CFO Position  NYC Metro   Consumer Goods   Food (Public Co)

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Tue, Jul 28, 2020


CFO Position  NYC Metro   Consumer Goods   Food (Public Co)


My client is looking to hire a CFO

Fast growing specialty food distributor with a unique distribution and marketing platform including a  fast growing e-commerce business,  is looking for a CFO. The CFO will serve as a critical member of the small management team in a growing, entrepreneurial organization and will report to and work closely with the CEO. For confidential inquiries call David Sporn (212) 344-5050


Given our lean and fast paced  environment , this person must be highly flexible, adaptable, and nimble when it comes to making executive decisions quickly. This person needs to bring a roll up your sleeves attitude  as the company expands their resources and personnel.


Responsibilities include:


·       All aspects of financial reporting and analysis, and working hand in hand with operations in providing real time KPI's.

·       Work closely with the operating business leaders to assist in general financial oversight and planning.

·       Implementing and maintaining costing system to analyze margins by criteria such as  customer, product, shipping method, packaging, quantities, pricing and other key operationally related financial metrics 

·       Providing daily/weekly KPI's , cost analysis, and product line segment profitability to support digital data based transformation

·       Driving the "bottoms-up" monthly, quarterly, annually, and long-term financial forecasts, budgets and metrics

·       Create and own the budget including expertise and experience with zero based budgeting

·       Providing ongoing analysis of financial results as well as driving the development of robust monthly, quarterly, and annual financial packages

·       Identify operational issues manifesting themselves in the financial results and participate with management in the development of operational strategies to mitigate the issues identified

·       Special projects and duties as assigned by the CEO




·       A successful candidate must have prior stand-alone senior financial or CFO experience

·       A successful candidate will have significant experience in all aspects of financial reporting, KPI implementation and cost accounting

·       A successful candidate will have experience with implementing and working with an ERP platform in a distributor/warehouse  environment.

·       Ideal candidate will have e-commerce experience and CPG/Food distribution experience .

·       Ideal candidate must have strong management skills, including spearheading process and systems improvement projects with a proven track record.

·       Experience working with a private equity backed company is a strong plus

·       Operationally oriented, with the ability to appreciate and identify with operating executives and the issues and opportunities of the business

·       Must be capable of working in a small company environment with limited staff-  with a hands-on approach to accomplish goals and objectives

·       MS Dynamics experience is a plus

·       Articulate and effective communicator with the ability to influence others through the employment of sound judgment and good sense rather than the use of authority

·       Highest standards of integrity, loyalty, honesty, moral and ethical values


-Competitive compensation




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212 344 5050

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