NBTV, Channels most recently launched Spirits Network the world’s first shoppable streaming service revolutionizing e-commerce and media consumption. We’re looking for the brightest to join our team as we continue to launch more channels in other industries too.
The VP of Finance is responsible for day to day aspects of financial control and accounting, ensuring the highest standards are maintained across all of the company’s activities. The position is an important role in managing the overall smooth and accurate running of financial systems and routines. Working closely with all departments of the organization, this role offers a great opportunity to develop expertise in all aspects of finance and accounting management, including P&L, operations, forecasting, and accounting.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced Finance business partner, capable of providing accurate, timely, and value-added operational support, who can thrive in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
Execution of month-end, planning and forecasting processes, including journal entries, bank and account reconciliations, and inter-company transactions.
Maintain accountability for proper forecasting, accounting, and recording of transactions consistent with company policies and GAAP.
Oversight of transaction processing including AP (Invoices & T&E), AR (billing & collections), cash management and general ledger maintenance, supported by and in partnership with HQ finance.
Close collaboration with the advertising sales team to provide reporting, analysis, and support.
Execution of Sales Commission planning.
Maintenance and revision of accounting and cost controls and compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
Development and implementation of accounting, budgeting and office procedures to create an environment of efficiency and excellence.
Support the organization in the creation of accurate and thoughtful financial forecasts and supporting analysis for executive communication.
Review and account for semi-monthly payroll.
Assist with tax preparations.
Manage special projects and analyses.
Lead month-end close and reforecast operation.
Conduct accurate and insightful variance analyses of results vs. budget and prior year periods.
Provide business partnership and support to the commercial and editorial teams.
Coordinate all Internal Audit matters ensuring full support to the Internal Audit department and prompt follow up and implementation of any recommendations.
Manage company’s cap table and ensure accuracy with stock purchase agreements, etc
Implement company ISO plan
Will closely work with investors providing consistent and reports and support.
Strong knowledge of Finance and Accounting principles, including financial modeling, budgets and profitability analysis, variance analysis, and financial statements and reporting.
Outstanding judgment, analytical and critical thinking skills.
Exceptional attention to detail.
Intellectually curious, with a desire to understand the reasons behind figures, and a bias toward changing or improving ineffective or inefficient processes.
Highest level of integrity and personal accountability.
Broad understanding of Accounting and Finance best practices, laws, regulations, and industry trends with the ability to conceptualize and recommend pragmatic new strategies, processes, and programs.
Demonstrated ability and willingness to quickly pivot between analytical thought and accounting execution.
Ability to build and sustain effective working relationships with colleagues, with the ability to adapt working style accordingly.
Manages and leads through ambiguity and tackles business challenges with a positive, solutions-focused attitude.
Works independently and functions well under pressure, consistently paying attention to accuracy and quality of work.
Takes initiative to add value beyond initial requests by anticipating future questions/follow up requests and proactively resolving them.
Expert proficiency with business and financial systems and applications - Microsoft Office (especially advanced Excel), Google mail/document management, Oracle, - and demonstrated ability to leverage them to drive efficiencies. Demonstrated skill with Excel performing complex data analyses including the effective use of Pivot Tables, V Lookups, and Macros.
Additional Salary Information: salary is negotiable
About Spirits Network
Our end to end creative, production and distribution approach helps organizations unfold the potential of their stories and strategically entertain consumers without interruptive advertising, while monetizing across all platforms worldwide.
We just released Spirits Network (SpiritsNetwork.com), the world’s first shoppable streaming entertainment network for spirits empowering consumers to discover, curate, subscribe and purchase whatever they see in our original series' on any device including mobile, television (OTT) Apple TV, Amazon, Roku and Smart TVs reaching more than 80 million consumers.
Consumers have the opportunity to instantly shop and subscribe to a monthly "spirits box" in key spirits categories (Whiskey, Rum, etc), which is authentically blended and paired with our original video series. Our lifestyle focused original & curated programming features spirits experts embarking on a story filled journey inside the world of spirits, from meeting the masters, to food & spirits pairing, to the ultimate luxury collections, where you can instantly buy on your device with free local delivery; curated by our Chief Spirits Curator, Flavien Desoblin, o...wner of the world famous Brandy Library and Cooper Oak in NYC, and leading experts Fred Minnick, the top bourbon critic in the US, and master mixologist Rob Floyd and their celebrity friends.
We have an equally unique and authentic way of collaborating with both large and craft brands in a fully integrated approach that doesn't interrupt the experience with an obtrusive commercial rather we enable brands to be featured in custom video series with "click to buy"+ include their products in the spirits box + custom original video series + feature brand ambassadors in shows + featured at exclusive celebrity tasting events + multi platform distribution of all of their content.