Manager of Financial Operations

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Brookline Booksmith Published: May 5, 2020
Brookline, Massachusetts
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Experienced executive sought to oversee the financial operations of  award winning and highly successful 50 year old  independent bookstore.    

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the financial function of the Brookline Booksmith Corporation in collaboration with the senior management team and supporting staff.  

Responsibilities include:  

  • Managing Cash Flow & Line of Credit
  • Creating Annual Projections, Budgets
  • Monitoring Financial Performance & Risk
  • Controlling Budget & Monitoring Expenses
  • Overseeing Company Liabilities (i.e., taxes, lease, insurance, payroll, etc) 
  • Managing Banking and Benefit Relationships 
  • Meeting Financial & Vendor Obligations
  • Reporting Performance to Management Team, Board, & Shareholders

Qualifications & Experience 

  • Strong understanding and experience managing accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Working experience managing payroll and creating related reports and analysis 
  • Experience working with Quickbooks Online accounting system
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word
  • Self-directed and able to manage staff and projects with limited supervision
  • Maintains confidentiality around payroll and financial related documents
  • Ability to communicate financial data to non-financial managers
  • Professional and academic credentials in finance and/or business, preferred
  • Experience with retail, bookselling or publishing, a plus


Health, Dental, Disability & Life insurance benefits available 

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications 

To be considered for this opportunity , please email your resume to Judy Smith.

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