Head of Finance & Ops

| Salt Lake City, UT, USA
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Italic is creating a world of luxury without labels. We believe that luxury today is exclusionary and all about marketing that hurts its customers and manufacturers. Our mission is to create a new model that enables manufacturers to bypass the legacy luxury supply chain and deliver luxury goods with equivalent or better quality directly to consumers. Our customers come to rely on Italic for our quality, timeless design, and radical value.

We are seeking a strategic and dynamic Head of Finance to lead our finance department, overseeing the Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), and Operations teams. This role is critical to our company's financial health and operational efficiency, requiring a visionary leader with a deep understanding of finance and a knack for optimizing operations. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of financial management and operational excellence, with the ability to drive financial planning, manage financial risks, and ensure the smooth operation of our logistics, customer experience, and returns processes.

Responsibilities

Financial Oversight and Strategic Planning

- Lead the Accounting and FP&A teams, ensuring accurate financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting to inform strategic decision-making.

- Develop and implement financial policies and procedures that improve financial discipline and accountability across the company.

- Analyze financial data and market trends to identify opportunities for growth and areas for cost reduction.

Operational Management

- Oversee the Operations team, including Returns, Customer Experience (CX), and Logistics, to ensure operational efficiency and excellence.

- Implement strategies to streamline operations, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve the returns process.

- Work closely with other departments to align financial and operational goals, facilitating cross-functional initiatives that drive company-wide improvements.

Leadership and Team Development

- Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing finance and operations team, fostering a culture of excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement.

- Promote collaboration and communication within and across teams, ensuring that financial and operational strategies are clearly understood and effectively executed.

- Serve as a key member of the executive leadership team, contributing to overall business strategy and providing insights and recommendations based on financial analysis and operational performance.

Requirements

Technical Skills

- Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field. An MBA or professional certification (e.g., CPA, CFA) is preferred.

- A minimum of 5 years of experience in financial management and operations, with at least 5 years in a leadership role overseeing finance and operational teams.

- Experience at at top consulting firm is also OK.

- Strong expertise in financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting; experience with financial software and accounting systems.

- Proficiency in managing logistics, customer experience, and returns processes, with a track record of optimizing operational efficiency.

Soft Skills

- Exceptional leadership and team development skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve excellence.

- Strong analytical and strategic thinking abilities, capable of making sound decisions based on data and insights.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the proficiency to engage and influence stakeholders across all levels of the organization.

Mentality

- A strategic visionary with a hands-on approach to financial management and operations.

- Highly adaptable and resilient, capable of navigating complex challenges and driving change.

- A collaborative leader who values integrity, transparency, and accountability, fostering a culture of trust and continuous improvement.

This position offers a unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in shaping the financial and operational direction of our company. If you are a finance and operations veteran with a passion for excellence and a drive to lead teams to success, we would like to hear from you.

Culture

Great Brands Start With Great People

Our culture focuses on performance, integrity, and longevity. We believe that the best brands are not grown through sheer force but rather through deliberate decision-making and persistent effort over a long period of time. We are committed to creating a workplace where talented individuals can thrive in building an enduring, beloved brand that we all take pride in.

Inputs Over Outputs

We value the effort and work that goes into achieving results rather than just the end result. We believe that investing in our people and processes will lead to better outcomes while also creating a more sustainable and enjoyable environment.

Flat Hierarchy

Our company has a flat hierarchy and values the input and ideas of all team members. We believe that everyone has the potential to make a significant contribution to the success of the company.

Small Team, Big Opportunities

As a small team, all employees are expected to take ownership in their work. Some might move faster while others are fine with a slower pace. Those who seek to move faster in their career will be able to do so based solely on merit, contribution, and performance.

More Information on Italic
Italic operates in the eCommerce industry. The company is located in Los Angeles, California. Italic was founded in 2018. It has 67 total employees. To see all 4 open jobs at Italic, click here.
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