Director of Corporate Finance


Ann Arbor MI


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Job ID: EB-5061256384
Category: Accounting & Finance
Location: Ann Arbor, MI


Our client is a vertically integrated cannabis company and the largest license holder in the state of Michigan. With three state-of-the-art and fully operational indoor grow facilities and +30 retail locations, the company cultivates, processes, markets and distributes a full range of branded cannabis products.

Reporting to the Chief Strategy Officer, this position will be responsible for leading key financial activities supporting the organization including strategic planning, forecasting, M&A, and corporate development in providing financially driven insights while actively participating in both short- and long-term decision-making to drive profitable growth. This position will focus on corporate development activities including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and integration work. Primary responsibilities will include strategic analysis, financial modeling, project management and Board presentations.

The ideal candidate will have 3-7 years of relevant experience at a leading investment bank, private equity firm, and/or a corporate finance at a leading CPG or retailer.


  • Develop and maintain financial models to support valuation, planning, and forecasting
  • Participate in due diligence processes and liaise with internal and external teams
  • Develop presentations for review with the senior leadership team
  • Create, interpret, and communicate financial models for business team PLs, new product developments, pricing actions, and ad hoc special projects
  • Develop and implement reporting and forecasting improvements to enable increased visibility and insights that enable better business decisions.
  • Maintain and communicate balance sheet and cash flow forecasts
  • Monitor and maintain existing acquisition pipeline
  • Other ad hoc analytical projects as needed


  • 3+ years’ of experience in financial analysis with demonstrated knowledge of financial accounting standards
  • Excellent interpersonal (written and verbal) communications skills with a demonstrated ability to work across functions and present to multiple levels of the leadership
  • Demonstrated ability of being a dynamic self-starter, to work independently and apply sound judgment to solve complex problems
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, juggle multiple tasks, and work efficiently against tight deadlines while maintaining vigilant attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with other team members in multiple groups and regions
  • Advanced Excel-based financial modeling skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or a related field of study


  • Experience in investment banking, sell-side equity research and/or corporate FP&A
  • MBA / CFA / CPA

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