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Head of Finance - Fresh Street

Company: 1871
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

Business Overview: Fresh Street is the first platform built exclusively for online, click & collect shopping. Our easy-to-use website & app, convenient store pickup experience, and proprietary inventory management system enable a fast, easy, and affordable online shopping experience. By re-thinking the grocery supply chain, we can deliver consistent product ability, quick turnaround times, a seamless user experience, and everyday low prices without extra or hidden fees. We have a great team with diverse backgrounds that include private equity, Google, Aldi, Amazon, Uber, Target, Deliverr, KraftHeinz, and Draft FCB. To-date, Fresh Street has raised $4mm of seed money.

Position Title: Head of Finance

Reports To: Founder/CEO

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, and overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting
  • Manage cash flow, investor relationships, and future fundraising needs
  • Lead ERP system implementation and partner with Head of Product on ERP integration with website & app
  • Assure legal & regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations
  • Identify and address financial risks and opportunities for the company
  • Manage location build-out budgets, procurement of equipment, & lease negotiations
  • Collaborate with Founder/CEO and Head of Product on company strategy, path to enhanced profitability, and improved efficiency
  • Collaborate with real estate partners on location identification strategy

    • Degree in Finance or Accounting; MBA preferred
    • 5+ years of financial planning & analysis experience; experience managing capital structure
    • 3+ years of managerial experience
    • Passion for innovation, extreme sense of ownership, excellent communication skills, ability to delegate efficient, and vision for the futureby Jobble

Keywords: 1871, Chicago , Head of Finance - Fresh Street, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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