VP, Finance


Chicago, IL, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 01/12/2021
  • Website: www.chowbus.com
  • Company Address: , Chicago, Illinois

About Chowbus

Chowbus is a food ordering platform which curates featured dishes from selected ethnic restaurants daily and delivers them fresh and hot to your home or office affordably with the tap of your cell phone.

Job Description

Chowbus is a fast growing, well-funded food startup headquartered here in Chicago on a mission to help diners to discover new and exquisite dishes, and to give traditional mom and pop restaurants a fighting chance to succeed without compromising who they truly are. By building a super app, our goal is to be the one stop shop for everything related to food.

Chowbus​ is looking for a Vice President of Finance to oversee all financial decision-making and strategic financial matters. You will be responsible for all aspects of financial accounting and reporting as a member of the senior leadership team to drive business strategy and profit growth. You will also lead the organizational design and structure for the Finance organization as it scales to meet the rapid growth at Chowbus.

What You'll Do:

    Drive the financial planning of the company by analyzing its performance and risks

    Retain constant awareness of the company’s financial position and act to prevent problems

    Manage cash flow and forecasting. Develop a reliable cash flow projection process and oversee the development of the quarterly and annual operating budget.

    Set up and oversee the company’s finance IT system

    Set targets for and supervise all accounting and finance personnel (management, accountants, internal auditors etc.)

    Oversee all audit and internal control operations

    Manage relationships with partners and investors

    Prepare timely and detailed reports on financial performance on a quarterly and annual basis

    Conduct analysis to make forecasts and report to upper executives
    Ensure adherence to financial laws and guidelines

What You'll Need:

    A sense of ownership and a willingness to get your hands dirty: you’ll be responsible for building new systems, reports, and processes from the ground up

    Proven experience as a Director or VP of finance or similar role

    In-depth knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, laws and best practices

    Solid knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting

    An analytical mind with a strategic ability

    Excellent organizational and leadership skills

    Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

    Experience in the online marketplace business or other relevant sectors is preferred

    BSc/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field; MSc/MA is a plus

    CPA or other relevant qualification is a plus

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.