Product

CFO

Full-time
5+ years
Montreal

What we do

Heyday is on a mission to revolutionize retail by bringing the in-store experience to the favourite messaging channels of every type of customer. Heyday’s platform helps retailers and brands sell and support from a distance with its next-generation conversational AI solution that combines the power of live chat and automation. With Heyday, brands can enable memorable, convenient, and always-on experiences for their customers, while freeing their teams to focus on high-value interactions. 


Who you'll be working with

At Heyday, we're a fun mix of passionate and smart developers, designers, marketers, product managers, salespeople, and analysts. As a member of the Executive team you’ll work closely with the C-Level team including the CEO & COO. 

With our diverse skills and expertise, we work together as one team, while doing our best work. Here we emphasize collaboration, transparency, integrity and empathy.


What you’ll do

You will be responsible for driving growth, building new relationships, creating measurable value, and establishing core financial processes and reporting requirements. 

Your main responsibilities:

  • Guiding funding: Managing the due diligence and financial planning required to attract investors including the financial management of Series A funding. Handling financial communication with current & potential investors. Participating in grant proposals and helping the company to optimize financial aids.
  • Managing cash flow: manage & optimize expenditures, prevent costs from getting out of hand, and help ensure that the company stays solvent during its challenging early years.
  • Preparing the company for the ‘ups and downs’: Develop and implement strategies from how to deal with challenging financial periods to the best ways to handle explosive growth.
  • Building an efficient financial infrastructure to support the business as it grows.
  • Developing data-driven strategies so the company can make well-informed decisions.

 

What you’ll need

  • You have a strong financial and accounting background and have at least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, master degree or MBA
  • You have previous experience working for start-ups and high-growth companies especially in the tech SaaS industry and you have successfully driven or participated in a serie A funding or managed a round of funding
  • You have the ability to inspire confidence and create trust and have experience in dealing with executives, boards of administration, founders and investors
  • Mastery of the English language; bilingualism in French a plus 

In other words, you are a motivated, professional person who loves teamwork and is always on the lookout for innovative ideas and solutions. You offer inspired ideas to help promote the continued growth and excellence of your team. Above all, you love changes and dynamic work environment!

If you are interested in this position but do not meet all the requirements, do not hesitate to get in touch and explain what interests you about this opportunity and how your experience is relevant to the role!

Be sure to follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and AngelList to stay up to date on any new Heyday career opportunities. 


Why Join Heyday?

You’ll work on an innovative product. You’ll learn new skills and grow your expertise while being constantly challenged in a fast-paced work environment. But you won’t do it all alone, and you’ll be able to count on the support of your team to help you do your best work! Although we are a fast-growing start-up, we understand the importance of having a work-life balance, and you'll be surprised to see how much we can accomplish while remaining calm and positive :)

To ensure your well-being at Heyday, here's what we offer:

  • Group insurance including Dialogue (telemedicine application) from day one and paid 50% by Heyday!
  • Here, everyone starts with 3 weeks of vacation.
  • Stock option plan for employees.
  • Of course, flexible work hours  ;)

We are currently working remote, but when it's safe again, you'll enjoy working on the 14th floor of a building that offers a breathtaking view of Mont-Royal and downtown - at the corner of Saint-Laurent & Rachel! 

We thank all applicants for their interest; and we will do our best to reply to all of you in a timely manner.


Difference help us grow

Heyday is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. Here you will feel like you belong regardless of your ethnicity, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital or disability status. We seek different perspectives, experiences and opinions. We embrace diversity because we genuinely believe that it helps us grow and innovate. 

Let us know if you’ll require assistance during the application process.


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