• Polymath
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Sep 13, 2018
Other | Blockchain

Job Description

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Reporting to the CFO, Polymath is looking to hire a Controller.  As part of the management team you will play a key role in the execution of business strategy and corporate initiatives. You will have full responsibility to manage the day to day operations related to the finance department and will manage and provide leadership to the finance team.



  • Direct management of various functional teams within the finance department including (payables, receivables, payroll, analysis,.....);

  • Oversight and responsibility for the monthly close process including monthly internal management reporting and analysis;

  • Oversight and responsibility over effective financial reporting that enhances the culture of financial accountability throughout the organization;

  • Management of the treasury function includes working capital management, cash management, foreign exchange exposure, interest hedging and bank credit facility;

  • Assistance in supporting the taxation function within the company

  • Support the  development, implementation and achievement of finance goals and objectives and ensure these are aligned with the overall business strategic plan and initiatives;

  • Support cross functional/departmental initiatives and projects from planning, through to implementation as required;

  • Continually seek opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness of processes, procedures and systems that will enhance the quality of work and service provided by all finance team members;

  • Support the preparation of financial and operational budgets, forecasts and plans;

  • Support the development and reporting of business and financial scorecards to monitor business performance and support effective decision making;

  • Support the identification, planning and implementation of financial systems and process improvements to drive efficiency and effectiveness of business resources;

  • Direct the preparation of special reports and analysis as required and make specific recommendations for action related to business activities and strategy when appropriate;

  • Lead, coach and mentor the team consistent with company policies, guidelines, and standards;



  • Undergraduate Business Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics;

  • Chartered Accountant Designation;

  • Minimum 3 years of professional work experience at a Big 4 CPA firm preferred;

  • Minimum 8 years of professional work experience in progressively senior finance roles;

  • Proficiency in financial statement preparation;

  • Direct experience working with/managing taxation requirements;

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment.

Bonus Points…

  • Knowledge, interest  or previous exposure to blockchain or bitcoin