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CFO permanent position in West Palm Beach, FL
Ref No.: 13-00360
Position Type:Direct Placement

We are searching for a seasoned CFO with extensive PUBLIC CHAIN RETAIL experience, who knows how to find and negotiate mezzanine stage debt/equity/inventory financing, and who hopefully has experience in preparing a company for an IPO. In addition, experience in rapid growth acquisition companies would be a huge plus. Our  group of experienced executives, and we need a CHAIN RETAIL financial expert who has vision, who is good at solving early stage problems, who isn't intimidated by strong personalities and who wants to be a part of a team that's building an industry leader.

Top salary and benefits.  Bonus and Stock options.


Our client is already the second largest chain of independent specialty shops in the U.S., with 17 stores in Florida, South Carolina and North Carolina. The company is based in West Palm Beach, Florida; it's almost a year and a half old; our store operations are already profitable; and the Company will generate approximately $9 million in sales this year. Our rapid growth plan is to acquire 65 additional stores and open 15 new locations in the coming year (increasing our store count to nearly 100). In 2015, we plan to acquire 250 additional stores and open 50 new ones, which will make us a 300-store chain and put us in position to take the company public. 


West Palm Beach is a beautiful place to live, with warm weather year round, bike friendly communities, no state income tax and a lower cost of living than most other South Florida locations. The area has a wide variety of living options, including beachfront houses and condos, Intracoastal houses and condos with boat docks, lakefront and canal properties, gated and planned communities, downtown city living (quaint and renovated), ranch style homes and even horse properties close to the largest annual equestrian event in the country (the World Equestrian Festival, or WEF).  West Palm Beach is close to Wellington, FL which is the "Polo Capitol of the World! "