VP of Finance & Accounting

Carl Buddig & Company
Flossmoor, Illinois
May 26, 2024
May 29, 2024
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VP of Finance & Accounting

Job Category: Administrative
Requisition Number: VPOFF001237

Homewood, IL 60430, USA

About Us:

Carl Buddig and Company, is a prominent name in the food consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, is known for its commitment to excellence and innovation. We are currently seeking a seasoned Vice President of Finance & Accounting to join our executive team and lead our finance and accounting departments.

Job Summary:

As the Vice President of Finance & Accounting, you will be a key member of our senior leadership team, playing a crucial role in shaping the financial strategy of our company. Your expertise will be pivotal in driving financial performance, enhancing profitability, ensuring financial compliance, and leading strategic financial initiatives. Your role will be integral in steering the company towards achieving its long-term financial goals.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership and strategic direction to the finance and accounting departments.
  • Develop and implement financial policies and strategies that align with the company's overall vision and objectives.
  • Oversee all aspects of financial planning, including budgeting, forecasting, and long-term financial modeling.
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the company's financial reporting.
  • Lead the preparation of financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
  • Manage cash flow and working capital, and develop strategies to optimize financial resources.
  • Coordinate with external auditors, ensuring compliance with GAAP and regulatory requirements.
  • Partner with other executive leaders to identify and drive growth opportunities, cost efficiencies, and profitability improvements.
  • Mentor and develop the finance and accounting team, fostering a culture of high performance and continuous improvement.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting. Master's degree or CPA strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in finance and accounting within the food CPG industry, with at least 5 years in a senior management role.
  • Strong understanding of financial management and cost accounting principles, including GAAP.
  • Proven track record in financial planning and analysis, strategic planning, and financial reporting, data analytics.
  • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to motivate and lead, coach and mentor teams effectively.
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization and with external stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in financial software and advanced Excel, Microsoft D365, Microsoft BI and other financial modeling tools. Drive technology focused initiatives.

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