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VP Finance


This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted January 10, 2022.


The VP of Finance will be a key financial partner for the management team. This new role will be working with the CFO to help build and transform the finance function, with ownership of the FP&A, Treasury, and Finance System functions. This role will also be a key strategic partner with the Executive team of the privately-held company to scale growth and execute strategic initiatives. The VP of Finance will be responsible for executing the FP&A and Treasury functions, as well as overseeing finance technology strategy and the effective use of systems. Key responsibilities will include leading the company’s financial planning, forecasting and analysis processes, leading the company’s long-range planning and budgeting cycle, cash flow forecasting, performing business intelligence and preparing management reporting, managing the effective use of finance systems and data management, delivering value-added business analyses, as well as, defining and reporting meaningful financial and operational metrics that lead to insightful, accurate business decision-making.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Lead, review, and manage the annual budgeting and forecasting cycle, long-range strategic plan, provide periodic business analysis and provide financial support for strategic initiatives 
  • Review, guide, manage and approve forecasts, monthly performance reviews, periodic business reviews, annual budgets 
  • Design and implement financial planning systems, modeling scenarios, variances and dashboards
  • Monitor the profitability of product lines and assist in determining the appropriate allocation of resources to growth initiatives. 
  • Manage capital planning process and reporting of capital metrics
  • Create effective performance metrics to drive accountability and ownership within the organization


  • Responsible for cash flow forecasting and management
  • Manage liquidity and working capital
  • Manage banking relationships and intercompany wire transfers

Finance Systems

  • Oversee finance technology strategy and effective use of systems
  • Guidance on effective use and development of internally developed financial analysis and strategic decision-making systems
  • Master data management
  • Leverage finance systems to drive automation of finance processes and reporting

Financial analyses and Management Reporting

  • Lead the preparation of financial analysis, commentary and presentation materials for executives, board meetings, and other third parties
  • Provide support to the senior management team with respect to strategic / financial decisions through timely and accurate analyses, including sales and margin performance
  • Advise and set financial targets to divisional operation management
  • Challenge divisions on setting / achieving the financial targets
  • Assist divisional finance personnel in adopting best practices 
  • Ensure consistent assumptions, business metrics and KPI’s leveraged across all business units
  • Structure, manage and coordinate complex cross-company projects with key stakeholders

Qualifications & Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience within Financial Services, Wealth Management, Manufacturing or relevant experience in strategy/management consulting
  • 10+ years of progressive/transformative financial planning and analysis and related corporate finance planning management
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. MBA preferred.
  • Expert financial modeling skills, including developing financial planning and reporting at corporate and business unit level, financial operations and analysis, and capital budgeting
  • Exceptional analytical and financial analysis skills.  Superior analytical and problem- solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor as well as experience resolving complex problems with well-structured analysis
  • Proficiency with Enterprise Performance Management Systems (i.e. Anaplan, Adaptive, OneStream, Oracle).  Implementation experience preferred. 
  • Experience with business analytics software (i.e. Tableau, Power BI, SQL) preferred
  • Experience with performance management dashboards and development of KPIs 
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with key focus and attention to detail 
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic, rapidly changing business environment
  • Exceptional communication skills with ability to present analysis and findings in both verbal and written formats 
  • Proven record of effectively leading teams
  • Understanding of payments/banking and financing a plus