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VP, Finance

Company: Vertosa, Inc.
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Founded in 2018, Vertosa is a science-first cannabis company that creates the most effective and reliable active ingredients for infused products. Its patented and patent-pending emulsion systems are carefully designed for the specific needs of each customer, and Vertosa works closely with its lab partners and brands of all sizes throughout the manufacturing process to achieve target potency and accelerate products to market.
Our team believes in the power of natural ingredients and science working in concert to create better alternatives to recreational consumer products and medicine. Our knowledge, experience, best-in-class products, white-glove service, and relentless drive for excellence offer our customers the quality, consistency, and reliability they seek in a product.
Job brief:
Vertosa is growing and in need of a strategic VP of Finance. As a member of our senior management team, the candidate will play a critical role in managing the financial health of our organization and ensuring it is well-positioned for future growth and success.

  • Work closely with the executive management team to develop and implement financial strategies that support Vertosa's overall goals and financial performance.
  • Develop and manage the financial plan, including budgets, forecasts, and models.
  • Forecast future financial performance, identify risks and opportunities, and provide recommendations on financial decisions.
  • Oversee the preparation of financial reports, such as balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, in line with accounting standards and regulations.
  • Identify and manage financial risks by monitoring market conditions, developing risk mitigation strategies, and implementing relevant programs.
  • Ensure the financial operations of the organization are aligned with the overall strategic direction of the organization.
  • Ensure the day-to-day financial operations of the organization, including accounts payable and receivable, bank statements, payroll, and financial statements, are aligned with the organization's overall strategic direction.
  • Manage cash flow to ensure sufficient cash is on hand to meet obligations and invest in growth opportunities. -
  • Manage tax planning and compliance activities, including tax strategies, compliance with relevant tax laws and regulations, and engagement with external tax advisors as needed.
  • Lead and manage internal and external finance team members by setting goals, providing guidance and support, and ensuring the team has the necessary resources to succeed. -

    Job requirements:

    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
    • 7+ years of experience in finance or accounting roles, including expertise in financial management and analysis, budgeting and forecasting, and financial reporting.
    • Advanced skills with financial software and tools such as Excel and QuickBooks.
    • Ability to consistently deliver high-quality work in a high-paced environment.
    • Demonstrated expertise in accounting standards and regulations, specifically as they apply to the cannabis industry.
    • Strategic thinker with the ability to analyze financial data and provide insights into the organization's financial health..
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present financial information clearly and concisely to finance and non-finance professionals.
    • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to motivate and manage a finance team while collaborating effectively with other executives.
    • Must be a passionate champion for cannabis, although Vertosa does not require cannabis consumption for any employees.

Keywords: Vertosa, Inc., Berkeley , VP, Finance, Executive , Berkeley, California

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