Director of Finance & Business Analytics

Finance · Full-time · Los Angeles, United States

We are seeking an experienced and analytical Director of Finance & Business Analytics with strong quantitative skills to drive our organization's financial operations and improve financial performance. This exciting role offers an opportunity to leverage your expertise in a high-stakes, high-visibility role that reports directly to the co-founders of ettitude.

About ettitude

ettitude is a direct-to-consumer sustainable comfort brand offering modern bedding, bath and sleepwear products made from the world’s first CleanBamboo™ fabric. On a quest to make the world a more comfortable place, today and in 100 years, our innovative products are silky-soft and better for people and planet.

Founded in Melbourne, ettitude launched its US business in Nov 2017, further accelerating an already rapid growth pattern. We’re proud to be an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing company and the 5th fastest-growing private company in Los Angeles.

We are a diverse team from around the world, all of who share a genuine and authentic connection to the same mission. At ettitude, sustainability is the watchword for everything we do. We don’t just make sustainable products, we also support sustainable relationships, work practices and lifestyles.

ettitude provides equal opportunities without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

We’re excited to expand the team with a Director of Finance & Business Analytics. Come join us!

The Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced and analytical Director of Finance & Business Analytics with strong quantitative skills to drive our organization's financial operations and improve financial performance. This exciting role offers an opportunity to leverage your expertise in a high-stakes, high-visibility role that reports directly to the co-founders of ettitude.

Our Director of Finance & Business Analytics will own long-term strategy, planning, sales forecasting, working with co-founders in setting financial targets, supervising accounting (external), overseeing internal controls, monitoring expenditures and cash flow, and managing tax compliance (external). Additionally, the role will guide and oversee all ongoing and ad hoc analyses throughout the organization in support of marketing, operations and new product launches. Your skills in sound financial planning coupled with your ability to manage financial assets efficiently will assist our organization in implementing effective financial strategies, managing debt, lifting top-line, maintaining a healthy financial position, and enhancing investor confidence.

The ideal candidate should possess strong analytical skills, good strategic thinking, excellent communication skills, exceptional numerical proficiency, and strong leadership skills. The Finance Director should harmonize financial operations, derive insights from data to help inform strategies for marketing and operations, develop effective financial strategies, guide efforts towards financial stability, monitor all financial activities, promote revenue growth, ensure compliance with accounting regulations, and maintain good relationships with investors.

Location: Los Angeles, CA

What You’ll Do

  • Develop and execute our financial strategy, planning and analysis in collaboration with the co-founders
  • Lead, prepare and coordinate the annual and quarterly budgets, forecasts, and long-range strategic planning processes partnering with all functional areas across the business to ensure alignment of business and financial goals
  • Enhance our sales forecasting capabilities by continually increasing our accuracy, granularity and agility
  • Work cross-functionally to provide quantitative-based insights and recommendations that support revenue growth targets and improve profitability, operating efficiency, and effectiveness across the organization
  • Deliver monthly analysis and reporting of financial results—including variances to business' plan—to ensure key issues, risks, business growth drivers, and opportunities are clearly understood and highlighted and to track overall financial health
  • Implement and oversee systems, processes, policies and controls to ensure scalable and secure financial operations
  • Develop and lead our finance and analytics team
  • Manage our external accounting, audit and tax functions as well as internal controls
  • Provide the management team with support for board presentations, business development and fundraising opportunities.

What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in accounting, finance, economics or related field
  • 5+ years experience of financial planning & analysis, strategic planning, accounting and/or audit experience, ideally working at a startup or a product-based e-commerce business
  • Experience in a data-driven management consulting, investment banking, or business analytics role is a plus
  • Proven ability managing and coach small teams tasked with a broad scope of work
  • Proficiency in database and accounting software, ERP (Netsuite) experience is a big plus.
  • Strong aptitude for math and excellent financial modeling, quantitative and data analysis skills
  • Exceptional communicator with ability to present concepts, recommendations and analyses to senior management in a clear, concise and actionable manner
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work cross-functionally and establish strong relationships
  • Comfortable in a startup environment with evolving organizational needs
  • Autonomous self-starter with hunger to learn and adaptability to change

Benefits

  • 11 Public Holidays.
  • 15 Vacation Days per year. Plus, an additional 2 vacation days are granted with each year of employment, up to a total maximum of 20 vacation days annually. Unused PTO days carry over.
  • Annual paid activism and volunteerism leave: 1 day.
  • Sick Days (Personal/Carer’s Leave): 10 days per year of employment. Unused sick days carry over.
  • Paid bereavement leave: 2 days per occasion.
  • Parental leave policy: up to 18 weeks of leave total, with 12 weeks fully paid for parents of any gender (with at least 12 months tenure at the company).
  • $1000 allowance per year for self-development (continuing education, technology - computer, headphones, etc).
  • $1500 potential for continuing education (2 team members sponsored per year).
  • Health insurance: up to 100% company-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees & families (depending on plan selected)
  • Other available services: 401k, short- and long-term disability coverage, accident insurance, critical illness, life insurance, AD&D insurance, flexible spending account, legal insurance.
  • During COVID: monthly phone/internet allowance of $50; weekly happy hour allowance $10; monthly team lunch allowance $15.
  • Post-COVID: up to 3 times a week work remotely flexibility.
  • 50% off ettitude products.

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