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Funding5M-10M USD
IndustryConsumer, E-commerce
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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

at Totsy in New York, NY   —   Jul 04, 2014   |  
As a key member of the Executive Management team, the Chief Financial Officerwill report to the CEO and assume a strategic role in the overall management ofthe company. The CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning,implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of thecompany. This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance,forecasting, strategic planning, job costing, legal, property management, dealanalysis and negotiations, investor relationships and partnership complianceand private and institutional financing.

TOTSY ( is the leading private salessite for parents with young kids, bringing families the best products at thebest prices. Launched in 2009, the company has become a favorite of moms aroundthe country, growing 1000% just within the past year. This Silicon Alley basedcompany, founded during the thick of the recession, is one of the fastestgrowing digital media startups in the US and was ranked #36 on the Forbes‘ listof America’s Most Promising Companies (features 100 privately heldup-and-comers with compelling business models, strong management teams, notablecustomers, strategic partners and precious investment capital).

Our Company Culture:
Founded by a serial Web entrepreneur and aveteran of French luxury house LVMH, Totsy is a cutting-edge eCommerce companythat thrives on innovation and collaboration. We believe in transparency andcommunication, and want our team members to continually learn new skills andremain challenged in their jobs. At Totsy you’ll be able to see the directeffect of your work. You’ll be able to own your duties. And forget the red tapeor managerial back-and-forth: We spend our energy here on being the best atwhat we do, period.
Provides leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
Ensure credibility of Finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts.
Take hands-on lead position of developing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive job cost system.
Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization.
Evaluates and advises on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/ strategies and regulatory action.
Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions.
Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities.
Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the Company.
Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.
Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
At least 10 years experience as CFO or equivalent, preferably with organizations with budgets of a minimum of $50M
MUST HAVE previous experience with Ecommerce companies
Experience working with information technology staff to manage finance and accounting software packages.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills.
Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organization skills.
Experience in a senior financial-management role, partnering with executive staff, resulting in the development and implementation of creative financial management strategies.
Creativity, with experience funding activities in ways that both cover costs and generate operating margins.
* A minimum of a BS; a CPA and/or MBA would be a plus.
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