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Vice President of FP&A

Company: vineyard vines, L.L.C.
Location: Stamford
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

vineyard vines is a highly successful, privately held, American clothing and accessory retailer founded in 1998 on Martha's Vineyard by brothers, Shep & Ian Murray. With Shep & Ian still at the helm today, vineyard vines has experienced exponential year over year growth and now operates over 120 retail locations including an outlet division, a successful e-commerce business, domestic distribution center, and expanding corporate headquarters. In addition, vineyard vines is carried in major department stores such as Nordstrom and Bloomingdales as well as numerous specialty boutiques across the US.vineyard vines was founded on a state of mind thatEvery day should feel this good.You don't need to be on a beach, by the ocean or on vacation to haveEvery day should feel this goodmoments. It's a state of mind that we all experience, and one where everyone is invited. At vineyard vines, we don't just live an #EDSFTG life away from our desks-we bring it to work with us, too.In our stores, at our Harbor Drive headquarters or working remotely, our company culture is fun, encouraging and welcoming to all. We work hard and play harder, and we never take ourselves too seriously. And while we have many company goals, our number one priority is making vineyard vines a great place to work for all employees.Our team is our family, and we'd never have grown to where we are today without them. We're committed to building an inclusive team across all channels, departments and stores within our community. We hope you'll join us and see what the smiling pink whale is all about.Overview:The Vice President of FP&A will be responsible for managing the company's finances for vineyard vines retail, wholesale and eCommerce channels. This position will lead the development of the company's annual budget and long range plan, work with all functions to develop an activity-based forecast, and support monthly close. The VP of FP&A will also be responsible for the accurate, clear, and timely creation of various reports that support performance analysis, risk and opportunity assessment, and decision-making across the organization. In addition, the position will support all strategic initiatives through ad-hoc modeling and analysis.You Will:

  • Lead Company-wide Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Develop the annual Budget and Long Range Strategic Plan
  • Lead the monthly Financial Forecasting process, along with scenario and trend analysis
  • Create monthly forecasts for channel P&Ls, Capital, and Cash flow including scenario plans, and identification of risks and opportunities
  • Provide senior management updates and insights through proactive communication of forecasts, trends, and KPIs
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis for key initiatives, New stores, various tests and marketing activity, including pro formas and hindsights
  • Responsible for leading the Financial process to deliver both an accurate forecast, and profitability improvement
  • Monitor spending and work collaboratively with functional cost center owners to deliver their expense budgets
  • Develop the FP&A team to enhance their Financial and Business knowledge and influence skills to support their business partners and deliver insights and impact on results
  • Partner with cross-functional leaders to help drive business strategy through analysis, insights, and initiative leadershipWhat you bring:
    • Demonstrated ability to lead an activity based forecasting process focused on business impact
    • Proven history of developing Finance talent
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work cross functionally in a dynamic environment
    • Ability to identify risks, opportunities, and insights, and communicate effectively to leadership and cross-functional partners
    • Highly motivated, entrepreneurial, able to multi task and take initiative
    • 8+ years of experience in Retail, Corporate Finance, or related fields; Consumer Products and Ecommerce experience preferred
    • BS/BA in Accounting or FinanceEvery day will feel this good because:
      • We have a fun-spirited entrepreneurial culture filled with truly "good" people
      • We have flexible working hours and work from home days to accommodate your personal life
      • We offer a generous employee discount so you can rep our lifestyle on-and-off the boat
      • We offer a competitive salary package, 401-K, commuter benefits, and paid-family leave, health savings , flex spending accounts, life & disability insurance
      • We have an onsite gym as well as health & financial wellness programs to keep you active
      • We offer 2 summer Fridays to take off in addition to a competitive vacation policy & holiday calendar

Keywords: vineyard vines, L.L.C., Stamford , Vice President of FP&A, Executive , Stamford, Connecticut

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