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Accounting & Finance
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

About Giftbit

Giftbit is a fintech company that enables embeddable rewards and payouts. Giftbit’s customers are global businesses that use our platform to automate gift cards, prepaid cards, & other payout methods.

Ambition and fresh perspective keep the people at Giftbit energized. The company culture is rooted in Giftbit’s Cultural Principles and team-members get meaningful opportunities to grow their careers, experience, and responsibility.

Learn more at giftbit.com.

About the Role

As the Controller at Giftbit, you are responsible for operational excellence across key financial areas of our growing business. This is a high impact and high input role. In this role you are responsible to oversee, execute, and improve existing financial processes. More importantly, you will define and implement critical new processes.

This role is responsible for key areas of finance in the business: customer and supplier funding in multiple currencies, revenue recognition, payroll, cashflow management and optimization, and tax and accounting. You will have support from Giftbit’s operations and administrative team, bookkeepers, fractional CFO resources, and resources at the company’s USA and Canadian accounting firms.

What you’ll do

  • Ensure financial excellence, from operations to analysis, as Giftbit grows globally.
  • Operate finances for Giftbit’s USA and Canadian companies, following the IFRS accounting standard.
  • Oversee day-to-day financial operations, including running payroll, corporate banking, inventory management, and customer funding of accounts.
  • Manage and optimize cashflows, exercising judgment between a variety of cash and liability accounts in multiple currencies.
  • Provide input and detailed financial guidance on Giftbit’s product and engineering team to automate finance functions where sensible.
  • Run monthly financial reconciliation and revenue recognition process.
  • Create financial forecasts, analysis, models, and presentations to assist the executives and board with planning and decision making.
  • Define and implement new financial processes.

Who you are

  • Experience in the reward, incentive, and prepaid industry would be highly beneficial
  • You have +5 years operational experience in finance and a proven knowledge of financial processes, corporate finance, and information analysis.
  • You have created and defined new processes to make financial operations smooth, secure, and clear.
  • You’ve worked in a product company before and have experience improving financial processes through automation and delivery through product.
  • You are able to prioritize and execute while a business grows.
  • High attention to detail and diligent accuracy. You create processes to catch errors.
  • Proficiency with bookkeeping, payment, and business intelligence software.
  • Ideally, you have some experience managing direct reports.
  • Strength in Excel or Google Sheets is assumed. You have a strong aptitude for multi-variant financial forecasts and analysis. You have a firm handle on the numbers and data and what they all mean. Therefore you are capable of summarizing your insights at an executive and board level—and eager to have the details of your work explored.
  • You write clearly.
  • You may also have a bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance, economics, or a related field.

Your Application

We welcome qualified candidates living in Canada or the USA to apply. Giftbit is a diverse team that mainly works Pacific time zone hours. Giftbit is a distributed company. Should they choose, employees can work out of our company office in Victoria, British Columbia.

We require a cover letter when applying for this role. Giftbit also requires you include either an updated resume or a LinkedIn profile as part of your application. Your cover letter can be short but it would ideally highlight why you're interested in this role.

All candidates will be considered in a fair and inclusive process. Giftbit aims to respond to every qualified applicant, especially those who take time to write a short, customized cover letter. However, only candidates selected for interviews are certain to be contacted.

Annual compensation for this role is CAD$120,000-$180,000, depending on candidate experience. The selection of this range was based on salary data for comparable Controller roles.