Director of Finance & Operations 416 views0 applications

Our Financial Philosophy:

In order to achieve our vision, being environmentally sustainable is not enough – we need to be financially sustainable. At Fleishers, this means reducing risk and expenses wherever possible, while allocating appropriate funds to initiatives which will help us achieve long-term success: building a resilient supply chain; investing in infrastructure to help in-store teams deliver an exceptional customer experience; and training and retaining top talent. It means always having a finger on the financial pulse of the organization, clearly defining and monitoring key performance indicators, and tightly managing the budget.


  • Act as the company’s financial eyes and ears
  • Establish, monitor, and work to improve key performance indicators
  • Provide active operational support to ensure that every measurement and decision is based on relevant, accurate data. Maintain financial models for strategic and tactical use by the entire leadership team
  • Establish and enforce financial policies and best practices in our retail stores and at headquarters
  • Work with outside bookkeeping firm to continually streamline financial operations while maintaining strong controls, checks and balances
  • Oversee the Finance Associate in managing vendor and wholesale customer relationships, accounts payable and receivable, small revenue streams, one-off account reconciliations, and filing payroll
  • Negotiate pricing and contract terms with key suppliers and service providers
  • Work with Fleishers legal counsel, tax accountant, and insurance representative to ensure compliance and mitigate risks throughout our supply chain and lines of business
  • Maximize our return on physical assets by overseeing facilities, equipment, and vehicle maintenance
  • Manage IT purchasing and maintenance, including company-owned PCs, printers, and software licenses; point of sale hardware (iPads) and software (Revel); VOIP phones; etc.
  • Support the CEO in fundraising efforts as needed


  • 5+ years in a financial management role, including 2+ years at a top investment banking or management consulting firm. MBA preferred but not required.
  • Experience in brick-and-mortar retail, e-commerce, or consumer packaged goods
  • Ability to commute to Manhattan most days, and to shops in Brooklyn or Connecticut once per week
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented, proactive with communication follow-up
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including small-group presentations
  • Comfortable getting your hands dirty (sometimes literally!), and working collaboratively in a low-hierarchy structure with a diverse group of colleagues
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Since 2004, Fleishers Craft Butchery has pioneered a meat supply chain where ethics, transparency, and responsibility are the norm rather than the exception. Our mission is to get the best pasture-raised meat in the Northeast to as many people as possible, through exceptional service and an unrivaled educational program. Today, we serve our customers through four full-service butcher shops in the New York City metro area that specialize in custom-cut beef, pork, lamb, and chicken; hand-made sausage and meatballs; rotisserie chicken; deli meats; and a curated selection of grocery provisions. 

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