Finance & Strategy Analyst - DTC Jewelry company
We’re searching for a key position in our ecom startup. VC backed, we have been growing exponentially online and we are now looking for somebody to manage our Finances (like a mini CFO), help guide the strategy, and support VC presentations and meetings. In short, you’ll crunch the numbers, work with everybody in the team, and propose ideas that can get us to the next level.
You’ll report directly to the founders and be responsible for setting up and maintaining all financial statements (cashflow, P&L, balance sheet) as well as for maintaining the overall strategic calendar.
The ideal candidate has a financial background, is strong with numbers but also is business savvy, has a passion for direct-to-consumer business concepts and is ready for their next challenge.
What you’ll be doingManage full financials of the brand: Build and maintain Balance Sheet, Income Statement, CF statement, store P&L (detailed monthly report) with accompanying recommendations – both actual as well as projected Prepare bi-weekly financial reports: Based on the financial statements you built, you’ll send out bi-weekly and monthly performance reports with variance analysis, and recommendations Build Investor relations presentations: Help build detailed presentations for investor relations in Powerpoint and Excel (every 3-6 months) with key information for VCs about track-record and projected performance Maintain the strategic calendar: You’ll be responsible for setting up our monthly strategic meetings, and making sure all actions get implemented as well as for suggesting ideas. You’ll interact with all business groups in the process.
Your qualificationsBachelor’s Degree in a Financial discipline with strong accounting capabilities 2+ years of experience of creating financial statements – you need to know how to build these from the ground up Strong data visualization skills, including PowerPoint
Who you are & what you’ve doneGOOD WITH NUMBERS You’re a rockstar in Excel and other relevant tools FINANCE-SAVVY You’ve worked in Finance before and know how to make all financial statements and projections STRATEGIC We need somebody who can not only analyze numbers, but also understands the strategic implication behind them (the ‘so-what’) and provide recommendations accordingly ORGANIZED You are extremely detailed oriented and are able to put it in practice in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. GO GETTER We’re looking for somebody who is proactive and thinks about what is needed in advance; another entrepreneur so to speak. BACKGROUND You’ve worked in consulting, investment banking or FP&A