Director
of Finance

About Avida

Avida is a retail experience company dedicated to creating captivating retail encounters designed with purpose.

Today’s bricks-and-mortar retailers face many challenges. Stiff competition, high customer expectations, technological disruption, and legacy real estate and IT infrastructure, are but a few. We provide strategic, creative, human-centred approaches to experiential planning and design – all fully supported by a flexible and scalable technological platform. From ideation to execution, deployment and ongoing service and maintenance, we’ve got our clients covered.

We enable retailers to deliver exceptional in-store experiences that align customer needs with brand and business objectives.

We’re enablers of elevated in-store experiences.

The Position

The Director of Finance will lead and oversee comprehensive financial activities and be responsible for strategic financial planning and managing the financial functions of their division, and will provide strategic and tactical plans to achieve short-term and long-term objectives. This role interfaces directly with the CEO in setting and fulfilling the division’s strategic direction. The Director of Finance will work with other senior leaders in strategic and day-do-day matters related to cost-benefit analysis, budget management, forecasting models and financial performance.

Externally, this role will interface with the Board, creditors, clients, financial institutions, auditors and vendors in preparing and presenting financial data and providing practical solutions to enhance business operations, minimize risk and elevate the division’s financial health.

The Director of Finance will set goals and provide leadership and mentorship to the team to drive engagement, professional growth and alignment to objectives and cultural values.

How you'll be contributing

What you'll need to be successful in this role

Minimum qualifications

What we offer

The above are not intended to be an exhaustive list of the duties, responsibilities and requirements of the job described. Rather, they are intended to describe the general nature of the job.

Avida is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment. If you require any accommodation in the application process, please let us know in advance.

As an equal opportunity employer, we would like to thank all candidates who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Appply for this position

Send your cover letter and resume to jobs@avida.ca

Please include Application: Director of Finance in the email subject line.

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