Founded by Monica Kylén and Mats Johansson in 2009, L:A Bruket is a natural & organic skincare brand made on the west coast of Sweden with a simple philosophy: innovation driven by nature, not chemicals. Its unique concept positioning has already reached a worldwide recognition with boutique presence in Sweden, Japan & France, as well as international luxury destinations such as Liberty and Galeries Lafayette Champs Elysées. Originating from the coastal city of Varberg, with over 200 years of spa traditions, the brand now has additional offices in London and Paris and has recently embarked upon a strategic partnership with the French premium investment fund Experienced Capital. L:A Bruket is now strengthening the organization with a position as Chief Financial Officer based in our Paris office. This is the opportunity to join a hyper-growth company with over 40 people, and to embark on an entrepreneurial adventure within a very promising brand with global potential.
L:A Bruket is looking for a CFO who will lead the financial strategy of the company and the overall accountability of the finance function, oversee a growing Finance team who is responsible of the day-to-day financial management of the group and actively contribute to the strategic planning process, including business planning and forecasting.
Business management - Develop and implement financial policies, controls and reporting systems - Draw up business plans for store openings in France & abroad. Manage the bank financing of these openings. - Elaborate Financial KPI Dashboards with key business and operational metrics to support decision making and analytical reviews. - Lead cost management modelling and risk management by analyzing the company’s liabilities and investments - Support value chain, purchase & logistics processes - Coordinate cash management and forecast cash flow levels at a Group level and by company’s entity. Financial reporting - Partner with the CEO and founders to set long range financial plan and annual financial goals - Handle monthly P&L and Balance Sheet reportings - Monitor and analyze operating results by location vs. budget & previous year Administrative management - Along with local lawyers, create subsidiaries when the Brand is opening shops in new countries - Oversee payroll processing - Lead IT subcontractors, as well as business and corporate systems-oriented initiatives (such as the implementation/optimization of the ERP system and network and BI tools implementation) - Supervise and manage global tax, legal and corporate matters - Maintain and develop relationships with banks (negotiate financing) and shareholders
You will be leading the Finance department (based in France & Sweden) and will be daily connected with teams in an international context.
- Proven track record of working in a senior finance role within the consumer industry - You must be a strategic thinker who is able to ‘rise above’ the day-to-day operations and be aware of the organization’s direction - Operational understanding / experience and the ability to lead large teams - Excellent organizational and communication skills - Ability to manage external relations with investors, banks, lawyers, accountants/auditors/stock exchange - International experience and willingness to travel
- Type : Permanent - Salary : Competitive - Start : ASAP - Work place : Paris 1er
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