Regional Finance Director (CA, NV, CO, AZ) – NEW

Position: Regional Finance Director – Pacific West Region (CA, AZ, NV, CO)

Title: Financial Accounting Director

Reports to: Senior Operational Finance Director

Regional Locations: Los Angeles, Denver, Phoenix, Las Vegas

Relocation: Full Relocation Package

Regional Finance Director – Pacific West Region (CA, AZ, NV, CO)

The Ideal candidate will have (10) years of Finance and Accounting experience with (5) years as a people manage. Strong P&L responsibility, budget management and financial reporting acumen. MS in Finance or Accounting preferred. This position has high visibility with VP Executive and C-Suite

Regional Finance Director – Pacific West Region:

This role will be based out of one of our Pacific West branches (LA, Denver, Phoenix or Las Vegas). The Regional Director of Finance reports directly to the Senior Director of Financial Operations and is responsible for implementing processes, systems and controls to monitor and improve financial performance in their area of responsibility. The position is responsible for coordinating all financial reporting functions in the geographic region and ensuring adherence to internal controls and organizational policies and procedures. The incumbent in this role will work closely with the Regional VP of operations to prepare annual capital and operating budgets, forecasts and all financial reporting, and analysis. Furthermore, they will collect and measure financial data to assist management in creating financial goals and guide financial decision making. In this role, collaborating extensively with Company senior leadership will be key to ensuring that the region and the Company are successful and grow the market share profitably.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a Finance or Accounting position.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience as a people manager.
  • Experience with having P&L responsibility, owning and managing budgets and creating and maintaining various management reports.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of financial analysis and extensive accounting experience.
  • Experience managing financial processes for multiple locations within a large business.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of GAAP, local state and federal laws, and FTA reporting.
  • Superior knowledge of Excel.
  • Comprehensive understanding of sophisticated computer software programs; demonstrated knowledge of SAP or similar system preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Fluent in English.
  • Ability to travel 20% of the time.
Lead Responsibilities
  • Works closely with the Regional VP of Operations to coordinate financial and operational activities in the region.
  • Interprets Region Profit & Loss Statements, develops synopsis for Vice Presidents and Executive Management Team.
  • Implements profitability strategies to assist locations in meeting or exceeding company standards.
  • Assists in analyzing and developing competitive bids and the presentation of new business opportunities.
  • Works with General Managers and Regional VPs to develop and monitor annual budgets, forecast, sustainability, strategic financial plans, and ensure Risks and Opportunities are identified and communicated.
  • Manages monthly financial close process.
  • Supports the management of Working Capital including A/R and Inventory.
  • Reviews weekly accounts receivable to ensure accounts are maintained in current status.
  • Responsible for preparing monthly packages with region results, variance analysis, narratives and communicate key performance indicators to senior management.
  • Provides executive project management for implementation of key capital projects, while driving them from conception, through implementation and execution. Provide business partnership with Regional VP to identify and maximize ROI.
  • Develops standardized and current policies procedures and reporting mechanisms related to financial operations, reporting, and systems conversions at the facilities.
  • Conducts ongoing margin reviews to support profit driven incentive model P&L management and development.
  • Responsible for gathering pertinent data to assist field sales and marketing teams to analyze brand and market trends. Supports the team by developing standardized reporting to improve time management.
  • Leads the process for margin management including pricing strategy and ROI Analysis on market opportunities.
  • Conducts ad-hoc analysis of root cause on underperformance (Sales and expenses). Handle special projects as required.
Competencies - Regional Finance Director
  • Ability to work effectively across functions to achieve desired customer satisfaction goals.
  • Ability to identify processes needing improvement, and to recommend improvements.
  • Ability to exercise independent thinking and high prioritization skills.
  • Interpersonal style that allows him/her to be demanding when setting and achieving results while working effectively in a team-based environment.
  • Ability to work in a culturally diverse matrix organization.
  • Organized team player with the ability to multi-task in a team environment.
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to successfully execute on multiple projects.
  • Strong personal and business ethics.

Compensation / Salary

Highly competitive salary + bonus and merit increase. Comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holidays, medical & dental benefits, life insurance, company paid STD and LTD plans and a 401k savings plan.