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Director of Finance

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid – Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on November 14, 2022
Exciting accounting & finance opportunity with an ambitious and very well-managed start-up company that is poised for long-term growth and success! Company is has already hit $93 million in revenues in 2022, which is trip what they were a year ago! Continued plans for growth exponentially in the years to come,  Read Full Description

Exciting accounting & finance opportunity with an ambitious and very well-managed start-up company that is poised for long-term growth and success! Company is has already hit $93 million in revenues in 2022, which is trip what they were a year ago! Continued plans for growth exponentially in the years to come, 

Who- the Company:  

Our client is a high-growth tech manufacturing company that is highly specialized in poised for growth and won awards. Already operating in Canada, US and internationally at 110+ employees this company is continuing to grow and progressive with a great culture.  

What- the Role: 

Our client is seeking a Controller or Director of Finance depending on the level of experience of candidates. The Controller will report to their VP Finance and manage an intermediate accountant that does the full cycle accounting. This position is truly varied in leading financial reporting, operational accounting, process improvement and systems enhancements.  
This company has recently implemented SAP. Process improvement, augmenting the functional of the system and integrating with the bank will be a key area of focus for this position. Prior experience with SAP, system implementations are ideal.
They are also looking to go public so public reporting experience is required. 
Key for this position is there is a lot to do, exciting time to scale and they are looking for someone that can lead, do what they can and continue to build and scale.

Who- the Candidate: 

This company is an ambitious, well-run, and fast-growing start-up, so the ideal candidate will be someone who thrives on identifying inefficiencies and creating scalable processes that the company will use as it continues to grow. 
Candidates must have experience in systems with a strong preference for SAP. We are looking for confident leaders who are business savvy and collaborative team players, both hands-on AND strategic, and who are excited to have a direct impact on the success of a growing start-up. 

  • Proven track record and experience either in public practice at the Manager level in public company reporting or as a Controller or another relevant Senior Management role (6+ years’ progressive experience in Accounting & Finance)
  • CPA designation (or International equivalent)
  • Knowledge of US GAAP or IFRS and SOX is required.
  • Experience in a business that has scaled.
  • Experience working in a technology manufacturing or tangible products is ideal but flexible in industry experience. 

Where: 

The company’s corporate headquarters are in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Hybrid work schedule available. 

How Much: 

Competitive base salary in-line with relevant skills, experience, and qualifications and options- please discuss with SWIM. This company offers a great culture with a week one closure at Christmas and the summer, plus unlimited vacation! 

When & How to Apply: 

Swim Recruiting will be presenting the profiles of short-listed candidates directly to the hiring VP Finance for review. This search is moving very quickly, so please let us know soon if you are keen to hear more. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Thank you! 

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