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VP of Finance

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Our client, a stable, fast growing importer of both branded and private label clothing located on Chabanel, is looking to add an experienced and qualified VP of Finance to their team. This is a new position, created solely based on the rapid growth of the company. 

Job Description:

  • Responsible for monitoring the daily operations of both the finance and accounting departments.
  • Maintain monthly cash flow
  • Responsible for 7 direct reports, the candidate will be reporting directly to the president of the company
  • Management and development of the finance team
  • Analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports and projections, assess risks and offer ideas to minimize them
  • Review monthly closings, cost accounting tasks, banking and inventory control
  • Maintain credit and commercial insurance
  • Prepare all executive reports, follow accounting standards and regulations
  • Implement and support software
  • Analyze monthly operating results against budget, prepare year end statements
  • Support and manage various financial initiatives and responsibilities of the company
  • Ensure compliance with the law and company’s policies

Job Requirements

  • 7-10 years of experience working as a VP of Finance (preferably within the fashion industry)
  • CPA and/or CMA designation, BA in finance and / or accounting
  • Strong negotiation, conflict and resolution skills, experience in managing goods return
  • Must have an entrepreneurial mindset and be goal oriented
  • Knowledge and experience with import & manufacturing, strong computer skills
  • French and English spoken and written