VP, Finance, Publishing

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 11606
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: VP, Finance, Publishing
Job Location: Manhattan, NY
Base Compensation: $150,000 — $180,000
Total Compensation: $80,000 — $225,000
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: No
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Finance Treasury Group
Industries: Media

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Our client is a top NY based education publishing company, seeking a VP of finance to direct all financial activities for a high profile business unit. The hired professional will be responsible for reporting on divisional performance, risks, cost cutting opportunities and providing overall financial guidance to corporate management.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position responsibilities: • Define and analyze key areas of the business, including product profitability and student retention • Prepare annual budget, monthly forecasts, and other financial reports as needed • Forecast revenue based on current sales and future estimates • Develop cost reduction and cost management initiatives • Review and report on operational results including driving operational efficiencies • Provide financial advice and guidance to senior corporate management • Develop key performance indicators to optimize operating results • Provide P/L analysis to support a distributed field sales and service organization • Prepare financial presentations for senior management and executives. • Contribute to strategic planning and development as member of management team • Interact with Corporate Accounting team • Oversee divisional financial planning and analysis function

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required;, MBA or Master’s of Finance preferred. CPA a plus. • Strong understanding of GAAP and its application to business issues • 10+ years progressive accounting/finance experience, including strong operating unit experience • Exceptional analytical and financial analysis skills. • Reporting functions will require ability to quickly obtain Oracle General Ledger mastery, as well as proficiency querying a number of Oracle and proprietary databases using SQL, therefore related experience a plus • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with superior attention to detail • Ability to organize and work with large amounts of complex information, managing multiple project priorities
Education: Bachelor's
  
Total Years of Experience: 11-15+
  
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