September 21, 2016

Chief Financial Officer

Expanding consumer products business. - Darien, CT

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Job Description

_VISION: _Center stage role in an expanding consumer products business; profitable; averaging 7-8% annual growth through a combination of ecommerce, retail and wholesale growth. Must be hands-on, advisory and a key resource across the business. Report to CEO level and lead a small team.

_OPPORTUNITY_: Company is poised for growth but needs to fortify infrastructure with stronger financial systems, controls, and KPIs. Center stage role. Role is 10-20% strategic; 10-20% project directed (e.g. process improvements, new technology, retail expansion); 5-10% treasury; 30-40% core accounting, financial reporting, metrics 15-20% leadership and governance over non-financial areas (e.g. IT, warehousing, retail). Challenge is to build a stronger financial infrastructure to support expansion and support leadership with accurate metrics and financial information.

Business has multiple profit centers and a lot of upside potential. Seek value-adding contributor with a hands-on, can-do, and collaborative approach who can positively influence staff to executive team.

_REQUIREMENTS_: CPA or MBA sought; must be currently a VP Finance or CFO in a consumer product setting with retail operations to qualify (ideally in the $20-50M range). Must have strong business acumen and interest in retail and wholesale operations. No relocation offered.

_REWARD_: $170,000 to $210,000 DOE plus bonus, profit sharing, and excellent benefits.