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Director, Finance at Chewy (Miami, FL)

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Our Opportunity:

Chewy is looking for a Director, Finance to join our Commercial Finance team. This is a critical leadership position on the team which will partner closely with the General Manager of a business team as well as various other commercial business leaders to provide all business performance reporting data, drive business results, lead budgeting and forecasting, and lead a small but growing team.  The Director, Finance will also work closely with the VP of Corporate Finance and the CFO in driving continuous improvements to the company’s forecasting, budgeting, and reporting processes and explaining variances to the corporate forecast. The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, successful relevant experience with Executive-level engagement, and demonstrated success operating at depth to provide insights to deliver results.  This role must balance many deliverables simultaneously, improve and transform processes and relationships across several different and expanding business models, and display strong leadership and development skills both with direct reports and across the broader organization.

What you'll do:

  • Lead financial planning, reporting, budgeting, and forecasting for a business vertical
  • Partner with cross-functional leaders across the entire company to define KPIs, build forecasts and budgets, and track performance while explaining variances to plan, identifying risks and opportunities, and driving strategic business initiatives to deliver profitability and working capital targets
  • Work closely with Commercial business leads to analyze investment opportunities, provide strategic guidance on business growth opportunities, and prioritize resources
  • Lead and continue to grow a team of analysts and managers responsible for developing financial models and reporting tools for the growing business needs
  • Drive continuous improvement to financial processes and workflows
  • Partner with other Finance team members in monthly forecast cycles, working with functional leaders to identify planning assumptions for key business drivers
  • Collaborate with various teams (e.g., Supply Chain, Business Analytics, Merchandising, and Accounting) to improve data quality and speed to reporting while ensuring that performance is accurately reported
  • Create ad-hoc materials for C-suite and Board consumption

What you'll need:

  • BS in Finance, Engineering, or Business and excellent professional track record in global organization(s)
  • 10+ years in commercial/merchandising finance roles focused on increasing sales and margin, leading staff, P&L financial responsibility, and the development of strategies and budgets
  • Deep understanding of retail (e-commerce and/or airline revenue management are a plus)
  • Experience within a “best practices” Finance organization where Finance is viewed as a business partner
  • Strong analytical, business acumen, and technical skills
  • Expert at PowerPoint and Excel with experience with planning tools
  • Strong understanding of GAAP, financial statements, and financial modeling
  • Excellent organization, presentation, and writing skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with associates at all levels, board members, and key external partners; strong verbal and written presentation skills, including the ability to communicate complex financial concepts in a simple way and to tailor key messages and presentation style to multiple audiences
  • Ability to manage and deliver on competing projects and requests from all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated success in the leadership of multiple projects that have driven enhanced value via identification of growth initiatives and cost efficiencies
  • Ability to think globally, strategically, and objectively and to effectively translate data into actionable insights, strategies, and financial plans
  • Ability to work under pressure and to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Proven record in attracting, developing, and motivating the talent needed for current and future business requirements; able to establish high performance expectations by aligning individual goals with overall business objectives
  • Experience in coaching team members to success and holding individuals accountable for achieving results
  • Ability to build collaborative and mutually beneficial relationships with all stakeholders
  • Able to work through complex disagreements and conflict to achieve resolution
  • Experience building trust by including others and by keeping the cross-functional teams focused on the success of the entire company


  • MBA in Finance preferred
  • Proficiency with Hyperion and SQL
  • “Start-up mentality”

Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members. If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, and you need an accommodation during the application process or to perform these job requirements, or if you need a religious accommodation, please contact [email protected].

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What are Chewy Perks + Benefits

Chewy Benefits Overview

We offer competitive salaries and 401k, unlimited time off, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, in addition to wellness programs, online communities, and resources for improved physical and mental health... enabling you to be your best self - in and outside of work. With mentorship programs, employee resource groups, cross-functional job trainings, events, and customized development tracks for advancement, we're proud to help develop and promote our team members from within.

True to our business, we're pet-friendly and have fun pet-related perks like Paw-ternity leave for new pup parents and Chewy employee discounts. We offer countless volunteer opportunities, recreational club teams, company outings, happy hours, and team events to enable you to bond with fellow Chewtopians and have some fun!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
We're currently 100% remote due to caution and care for the health & well-being of our team. Post-pandemic, we plan to operate in a combination of onsite and remote, with logistics still being defined
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
We offer a commuter transit, parking, and dependent care FSA.
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Recreational clubs
Chewy sponsors office sports leagues year-round.
Relocation assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross-functional lunch and learns.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

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