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VP of Finance

New York, NY 10018

Posted: 07/03/2019 Job Category: Finance Job Number: 112223

Title of Job: VP of Finance
Company Description: Fast growing direct to consumer Swimwear startup
Location: New York, NY

Seeking a VP of Finance to provide financial and strategic leadership as we build a durable, trusted company in a large and growing market. This person will be a member of the company’s senior leadership team and will be responsible for developing a scalable approach to long-term planning, strategic corporate finance, financial operations, growth and expansion, and more. This role reports to our Founder and CEO and will act as a key thought partner in how we plan for the future, increase accessibility of timely financial insights across the leadership team to drive better decision making and ensure that we are set up for scalable growth.

Strategic Finance

  • Working with  leadership team, set and track relevant financial metrics, KPIs and goals for the business
  • Analyze financial results and develop strategic and tactical recommendations based on data and insights
  • Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial information to the CEO and other team members and make actionable recommendations on financial goals and strategy

Accounting and Reporting

  • Manage AP, AR, accounting, and other day-to-day operational finance work
  • Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures
  • Oversee preparation of month-end, quarter-end and year-end financial statements, month-end close activities, and cost allocation’
  • Manage preparation and support of external audits

Third-Party Relationships

  • Oversee cash flow planning to ensure availability of funds as needed
  • Help the CEO develop fundraising strategies and scenarios, and help negotiate terms on any future strategic transactions
  • Manage relationships with financial partners and oversee financing strategies, activities, and banking relationships
  • In support of the above, you will be responsible for developing a hiring roadmap for finance, accounting, and other related functions


  •  7+ years’ relevant experience, with at least three years as a Director/VP of Finance or an equivalent leadership role
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Demonstrated experience leading a finance function that has scaled to support the requirements of a growing organization
  • Ability to build strong relationships with both internal and external partners and stakeholders
  • Strong analytical ability and good judgment
  • Passion for our mission, strategy and culture: you exude passion for what we do and who we are
  • High level of integrity and professional standards
  • Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to both internal and external constituents
  • Proven leadership and team management skills
  • Comfort in a fast-paced, high-energy, hands-on environment
  • Ability to work in an ever-changing environment with evolving priorities: you can dive into the details one minute, and step back to provide a higher-level view the next

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