Director of Finance

THE ROLE

Major Goals of Role:

  • Constantly look for ways to increase the company’s bottom line by way of new revenue ideas, expense control, end of lease opportunities, streamlined efficiencies, etc.
  • Produce accurate & timely financial reports, forecasts, budgets, and other relevant information in order to assist in strategic decision making
  • Assist in the operations of the company including, but not limited to, funding of transactions, technology stack (Salesforce, QuickBooks, GSuite, etc.), and customer service

 

ABOUT US

Blue Street Capital has been in business for 18 years and is a financing company specializing in funding technology-based transactions. We focus on working with IT providers to facilitate and manage, technology transactions. Our customers are leading providers of technology, software, telecommunications equipment and cloud computing equipment. We serve as their partner by delivering high quality, convenience based, financing options to their customers.

If you are interested please send your resume along with the reason why we should give you the chance to interview and the value you would be bringing to the Blue Street Team. 

Job Functions:

Corporate Accounting

  • Perform, direct and manage day-to-day accounting functions including but not limited to:
  • Cash management policies and procedures including bank reconciliations, daily cash flow and weekly cash projections
  • Invoicing functions
  • Appropriate tax (sales and property) and compliance filing and reporting
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • All audits involving financial information
  • Correct accounting and preparation of payroll for timely and accurate processing
  • Maintain Company’s financial books and accounting records
  • Set up accounts receivable (A/R) and accounts payable (A/P) accounts as needed
  • Prepare monthly reports and statements in a timely manner (10th of each month):
  • Financial statements (including income statement, balance sheet, statement of cash flows)
  • P&L data comparison showing actual versus budget
  • Reconcile bank and credit card statements
  • In addition to preparing monthly financials, provides leadership team with additional research, findings and analysis to assist with short and long-term decision making
  • Proactively identifies potential issues and opportunities within financials and brings to the attention of the VP Finance
  • Reconcile customer liability account on a quarterly basis
  • Diligently oversee accounts payable to ensure credit standing of corporation remains strong
  • Create annual profit plan (i.e. budget) scheduling informal conversations to clarify and sign off
  • Create financial models when needed
  • Establish, build and maintain strong working relationship with customers, vendors, and bank
  • Ensure company performance of assigned duties for accuracy and compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Monitor compliance with Company policies and procedures within Finance function
  • Conduct periodic audits of internal processes
  • Perform vendor performance reviews on an as needed basis
  • Prepare additional reports as identified by leadership
  • Look for opportunities to simplify the accounting flow within the technology used at Blue Street Capital

Finance/Leasing Transaction Support

  • Maintain current monthly & quarterly funding projections
  • Book new lease transactions including all revenue and expense line items
  • Establish payment process (ACH, billing, etc.)
  • Create end of term opportunity within Salesforce.com to ensure renewal/buyout opportunity down the road
  • Effectively manage Company cash flow requirements
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with sales and credit teams
  • Perform due diligence to protect both Blue Street Capital and our lenders from fraudulent transactions
  • Perform portfolio management functions including collection calls and emails on past due accounts
  • Monitor customer delinquencies placed with financing partners and assist when possible
  • Servicing in-house portfolio and establish bank lines when necessary

Job Functions (cont.):

Leasing End of Term

  • Assist in monitoring contracts coming end of term
  • Notify customers of applicable end of term options
  • Work with VP Finance to compute individual buyout or renewal options
  • Assist in negotiating end of term with customer and document resolution
  • Prepare end of term quotes and instructions to send to customer
  • Track residuals and collect when due

Human Resources

  • Process payroll on bi-weekly basis
  • Organize & process benefit information
  • PTO
  • 401K
  • Insurance
  • Employee expense reimbursements

General Duties

  • Routinely performs quality control checks both in corporate finance and within individual transactions
  • Easily move between individual deals and department responsibilities to manage multiple priorities simultaneously

 

  • Proactively look for ways to improve processes and automation to streamline operations and ensure accuracy of data
  • Resolve complex issues, establish work priorities and make decisions within established guidelines and authority
  • Note customer correspondence in Salesforce
  • Observe all rules of confidentiality as they relate to Company information
  • Follow Company policies and procedures
  • Participate in hiring new hires
  • Assist in onboarding and mentoring new hires in finance function
  • Provide cross training opportunities when onboarding new team members
  • Assist in training of various team members in all functions on finance and how it interacts and supports sales
  • Continues to learn and gain job knowledge through educational opportunities, professional publications and organizations (i.e.: ELFA) and networking opportunities

COMPENSATION

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Pay: $60,000.00 – $80,000.00 per year

Our Ideal Candidate is:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 3-5 years experience in an accounting role
  • QuickBooks experience desired
  • CPA designation a plus but not required
  • Clear understanding of financial statements and documents
  • Strong business acumen and proven ability to gather, organize, and evaluate financial documents
  • Excellent reporting and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Proficiency with spreadsheets and Google Suite of Products
  • Affinity with technology and how systems support the finance & operations functions, for example:
  • Salesforce experience a plus
  • Willingness to learn all areas of the business coupled with a strong desire to improve efficiencies and makes things better
  • A “if it’s to be, it’s up to me” attitude and approach to work
  • Consistently demonstrate exceptional customer service skills and attitude
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Understanding of lease documentation preferred
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize competing demands when needed
  • Ability to interface with banks, vendors, customers and co-workers on a professional and personable level
  • Attention to detail with a strong focus on accuracy

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