Vice President, Finance, Los Angeles, CA
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Los Angeles, CA
Vice President, Finance

This permanent position is with a digital entertainment and news content company.

The Vice President, Finance will report directly to the company’s Chief Executive Officer and will supervise three employees. Local candidates are preferred; however, the company may consider someone from outside of the area and would offer some relocation assistance.

The Vice President, Finance will serve in a senior management role within the company and have oversight and day-to-day management responsibility for the company’s finance, accounting, business operations and human resources activities.

This financial executive will have deep expertise in creating order from chaos, particularly in the areas of financial planning and reporting, day-to-day financial operations and human resource administration. The ideal candidate must also have demonstrable skill in rapidly scaling and leading a finance team in a fast-paced startup company environment.

Candidates must meet the following minimum qualification criteria to be considered for this position:

• 10+ years at a Director of Finance level or above at a Fortune 500 company, with at least 4 direct reports; or
• 5+ years at a VP of Finance level or above at a successful Internet or technology startup.
• Outstanding financial forecasting and planning skills, including monthly closes, annual audit reports and Sarbanes-Oxley reporting.
• 3+ years of expertise in corporate controller and treasury functions, including cash management, AR/AP and debt finance management.
• World-class leadership and management skills, including the ability to manage and motivate large development teams to meet tight deadlines.
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
• A winning attitude and genuine desire to work with people and build a world-class development organization.
• BS/MS in Accounting, Business, Economics or Finance from a top tier university.
• MBA from a tier one MBA program.

. CPA qualification is a strong plus
. CFA certification is preferred