Chief Financial Officer, CFO - BlissCo

30+ days ago

Chief Financial Officer, CFO - BlissCo

About BlissCo:
BlissCo is a publicly traded (BLIS: CSE, GQ4B: GR) vertically integrated distribution company, focused on cannabis cultivation, processing, oil extraction and distribution. Excitingly we earned a ACMPR licenses in March of 2018. Founded in 2013, with the assistance of a team of advisors, (Including medical and naturopathic doctors,) BlissCo has engaged with the medical community to understand how to contribute to improved patient health with medicinal cannabis products. BlissCo’s first state of the art urban facility is located in Langley BC and is a hub for cultivation, processing, packaging and distribution. It is unlike any facility you have ever seen.
BlissCo is one of the hottest startups in the $50 billion cannabis space. They are growing fast and are looking for passionate and innovative individuals that want to be on the cutting edge of this expanding and dynamic industry. Grounded in their core values of balance, progressive thinking, teamwork, integrity, all while delivering a high quality of work in all they do and putting their customers first.
This is an exciting opportunity for a strong CFO, with experience in working in companies that are traded on the CSE or TSX/(V) to join a fast paced growing company. We are looking for the type of person who takes ownership of their work and vertical and wants to work hand in hand with the CEO to scale, build and drive the business. Bliss Co has a great team, forward thinking vision, and a comprehensive plan for growth, paired with an attitude for innovation and a substantial runway.

About you:
You will have a strong background with M&A’s and previous experience in fundraising for public companies. You will have the skills and desire to act a business partner to the CEO to guide and build value in the company. Providing support to the Board of Directors and shareholders as needed. You will have the skills to plans, develop, organizes, implements and evaluates the Company's fiscal functions from every relevant perspective.

Key Activities Include:
  • Directs and coordinates company's financial affairs according to financial principles and ensures compliance with government regulation.
  • Directs and prepares financial analyses of operations for guidance of management.
  • Reports and recommends to top management or board of directors in regard to policies and programmes.
  • Plans and directs new operational procedures to obtain optimum efficiency and reduced costs.
  • Directs receipt, disbursement, and expenditures of money or capital assets.
  • Approves and signs documents affecting monetary transactions.
  • Directs the activities concerned with safekeeping, control, and accounting for assets and securities.
  • Directs preparation of budgets and financial forecasts.
  • Analyses division or department budget requests to identify areas in which reductions can be made, and allocates operating budget.
  • Directs the preparation of reports which outline company's financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present and future operations.
  • Directs preparation of directives to division or department administrator outlining policy, programme, or operating changes to be implemented.
  • Provides leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
  • Ensure credibility of Finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts.
  • Take hands-on lead position of developing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive job cost system.
  • Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization.
  • Evaluates and advises on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/ strategies and regulatory action.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions.
  • Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities.
  • Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the Company
  • Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable Federal, Provincial and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
  • Previous experience with regulatory filings such as SEDI and SEDAR filings
Requirements:
Job Requirements
  • BS in Accounting or Finance, MBA and CPA
  • 10+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles, within publicly traded companies.
  • Proven experience as CFO, finance officer or relevant role
  • In depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations essential.
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
Benefits:
Why work here:
At BlissCo we strive to build an inclusive and diverse workplace, that sits on the cutting edge of a innovative new industry. With that comes the ability to create what we think is the best possible work environment for the future of work! We pride ourselves on thinking outside the normalized parameters of life, because every day we are doing something that has literally never been done before.
We have a substantial runway and are very stable for both our industry and our age. We have a competitive plan, including base + options.
We’re a half remote, half Langley area locale team and it works really well for us. At BlissCo, you can work from wherever you want. We have an cutting edge facility in Langley, that is like no other in the industry, or your can work from the comfort of your own home.
You’ll be given full autonomy to execute on your ideas, and we think you will have boatloads of fun, while testing the limit of your expertise and innovative capacities.
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