VP of Finance

, null, ca
Company: Roadmunk
Category: Finance
Published on 2021-04-15 07:29:10

ABOUT US:

Roadmunk is a privately held, high-growth start-up in the rapidly emerging market of Product Management software. Roadmunk was born out of a problem our founders experienced personally: there was no simple way for product managers to collect feedback, surface customer-driven insights and create roadmaps using a single platform. So we went out and built it for ourselves, making sure it was collaborative, beautifully designed and secure. 

Today, we serve thousands of forward-thinking product teams including those from organizations like Amazon, Disney, Sonos and Under Armour. 

In the fall of 2019, Roadmunk was 12th in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards for its rapid revenue growth and bold innovation. The Fast 50 program recognizes Canada’s 50 fastest growing technology companies with the highest revenue-growth percentage over the past four years. Roadmunk also ranked 96th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 List for North America.

ROLE SUMMARY:

As the VP of Finance, you will work as part of the Senior Leadership Team, reporting to the COO. The VP of Finance is responsible for: strategic financial planning oversight; corporate development activities (including M&A); and overseeing the financial/accounting affairs of Roadmunk and its Finance Team.

This role provides leadership and technical expertise in such areas as: accounting, internal controls and regulatory compliance; treasury functions; investment management; forecasting and budgeting; tax filings and administration; risk management and audit, and corporate development. 

The role includes providing:

1. dependable strategic and financial leadership;

2. a consistent financial perspective; and

3. an active contribution to critical management decisions

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Working with all functional areas to identify and evaluate growth opportunities related to acquisitions, partnerships and strategic investments (corporate development).
  • Accounting, reporting and internal controls including oversight for: financial management and reporting for all of the entities in Roadmunk Inc. 
  • Treasury functions such as: cash management, forecasting investment policies; and short-term investment strategies. 
  • Monitoring and managing updates to any relevant regulatory requirements including providing guidance to the SLT and Finance team on recommendations.
  • Collaborating with Operations and other departments to provide insights into maximizing deployment of financial resources including financial modeling, etc.
  • Assessing and reporting on enterprise-wide risks, development and execution of an internal audit plan in collaboration with external vendor and internal team members.
  • Developing and documenting financial policies and procedures, and the related systems of internal controls.
  • Managing the commercial insurance for Roadmunk and developing/maintaining Business Continuity Plans, in cooperation with the operating divisions.
  • Provide guidance and suggestions to maximize available grants including SR&ED, and debt to cash ratios, etc.
  • Coaching and mentoring existing Finance team including professional development, performance management and hiring when necessary.
  • REQUIREMENTS:

  • Chartered Accountant or Certified Management Accountant with approximately 10+ years of senior financial management experience (preferably in Tech or other growth/scaling business)
  • Solid presentation, public speaking, and project management skills
  • Proven dedication to the internal/external customer’s needs including how Finance aligns objectives to overall business vision
  • Demonstrated focus on results and business/operational improvements
  • Understanding of various SaaS business models and industry (together with a combination of audit, corporate, and start-up Accounting experience)
  • Leadership, communication and team-building skills including mentoring and coaching
  • Expert relationship management, consulting, networking and influencing skills
  • Appreciation for good corporate governance and fiduciary responsibilities
  • Strategic planning and corporate development experience with an emphasis on data driven decision making
  • Solid technical knowledge of the accounting, investment, tax and securities regulatory environment in Canada (US & European experience an asset)
  • An appreciation for change management and proven track record of working in organizations through various stages of integration, restructuring, etc.
  • CULTURAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Customer-perspective:  Deep understanding of our customers and end users and thinking through their lens when driving towards product success.
  • Openness:  Often solicits feedback and reacts calmly to criticism or negative feedback.
  • Teamwork:  Reaches out to peers and cooperates with leadership to establish an overall collaborative working relationship, building trust and respect for the team's working agreements.
  • Curiosity : Often seeks to learn more, seeing opportunity where others see challenges.
  • Bias to action:  Strives for success and holds themselves, and their peers, to a high standard of accountability.
  • BENEFITS:

    Roadmunk has a vibrant, highly engaged culture that has continued even as we work remotely during these difficult times. While the in-office perks such as on-site drinks and snacks, monthly team social events, and the occasional visit from some four-legged colleagues have been temporarily put on hold, our culture of innovation, teamwork, balance and diversity continues as strong as ever. Here’s what you can expect...
  • Full health benefits package from day one
  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Annual health & wellness allowance
  • Remote work-from-home stipend & set-up allowance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Interesting problems to solve using modern tools and technologies
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