Finance Director

AvroKO AvroKO Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Thu, Feb 1 '18Posted on:

AvroKO is an award-winning design firm with its head office based in downtown Manhattan, and is seeking a Finance Director. We have work ranging from hospitality design (restaurants, bars, hotels) to retail and residential design, as well as graphics and original furniture and lighting products.

As the Finance Director you’ll be accountable for the financial and risk management operations of the company, development of a financial and operational strategy, creating metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results. 

• Drive the entire financial planning process for the organization using performance and risk analysis
• Monitor all audit and internal control processes
• Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives
• Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
• Manage the capital request and budgeting processes
• Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction

• Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team
• Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
• Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies and foreign operations
• Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced
• Implement operational best practices

Risk Management:
• Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile
• Construct and monitor reliable control systems
• Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
• Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
• Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
• Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors
• Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations

Working directly with Financial Controller to:
• Provide Cost Strategies through analysis and reporting.
• Provide Profit Strategies through analysis and reporting.
• Assist with project profit analysis with Directors and Project managers.
• Assist with monthly and quarterly closing

Skills & Education:
• 7+ years of related experience in accounting & financial management 
• BS/BA in accounting, finance or similar field; master’s degree is a plus
• Solid working knowledge of corporate finance principles, accounting, industry standards/best practices and relevant laws
• Ajera or Deltek experience recommended but not required
• Aptitude for analytical thinking and strategic development
• Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Next Steps:
If you feel you meet these requirements and AvroKO is right for you, please send your CV to, subject line: Finance Director 

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