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Finance Manager


Toronto, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Industry: Technology
  • Post Date: 02/13/2024
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  • Company Address: , Toronto, CA

About CommerceBear

We’re the publishing engine for all furniture and home goods, designed to help manufacturers build and manage listings.

Job Description

What is Bear?

  • We’re building the platform of record for furniture & home manufacturers, helping them publish the best listings in the category and grow revenue on channels like Wayfair, Perigold, Amazon, Walmart, Costco, and more.

  • Our team and backers have helped grow eBay, Stripe, Lightspeed, PayPal, Burrow, Shopify, Airbnb, Uber, AppLovin, Clearco, Ada, Substack, to name a few.


About the Manager, Finance role

We're hiring our first ever full time finance role which will be central to our strategy and have a front row seat to scaling vertical SaaS business. This person will partner with CEO & leadership, own the entire finance function, build out & own reporting across the business, liaise with the board & other stakeholders. We’re looking for someone who is scrappy, resourceful, excited about what we’re up to and is going to help us build something incredible. 


As Manager, Finance, you will:


  • Create and manage all financial reporting - monthly, quarterly, and annual

  • Manage our day to day finance functions including payroll, AP, and AR

  • Create all forecasts, financial plans, and budgets 

  • Manage cash flow for the business

  • Advise on capital management decisions

  • Maintain our ESOP plan 

  • Create, maintain and report on business health metrics and KPIs


Requirements for this role

  • 4+  years experience working in Accounting, Finance, or Banking

  • Proven track record of strategic thinking

  • Highly proficient in building decks

  • Effective and efficient communicator who can break down complex problems into simple terms 

  • Ability to identify problems before they arise 

  • Proven track record of building cross functional relationships and understanding the ecosystem of a business


You’ll be great in this role if:

  • You’ve got the experience. We’re looking for someone who has done this before and can bring their own perspectives and ideas to the table and a track record of building strong finance and accounting functions. 

  • You’re an owner. As our first finance hire, you will define what great looks like in this role at Bear. This means that you need to ensure nothing falls through the cracks, you are proactive in everything you do, and that whatever comes across your desk is better-off by the time you're done with it.

  • You build super hot decks. And are insanely proficient in ppt and google slides.

  • You’re an excellent communicator. You have the ability to convey complex ideas and information clearly and effectively to a variety of audiences while building bridges, not breaking them down. 

  • You have exceptional interpersonal skills. This role will be right in the middle of our business and will touch every part of the organization. You may also sometimes need to deliver tough news or say no. All while maintaining relationships? You can handle it. 

  • Super organized. You are able to manage multiple priorities with a high level of attention to detail.

  • You adapt FAST. To be successful in this role, you must be able to adapt quickly and adjust your strategy on the fly.

  • You thrive with pressure. This is a demanding role, reporting directly to the CEO, which means there will be tight and demanding deadlines.

  • Get shit done, bias for action You have a strong sense of urgency and are able to move quickly.


Why choose Bear?

  • Everyone's an equity owner

  • Career growth

  • Flexible work schedule focused on delivery

  • Comprehensive health benefits and paid sick days

  • Mandatory paid Mental Health days

  • Can work remote from anywhere in North America, as long as you have fast internet

  • Company summits throughout the year

  • Top of the line hardware to help you build your workspace

  • Customer-obsessed and a values-driven culture, with core value being our belief that our most important asset is our people


Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.


We are dedicated to growing a diverse team of talented individuals and creating an inclusive environment. Please let us know if you require any accommodations during the recruitment process. We welcome those who want to join us on our journey.

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