Company Description

Are you a future SKIMmer? 

Are you an experienced Finance Manager, looking for your next career challenge? Do you want to have an active role in further helping grow our business within the Americas region? Do you want to work as part of a global, collaborative team where you are a trusted partner and expert? Then join the global finance team at SKIM!

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Who is SKIM? 

SKIM is a fast-growing marketing research consultancy with offices in the US, Europe, Asia and South America. For over 40 years, we have been trusted partners to the world’s largest CPG, technology and healthcare brands. We specialize in modelling and understanding people’s decision making in the areas of net revenue management, brand communications and new product development. In our vision, a combination of methodological robustness, marketing domain expertise and understanding the client’s business is the key to building lasting strategic partnerships with our clients.

At SKIM we understand that our employees are our most valuable asset; we are committed to their future development and provide the opportunity to create a career that fits the aspirations of each individual. 

SKIM offers flexible working, (including the option to work a 4-day week) and make work life balance a priority.  This role can be based from either our Hoboken NJ or Atlanta GA locations.  We operate a hybrid model, giving the flexibility to work from home and from the office.

Job Description

Could you be our Finance Manager? 

Since expanding into the US 20 years ago, SKIM has continued to grow and now has 6 offices within the US and LATAM.

We are looking for an experienced Finance Manager, to ensure we have the financial processes and controls in place to support our fast paced growth.  As we expand into multiple states, our business model has become more complex and we are looking for a Finance Manager with a solid understanding of multi state tax requirements, who can analyze tax implications, assess risk and make recommendations to ensure compliance.

You will be a trusted advisor, partnering with regional managing directors and leadership teams to support the business strategy and growth.

As part of the Global Finance team you will be working within company policies, SOPs and regulatory requirements reporting to the Global Head of Finance in Rotterdam.  You will be responsible for budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting for the region.  Managing a small team, you will be responsible for the daily operational finance, and for providing leadership and supporting employee development.  We are looking for someone with the flexibility to provide strategic direction and be hands on when needed.

Qualifications

Now, who are we looking for? 

The ideal candidate will have experience supporting  a growing SMB or start up, within a global organization, along with….

  • 8 + years of experience in general accounting, ideally within professional services or consultancy
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration 
  • CPA certificate 
  • Experience in being part of a global team 
  • A proactive, flexible and creative team player with a “have you considered’ this?” mindset. 
  • A clear, effective and persuasive communicator 
  • Comfortable in a matrixed organization   
  • Good knowledge of ERP and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook). Knowledge of SAP Business by Design would be preferred.
  • A passion for learning and personal growth 

Additional Information

I can already hear you thinking: so, what is in it for me? We’d love to tell you! 

The chance to work in an innovative, leading research firm – our clients range from leading consumer goods, to tech giants and everything in-between! 

Be part of a global, collaborative community (10 offices worldwide, 250+ SKIMmers) passionate about learning and supporting our employees individual career paths. 

The challenge!  There’s never a dull moment at SKIM.  There is always something new going on and we will always seek to challenge you! 

With our Neo workspace initiative you get lots of flexibility in where you work, whether its from home, the office or elsewhere! 

And there’s also ……… 

●  Annual performance-based and profit sharing bonus 

●  Employer-paid medical, dental and vision coverage 

●  4% match on 401(k) 

●  Regular team and social events 

●  High value placed on taking initiative and ownership 

●  Open, communicative work environment 

●  Flat organizational structure 

●  Work / life balance 

●  Training and development programs 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. 

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