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Director of Finance - Manufacturing - Richmond,VA - $120k in Richmond, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

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Job Description

Vaco Financial is assisting one of our privately held clients in Richmond, VA with its search for a Director of Finance. This is a newly created position that will report to the President, manage a small accounting/finance team, and work closely with other department heads across the company.

The company is a reputable manufacturer that has been in business for 25+ years and is continuing to grow.

Core responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership and coordination in the administrative, business planning, accounting, and budgeting efforts of the company.
  • Prepares and/or directs preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial forecasts, annual budgets, and internal management reports.
  • Participates in management meetings focused on long and short term business strategy
  • Manages the monthly close and financial reporting processes
  • Prepares updated company budgets, forecasts, and proforma cash projections.
  • Leads development of gross margin tracking and monitoring processes to drive bottom line profitability improvements.
  • Identifies business risks and develops controls/procedures to mitigate them.
  • Drive cash flow performance by monitoring inventory, accounts receivable, accounts payable and capital expenditures and working with personnel in other departments to employ best practices to reduce working capital and utilize fixed assets to the fullest
  • Oversees banking, audit and import/duty third party relationships.
Preferred qualifications:
  • Bachelors in Accounting, Finance or related field, CPA preferred
  • 8+ years of accounting, financial reporting and financial analysis experience
  • Strong technical accounting, cash management and budgeting skills
  • Proven management experience and ability to lead/develop a team
  • Experience working with ERP General Ledger systems
  • Manufacturing or B2B industry experience preferred
Our client offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401k, and paid time off.

Please email your resume in MS Word to cvanschaften at for review and consideration.