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VP of Finance

Houston, TX 77055

Posted: 05/19/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 22723 Pay Rate: $130,000-$150,000

Job Description

A leading international, franchised food and retail services provider is looking for a VP of Finance to oversee all transactional areas of accounting, financial reporting, financial analysis, treasury, and tax. The ideal candidate is a forward-thinking leader with extensive knowledge of process improvement, budgeting, and cost accounting. Working cross-functionally, the new VP will help meet/exceed the company’s strategic objectives by driving process efficiency & development to ensure continuous improvement, profitability, and long-term success.
                           
Salary + Additional Benefits:
  • $130,000-$150,000
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance

Location: Houston, TX
Type of Position: Direct Hire

Responsibilities:
  • Analyze and continuously improve, processes, and efficiently manage the month-end close process while accurately overseeing monthly financial statements and management financial reports, ensuring accurate reporting to the Group team based in the UK.
  • Manage accounting staff, including accounting and finance functions, with management of cost, general ledger accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory control, and payroll.
  • Develop and distribute financial reports and profitability analysis by division, product line, and franchisee (volume, price, costing, gross margin, etc.).
  • Analyze current costs and look for continuous opportunities to improve processes and margins regarding operations, including procurement and freight cost.
  • Support the development of company and departmental budgets/forecasts, standard costing, and variance analysis as well as review of labor, material, and overhead costs.
  • Support the development of business cases for new products, new customer opportunities, etc.
  • Provide analytical support (metrics) – maintain, analyze, and report data based on business requirements; develop reports and analyze trends, causes, and variances; formulate conclusions and provide summary analysis for management.
  • Maintain/audit information system financial data to ensure quality data behind the reporting and analysis processes and support annual audit.
  • Maintain internal financial controls and financial policies and procedures.
  • Oversee daily cash management.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements as well as providing support on group corporate legal entity re-organizations.
  • Assist with the set-up of new legal entities in Australia and the USA.
  • Help the company to thrive by driving growth and profitability.
  • Effectively participate in strategic discussions and long-term financial planning and analysis.
  • Ensure continuous improvement of EBITDA margin and G&A expenses as a percentage of revenue.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Accounting or Finance, CPA, or CFA preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years accounting and/or finance experience with 3+ in an upper-level position
  • Strong expertise in all areas of process improvement, budgeting, cost accounting
  • A focus on turn around, continuous improvement, and LEAN processes
  • High degree of flexibility to react to an environment of growth and change
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with multiple business functions and roles
  • Experience with an ERP implementation preferred

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within one week of submitting your application.
 

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