Director of Finance

Director of Finance

Hootsuite is seeking an experienced Director of Finance to help us achieve our goals in a hyper-growth environment. Our dynamic and exciting environment is a unique opportunity - get on the rocket ship!

Reporting to the CFO, this position provides leadership and accounting expertise to the finance team. You’ll focus on on timely and accurate financial reporting and strategy that materially impacts the shape and performance of the company

Responsibilities:

  • Execute all financial reporting to a wide range of internal and external users
  • Evolve reporting to satisfy a complex product, channel & geographic environment
  • Deliver the most effective tax structure for our rapidly evolving business
  • Manage teams responsible for the delivery of Reporting, Cash Management, AP , AR & Billing, Tax Planning & Compliance, Audit & Internal control, Option scheme
  • Ensures a strong accounting and operational control environment to safeguard assets, improve operations and profitability
  • Partner with key executives to deliver relevant reporting and ensure we operate within our financial plan, identifying corrective action where necessary
  • Responsible for financial operations and systems, advising on internal control environment and risks (financial and control)
  • Lead and mentor a growing team of finance and accounting professionals
  • Foster a positive work environment conducive to attracting, retaining and motivating talent
  • Provide leadership to encourage commitment, professionalism, innovation and good business sense in an environment that fosters and rewards creative, dedicated and proactive staff, who work independently and in a team environment
  • Demonstrates honesty and integrity and leads by example
  • Create strategies to ensure the team has the expertise and support to meet current operational requirements
  • Facilitate the growth and development of the team (performance mgmt., succession planning, cross training, goal setting)
  • Build a strong and supportive team that is focused on customer service

Required Skills & Experiences:

  • A minimum 8 to 10 years of progressive financial management experience
  • A minimum 3 to 5 years leading a finance team in a medium to large-scale complex enterprise
  • Extensive experience with reporting is a must
  • Experience in a public company environment required
  • A proven leader with exceptional technical skills
  • Experience in multi-entities & multi-currencies environment
  • Experience in Corporate tax and all operational finance activities (AP, AR, payroll etc)
  • Experience in using MS-Office applications, especially MS-Excel
  • Experience in revenue recognition (VSOE) preferred
  • Experience in FP&A is an asset
  • Bachelors in Business Administration or Commerce or Accounting designation (CA, CMA, CGA, CPA)
  • Strong work ethics and ability to truly own one’s accountabilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Sharply developed business acumen
  • Team player with ability to build and sustain relationships
  • Exceptional team leader and mentor
  • Proactive attitude always seeking for an improvement and to add value

Bonus Assets: