Krispy Kreme, a leading branded retailer and wholesaler of high-quality doughnuts and packaged sweets, was seeking a Senior Financial Director with corporate FP&A experience to serve as a partner to business unit leaders at their North Carolina headquarters. Key skill areas included monthly and year-end performance reporting and analysis, strategic and operational design support, planning and forecasting, and working experience in consumer goods, retail, or franchising.
Krispy Kreme was introduced to Michael B., a corporate finance executive with 16 years of financial planning/analysis experience across multiple industries, primarily in the retail and restaurant space. Michael had previous experience at large corporations such as Deloitte and Blockbuster. In Michael’s most recent full-time role, he led the FP&A function for a Private Equity portfolio restaurant company, responsible for day-to-day and strategic finance support. This included financial business partner support for various organizations within the company, such as marketing, operations, menu development, and new store development. As a financial business partner, Michael partnered with business unit leaders on strategic financial analysis, modeling, reporting, creation of annual budgets, and quarterly forecasts.