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Finance Director at Alvarez & Marsal Holdings, LLC

Posted in Consultant 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

Alvarez & Marsal Consumer and Retail Group

Finance Director 

Alvarez & Marsal is a leading independent global professional services firm, specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services, is seeking to expand its Consumer and Retail Group (CRG) team. With more than 4,000 professionals based in 40 locations across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, our firm excels in problem solving and value creation.  Drawing on a strong operational heritage and hands-on-approach, our professionals work closely with organizations and stakeholders to help tackle complex business issues and maximize value.

A&M’s Consumer and Retail Group (CRG), with offices throughout the US, focuses on serving public and private equity owned companies to help improve operating results, drive large-scale transformations and assist during M&A/carve-out activities. We bring a structured and disciplined approach to create and capture value. Our professionals within CRG promote the development of deep functional skills to maximize our ability to tailor solutions to solve our clients' business issues. 

CRG engagements range from holistic cross-functional transformations, functional performance improvement, interim management and M&A assistance with a clear focus on quickly identifying high impact opportunities for EBITDA expansion and drive shareholder/company value.

CRG is a growing business targeting high growth in the next 2-4 years. We offer excellent opportunities for career advancement and building leadership skills. The CRG leadership team is focused on providing career development, training and exposure to international business assignments. The ideal background for this position is one that possesses a combination of functional expertise in consumer and/or retail sectors

Job Description

  • Develop and manage the budgeting, forecasting and planning process for CRG (Consumer & Retail Group)

  • Liaise with our corporate finance organization to obtain data and analysis in a timely and efficient manner

  • Partner with other business units to share best practices and benchmarks across the firm

  • Prepare weekly and monthly reporting on KPIs, analyzing results and highlighting potential risk areas

  • Proactively monitor P&L activity, providing variance analysis to spending relative to plan

  • Recommend the development and implementation of new processes and tools to improve effectiveness and efficiency

  • Assist in the preparation of presentation materials for leadership meetings

  • Support to our business leaders through data analysis and thought leadership

  • Provide invoicing training, guidance and assistance as needed by our team

  • Ad-hoc projects

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting

  • 8+ years of FP&A or other analytical experience

  • Extremely Proficient with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability to prioritize and multi task

  • Organizational fit with A&M’s culture and values

  • Occasional need to work longer hours, notably in the 4th quarter (Oct-Dec) time period.

  • Ability to communicate with senior leaders, both written and verbally

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.