Vice President, Operations Finance

Century City

The Vice President, Operations-Finance will play a key role in: (i) driving due diligence efforts with respect to potential investment opportunities; and (ii) driving operational transformations and value creation in portfolio companies.

 


Specific responsibilities include:

 Due Diligence:

 

·        Performs detailed commercial and financial diligence of the historical and projected financial results of a target company, including assessing the quality of the earnings, cash flows and balance sheet.

·        Work closely with the M&A team, and the financial analysts assigned to projects, to develop complex, scalable and logical financial and operational models that accurately represent the performance of target companies.

·        Drive data-driven analyses to clarify complex problems and support decision- making.

·        Synthesize analyses and create clear, succinct communications materials to present context, points of view/insights, supporting proof points and actionable recommendations.

 

Portfolio Company Transformation & Management:

 

·        Lead/participate in key projects to drive growth or efficiency in the organization.

·        Work closely with portfolio company management to define and achieve “full potential” performance, drive operational restructuring or transformation when needed and ensure achievement of operational blueprints and financial models.

·        Work closely with portfolio finance executives to help create and maintain a high- performance finance function and internal control environment.

·        Assist in internal portfolio company review process.

 

This position will be based in Los Angeles, California. Additionally, the position may at times require significant travel time with short notice.

 


 Ideal Experience

The successful candidate will have an outstanding academic track record and a minimum of ten years of financial/accounting and operations experience. The preferred candidate will possess experience in the Manufacturing/Industrial/High-Tech sectors showing rapid career progression and increasing responsibility together with experience in preferably a few of the following areas:

 

·        Graduate (undergrad and MBA) from a Top Tier university

·        Public Accounting/ Audit Experience

·        CPA licensed

·        Experience within Transaction Advisory Services, Restructuring or Turn-Arounds or High Level Consulting

·        Has been in a CFO, operational finance, or senior controllership position.

·        Foundation in technical accounting; public accounting at a top-tier firm.

·        Experience leading and performing financial and operational due diligence on potential acquisitions as well as post integration desired.

·        Experience transforming underperforming businesses into a successful and profitable businesses ideal.

·        Experience within similar organizations of other PE firms.