VP of Finance
Company: Strategic Search Group
Posted on: September 21, 2023
Manage the customer relations, purchasing, and financial management
functions related to assigned product category in order to achieve
maximum profits and customer satisfaction. Coordinate the buying,
selling, and merchandising efforts of the vendor and distributor,
resulting in satisfied customers, profitable sales and above
average in-stock percentages, inventory turns, and days accounts
payable outstanding. Interfaces with customers, vendors,
management, warehouse personnel, and the Accounting, Sales,
Marketing, Customer Service, Transportation, Information Services,
Inbound Freight Traffic personnel, Vice President, Purchasing and
other Purchasing personnel. Functions as a team member within the
department and organization, as required, and performs any duty
assigned to best serve the company.
- Maintain optimal inventory levels to meet customers' needs.
Monitor over-committed and urgent items. Increase inventory turns
upon reaching full truckloads. Resolve slow moving and dead
inventory issues. Consolidate low volume, slow turning items and
- Review over-committed, urgent items, buyer's outs, stock
adjustments, receiving discrepancies, and sales below cost reports.
Negotiate buy brackets, inbound freight rates, backhaul dollars,
cash discounts, extended terms, and earned income. Ensure costing
and pricing accuracy, with special attention to changes,
discrepancies, and customer audits.
- Process returns to vendors including entering vendor bill backs
before merchandise leaves our buildings. Set up vendor bill backs
with Vice President, Purchasing. Review monthly reports. Work with
Accounts Payable to ensure that vendor bill backs are promptly
billed and deducted.
- Assist accounting with invoicing customers for storage and
finance charges on excess inventory.
- Communicate issues and solutions to Area Managers, customers,
branch multi-unit account personnel, and receiving and shipping
personnel. Act as key purchasing contact for Multi-Unit Account
Managers and Executives. Act as key purchasing department contact
- Manage product quality issues such as recalls, etc. Monitor
product expiration dates and ensure proper disposal of out-of-date
- Performs other related duties as assigned.High School
Diploma/GED or Equivalent Experience
4-6 years distribution and purchasing experiencePreferred
Qualifications :Bachelors: Business management, marketing or
6-10 years distribution and purchasing management experience.
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