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Finance


Global Vice President of Finance  Remote, BC  : 3/5/2024
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Offre d'emploi nº:

219

Catégorie Offre Emploi:

Finance


THE COMPANY 


Elevation Capital - Venture Capital & Private Equity is a group of internationally impactful companies spanning consumer packaged goods, hospitality, technology, non-profit, and venture funding. With team members and markets in the US, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean, this group jointly serves a global vision to create an evolved world where humanity serves our highest purpose. Our mission is to create and deploy capital for a better world. 

  

THE ROLE 

 

As the Global VP of Finance you will report to, and be a key strategic partner to the Global Chief Financial Officer, and the fund level executive team, including our founder. The primary function in your role will be to build and own a world class sophisticated finance function at a global level  driving a high level of actionable financial reporting, maintaining a complex global structure, and budgeting and cash forecasting that aligns with the company's growth plans. The role is a challenging balance of process development and execution of high level strategy, while maintaining controlled tactical execution in an environment of significant and rapid change.  

  

You will develop and maintain a high level strategy to optimize global corporate structure, international tax optimization and business strategy. You will  provide leadership and ownership to all elements of financial reporting & operations within the company and develop systems that can scale with the company. You will own budgeting, forecasting, global treasury, managing a growing finance team and understand the details behind the numbers. You will have the opportunity to work with a world class team across various functions of the company and use your entrepreneurial mindset to create and facilitate actionable reporting, datasets, reports and systems that facilitate the hypergrowth of the company.  

  

Your leadership of the finance/accounting function will be strategic and hands on executional where you will have the ability to communicate data & ideas succinctly yet have the background of the details where needed. You will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company, negotiate contracts and billing, manage and own functional budgets and hold functional leaders accountable to budgets. You will be involved with or own items like insurance, IT systems, ERP, legal, deal analysis and negotiations, human resources, investor relations, partnership compliance and private and institutional financing and tax compliance. 

  

WHO YOU ARE 


Highly organized - Your brain, skill and motivation equips you to handle massive amounts of complexity in details in a tight and organized fashion. You are highly capable and have a track record of handling some of the most complex global structures with ease, accountability and proactive manner.   With your teams you easily organize complex projects under pressure and can communicate updates and progress in clear and concise fashion.  

Brilliant: You are incredibly intelligent; you know it and so do the people around you, yet you maintain a strong sense of humility that allows you to be a very effective team player and leader of other brilliant and ambitious people. You move fast, challenge greatness, and play the chess game many moves ahead.  

Driver - whether its structure, accounting challenges, or finding new ways to look at operating companies and improve performance, whatever the complexity you drive results and break through resistance  to achieve results in everything you do. You are self motivated and very resourceful in how you approach challenges making the impossible possible, through your critical thinking and, your network. 

Strategic: Where others are stuck in checkers, you play a strong game of chess. Whether it is conceptualizing intercompany or outside agreements or opening operations in a new country, you think many moves ahead. You can factor many variables in complex situations and know how to view business operations through multifaceted lenses of accounting, finance, legal, sales, marketing supply chain and smart investing.

Experienced: Your experience has prepared you for every element of this job and you have deep knowledge of the various required knowledge areas, but also the ability to achieve through others managing growth in a complex high value environment.   

 
Aptitudes Requises

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES 


  • Hire and Lead international and domestic finance direct reports ensuring all documentation, deadlines and KPI are met.

  • Manage the implementation and strategy and ongoing compliance of a sophisticated international corporate structure

  • Build and implement a seamless integration of a global banking infrastructure that includes credit cards, private banking and crypto currency

  • Optimize corporate ERP system and map out and own the implementation of new modules in line with corporate strategy and goals

  • Oversee and manage all aspects of financial reporting across multi business units entities including payables, receivables, payroll & tax and consolidations

  • Lead, create and manage cross functional budgeting and budget to actual process.      

  • Review, manage and work with external investment advisors to optimize investment portfolios and provide detailed analysis of capital deployment strategies 

  • Build and Own corporate financial model  and financial planning and analysis that includes all projected returns and budgets across all portfolio companies 

  • Consolidation of monthly and annual books, management reporting within defined timelines 

  • Provide foresight on changing compliance with regulatory and governmental agencies

  • Provide leadership in financial planning and management, ensuring the development of quarterly, annual, and long-term financial plans, budgets and forecasts 

  • Lead a review of financial operations, to ensure timely and accurate reporting and forecasting ensuring the right KPIs are in place to support decision making 

  • Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications and risk of business activities and make recommendations for mitigation 

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory bodies, including tax, banking, etc. 

  • Drive annual financial budgeting process and cash forecasting to ensure they are in sync with business objectives

  • Participate in the leadership of strategic planning, providing recommendations to strategically enhance the financial performance and business opportunities for the organization 

  • Tax planning and corporate structuring for the international business structure and operations. 

  • Develop and maintain relationships with external partners, suppliers, bank, lenders and vendors 

  • Provide advice and guidance to the management team on financial and legal considerations as they relate to business transactions. 

  • Facilitate and lead annual financial statement audits, serving as liaison between external auditors and the Company 

  • Provide leadership and manage objectives and goals and development of the Finance team 

  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses 

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization 

  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation 

  • Communicate one on one with different levels of employees 

  

QUALIFICATIONS 


  • MBA or similar degree in accounting or finance; CPA/CA designation required 

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience as head of finance (VP Finance / CFO) in a growing organization with multi business segments

  • 5 years experience operating accounting, roll up and tax in complex operating and tax structures with a minimum of 40 entities operating globally 

  • Minimum 10 years working with, and reporting directly to Ultra high net worth founders / entrepreneurs that have a global footprint with a list of highly favorable references from entrepreneurial leaders 

  • Global accounting, and tax experience with operations and reporting requirements in at least 4 counties ideally including Canada, US, and Caribbean 

  • Experience in working with corporate financial modeling and investment analysis 

  • Must thrive in fast paced, rapid change, hypergrowth environments  

  • Track record of working with sales and marketing to create, execute, optimize and rethink, profitable growth strategies 

  • Superior interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with a variety of both internal and external teams 

  • Successful leadership of ERP system implementations  

  • Experience developing and mentoring a team of professionals into a high-performance team 

  • Experience with formal reporting requirements to investors, boards of directors and other stakeholders.  

 

Preference will be shown to candidates that have experience in:  


  • Highly regulated industries including alcohol/cannabis/pharmaceutical/dietary supplements. 

  • Establishing and managing International business units. 

  • Raising capital, preparing companies and leading them through that process as well as exits.

  • Experience with PCAOB audits and experience working through an IPO process. 

  • US markets - financial and tax.

  • Experience in a high growth oriented organization, private equity company or owner experience.  

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a proactively diverse and inclusive culture and effectively collaborate with all departments across the organization.


COMPENSATION


In this role you will significantly contribute to the success of all businesses in our portfolio and will be rewarded commensurately. We provide an  aggressive base salary, with lucrative profit sharing and options across all businesses in our group.  Full medical benefits are provided as part of this roll. 




 

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