Director of Finance & Operations

ManagementFull TimeToronto, ON

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Director of Finance & Operations


commonsku is revolutionizing the way business is being done in the $25 billion promotional marketing industry. commonsku was the creation of entrepreneurs’ Mark and Catherine Graham who, in 2009, won the national Dell Small Business Excellence Award for the technology that transformed their promotional marketing business and in 2017 they received a patent for their innovation. Now, over $650 million in revenue goes through the platform from entrepreneurs all over the world who use commonsku to power their business.


The big picture:


We are on a mission to change the way small businesses operate, democratizing software to enable an open playing field. We don't just sell software; we believe in helping our customers build better businesses through content, events and a community for sharing. We care deeply about brand and design, investing heavily in both. We have built a brand that is deeply respected and trusted within the industry.

Our extraordinary user conference cultivates community and inspires vision. Our educational efforts like our blog and podcast, help our customers be more successful in growing their businesses.

Our team is dedicated, hands on and available to jump in as needed. We are known for the exceptional customer service we provide. Each person knows their opinion is respected, and they can see the difference they make in the lives of our customers. We work as a team, have an open concept, collaborative environment where there is also a lot of joking around :)

About You:

You have an analytical mind, but are also able to see the bigger picture of business and understand how to turn theoretical analysis into actionable insights. You can transition easily from the weeds to a 30,000 foot view. You enjoy creating forecasting, budgeting and nerding out on analysis, but are also happy to roll up your sleeves to handle the day-to-day of the business.


You’re highly collaborative and understand how to work with and support all the different functions of the organization. You are a go-to for getting things done as you are extremely resourceful and have no problem working in an environment where new approaches and processes have to be created every day. You bring a “do what needs to be done” attitude and aren’t afraid to take ownership and responsibility.

About the role:

You will work directly with the CEO, and collaboratively with the leaders of the sales, marketing and success functions.


From an accounting perspective, you will be responsible for reconciliation in QuickBooks, managing payroll, budgets,expenses and government remittances.


From a finance perspective, you will be responsible for managing and developing monthly, quarterly and annual reporting, cashflow forecasting and pro forma financial models. You will manage the key banking and audit relationships. You will also analyze key SaaS acquisition, conversion and churn metrics to provide insight to the sales, marketing and success teams.


From an operations perspective, you will help with facilities management as well supporting HR functions such as onboarding and benefits administration.


Qualifications:

  • University degree in Finance, Business Administration or Accounting
  • CPA
  • 5+ years of meaningful experience with finance/accounting (experience in a start-up environment is an asset)
  • Proficient in Excel
  • QuickBooks Online experience is an asset
  • Experience in SaaS would be great, but not required.

The extras…


Great work / life balance and extra days off (office is closed between Christmas and New Years, half day Fridays before summer long weekends)

Coffee, beer, and snacks

An office dog who loves to be loved

TTC Accessible (Yonge and Davisville)

The best company swag ever