Financial Specialist (Freelance)

 

Position Overview: We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Financial Specialist to join our team at Favorite Child Collective.

As a Financial Specialist/Consultant, you will play a critical role in ensuring the financial health and stability of our brand while supporting our strategic growth initiatives. This position offers a unique opportunity to apply your financial expertise within the dynamic and fast-paced environment of the fashion industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Financial Analysis: Conduct in-depth financial analysis, including budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis, to provide insights into the brand's performance and inform strategic decision-making.
  2. Financial Planning: Develop and implement financial strategies and plans aligned with the brand's objectives, ensuring efficient allocation of resources and optimization of financial performance.
  3. Cost Management: Identify opportunities for cost optimization and efficiency improvements across various business functions, including manufacturing, supply chain, marketing, and retail operations.
  4. Financial Reporting: Prepare accurate and timely financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, to track key financial metrics and communicate financial performance to stakeholders.
  5. Risk Management: Assess financial risks and develop risk mitigation strategies to safeguard the brand's assets and financial stability.
  6. Compliance: Ensure compliance with financial regulations, accounting standards, and internal policies, maintaining the integrity and transparency of financial operations.
  7. Strategic Financial Advice: Provide strategic financial advice and recommendations to senior management, guiding business decisions and initiatives with a focus on long-term sustainability and growth.
  8. Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including operations, marketing, sales, and supply chain, to align financial objectives with overall business goals and initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field (Master's degree and relevant certifications such as CPA or CFA preferred).
  • Proven experience in financial analysis, planning, and management, preferably within the retail or fashion industry.
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in financial modeling, forecasting, and valuation techniques.
  • Excellent knowledge of financial principles, regulations, and best practices, with a keen understanding of retail finance and industry dynamics.
  • Advanced proficiency in financial software and tools, including ERP systems, Excel, and financial modeling software.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders and present complex financial information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strategic thinker with a results-oriented mindset, capable of identifying opportunities and driving initiatives to achieve financial objectives.

Why Join Us:

  • Opportunity to apply your financial expertise within the exciting and vibrant world of fashion, contributing to the growth and success of a leading brand.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment that values innovation, creativity, and diversity.

If you are a seasoned financial professional with a passion for the fashion industry and a track record of driving financial excellence, we invite you to join us in shaping the future of our brand.

Salary:

Salary is negotiable and based to your previous rates and our current possibilities.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant certifications or portfolio showcasing your financial expertise and achievements to careers@favoritechildcollective.com. Kindly include "Financial SpecialistApplication - [Your Name]" in the subject line. We look forward to reviewing your application.