RETAIL + MERCHANDISING MANAGER – New York city

The Retail & Merchandising Manager is responsible for providing and executing the retail strategy for all SLT studios. He/She will design, buy, distribute, merchandise and measure all products, in alignment with the SLT brand, current fashion and athleisure trends and retail objectives.

Reports To:  COO
Employment Status: Full Time/Exempt

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Procure inventory to SLT Retail strategy and budget
  • Track and analyze sales, sellthrough, margin and other key metrics
  • Manage OTB, margin expectation and delivery frequency
  • Source and partner with vendors to develop and design collections
  • Create visual merchandising direction in partnership with the Marketing Director
  • Develop a competitor report, track trends and present key learnings quarterly
  • Work with all studio managers on product launch, merchandising and monthly inventory process
  • Manage vendor invoicing and payment
  • Manage allocation process, tagging and distribution to all studios
  • Monitor quality control
  • Attend retail industry shows when appropriate
  • Model the way; live the SLT core values and culture

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2+ years experience in buying or merchandising
  • Strong familiarity with the boutique fitness industry
  • Highly self-motivated with a desire to work in a collaborative environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including negotiation and presentation
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Ability to lift heavy items (up to 50 lbs)

To apply, please send your resume to: [email protected]

 

CONTROLLER – New York city

We are looking for a candidate who has tremendous accounting and finance knowledge and a demonstrated passion for fitness. As the Controller at SLT, you will partner alongside the senior leadership team to develop and support the accounting and financial functions of the company, with responsibilities including creation and maintenance of accounting entries, financial reporting, budgeting, and financial controls/protocols during a period of intense studio growth.

In addition to becoming a valued member of the corporate team and supporting SLT’s mission to deliver results for its clients, we expect the Controller will also play an important role in delivering results for stakeholders. The Controller will be tasked with improving the financial visibility and integrity of the company as we embark on an aggressive growth strategy.

Lastly, we are a hard-charging and lean team obsessed with results. We expect this individual to be comfortable working in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment with flexible demands. We encourage individuality and openness and value resourcefulness and efficiency.

Reports To:  COO
Employment Status: Full Time/Exempt

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Execute on all day-to-day financial operations at SLT including all accounting, payroll, expense control and cash management
    • Monitor financial performance by measuring and analyzing results and key performance indicators, and initiating improvements and corrections
    • Prepare monthly financial statements, and reports for senior leadership team, Board of Directors and lender and ensure timely reporting of all information
    • Report and manage cash outflows by overseeing payables and vendor payment management process; reviewing check runs and monitoring daily cash receipts and company bank accounts
  • Partner with senior leadership team and shareholders to establish financial operational strategy for SLT, including designing of systems, departmental budgets, and identifying opportunities for improvement
    • Support annual budget creation and reforecasting activities
    • Provide various business analysis and strategic support to senior team including accounting diligence and financial consolidation work for M&A activities, if necessary
  • Partner with senior team to monitor ongoing capital expenditures to provide a checkpoint to keep projects on budget
  • Bring financial input to future location and lease decisions
  • Oversee the monthly retail inventory reporting process
  • Manage annual audit process
  • Manage IT vendor and accounting/finance systems
  • Support tax preparation work with third-party

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (with CPA) and at least 5 years of financial reporting and business analysis experience preferably in a retail environment – fitness a big plus
  • Highly independent and able to work in dynamic environment
  • Able to multi-task with good oral and written communication skills and facility with issues of accounting, finance, business analysis, inventory and operations
  • Experience with both a service and product-focused business is valued given our business combines elements of both
  • Must have current knowledge of GAAP accounting principles and experience with Quickbooks
  • Must be able to perform investigative accounting and experienced with internal controls
  • Experience with Concur a plus

To apply, please send your resume to: [email protected]