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Director of Finance (Camuto Group)

CITY:  Greenwich

Brand: Camuto Group
Req #: 92291 
Location Name: Camuto Group Home Office 
Department: Finance


Directs and oversees the execution of financial analysis. Establish strategy, standards and procedures for financial analysis function. Conducts review of operating environment and examines issues from a strategic, competitive and financial perspective.




  • Generates forecasts and analyzes trends in sales, finance and other areas of business
  • Creates financial models of "what if" scenarios for future business planning decisions in areas such as new product development, new marketing strategies, etc.
  • Designs, executes and interpret analyses to generate business insights to aid in decision making
  • Develops and implements pricing strategies that meet financial objectives.
  • Forecasts sales and profitability.
  • Advises management in developing processes and standards that impact the financial health of the organization.
  • Establishes and ensures implementation of talent strategy for department.
  • Directs the works of managers and other financial analysts



STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP – Deliberately communicates overall business strategy and connects it to the work of the functional team. Anticipates future trends and implications accurately. Leverages market knowledge to anticipate, capitalize on and drive change. Articulate credible pictures and visions of possibilities that will create sustainable value. Creates competitive and breakthrough strategies that show a clear connection between vision and action. Is willing to champion an idea or position despite dissent or political risk. Tackles tough issues, sharing sensitive messages or unpopular points of view effectively. Influences inside and outside of functional area for positive impact on business performance. Owns the development of successors and individuals who have potential for further development.


LEADING & MOTIVATING – Serves as a champion and driver of DSW Values and culture. Attracts and selects the best talent to meet current and future business needs. Motivates and inspires others through rewards, authentic connections and meaningful recognition. Fosters diversity and an inclusive workplace where individual differences are valued and leveraged. Seeks new ways to evolve and challenge self. Develops team through delegation, challenges outside of the comfort zone and effective coaching and feedback. Shares ideas in a compelling manor that gains commitment. Champions change for positive impact on business results.


MANAGING FOR RESULTS – Establishes models and enforces accountability. Gets the most out of available resources and secures rare resources others cannot get. Anticipates and balances the needs of multiple stakeholders. Persists in accomplishing objectives. Pushes the team to elevate goals as results are achieved. Transforms functional area to achieve maximum results. Seizes opportunities and connects business insights to increase profit and revenue. 



  • Minimum 10 years of experience in public accounting or financial anlaysis in a public company
  • Minimum 5 years management experience




  • Degree in Accounting or Finance 
  • MBA or CPA highly preferred 



Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 








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Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury

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