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Finance Lead
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Introduction

Our growing team is seeking a Finance Manager who will report to the President of Herbert. This individual will be responsible for timely and accurate financial and managerial reporting. The Finance Manager will be the lead member of the accounting team and will spearhead the day to day financial budgeting and reporting.

The ideal candidate will be analytical with strong business acumen and excellent communication skills. We need someone who not only can roll up their sleeves and contribute individually but also build a team to set us up for continued success.

Position

In the earlier stages of this role, duties will include:

  • Produce month-end, quarter-end and year-end financial reports for the senior management team
  • Prepare regular managerial reports and analysis across various operating teams
  • Complete detailed quarterly and annual financial models
  • Find and implement incremental accounting software systems to further automate processes
  • Manage capex budgets
  • Manage working capital requirements
  • Manage company cash flow, finances, and banking relationships
  • Maintain the company budget and update company forecasts
  • Aide the management team in ongoing corporate structuring
  • Oversee external payroll and benefits provider ensuring statutory holidays, ROEs, group benefits, expense reimbursements, are administered correctly
  • Lead the year end reporting process in conjunction with our external accounting firm 

Required Skills

We are seeking the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Strong accounting and financial analysis skills 
  • Excellent business acumen
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills with proven ability to drive performance and accountability across departments 
  • Ability to thrive in a demanding, fast-paced and constantly evolving high growth environment 
  • Diligent worker with strong attention to detail
  • A team player who possesses the ability to work independently
  • Energetic and motivated to learn and grow 
  • Strong Excel skills required 
  • CPA, CA 
  • CFA preferred
  • 5+ years of work experience in finance or accounting 

Company

Herbert is a small but mighty entrepreneurial start-up in the functional food and beverage sector. Our mission is to use advanced technology to unlock the experience-enhancing properties of a range of medicinal plants—including cannabis and adaptogenic herbs— to create products that meet a wide range of lifestyle needs. Our primary focus will be on beverages designed for distribution within North America.

We are committed to ensuring that all people-related actions such as recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, etc. are administered without regard to race, colour, religion, national origin, sex, or age. For individuals with disabilities, accommodations are available.

We look forward to hearing from you!


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