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Vice President of Finance
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Vice President of Finance

Vice President of Finance


Reporting to and partnering with the CEO , executive leadership team, and private equity partners, the Vice President of Finance will play a critical role in developing and implementing a national strategy for this manufacturing company. As a key member of the senior leadership team, the Vice President of Finance will be a key adviser, evaluating and assisting with financial plans and economic modeling. S/he will be responsible for overseeing all FP&A and KPI responsibilities for the organization, working in conjunction with the board of directors and the finance, accounting, audit, and investment committees of the board.

Specific responsibilities include:


  • As a true business partner to the President and CEO, assess organizational performance against both the annual budget and long-term strategy. Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information and make actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations.
  • Engage leadership about KPI's around issues, trends, and changes in the operating model(s) and operational delivery.
  • Assist in understanding detailed standard costs, variance analysis, gross margins, inventory testing and review, sales trends by customers and market segments, manufacturing and labor efficiencies, pricing analysis, factory accounting functions and all other manufacturing and company key performance indicators.
  • Oversee long-term budgetary planning and costs management in alignment with strategic plan.

Financial and Operational Management

  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, regulatory requirements, and audit requirements. Maintain internal control safeguards and coordinate all audit activities.
  • Partner with information technology (IT) to procure specialized finance IT systems that meet the needs of the organization.
  • Manage cash flow and forecasting. Develop a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism that includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs. Optimize the handling of banking relationships and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance cash positions.
  • Preparation, review and presentation of monthly and annual financial statements
  • Manage staff and transactional accounting in AP, AR and JE's.

Team Management

  • Mentor and develop a small team, managing work allocation, training, problem resolution, and performance evaluations.

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Job Requirements

The Vice President of Finance​ will be a seasoned and mature leader with 10- 15 years of broad finance experience, ideally beginning in accounting, followed by experience gathering and evaluating financial information and making actionable recommendations to senior leadership. S/he will have experience managing the finance function (budgeting, forecasting, and financial and operational) within a diverse entity.

MUST have expert cost analysis background and be comfortable with MRP systems to improve efficiencies. LEAN manufacturing experience a plus. MUST BE WILLING TO BE HANDS ON AND WILLING TO BE INTRICATELY INVOLVED IN THE DETAILS.

The Vice President of Finance​ will have the following experience and attributes:

  • A minimum of a BS; MBA and/or CPA preferred.
  • Manufacturing and cost analysis expertise
  • Integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic environment.
  • Excellent MRP skills as well as advanced Excel - pivot tables, lookups, graphing, and heavy overall data analysis
  • Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model.
  • Deep understanding of and experience evaluating KPI's
  • An effective communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills and a willingness to share information.
  • A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality.
  • Creativity, with experience funding activities in ways that both cover costs and generate operating margins.

Compensation listed does not show potential for annual bonuses as well as other bonuses.

Leading national company expanding rapidly and based in Orange County, CA. 

The Company offers additional opportunities for advancement and is looking for a long term person with potential to grow with the them. The company rewards their employees with plenty of opportunities to increase their skill set and marketability as an accounting professional. They care about their people and go out of their way to show the employees are respected and appreciated.

***Please apply with a WORD or .PDF VERSION of your resume. Resume submissions through LinkedIn cannot be read and therefore cannot be considered***

***Local candidates will be given priority and first consideration. No relocation assistance available***

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $150,000.00 - $175,000.00 /Year
Other Pay Comprehensive benefits and bonus
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Finance, Strategy - Planning
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 10 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Relocation No
Industry Manufacturing
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID VPFinance-5688Bre
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Vice President of Finance

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