Robert Half International Area Finance Director in La Mirada, California


Robert Half Finance and Accounting has a client who is looking for Director of Finance. Candidate who has 7+ years of financial reporting, strong GAAP, manage a team of 5+ employees and great tenure. * Drive Business Results * Drive profitable growth by reviewing, providing guidance and approving all local customer contracts and incentive agreements * Identify opportunities for margin improvement and cost containment and drive accountability for execution * Lead continuous improvement and challenge the status qvo to drive results * Partner with VP Sales/VP Merchandising on Area marketing initiatives and Sales promotions to provide guidance on qualifications and ROI * Understand critical levers to ensure the annual operating plans are met through review of daily and weekly results dashboards, analyze data, provide insightful explanations of variances / trends, and coordinate action plans * Partner with Credit organization to support Sales growth while minimizing risk and managing working capital * Oversight of inventory adjustments, including damage, spoilage, and shrink * Planning Forecasting * Own and coordinate with functional leaders the annual planning and monthly forecast for the Area * Keep Area leaders abreast of risks and opportunities by ensuring planning and forecasting is accurate and on-time


Financial Reporting, Management Reporting, Revenue Reporting, Sales Analysis Reporting, Union Reports, Inventory Planning Reporting, Accounting Policy, Financial Analysis, Business Analysis

  • Education/Training: Bachelor?s Degree required. BS in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance preferred.
  • Related Experience/Requirements: Must possess minimum of seven years accounting and/or financial analysis experience. Prior experience supervising a large accounting staff (5-10 member teams) required. Industry experience is preferred. Ideal candidate has experience that includes collaboration in a functional matrixed environment and virtual leadership across multiple sites. Day or overnight travel may be required to participate in trainings, meetings, or other company events.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Deep knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and SOx. Broad skill set in financial analysis and financial modeling required. Proficient in Microsoft Excel. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact at all levels in the organization. Strong written and oral communication skills required.

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Salary: $140,000.00 to $150,000.00 per year

Location: La Mirada, CA

Date Posted: December 12, 2018

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 00750-0010768111

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance