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Strategic Finance Director Weee! +1 more

  • Date Posted April 05, 2021
  • Location Fremont, CA
  • Category Business
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description About Weee!

Weee! is the largest and fastest-growing ethnic e-grocer in the United States, operating in one of the largest underserved categories in retail with affordable access to exciting ethnic food. By partnering with local suppliers, redesigning the value chain and leveraging social buying, Weee! is reshaping the grocery business entirely. You can read more about us on Bloomberg and TechCrunch, and here.

Weee! is headquartered in Fremont, CA and currently available coast to coast with exceptional growth (6x YoY) across geographies, categories and ethnicities. We have raised $400M+ in funding to date from leading investors including DST, Blackstone, Tiger Global, Lightspeed Ventures, Goodwater Capital, XVC and iFly. The opportunity now is to join a rocketship as we prepare for the next stage of growth, and an eventual public listing.

Job description About the role

Reporting to the VP Finance, and working closely with the CFO and CEO, the Strategic Finance Director will be the lead partner for the Operations, distribution & warehousing functions at Weee! The role is part of the core finance leadership team and has a unique opportunity to define the partnership model for finance in support of the Operations, distribution and warehousing teams.

  • Articulate the vision and roadmap for the function, and build the team
  • Lead the planning and forecasting process for the Ops team in conjunction with Ops leadership
    • Interpret past performance and manage monthly reviews
    • Support Ops leadership in mgmt review cycles
  • Reducing operating expenses to improve profitability,
    • Analyze cost drivers, impact and identify risks and opportunities
    • Lead inventory planning and analysis including monitoring turnover and volume in conjunction with the Supply Chain team. 
    • Support annual physical inventory counts
  • Track performance to improve cost efficiencies
    • Serve as the key finance leader and partner for the Ops leadership team to identify and drive cost and efficiency throughout the P&L

This is an exciting role, defining and leading the Strategic finance function in a high growth environment. The right leader will have excellent quantitative and oral persuasive skills and have the credibility and emotional intelligence to navigate a diverse work environment and business while building a strong performance oriented culture. Key requirements include:

  • Ability to work with multiple skill levels effectively and build relationships across functions easily
    • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Experience managing financial planning process across operational functions
    • Excellent financial modeling, quantitative analysis and problem solving skills, ability to synthesize large volume of data into clear insights
  • Track record of building, leading and inspiring high-performing teams
  • MBA or similar, with 8+ years of finance & planning experience, and at least 3 years in Operational finance, retail experience preferred
Compensation this position is : salaried, more than 100k Work visa This employer is willing to sponsor a work visa for international applicants Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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