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Vice President of Finance

Company: PRTNR Recruiting
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Our client is a forward-thinking logistics company ( 3PL ), and they are now hiring a Vice President of Finance. The Vice President of Finance will be critical in driving the organization's financial strategy, planning, and oversight. This senior leadership position requires a seasoned finance professional with extensive experience in the logistics industry, a strong understanding of financial operations, and the ability to provide strategic guidance to support the company's growth and profitability objectives.

  • Develop and implement financial strategies, policies, and procedures to support the company's strategic objectives and drive sustainable growth.
  • Lead the financial planning and analysis (FP&A) function, including budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis, to provide insights and recommendations to senior management for decision-making.
  • Oversee financial reporting and compliance activities, ensuring timely and accurate preparation of financial statements, regulatory filings, and other financial reports.
  • Manage cash flow, working capital, and liquidity to optimize financial performance and support ongoing business operations.
  • Lead financial modeling and analysis to evaluate investment opportunities, assess risk, and support strategic decision-making related to business expansion, acquisitions, and partnerships.
  • Collaborate with operational teams to develop and implement cost optimization initiatives, process improvements, and efficiency measures to enhance profitability and operational performance.
  • Establish strong relationships with external stakeholders, including financial institutions, investors, auditors, and regulatory agencies.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the finance team, fostering a culture of accountability, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, market dynamics, and regulatory changes impacting the logistics and transportation industry, and advise senior management on potential implications and opportunities.
  • Serve as a strategic partner to the CEO and senior leadership team, providing financial insights and recommendations to drive business growth and success.


    • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or a related field; MBA or advanced degree preferred.
    • CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation preferred.
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience in finance leadership roles within the logistics, transportation, or supply chain industry, with a deep understanding of logistics operations and financial management.
    • Proven strategic financial leadership track record, focusing on driving growth, profitability, and operational efficiency.
    • Strong analytical skills and financial modeling, forecasting, and analysis proficiency.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate complex financial concepts to non-financial stakeholders.
    • Demonstrated leadership ability, with a track record of building and developing high-performing teams.
    • Proficiency in financial management software and systems, including ERP systems, financial reporting tools, and data analytics platforms.


Keywords: PRTNR Recruiting, Los Angeles , Vice President of Finance, Accounting, Auditing , Los Angeles, California

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