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Vosges Chocolate

Job Description

Director of Financial Services



This role will lead and oversee the company’s accounting, management reporting, budgeting/forecasting, and financial analysis activities. The position will also liaise with the outside accountants on the annual review and tax activities. A key initiative in the upcoming years will be to upgrade the company’s financial systems, with this position having a leadership role.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Oversee all accounting activities, including general ledger and sub-ledgers. Manage a staff of 2.
  • Provide relevant management reporting to the owners and department managers. Develop relevant KPI’s to assess performance of important business levers and integrate throughout the organization.
  • To identify and evaluate areas to reduce costs as part of the company’s overall cost reduction program.
  • Lead and develop the Company's Business Plan and budgets. Prepare subsequent forecasts as necessary.
  • To identify training needs within the department and make suitable recommendations for action.
  • Lead the IT project to upgrade the financial systems. Be a team member of the company’s overall ERP systems upgrade project.
  • To develop a culture of empowerment throughout the team ensuring that all employees take responsibility for the ongoing success of the Company.
  • To develop a customer focused approach to the internal client base.

Education, Training and Experience:
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance. A CPA or MBA is a plus.
  • 10+ years of broad and successful experience which spans accounting, budgeting, management reporting, financial analysis, and financial systems activities.
  • Knowledgeable of financial software solutions tailored to middle market companies.
  • Familiar with income tax accounting. Some knowledge of the federal income tax code would be beneficial.
  • Supervisory experience of a small staff

Skills:
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment.
  • Ability to conduct analysis and make decisions with less than perfect information.
  • Help promote organizational change to foster the company’s growth.
  • A self-starter, with strong initiative to address needs as they are identified.
  • Team player.
  • Strong leadership to serve as a role model for the broader organization.

  • Learn More:
      Vosges Haut-Chocolat offers a challenging, professional team-work environment within a business casual, manufacturing environment. We offer excellent career growth opportunities, competitive salary package, profit sharing, 401(k), medical and life insurance, as well as paid time-off.

      We are dedicated to hiring candidates who align themselves with our Mission and Vision. Vosges Haut-Chocolat is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

      Please submit resume to: jobs@vosgeschocolate.com