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CFO/HR Director

HELP ME MAKE MOM’s A GREAT COMPANY!…

As the Owner of MOM’s- My Organic Market, I am looking for a talented and successful CFO/HR Director to oversee and guide our finance, accounting, and human resources functions. Working side-by-side with myself and other members of the Leadership Team, you will also need to provide insight for company-wide strategic planning and initiatives. I am looking for someone with a “partner mentality”, to help innovate, strategize, and move this company forward!”… Scott Nash, President/Owner

At MOM’s (www.myorganicmarket.com), we are committed to organic products, our Purpose of environmental restoration, training, a great culture, and strong Values.

For the A-player looking for something special who can answer “yes” to all of the following questions, this is the opportunity for you.

  • Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit trapped inside a CPA body?

  • Are you seeking meaning and purpose in your career?

  • Do you hate office politics as much as we do?

  • Do you want to come to work in jeans?

  • Do you excel in accounting but want to do more?

  • Are you seeking an atmosphere of open and direct communication, debate, and creative brain-storming?

  • Are you professional and results driven, yet lighthearted and fun?

  • Can you see the forest and work in the trees?

  • Are you level-headed and able to see both sides of the coin?

  • Do you exceed people’s expectations of you on a regular basis?

  • Is it in your bones to seek continual improvement?

  • Do you have passion?

  • Would you rather work for David than Goliath?

  • Do you want to make a difference?

 

MOM’s- My Organic Market is a successful locally owned organic grocery chain. Everyday, MOM’s promises and delivers to our customers the highest quality 100% produce, an incredible selection of products, and remarkable customer service. MOM’s is much more than a successful retailer of healthy foods, we are a proactive leader for environmental restoration. MOM’s mission is to “restore the environment to the maximum extent we are able.” Currently, MOM’s has 4 stores located in Rockville, College Park, Alexandria, and Columbia and we have 1 additional store slated for opening April 2007 in Frederick, MD. We launched our “15 X 15 Initiative” in 2005, when we currently had 3 existing stores… 15 additional stores by the year 2015.

The Position

The role of the CFO/HR Director has 4 primary components consisting of (1) Leadership Team – Provide consistent and positive input, results, & leadership; (2) Accounting Dept Head – Provide timely and accurate financial reporting, (3) Financial Leadership – Provide useful financial insight, monitor cash flow, control costs, etc.; and (4) Human Resources – Design & implement systems to hire A-players.

At MOM’s, success in this role will be measured against performance in the following areas:

  • Monthly financial reviews (key metrics include, but not limited to, financial statements, cash flow, AP aging, monitoring line of credit, projections, cash controls, etc.)

  • Cost Cutting Progress (metric includes setting goals, reviewing project status, and accomplishments to reduce costs)

  • Human Resources (ability to manage and continually improve the ‘people process’; metrics primarily include turnover rates, days to fill open positions, employee tenure, morale, etc.)

  • Positive leadership team contributions & company-wide contributions

  • Maintain positive & favorable external relationships (banks, vendors, suppliers, etc.)

  • Other accountabilities, as assigned.

Qualifications

At MOM’s, your values, abilities, and track record of success are more important than direct experience. That being said, an ideal candidate would have the following:

  • Strong competencies in intellect (the ability to learn, understand, and innovate), personal skills (integrity, candor, excellence, etc.), and interpersonal skills (oral and written communication, customer service, etc.)

  • Candidate is a CPA with at least 5 years of successful experience in accounting, payroll, human resources, and financial reporting. Experience and knowledge of consolidation and retail inventory accounting a plus.

  • Proven ability to multitask and follow-through.

  • Excellent proficiency in using QuickBooks (or similar accounting software) and Microsoft Office Suite. Experience and knowledge of ADP a plus.

Benefits

MOM’s goal is to maintain a diverse, motivated, and positive work environment full of great people. Take pride in working for a company that lives its Purpose/Mission and Values and continually provides quality food for consumers, while working to improve the environment. As a salaried exempt position, benefits include:

    • Competitive salary

    • Medical coverage

    • Paid time off / comp time

    • A matching socially responsible 401k plan

    • 20% Employee discount on all store products

    • Generous $3,000 company contribution towards the purchase of a hybrid vehicle

    • A “Green” Benefits Package

    • And more!

 

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