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Finance Director

Posted by Little Duck Organics on 10 Oct 2017 | Share

Job basics

  • Brand Name:Little Duck Organics
  • Location: New York City, New York 10017
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Other
  • Categories: Accounting and Finance
  • Foods: Baby Food
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: CEO
  • # of Direct Reports: 1
  • Base Pay: 85000 - 100000
Job Description

Little Duck is seeking a team member to manage all day-to-day company financial activities including receivables, payables, budgeting, financial analysis, cash flow management and reporting.  This person works closely with the entire team to provide financial guidance and insights on major business decisions with the goal of maximizing profitability. In this role, you will work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment growing a natural foods brand and the snacks it produces.  Interaction across all functionalities in the business will be essential, including working with the sales, management, production and marketing teams to understand how best to help the business meet its goals.  This role will report directly to CEO.

Key Responsibilities:


·         Manage all day-to-day financial activities including AR, AP, budgeting, and work to improve processes and systems to maximize team efficiency and minimize risk

·         Manage Company cash flow to optimize business needs

·         Oversee AR and AP (and manage bookkeeper) and schedule vendor payments

·         Create and disseminate financial and Company dashboards to keep management team aware of key metrics and current state of Company financials

·         Administer all close the month activities including bank and credit card recs, recording online sales and filing sales tax, commission reports, inventory and COGS, accruals and other balance sheet adjustments

·         Analyze financials to provide insight to management team and direct business decisions

·         Manage ABL collateral reporting, third party audits, and in general serve as liaison with lender

·         Act as administrator for Quickbooks and responsible for integrity of accounting system

·         Review, select and maintain all insurance policies including general liability, workers comp, D&O, health insurance and complete insurance audits

·         Responsible for all HR functions including onboarding, payroll processing, PTO tracking

·         Manage intercompany account balances with sister portfolio companies

Oversee Company IT needs

Job Requirements

 The ideal candidate is a natural foods enthusiast with energy to contribute to a small company; a dynamic, numbers person and organized multi-tasker with excellent follow-through, strong project management skills, and great communication skills. Additional requirements include:


-          4+ years’ experience in a similar role

-          Bachelor’s degree

-          Masters degree in Accounting or MBA a plus

-          Excellent proficiency in Excel

-          Excellent project management skills

-          Excellent written and verbal communication skills


about Little Duck Organics

At Duck Organics we believe in making real foods, for real health, that are fun for everyone to eat. We are fiercely committed to innovating unique products and packaging to provide nutrient dense foods that taste amazing!

Clean Foods - Great Taste - True Health