Finance Manager - Business Operations

Branchburg, New Jersey

Position Summary

Verano is experiencing exponential growth, and we are looking to add to our Finance team. The Finance Manager – Business Operations is responsible for oversight of cost functions, inventory, and FP&A support. The position will coordinate cross-functional business activities from the nationwide/corporate finance function. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities



  • Provide thought leadership and insight on achievement of plant key performance metrics with a strong focus on cost reduction and improved operating efficiencies.
  • Build partnerships with key business partners to create transparency and drive operational excellence.
  • Drive adhesion to company policies and procedures in operations.
  • Advise and influence business partners to identify lowest cost, highest growth opportunities highlighted by financial analysis.
  • Provide production support in complex environments.



  • Possess a strong understanding of inventory with the ability to analyze the process from raw materials to relief of finished goods.
  • Identify financial improvement opportunities and collaborate with operations on execution of opportunities.
  • Manage various cost streams such as purchase orders and inventory across national production sites. 
  • Plan, collect, and analyze data to drive costing initiatives.
  • Track and analyze labor and headcount associated facilities.
  • Analyze product profitability and overhead for the product mix. 
  • Analyze inventory movements in terms of cost per quantity of units.
  • Analyze purchasing, procurement, and consumption rates.
  • Perform monthly analysis on aged, excess, and obsolescence inventory.
  • Deploy new processes and procedures to improve efficiencies across the organization.
  • Create, manage, monitor, and deliver KPIs and recommendations nationwide.
  • Develop and implement financial visibility into purchasing, procedure, and logistics.
  • Creatively and continuously search for opportunities for operational efficiency and simplification. 
  • Ensure financial control processes are implemented.
  • Effectively optimize our process and move from an existing as-is manual process to a more streamlined systemic process leveraging SAP.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in accounting or finance required.
  • 5+ years of related experience in financial operations required.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel experience required.
  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC rules and regulations.
  • Strong ability to influence appropriate operational counterparts.
  • Ability to travel up to 20% to company locations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Direct experience in CPG or manufacturing (inventory experience).
  • CPA and/or MBA designation preferred.
  • SAP platform experience preferred.
  • Management experience preferred.

Physical and Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to remain in a stationary position, move and/or position oneself, communicate, operate and/or prepare, place, position objects, tools, or controls. The employee must occasionally move packages weighing up to 10 lb. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close observation and the ability to adjust focus. The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual, with or without reasonable accommodation, to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. 

Working Environment

Work is performed in an office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.