Director Finance

    • Park City, UT

POSITION TITLE:  Sr. Director Finance

REPORTS TO: VP, Finance, Fulfillment & Planning


LOCATION:  Park City

The Sr. Director of Finance is accountable for all of the financial operations of the company, including accounting, treasury, and financial planning & analysis.  The Sr. Director of Finance is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the company's reported financial results and creating short and long term plans for the company. He/she will be pivotal to “telling the story” of our results to the executive team and board of directors and optimizing decision making across the company.


  • Quarterback the company’s financial planning processes (current year and long-range planning) across multiple locations and business units through cross-functional coordination, rigorous challenging of key drivers and KPIs, and supportive collaboration
  • Lead the monthly Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) process with the board through thoughtful planning, clear understanding of key drivers and KPIs, and concise storytelling
  • Lead the ongoing forecasting process, developing the level of rigor and support needed for a billion dollar company and setting guidance to public markets
  • Weave financial rigor and thought processes into Backcountry decision-making
  • Maintain relationships with our third party banking and tax providers
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Maintain an orderly chart of accounts and system of controls over accounting transactions
  • Manage the annual audit to ensure an accurate and comprehensive audit is complete--meeting all deadlines and requirements of our lenders, owners, and other constituents.  Also, manage the relationship with our auditors to ensure a productive and positive working relationship
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Provide timely, accurate, and complete financial reporting for senior management, our owners, and lenders
  • Prepare and submit all required compliance information


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation
  • Complete knowledge and understanding of FP&A processes for a direct to consumer business
  • Strong PowerPoint capability and ability to carefully tell a story through language and charts
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations, preferred

Our mission is to connect people to their passions. Our five online stores—Backcountry, Competitive Cyclist, MotoSport, Bergfreunde, and SteepandCheap—aim to supply our customers with the gear, knowledge, and inspiration necessary to get out there and chase down life’s greatest moments. We do this by providing the biggest and best assortment of premium outdoor products, a superior shopping experience, personalized Gearhead expertise, lightning-fast and accurate fulfillment, and inspirational, informative, and community-centered content.

We take this concept seriously, both personally and professionally, which for employees translates to careers with growth potential and the ability to take ownership and make an impact daily. Perks such as an excellent gear discount, an annual summer Adventure Contest, summer barbecues, and a pet-friendly office make for a fun work environment. Backcountry employees will have the benefit of working with colleagues who are passionate about their careers as well as the outdoors. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and disability & life insurance, paid maternity and paternity leave, 401(k) matching, and Flexible Spending or Health Savings Accounts.

Backcountry supplies the best outdoor gear—through the company’s online marketplace—to adventurers around the globe. The organization helps people get outside and have fun doing it.

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