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Finance and Operations Manager
Kent, Washington

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Function: Finance, Operations, Management
Job Location: Addiction Foods LLC, Kent, WA, USA

Area: Finance and Operations

The selected candidate will be leading a small team in finance/accounting and operations functions based in our North America headquarters, in Kent, WA, USA. He/she will provide strategic direction, oversight of revenue cycle work processes, and supervise budget development. He/she is also accountable for ensuring smooth day-to-day operations at the production sites and is responsible for the timely and reliable supply chain function.

The responsibilities: Finance and Operations Manager

Supply Chain and Operations

  • Liaise with New Zealand manufacturing plant to ensure timely production and reliable delivery of products
  • Oversee functional back office areas, facilitate the coordination of activities and policies to maintain quality and efficiency of office operations, product and service delivery
  • Oversee and improve business operations processes workflow, tools and standard operating procedures toward improved efficiency
  • Plan, organize, implement, and monitor all manufacturing and quality actions
  • Formulates and recommends manufacturing processes and programs to improve organization’s competitiveness, profitability, and quality performance
  • Manage internal operations to achieve a high level of efficiency while effectively controlling cost, and manage process improvement initiatives
  • Resolve issues and complexities that arise at any point of the supply chain network with the ultimate aim to produce/deliver the correct and required products
  • Execute efficient and traceable procedures in handling the various inventory accounts

Accounting and Finance

  • Coordinate all aspects of payroll with vendors including year-end tax reports
  • Report in compliance with external standards as well as internal controls
  • Manage internal financial processes, records and controls to ensure accurate and efficient internal business operations
  • Manage customer and vendors accounts including contract execution, invoicing, accounts receivable, and accounts payable
  • Reconcile bank and credit card statements
  • Record and monitor the company’s performance through SAP system
  • Develop financial plans and projections; assist with follow-on monthly and quarterly financial tracking and variance analysis
  • Execute cash management program, including rolling forecasts, banking liaison, linkage to payment strategy
  • Monitor the company’s financial health including budget, cash flow and profitability with monthly financial reports

Performance Management

  • Develop a list of KPIs and competencies for subordinates
  • Ensure that employees have the required competencies and can meet the KPIs, or that there is a process and plan by which they can acquire them
  • Provide timely feedback on how effectively employees are applying job knowledge and skills to achieve the goals established for their position.

Qualifications:

Addiction Foods is seeking an experienced business professional to manage the firm’s finances and day-to-day business operations. Applicants for the Finance and Operations Manager position should possess:

  • At least 5 years of experience in successful financial and business operations management
  • Comes from a manufacturing background
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or Professional Degree in areas of Accounting, Finance, Operations, and/or other related fields
  • Proficient in Accounting and Inventory Management System, particularly with SAP system
  • Strong analytical skills and far-sightedness to think beyond current systems and explore new technological approaches toward continual improvement
  • Self-directed with strong time management, planning and organization skills
  • Able to work collaboratively across countries
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and a friendly, positive disposition
  • Flexible and able to maintain equilibrium while effectively managing competing deadlines and priorities


If you believe in our mission and think you are up to the challenge, we would love to hear from you. Please send in your resume to: 
[email protected] . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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