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Associate Director Finance

    Chewy

    We’re building and growing…in dog years. No longer a young pup, we’re proud to be one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies of all time.

    Our Opportunity:

    Chewy is seeking an Associate Director Finance to support our New Business Finance Team based in Bellevue, WA. This is a position on the Business Finance Team that will partner with our New Business Development Team to accelerate growth of new and nascent businesses, support creation of business plans for future growth (including looking around corners), and interfacing with operations, finance, marketing and merchandising to drive growth. The role requires strong analytical and strategic finance skills. You will need to be a detailed oriented self-starter with experience working in an ambiguous environment, preferably with experience in launching and scaling a start-up and/or new business verticals or lines, including rolling up your sleeves to complete complex business analysis and operating at depth. You will evaluate new businesses, products and assortment expansion to accelerate our ability to provide the best Pawrent’s experience and selection, while scaling the business, continuing our innovation, and anticipating future customer needs. Additionally, you will work alongside cross functional business units to influence new analyses, insights, and investment prioritization. This role will report to the Head of Business Finance for Technology, Product, Customer Care, and New Verticals.

    What You’ll Do:

    • Partner with the New Business Development team to develop business and finance plans, key input and output metrics, and support the business in creating profitability analysis and strategic analysis to support business launches
    • Develop and implement reporting and analytics capabilities for the business
    • Oversee month-end close process, including reconciliation of variances between trends, plans, and financial targets
    • Conduct complex ad-hoc analyses and scenario modeling to drive decision-making and results to plan
    • Manage/track financial performance against KPI’s, seasonal financial plans, and annual budget
    • Identify and quantify risks or opportunities due to current business environment and provide insights and recommendations to mitigate risks or benefit from opportunities, financial and strategic
    • Lead weekly and monthly financial business reviews, including reviewing results vs. plan, forecast for management meetings, creating future output guidance to leadership, and establishing plans with C-Suite to address disconnects between actuals and plan
    • Lead special projects as needed to provide analytical and decision support on new initiatives
    • Partner with various teams throughout the organization (Technology, Customer Care, Product, Merchandising, Marketing and Operations) to develop financial models and P&Ls
    • Drive continuous improvements in profitability, free cash flow and operational efficiency
    • Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration, and commitment across multiple groups with competing priorities.

    What You’ll Need:

    • MBA (from a top-tier program, preferred)
    • 8+ years of related experience
    • 3+ years of Finance or Strategy in large and innovative Technology or E-commerce organizations, preferred
    • Strategy consulting firm experience (BCG, Bain, McKinsey) a plus
    • Experience in supporting financial analysis, key performance indicators, forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis
    • Results-oriented mentality, highly energetic, dynamic individual with hands-on mentality
    • Entrepreneurial mindset – ability to operate and drive results as a self-starter
    • Strong Communication skills – ability to distill and convey complex information messages clearly and succinctly
    • Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity and rapidly changing operating conditions while still delivering to expectations
    • Advanced analytical skills and the ability to drill down to the details, while also seeing and understanding the big picture
    • Demonstrated high degree of competency accessing and utilizing analytical tools, advanced computer literacy
    • Passion for startups and entrepreneurial organizations, including understanding of how to execute in those organizations as they scale
    • Industry experience in partnering within consumer/retail organizations, a bonus
    • Strong understanding of GAAP, financial statements, and financial modeling
    • Strong PowerPoint and data visualization skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau, etc.)
    • Ability to take ownership of projects and drive them through to completion
    • Experience with Hyperion & Oracle, preferred
    • Position will require travel

     

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    We’re building and growing…in dog years. No longer a young pup, we’re proud to be one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies of all time.

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