Confidential- 2nd generation family business in the Industrial Distribution industry.
The Vice President, Finance will be responsible for and report out on strategic and tactical matters as they relate to GAAP, accounting functions, budget management, cost-benefit analysis, and forecasting. The VP, Finance prepares and/or directs the preparation of reports, which summarize and forecast business activity and the company’s financial position. The successful candidate will have demonstrated success in areas of forecasting, budgeting, financial planning and analysis, income, expenses, earnings and cash flow, and reporting based on past, present, and expected operations. Our client is seeking a solutions-minded, hands-on executive who will roll up their sleeves and manage multiple functions. This role will provide leadership in establishing and improving efficiencies, systems, processes, and procedures within the organization. The Vice President, Finance will instill a sense of empowerment and accountability amongst the team. This is a dynamic opportunity to help shape the future of the company with the autonomy to do it.
This position reports directly to the President with four (4) direct reports.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about the mission at hand and will actively participate both strategically and tactically in the company. The VP, Finance will be positive and forward-thinking, with proven financial/operational leadership experience with broad cross-functional responsibilities for the day-to-day management of the company’s financial operations. This leader must be highly knowledgeable in wholesale, distribution, and/or industrial services. Further, this includes the management of internal and external relationships as necessary to assure compliance with regulatory and company standards. A strong communicator and skilled financial manager, it will be their mission to streamline budgeting and financial reporting processes and work to optimize the use of the company’s ERP system. They will produce thorough financial-status reports for the executive team to help improve operational efficiency and aid in continued departmental optimization. They will partner with executive leadership on due diligence and accurate financial analysis for acquisitional opportunities. As a value-added partner to the internal team, this executive will help elevate the business to the next level with a “want to win” attitude and knows what it takes to get there. Additionally, this role will provide appropriate analysis, insights, and advice to the executive team in a manner that assures good business decisions are made with timely, accurate, and relevant information.
The VP, Finance will be responsible for the day-to-day accounting and financial management of the company. They will partner with the leadership of the company to provide consultative support on planning initiatives through meaningful financial information and analyses. They will be an integral part of the leadership team and will actively participate in the future visioning of the company as it grows both organically and strategically.
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