CFO / VP of Finance

D1 Brands is one of the fastest-growing eCommerce companies in all of North America.

We buy and build high-quality brands on Amazon. This is a new, massive market opportunity that is there for the taking. We want to share this experience with those who want to work hard and play a pivotal role in rapidly scaling a business.

 

We’re looking for a motivated finance professional that is excited about building and leading a diverse team of finance professionals. We are a scrappy startup, so there is limited process in place, and the scope of this role will be large. Unlike more mature businesses, you’ll have the opportunity to be intimately involved in the details while making high-impact strategic decisions, building a team, and designing cross functional processes from scratch.

 

The ideal candidate is capable of rolling up his or her sleeves and operating in a fast paced growth company. This role will have the opportunity to not only influence the forward-looking vision of the business, but also help grow the business through advanced financial modeling and development of business cases for strategic growth opportunities. The ideal candidate is a strong leader with experience building and growing teams. Pre-IPO and public company experience is a plus.

 

This role is currently remote but will require to be in the New York City Area.

Responsibilities

  • Lead, build and manage the finance function including all finance and accounting operations - role will be both tactical and strategic.

  • Build and manage our consolidated strategic and financial planning processes, the annual operating plan, rolling financial forecasts, and the underlying financial planning models.

  • Conduct financial analyses and provide strategic recommendations on operational and financial initiatives.

  • Develop advanced modeling and analysis to highlight business trends and understand variance drivers.

  • Be comfortable working with large amounts of data from various sources under multiple scenarios in a fast-paced environment.

  • Identify opportunities to improve process, financial and operational controls, and information systems in support of routine analysis and proper recordation/accumulation of financial reporting.

  • Respond to information requests with thorough, organized and fact-based work product supporting key observations, assumptions and conclusions.

  • Assist with investor relations, including crafting board communications and fundraising materials as well as independently interacting with current and prospective investors as needed.

  • Drive alignment on KPIs to measure business results and evaluate the health of the business.

  • Monitor and maintain compliance with dozens of deferred seller liabilities such as earn outs and seller notes.

  • Collaborate with leadership across the company to provide analytical rigor and evaluate strategic initiatives and key decision processes.

  • Report directly to CEO and be a thought-partner on key decisions 

Preferred Qualities/Skills

  • 10+ years of experience, including time leading a finance function.

  • 6+ years of experience in a leadership role managing teams with track record of demonstrable success at a VC backed company.

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting.

  • Strong leadership skills and proven ability to build high performance teams that can operate in a high growth environment.

  • Have proven ability to think strategically and plan effectively; be detailed, results oriented, while managing multiple tasks against deadlines.

  • Strong data architecture and systems skills, as well as deep experience with planning systems/tools.

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