White Plains, NY

Industry: Food & Beverages


5 - 7 years

Posted 15 days ago

  by    John Melillo

Controller (CPA/CMA)

Company Description:

Our client is a welcoming place serving delicious, accessible, clean food & drink.

We offer convenient, inviting, and crave-able solutions to fuel a healthy lifestyle. We craft delicious, plant-based menus using only responsibly-sourced ingredients, providing plenty of options for eating on the go, enjoying in our cafes, or taking home.

Our philosophy is an integral part of the customer experience: taking good care of each other, embracing the simple joys of connecting over a nourishing meal, and doing it all with a sense of responsibility to ourselves and the planet.

Job Responsibilities:

Be a major player in the transition of a PE backed entrepreneurial retail company to a professional, rapidly growing, consumer wellness business.

Manage all aspects of accounting and Finance, Planning and Analytics – design, develop and execute, "get your hands dirty and be a jack of all things" analyst. Then, strategically build a team to scale the business.

Build standardized processes, reports, information infrastructure, and the early stage finance team priority list

Report to, engage with, and advise the CEO on:

  • AR / AP
  • Bookkeeping (GL Ownership)
  • Product Costing
  • Reporting, & Board Communication
  • Real Estate Footprint Expansion
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Cash Management
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors
  • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
  • EOY Tax Package preparation
  • Analysis across: Supply Chain Efficiency, Inventory Turns, Purchasing Acumen, Product Profitability, Placement
  • Efficacy, Customer Acquisition Costs, and etc...
  • Ideal Candidates Would Have
  • C.P.A./ CMA Required
  • Professional experience from 4-7 years in public accounting with a desire to transition to corporate
  • Retail accounting experiencerequired, restaurant nice to have
  • A passion for the consumer health, wellness, and fitness space – specifically within a retail environment
  • Willingness to take on more than you can chew, in a rapidly growing and ambiguous environment, with a focus on
  • getting stuff done
  • Desire to work hard, but able to enjoy some good food, and have a good time
  • Education:

• Master's (Preferred)License:

• CPA/CMA (Preferred)Work authorization:

• United States (Preferred)

$92K - $103K