Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Finance/Controller will have the opportunity to be part of a fast growing and dynamic team. This individual must be comfortable filling multiple roles, both administrative and strategic, and handling competing priorities. A consummate professional, this individual is comfortable in a manufacturing environment and working with various stakeholders (staff, managers, executive team, customers, government regulators, investors, etc). Demonstrated leadership, teamwork, integrity and skill-based competency will be evaluated during the interview process (if selected). This role will have the opportunity to grow a team under them and become an efficient department within Motif.
Motif Labs is a licensed cannabis extraction facility located in SW Ontario. Motif operates as a business-to-business enterprise, offering toll processing and contract manufacturing services to Licensed Producers (LP's) and 3rd Party Brands. Motif is experiencing significant growth and we are seeking dynamic and professional individuals to join our team. Motif prides itself on Integrity, Collaboration and Quality, and these core values are at the center of everything we do.
Develop financial models, cost projections, and analysis. Present models to the leadership team to help guide decision making
Maintain accounting and accrual schedules
Lead the annual budget process. Compare budget and actual results. Analyze and provide insight into areas for improvement
Work with operations team to generate production forecasting and scheduling
Liaise with the auditors for the quarterly/annual reviews and audits. Maintain strong relationships with them to ensure compliance
Coordination of all departments in adopting best practice internal controls including customer service, finance, production and administration
Prepare supporting documentation required by other team members (R&D, grants, applications, etc
Review and coordinate Accounts Receivable (review customer contracts, prepare invoices, assist with collections)
Prepare and analyze monthly financial reports and KPIs for different business lines along with variance analysis
Assist with margin analysis, identify trends, provide insights and partner with the leadership team to support tactical and strategic business decisions
Design and implement new financial processes and policies; recommend improvements to existing processes and policies.
Support the leadership team in preparing for board meetings and actioning follow-up
Keep up to date on income tax, excise tax and cannabis legislation
Manage monthly reporting to Health Canada and CRA
Other related duties as assigned by the CEO
5 years Management accounting experience (CPA, CMA)
5 years in a manufacturing environment or high tech, fast paced industry
Experience working with an ERP platform (SAP, Oracle, NetSuite, etc)
Comfortable working in MS Excel and advanced functionality (VBA)
Ability to handle competing priorities
Proven time management skills
Experience with financial modelling, forecasting, and sensitivity analysis
CFA or CA designation
Experience building out and implementing an ERP platform
Experience working in, or with, the cannabis industry (or another highly regulated environment)
Experience working in a high growth B2B Startup
Base level understanding of Science / Engineering an asset
Experience building out complex models involving multiple variables
This position requires a valid Driver’s License, a criminal background check. This role is currently remote but periodic travel by vehicle to Aylmer, Ontario when required is expected once lockdown lifts.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your resume and cover letter to Motif Labs careers page at: www.motiflabs.ca
Please note you must be 19 years of age to both enter our website and also to work for our company. We thank all interested applicants but only those who have been selected for interview will be contacted.