Executive , San Diego, California

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