Vice President (VP) of Finance

Woburn, MA

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Posted April 28, 2022
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About the Job

Job Summary:

The Vice President (VP) of Finance, North America, will be a strategic individual experienced in managerial accounting and financial management for a rapidly growing organization. You will be responsible for scaling processes, managing a team, budgeting, forecasting, analysis, and facilitating decision making to support the Company’s initiatives. Reporting into the Senior Vice President of Finance, you will serve as a financial advisor to the executive team and will contribute to the optimization of the North American operations.

 

 

Essential Duties & Requirements:

IPO readiness:

  • Lead the US IPO readiness workstream along with KPMG as our advisory partner (Detailed project plan is being built)

 

General Accounting

  • Timely, accurate accounting operations across Gradiant Corporation and North American subsidiaries
  • Develop and implement standardized policies & procedures
  • Direct all aspects of accounting operations, overseeing all transactions related to general ledger, receivables and payables, and payroll
  • Ensures that records are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Recommends and implements process improvements on an ongoing basis
  • Work to identify any emerging accounting issues that will impact the organization in the US and beyond
  • Lead efforts to implement any new technical accounting pronouncements within the organization

 

Management Reporting and Analysis

  • Design and drive the long term, annual, and short-term financial and operating plans to drive sales growth, gross margin, EBITDA improvements and cashflow management
  • Oversee profitability performance of the business and capital investments
  • Provide analysis and improvement programs for working capital utilization of the Division including DSO and finished goods/equipment inventory DOH.
  • Reporting, analyzing, and summarizing financial and operational performance results including variance and trend analysis, risks and opportunity assessment, identification, and follow-up of corrective actions, and driving fact-based business decision-making.
  • Evaluate corporate capitalization options – debt vs. equity, private vs. public markets etc.
  • Uplift and refine financials in a way that provides value to internal stakeholders but also allows a clear and concise understanding of operations for external reporting requirements
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate appropriate corporate KPIs

 

Risk and Compliance

  • Develop foundations for a strong internal control function with public company status in horizon
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
  • Holds primary responsibility for working with the Company’s outside accountants to coordinate annual audit process as well as any internal reviews
  • Coordinates and/or prepares tax schedules, returns and information
  • Supports international financial and tax strategies (including transfer pricing)

 

Talent

  • Build finance and accounting organizational structure and develop NA teams
  • Help develop the US finance organization into a business partner for commercial and sales departments providing insight to decision making processes as well as capital allocation

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis in finance/accounting; 7-10 years hands on experience providing finance support; MBA or CPA preferred
  • Ability to drive initiatives in a cross functional environment
  • General knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment: comfortable balancing between strategy and tactics
  • Bonus points if you have IPO experience

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