Senior Finance Manager

The Colony
23 Jan 2021
03 Feb 2021
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time


Reporting to the SVP of Finance, the Manager will support company goals and objectives by providing financial and analytical leadership through financial planning, reporting and analysis. The successful candidate will initiate analyses designed to improve operating performance and will effectively communicate analyses and recommendations to all levels of management. This individual will be spear–heading the Company's financial quarterly forecast, annual budgeting process, operating plan variance analysis and special projects. They will provide financial consulting and strategic support to senior management including preparing board presentations, financial presentations, capital expenditure analysis, industry/peer group comparisons, new business opportunities, acquisition analysis and other projects requested by senior management. This function acts as the analytical engine of the company to provide insights and support 'optimal' business decision making.

Essential Functions

?? Lead/implement the budget/forecast process for all divisions and department by:

o creating and maintaining budgeting/forecasting models

o anticipating requirements, trends and variances

o developing action plans

o establishing financial objectives

o measuring and analyzing results and initiating corrective actions

o minimizing the impact of variances

o preparing and updating rolling forecasts

?? Year/month end close responsibilities including preparation and tracking of accruals; analysis of actual results versus budget (sales, gross margin, expenses, etc.) and highlighting of reasons for variances to management

?? Drive reporting processes with preparation of monthly and quarterly company financial reporting packages including P&Ls, Divisional Analysis and Balance Sheet

?? Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, gross margin, expenses and capital expenditures. Provide variance analysis vs Budget and Forecast.

?? Maintain financial performance by developing operating and financial metrics and driving financial accountability throughout all department and divisions. provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes

?? Implement monthly Financial dashboard Reports to be distributed to Senior Management

?? Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI in marketing ecommerce programs, wholesale pricing, new store rollouts as well as new projects.

?? Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives or any ad–hoc project

?? Support Senior Management Team and Departments heads with in–depth analysis.

?? Prepare presentations to Board of Directors and Senior Management Team

?? The position will work closely with every member of the Finance team and will have a Financial Analyst as a direct report

Required Education and Experience

?? Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA preferred

?? 5+ years' experience as Financial Control, Financial Planning and Analysis with 1–2 years Management experience.

?? Strong leadership skills required. Experience in multi–unit wholesale/retail concepts preferred

?? Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills. Business Intelligence/Objects and Lawson M3 skills desirable.

?? Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized.

?? Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills

?? Ability to think creatively, highly driven and self–motivated

?? Demonstrated ability to roll–up sleeves and work with team members in a hands–on management capacity.

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