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Resq

Resq

Accounting & Finance
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024


ResQ
was founded with the belief that restaurant operators and service providers should have a much better way to operate their businesses. As a first step towards our mission, we have built a SaaS-enabled marketplace that helps fast-growing restaurants manage their 🛠 repairs and maintenance, empowering them to focus on their customers.

Repair and maintenance is the heartbeat of any restaurant's operations, yet the existing management methods are complex, expensive, and time-consuming. With ResQ, restaurants can simply get connected to qualified service providers, submit jobs, track progress, and pay, all in one place.

We are trusted by the world's leading restaurant brands and are venture-backed by top-tier global VCs - and we are just getting 🚀 started!

Hello 👋 Future ResQer!

ResQ is looking for a Finance Manager to join our finance team and help us take ResQ to the next level. As the team that manages our financials, this is an exciting opportunity that provides high impact results. From a mission perspective, you will play a pivotal role in our company's financial management.

We understand that joining a team is one of the most important choices you make, and adding a team member is one of the most important choices we’ll make. We want you to get to know us, and we want to understand how you approach problems, learn, and what motivates you.

We thrive on being transparent and we know being a Finance Manager requires a certain interest and discipline, so we have included some questions to ask yourself to help you choose if this role is right for you at this specific time (if not, then let’s connect later!!)

Are you nodding your head with excitement 🤩 at the idea of:

  • Owning the financial reporting, budgeting/forecasting, and financial planning for the business

  • Supporting leadership with strategic planning initiatives to support the business in meeting their short and long term financial goals

  • Managing a small but mighty team of Finance professionals

  • Monitoring ResQ’s cash flow including AR, AP and finding new strategies to optimize our cash flow

What you will do:

As a Finance Manager at ResQ, you will learn how to support a high growth organization's finances. Specifically, you will be contributing in the following areas:

  • Financial Reporting: Prepare accurate and timely financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, in accordance with GAAP standards.

  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Develop annual budgets and financial forecasts in collaboration with department heads and senior management to support strategic planning and decision-making processes.

  • Financial Analysis: Conduct in-depth analysis of financial data, including variance analysis and key performance indicators (KPIs), to identify trends, opportunities, and risks.

  • Cash Flow Management: Manage cash flow by monitoring accounts receivable, accounts payable, and liquidity needs, and implement strategies to optimize cash flow efficiency.

  • Financial Compliance: Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements, tax obligations, and accounting standards, and coordinate with external auditors as needed.

  • Process Improvement: Continuously evaluate and improve financial processes, controls, and systems to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and scalability.

  • Strategic Planning: Collaborate with senior management to develop long-term financial strategies and initiatives that support the company's growth objectives.

  • Team Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of finance professionals, providing guidance, support, and development opportunities to foster a high-performing and collaborative work environment.

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA certification preferred.

  • 5+ Years of proven experience in a financial leadership role, preferably within the SaaS, fintech, or transactional marketplaces.

  • Strong knowledge of GAAP principles, financial reporting requirements, and accounting best practices.

  • Proficiency in financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and cash flow management.

  • Experience with financial and business intelligence systems and software, such as QuickBooks, Looker, Float or similar platforms.

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate cross-functionally and influence key stakeholders.

  • High level of integrity, and attention to detail.

What to expect as a candidate:
While we are never perfect, we have aimed to build a process that fosters fairness and helps to minimize bias, this includes structured processes and interviews. Our goal is that everyone interviewed has a positive experience, regardless of the outcome.

Stage 1️⃣: Send us your resume and a note about how your story connects to ours. Feel free to focus on what you have learned rather than just a list of responsibilities. Tell us your story! We’ll aim to tell you quickly if it is not the right fit so you are always informed.

Stage 2️⃣: Successful candidates will meet with People and Talent Lead. It will be standardized to keep things fair but also with enough room to show your uniqueness. We’ll communicate the salary range now for full transparency. If you like us and we also think there is a fit, we’ll invite you to the next stage.

Stage 3️⃣: An interview with a member of our finance team who will ask you more in depth questions about your experience and skills. Come with questions!

Stage 4️⃣: A panel interview where you will present a case study to a few members of our finance team. We will provide feedback and will ask more in depth questions about

Stage 5️⃣: This is the final stage in the process where you will meet our CEO, KJ. This stage will be more of an introductory call and less focused on your in depth skills and knowledge.

Want to learn more? 👀 Keep Reading!

We are a mission-driven team and have a big vision to revolutionize the service industry. While on that journey, we recognize that building a startup is very hard. Turning vision into reality in a fast-growing environment takes superhuman efforts and is often one of the most difficult, yet rewarding, things one can do.

We do our best to ensure transparency during all stages of the interview process but we realize it's a lot of information 📚 to take in at once so we wanted to centralize everything to make it easier for you to navigate through. We have created a Talent Notion page which will help you learn more about us during the recruitment process.


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ResQ strongly believes that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will result in a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users. ResQ is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants based on race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, or disability, or any other status or condition protected by Ontario or local law. ResQ is committed to workplace diversity and will provide accommodation to applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.

Not Sure You Meet all the Requirements? We know the
confidence gap can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply — we’d love to hear from you!