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Director of Finance

Remote, Canada · Healthcare
Director of Finance

Our client is a fast-growing e-commerce company with a global presence, specializing in the sale of
permanent makeup tools and education across 40+ countries. As a leader in their industry, they
have established legal entities and tax filing obligations in Canada, USA, and the UK. They are
seeking a highly skilled and experienced Director of Finance to join our team and play a crucial
role in managing our financial operations.

Job Overview:

The Director of Finance will be responsible for overseeing all financial aspects the our e-commerce company, with a particular focus on managing the legal entities and tax obligations in Canada, USA, and the UK. This is a key leadership role that requires a deep understanding of finance, taxation, compliance and forecasting within the e-commerce industry.


1. Financial Strategy and Planning:
  • Develop and execute financial strategies aligned with the company's goals and objectives.
  • Drive financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes.
  • Analyze financial performance and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Evaluate investment opportunities and provide financial insights for decision-making.

2. Financial Reporting and Compliance:
  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of financial statements, reports, and forecasts.
  • Manage internal and external audits, ensuring compliance with international accounting standards.
  • Stay updated on accounting regulations, tax laws, and reporting requirements in Canada, USA, and the UK.
  • Oversee tax planning and ensure timely and accurate tax filings across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Collaborate with external tax advisors and auditors as required.

3. Financial Operations and Controls:
  • Establish and maintain robust financial controls, policies, and procedures.
  • Monitor cash flow, working capital, and manage foreign exchange risks.
  • Implement and optimize financial systems and tools to support efficient operations.
  • Lead the finance team, providing guidance, mentorship, and fostering a high-performance culture.
  • Conduct regular financial analysis, identifying areas for cost optimization and revenue growth.

4. Stakeholder Management:
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Marketing, Operations, and
  • CX, to ensure financial alignment and support business objectives.
  • Present financial reports and insights to executive leadership.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for financial inquiries from external partners, tax authorities, and regulatory bodies.
  • Foster strong relationships with financial institutions, auditors, and tax advisors.

5. HR and Payroll administration:
  • Manage the payroll and tax remittance process for all of our employees, contractors and content partners.
  • Manage the creation and dissemination of all employee records and tax documentation.

Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field. A Master's degree and/or professional certification (e.g., CPA, CMA) is highly preferred.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) in financial management, preferably in the e-commerce industry or multinational companies with complex tax structures.
  • Knowledge of international accounting standards (e.g., IFRS, GAAP) and tax regulations in Canada, USA, and the UK.
  • Strong understanding of e-commerce operations, including cross-border transactions, foreign exchange risks, and international tax implications.
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate teams.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Advanced proficiency in financial modeling, forecasting, and analysis.
  • Proficiency in managing the inventory function of a physical products company.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex financial concepts to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a focus on accuracy and compliance.


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