Finance Manager

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-Remote
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(5/5/2022 12:19 PM)
# of Openings

Job Description

AmeriMark Direct is a leading direct marketer of women’s apparel, personal care products, jewelry, watches, and health care merchandise. Products are sold online and through catalogs. We are looking for hardworking, dedicated individuals to add to our teams as we drive digital growth and provide the best quality and customer service to our customers. With plenty of opportunities for advancement, the possibilities with AmeriMark are endless.


General Summary of Position: You will have responsibility to support the accounting and finance organization and related business activities, including, but not limited to; analytical support, developing business and financial models and tools to improve decision making, supporting corporate functions, such as; annual and long-term planning, identify risk mitigation actions, providing business insights and certain treasury activities, such as, daily/weekly cash flow analysis.  Success in this role will require effective communication and coordination between various functions, delivering key financial results and reporting that ensures critical activities are executed on time and on budget.


Position Reports to: Brand CFO



  • Bachelor degree in business, finance, or accounting.
  • 5-10 years of previous related work experience; Retail / merchandising / corporate industry experience a plus
  • A strong financial analysis foundation creating forecasts and models, reporting and operational metrics tracking and analysis of data for decision support
  • Strong analytical, decision-making, and project management skills
  • Understanding of the data relationships within current data environments
  • Report on financial performance and prepare for regular leadership reviews
  • Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements
  • Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards
  • Perform market research, data mining, business intelligence, and valuation comps
  • Demonstrated interpersonal influence and leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, manage projects, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to present financial findings in a clear and concise manner

Proficiency with Microsoft Excel

Essential Job Functions:

  • Oversee consolidated financial reporting
  • Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking
  • Analyze financial data and create financial models for decision support
  • Manage 13 week cash flow model / process and reporting
  • Analyze liquidity, availability and line of credit usage
  • Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements
  • Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting / budgeting
  • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts
  • Respond to audit inquiries in a timely manner
  • Assist with long-term planning growth strategies and day to day analytics and decision tools
  • Provide financial insights and develop a point of view on critical business decisions related to assortment productivity, capital allocation for resources
  • Collaborate with business leaders in merchandising, operations, advertising and finance to develop and execute strategies to deliver profitable sales growth and /or reduce operating costs
  • Analyze variances between forecast, plan and actual results and identify actions to address gaps and accelerate opportunities
  • Partner with cross–functional leaders to optimize to current operating model
  • Measure and report ROI on key initiatives
  • Other requests, projects, tasks as needed




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