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Head of Finance

San Francisco, CA 94134

Posted: 05/11/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Financial Job Number: 372493

Job Description

Head of Finance
ABOUT THE COMPANY: Our client is a Chinese food company. Their teams work tirelessly to enhance delicious products that we all enjoy at home! While the Company is a Chinese food brand, it’s really a celebration of the power of food to bring people together, share stories, and discover new flavors and cultures.

LOCATION:  HQ in Bellevue – moving to Sumner, WA

As the first member of the Strategic Finance team, you will drive the Company's financial planning processes and partner with leaders across the organization to set targets and make investment decisions. You will be in a unique position to understand our full business at the driver level and will help support cross-functional decision-making from that foundation. This role reports directly to the CEO and will work closely with cross-functional leadership.
You will:
  • Build, improve, and maintain the company model, linking key actions and inputs to company growth and profitability
  • Establish and drive ongoing budgeting and forecasting processes, working closely with other teams to ensure resource allocation ties to the company’s strategic goals
  • Perform analysis on financial results and operating KPIs, identifying underlying trends and areas of opportunity
  • Be a strategic financial voice to production, supply chain, and retail operations and help prioritize key initiatives
  • Develop management reporting cadence to deliver key insights to senior leadership and the Board
  • Support corporate development initiatives and completes other duties as assigned
You’d be a great fit if...
  • You have 7+ years of experience with
    • 2+ years of investment banking, private equity, or similar experience
    • and 2+ years of finance experience at a high-growth company
  • You are motivated by the opportunity to make an impact on maturing the Chinese food ecosystem nation and worldwide
  • You display a high level of genuine curiosity about our business, ask a lot of questions, and exhibit an eagerness to learn
  • You have a strong sense of ownership and outcome-oriented drive
  • You have excellent financial modeling and quantitative skills
  • You understand that people drive change, not spreadsheets, and are passionate about working with partners across all levels of the organization to steer progress
  • You have exceptional analytical skills with the ability to drill down into the weeds while maintaining a strategic lens
  • You are a curious self-starter, resourceful, and have a knack for problem-solving
  • You’re energized by joining an early-stage startup and making an immediate impact in a high-growth environment
Required Skills & Abilities
  • Excellent communication skills, and strong experience working cross-functionally in a clear and effective manner
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent software skills, including Excel and ERPs
  • Onsite presence is preferred 75%+ of the time in the Bellevue area (some of this may move to the Southern King County region)
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