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Vice President Finance

Montreal, QC

We’re looking for great people. Specifically, we’re looking for you to reimagine cannabis with us. We love where we work, we believe in each other, and we learn new things every day. We’ve been doing it since 2016 and have now become Québec’s most innovative and fast-growing cannabis company by leading our industry, developing game-changing products, and enhancing how cannabis grows. We have high ambitions to be industry leaders in Canada, and believe our talent is our greatest resource. Which is why we are committed to hiring the best and investing in their development to reach their full potential. And we’re just getting started. Sound like a good fit?

Role Summary:

The VP Finance plays a critical role in coordinating the finances of the company. He/She directs all our financial planning and financial strategies. He/She maintains and creates high-level relationships with financial institutions, investors, and various external organizations.

How you can contribute:
  • Manage the financial reporting for the organisation. This includes monthly financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting, 5-year financial plans and all statutory financial reporting.
  • Provide sound financial support and insights to enable the Executive Committee to make critical business decisions.
  • Present financial results and insights to the Executive Committee and key stakeholders.
  • Play a key role in the formulation of the business's strategy.
  • Manage and oversee the taxation affairs of the organisation and liaising with the external tax firm for specialist advice.
  • Manage and oversee the cash flow of the company and ensure it has the appropriate treasury controls.
  • Manage the External Auditor relationship and ensuring the organisation is compliant with accounting standards.
  • Manage and oversee the company’s financial systems.
  • Lead investment appraisal and analysis.
  • Continued identification of opportunities to automate and standardize processes, by working with various business units on consistency of financial data.
  • Oversight of detailed analysis on key areas for the company, including gross margin, inventory metrics, and revenue.
  • Build and manage the finance team, tools, systems, and policies ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Manage and implement internal controls, systems, and processes that will support the financial structure for a fast-growing company, including SOX compliance.
  • Oversee commercial decision making from margin analysis, pricing analysis, etc.
  • Advise and implement best practice methods to increase revenue and reduce costs.
  • Advise on market changes and providing strategic financial recommendations to the Executive Committee.
  • Manage and track budget and accounting information including billing, collections, and tax information.
You’re really good at:
  • Making numbers talk.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to develop trustworthy relationships.
  • Well-developed leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate teams.
  • Autonomous; Organized and ability to prioritize.
  • Creative problem solving.
  • Passionate about P&L’s and finding opportunities to drive efficiencies and maximize outcomes for organizations.
  • Excellent presentation skills in both English and French.
Things we hope you have:
  • 10+ years of relevant finance and accounting experience in a senior management position.
  • A bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting, CPA required.
  • Previous experience within a FMCG (Fast-Moving Consumer Goods) environment is considered an asset.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial benchmarking, accounting, audit and tax compliance and other regulatory matters.
  • Bilingual (French and English) with the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
What you should know about ROSE:
  • We cherish Québec’s culture and values.
  • We focus on weekly progress thanks to weekly mentorship sessions.
  • We prioritize actual business goals, not office politics!
  • We work hard and play even harder!
  • We believe cannabis can help Quebecers and Canadians live better lives.
  • We take pride in family, friends and living full, balanced lives.
  • Safety and security is critical to the success our business.
  • We currently work from two locations in Québec: A 55,000 square-foot cutting-edge facility in Huntingdon and new offices in Montréal’s Villeray neighbourhood.
  • Our executives have world-leading experience in government regulated industries.
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