Joules

VP of Finance (based in New York)

Department

International

Location

New York

Salary

Competitive

Closing Date:

22/12/2017

About the role

Established in Britain by Tom Joule nearly three decades ago, Joules is a true premium lifestyle brand with an authentic heritage. As a multi-channel brand with a global appeal, we carefully design clothing, footwear and accessories for women, men, children and babies – whilst our homeware, toiletries, eyewear and other new collections are constantly expanding.

Due to our growing success in the US - mainly through wholesale channel partnerships with retailers such as Dillards and Nordstrom (alongside nearly 650 independents) we are looking to recruit a VP of Finance to join our US team in New York.  

Purpose of the role:-

The VP of Finance will be a senior member of the Joules US  ‘leadership team’  accountable for the delivery of our ambitious growth plan whilst leading and developing an efficient high quality US Finance function

Main responsibilities will include:-

  • Providing analytical decision making support for all US strategic, commercial and operational matters

  • Providing constructive challenge to the US leadership team

  • Ensuring legal and compliance matters are fully considered in commercial and operational decisions and day to day activities

  • Developing a deep understanding of the Group’s Business and Accounting processes, policies and controls, establishing best practice in all areas

  • Line Manager for the US based Finance team

What we are looking for:-

  • Experience of working in a subsidiary or divisional role (i.e. working with a local team and liaising into a central function) … i.e. can demonstrate ability to work well in a ‘matrix management’ structure; has experience of submitting Budgets and Plans to ‘group function’; experience of group consolidation and month end processes

  • International Group financial management / reportingwith the ability to demonstrate understanding of foreign currency reporting and consolidations

  • Experience and strong knowledge of US Federal and state tax (Sales tax, Corporate income tax) … experience of implementing multi state compliance and reporting;

  • Apparel /retail experience preferred, ideally within a multi/omni channel business

What we offer:

  • Healthcare Plan

  • Dental and Vision Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Clothing Allowance and Employer Discount

  • 401k Pension Scheme

  • Commuter benefit

This is an amazing opportunity to help on us on our journey to become an even bigger success in the USA! Please apply today!