CFO / Finance Director – Consumer Goods

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Job Status: Closed
Job Title: CFO / Finance Director – Consumer Goods
Location: new jersey
Salary Range (USD): 180,000


Job Description

Title: Finance Director Reporting to: CEO Direct Reports: Finance & Sales teams Industry: Premium Consumer Goods Status: CLOSED ID: 167 Location: New Jersey Compensation: $180k – $200k

Our Client

Our client is an very established retail company ($200Mio in sales) of premium goods selling online, via mail order and through a network of fully owned store across the US.


The Chief Financial Officer will be in charge of the company’s financial, accounting and help with the sales strategy.

Ideal Profile

The ideal profile is a financial professional with previous experience in Consumer Goods on the operator/retailer side and the Brand side. We need someone with a strong accounting background and preferably a CPA. This experienced CFO needs to have experience with broad multi-company finance oversight ($100m to$ 500m annual portfolio) including diverse commercial, online sales in domestic and international territories.


    • Play a leading role in the development of the company strategy and setting the key performance indicators for the business. Lead business and scenario planning activity
    • Providing sound and robust commercial support to the CEO, leadership team members, medium and short-term business goals
    • Forecast and plan financial targets for each of the business units
    • Own business performance evaluation and management
    • Set finance control framework (policies and standards), delegated authority limits and ensure robust control environment within Division
    • Take ownership of legal entity oversight and manage all finance related statutory obligations of legal entities in the Division
    • Manage external tax, employment and trademark attorney’s to ensure that their support of the business is aligned with the company goals
    • Ensure appropriate reporting mechanisms are in place to satisfy corporate and operational needs


    • Minimum of eight years experience in Accounting, three years as CFO, with BA degree in Accounting, ideally possesses MBA
    • Prior experience supervising accounting & administrative staff preparing financial reports for consolidation monthly and annual statements
    • International accounting background beneficial. CPA preferred
    • Entrepreneurial. Track record in driving business strategies to commercial success, with at least 8 years’ experience in a financial / commercial role, preferably gained in a senior Finance position in significant business
    • Upbeat, driven and inspirational leader and strong coach with own and other teams
    • Able to continuously apply their skills in challenging colleagues and business partners from within and outside the function and/or organization
    • Leadership qualities with a focus on delivering through people and outstanding good communication capabilities are critical
    • Strong analytical skills, organization, compliance and goal oriented
    • Must be willing to travel to retail operations
    • Appreciated previous titles: Controller, Regional Controller, Director of Finance, VP of Finance, CFO, Chief Financial Officer, Finance Manager


    • Annual base $180k – $200k
    • Plus bonus
    • Full benefits package

How To Apply