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Finance Manager

Company: a.k.a. Brands
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

We are a lean, nimble, and highly adaptive team that works seamlessly and transparently with our Brands in order for them to take the spotlight. We focus our efforts and talents to drive best practices, capture new opportunities, and accelerate performance across our portfolio of brands. Joining the a.k.a. Brands team means rolling up your sleeves, digging into challenges, creating and implementing new strategies, and not being limited to the confines of a job title or job description. We all play on the same team and value the insights and contributions that every member of our team makes daily.Working directly for our VP of FP&A, our Finance Manager is responsible for maintaining operating and financial models and leading the organization in its financial planning process for their responsible area. The Finance Manager will have the opportunity to identify opportunities for process improvement and generate simple creative solutions that will assist the brand in its growth. The role requires strategic and critical thinking, data analysis, and an ability to work in a fast paced high-growth environment. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to collaborate across a diverse range of stakeholders with high visibility.*Incumbent may live in SF or LAJob Responsibilities Include: Partner with critical functions, including the executive suite to set the company strategy and drive financial and operational success.Maintain operating and financial models (build new ones as needed) and lead the financial planning process for responsible area. Oversee the development of the budget, forecast, and supporting analysis for an a.k.a. brand.Monitor daily/weekly/monthly financial performance by measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; communicate risks and opportunities; minimizing the impact of variances.Influence and align with cross-functional teams to drive the strategic business objectives with short-term and long-term financial planning. Play an integral role in the Company's financial planning process, including the annual and multi-year financial planning cycles. Continuously refine and upgrade financial infrastructure in order to best reflect the business, improve decision-making, and help the company transition to a mature enterprise.Assist in any ad-hoc analyses and deep dives into novel issues to improve the collective understanding of risks and opportunities related to the business. Education & Experience Requirements: 3-5+ years of strategic finance and corporate finance experience at a high-growth startup or well-established company; Merchandise Finance experience a plus.Proven ability to identify problems and opportunities and generate creative approaches to solve them.Solid understanding of enterprise-level financial systems and processes; experience in NetSuite and/or Planful a plus. BA/BS degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Math, Statistics, or related field; MBA a plus.Knowledge & Skill Requirements:Advanced Excel / financial modeling skills. Intermediate Microsoft Office skills. Strong Powerpoint slide building skills that transmit messages with clarity to department and brand leadersAbility to handle complexity but strive for simplicity.Entrepreneurial flexibility and comfortable working in a fast paced, cross functional team environment setting. Partnering skills with various stakeholders in developing, communicating, and achievement of financial and operating plan/targets.Previous commerce experience is highly desirable.#LI-DNIBenefits of Working at a.k.a. Brands:Working with a best-in-class company, requires a best-in-class benefits and compensation offering. When taking on a role at a.k.a. Brands you will receive:> Competitive market-based compensation and financial incentives.> A full range of company-sponsored health and welfare benefits > A sector leading 401(k) retirement program that matches 100% of your contributions up 5% of your pay> Company Employee Stock Purchase Plan with a 15% discount> Generous discounts across our direct-to-consumer brands.> A time-off package that includes 35-days off per year> Learning, development, and stretch opportunities to help grow your career.Equal Employment Opportunity Statementa.k.a. Brands is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace. To facilitate this, we actively promote a culture of inclusivity internally and encourage both those with non-traditional backgrounds and candidates that identity as part of a traditionally marginalized community to apply for opportunities with us and our portfolio of brands. Additionally, we routinely review our hiring practices and recruiting sources to eliminate both potential and actual bias in the hiring process. If you need assistance or accommodation during the hiring process due to a disability, please contact us at HR@aka-brands.com. Please note that we do not respond to application inquiries or resume submissions via this email address.CCPA Notice at Collection for California Employees and Applicants click here. #akaBrands #akaBrandsCareers #akaYourCareer Principals Only. No Agencies Please.PI182379551

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