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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Position: Director of Finance + Operations
Type: permanent position, flexible hours (see below)
Organization: Renewal Funds
Location: Vancouver BC / Gastown

Renewal Funds is a mission venture capital fund investing in early-growth stage companies in Canada and the US since 2008 http://www.renewalfunds.com. We invest in organic consumer product and environmental tech companies to catalyze positive environmental and social impact. Renewal Funds adds value for entrepreneurs through capital, networks, and expertise, and looks to deliver above market returns for our partners. Our team has invested in some of North America’s leading sustainability focused businesses and currently has $130 million in assets under management across three funds.

We are expanding our team to support our next fund and are currently seeking an experienced finance professional to lead our Finance & Operations team. Working closely with our investment team and third-party fund administrator, you will lead a small team of finance and admin professionals with overall responsibility for all aspects of Finance, Operations, Compliance, Risk Management, Tax, HR and Administration.

We are looking for an effective leader, capable working collaboratively to keep our business running efficiently. The successful candidate must have the ability to manage relationships with investors and service providers such as our third-party administrator, auditors and tax and legal advisors. Being detail-oriented, able to identify issues and implement solutions, and design and streamline processes will be critical skills. We are a relatively flat, team-oriented organization, and this role is a combination of both supervisory and hands-on responsibilities.

Our business is both a 1% for the Planet member and a multi-year B Corp “Best for the World” honoree. A demonstrated interest in environmental and social sustainability and alignment with our mission of “investing for change” are important qualities for the right candidate.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Required:

  • professional accounting designation (CPA)
  • 10+ years relevant financial management experience
  • risk management experience
  • passion for environmental sustainability
  • strong attention to detail

We consider the following to be strong assets of the chosen candidate:

  • experience working in the financial services or investment industries (ideally VC or PE)
  • cross-border experience
  • understanding of fair market valuations
  • previous roles in small or entrepreneurial firms
  • experience leading teams
  • experience and proven ability to develop, upgrade or maintain internal systems and controls for operational, organizational and financial performance

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

This is a permanent position located in the Gastown Vancouver area, with flexibility on hours and work schedule for the right candidate. A senior professional interested in a part-time role may be an excellent fit. Salary & title commensurate with experience. Benefits include participation in the Renewal extended health, dental plans and professional development plans.

TO APPLY

If you would like to work in a small entrepreneurial environment with a group of dynamic individuals working for positive change, and you have the assets we are looking for, we welcome your application. Please send your CV along with a cover note describing your interest in the position to: Angela Galbraith – angela@renewalfunds.com . We will be accepting and reviewing applications until November 30th. You will be contacted by email should we wish to explore your application further, along with full details of our hiring process at that time. Thank you for your interest.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Oct 26 2018    ID: 48916