DIRECTOR OF FINANCE – EQUINOX MEDIA

Equinox

OUR CODE

We are passionate about high performance living and we practice what we preach – investing time in our own health and fitness. We believe that everyone has untapped potential within them and it takes a disruptive approach to unleash it. We dream big and don’t settle for the status quo. We sweat the details. We never accept less than 110% to help each other deliver the Equinox experience and enable our members to get great results.  We are obsessed with what’s new, what’s now, what’s next. Never following, always leading, living ahead of the moment in fashion, culture and consumer behavior. We aren’t just a company; we’re a community vested in each other’s success. We value humility and a team approach at every level of the company.

If you are a high performing individual who is passionate about winning and inspiring others then we are excited to discuss career opportunities with you.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This role will provide effective leadership and execution over all Finance functions, including the Financial Planning and Analysis process, cash flow planning and forecasting, reporting and expense management.  Provide financial perspectives and analysis to drive business decisions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Develop and prepare annual budget.  Assist in setting annual budget targets, lead the business units and corporate divisions through the process and prepare the annual financial budget for presentation to executive management.
-Maintain a dynamic monthly financial forecasting model including risks/opportunities and cash flow.  Build relationships with key stakeholders to manage ongoing business needs.  Support decision making by identifying necessary actionable steps in response to key variances.
-Technology forecast, budget, and variance analysis. Multi-segmented business (Connected Hardware, Membership, Retail) with technology, content development, music licensing, supply chain & logistics and customer service departments.
-Strong financial partnership with supply chain & logistics (e.g., assist with any inventory audit & reconciliations = Stages Liability)
-Provide monthly cash draw requests to accurately support business needs while minimizing interest expense
-Monitor business unit and cost center adherence to approved budget and perform variance analysis.
-Manage a transition services agreement relationships for operating support, including Payroll, Accounts Payable, Cash Management, Risk Management and Tax.  Support and manage a hiring plan to cost effectively reduce required transition services.
-Determine business efficiencies and develop a plan to execute as business grows
-Improve operating teams’ understanding of financial statements with thoughtful and transparent analysis.  Collaborate with the operating team and provide fact-based recommendations which improve profitability, operating efficiency and effectiveness.
-Assist in the maintenance of Corporate Performance Management System and development with changing business needs.
QUALIFICATIONS

-Minimum 7-10 years of experience which can be comprised of a mix of relevant experience, with stronger weighting towards corporate finance roles within an operating company
-Bachelors: Finance or Accounting or equivalent discipline
-MBA/CPA and/or startup experience within a Digital Company a plus
-Must possess excellent analytical, financial modeling and presentation skills with the ability to analyze raw data, draw conclusions, and develop actionable recommendations
-Demonstrated skills as a power user of business analytics and FP&A support tools such as Hyperion Essbase
-Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to interact well with senior management and communicate effectively in meetings
-Must be a team player who understands the importance of the role as a key support function to the operating team
-Ability and desire to roll up sleeves and be hands on in an entrepreneurial fast-paced, high-growth environment
-Additional Information

AS A MEMBER OF THE EQUINOX TEAM YOU WILL RECEIVE:

-We offer competitive salary, benefits and industry leading commission opportunities for club employees
-Complimentary Club membership
-Perks and incentives with our products and services including Personal Training, Pilates, Spa and Shop
-In accordance with Equinox’s policies and our ongoing commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, their families, our members, and the community at large COVID-19 vaccines are required for employees in this position.  Accordingly, any offer of employment is conditioned upon an applicant’s ability to provide proof of vaccination. In accordance with CDC’s definition of fully vaccinated, full-course vaccination is defined as 14 days past an individual’s last vaccination dose in their initial vaccine series (14 days past the second shot of a two-dose Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine; 14 days past the one-shot Janssen/Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Equinox is an equal opportunity employer. For more information regarding our career opportunities, please visit one of our clubs or our website at https://careers.equinox.com/.

All internal employees are encouraged to apply through Internal Job Portal on Connect.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Must have a legal right to work in the United States.

To apply for this job please visit careers.equinox.com.

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