Director, Finance

  • Kitchener (Remote)
  • Finance
  • Apply by October 22, 2021

About us

Most businesses pay their monthly electricity bill without understanding the details. As a licensed energy company, we developed a data - driven platform that gives businesses and their trusted partners the insights and tools they need to understand their bill. Understanding their bill helps large businesses unlock enormous savings opportunities.  Last year alone, our customers saved over $60 million and reduced 400 tons of CO2e.

The team

Our core team has built out our Canadian business, and we are now looking to grow the team as we expand into other North American markets. If you are passionate about energy and the environment, and you are looking for the opportunity to own your work, you will fit right in! EnPowered is a remote first company as we move forward with a hybrid team model. 

The role

We’re actively searching for a Director of Finance to join our team during a period of rapid growth and product development. We’re seeking a versatile executive to work at the intersection of business, operations, and finance. This role is expected to sit on our senior leadership team and will influence legal, financial, and operational strategy as we rapidly scale. You will be expected to: 

Support Strategy Discussions

  • Work closely with our executive team to help align strategic business objectives with finance
  • Lead and direct the development of financial plans - including goals, KPIs, budget, and resource requirements

Manage Day-to-Day Finance Requirements

  • Develop company initiatives that will be implemented by the finance team in order to closely monitor our KPIs and other important financial metrics
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve our cash flow cycle, days payable, general margins, and other key metrics
  • Manage and update the company projections based on changes to our strategic objectives to update the leadership team and the board

Support the Development of Innovative Products

  • Develop new processes to ensure we meticulously track every dollar flowing through our company, from customers and to our partners

 Who you are 

You are excited to bring your skills and experience to shape the future of the energy industry.  To be effective in the role, these skills would be valuable:

Support Strategy Discussions

  • A track record of developing a winning finance team and strategy across multiple products resulting in significant growth

Manage Day-to-Day Finance Requirements

  • A results-oriented leader who can influence and drive priorities, build relationships, and collaborate across all levels of the organization
  • A deep understanding of financial and SaaS business metrics, along with the ability to build analytical models and operational metrics that can be used as standard management and planning tools 
  • Strong understanding of accounting and compliance requirements, including in-depth and current knowledge, revenue recognition, and current reporting standards
  • Experience managing a finance department, recruiting and building a team through growth

Support the Development of Innovative Products

  • Experience working in fast-paced startup environments and developing financial solutions to novel problems
  • Experience managing a complex book of collateral, specifically letters of credit, in Canada and the U.S.

General Background and Experience

  • BA or BS in Business, Finance or Accounting 
  • CPA or equivalent experience 
  • 5-8 years of experience in legal finance with a strong record of career progression and demonstrated results
  • Experience working in a high-growth, dynamic business environment or SaaS software company
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