07 October 2021
Associate Director Finance

Associate Director Finance - Broward County FL
Position Summary: The role will partner with the General Manager of a business team and other commercial business leaders to provide all business performance reporting while driving business results. The role is required to lead and partake in the budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes, including explanation of variances to the corporate forecast. The Associate Director of Finance will lead a small but growing team of analysts and also work with the VP of Corporate Finance in driving continuous improvements to the company’s forecasting methodology and metrics analysis.
  • Lead financial planning, reporting, budgeting and forecasting for a strategic business within a business vertical
  • Partner with cross functional leaders across the entire company to define KPIs, build forecasts and budgets, and track performance while explaining variances to plan.
  • Identify risks and opportunities, and drive strategic business initiatives to deliver profitability and working capital targets
  • Work closely with commercial business leads to analyze investment opportunities, provide strategic guidance on business growth opportunities and prioritize resources
  • Lead and continue to grow team of analysts and managers responsible for developing financial models and reporting tools for the growing business needs
  • Drive continuous improvement to financial processes and workflows
  • Partner with other Finance team members in monthly forecast cycles, working with functional leaders to identify planning assumptions for key business drivers
  • Collaborate with various teams (e.g. Supply Chain, Business Analytics, Merchandising, and Accounting) to improve data quality and speed of reporting
  • Ensure performance is accurately reported
  • Create ad-hoc materials for C-suite and Board of Director use
  • Deep understanding of retail (e-commerce and/or revenue management are a plus)
  • Experience within a "best practices" Finance organization where Finance is viewed as a business partner
  • Strong analytical, business acumen and technical skills
  • Expert at PowerPoint and Excel with experience with planning tools
  • Strong understanding of GAAP, financial statements and financial modeling
  • Excellent organization, presentation and writing skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with associates at all levels, board members and key external partners. Strong verbal and written presentation skills including the ability to communicate complex financial concepts in a simple way and to tailor key messages and presentation style to multiple audiences
  • Ability to manage and deliver on competing projects and requests from all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated success in the leadership of multiple projects that have driven enhanced value via identification of growth initiatives and cost efficiencies
  • Ability to think globally, strategically, and objectively. Able to effectively translate data into actionable insights, strategies and financial plans. Able to work under pressure and to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Proven record in attracting, developing and motivating the talent needed for current and future business requirements.
  • Able to establish high performance expectations by aligning individual goals with overall business objectives.
  • Experience in coaching team members to success and holding individuals accountable for achieving results
  • Ability to build collaborative and mutually beneficial relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Able to work through complex disagreements and conflict to achieve resolution.
  • Experience building trust by including others and by keeping the cross-functional teams focused on the success of the entire company
  • Position may require travel 
Education / Experience:
  • MBA (preferably in Finance) or BS in Finance, Engineering, or Business and excellent track record in global organization(s)
  • Minimum 7 years in commercial/merchandising finance roles focused on increasing sales and margin, leading staff, P&L financial responsibility, and development of Strategies and Budgets
  • Proficiency with Hyperion and SQL, a plus
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