Finance Manager

Rumie - Toronto, ON (25 days ago)

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You will be responsible for financial and analytical support for the organization. This will include developing models/analyses, assessing the financial viability of proposed business ideas, and working closely with the team to understand initiatives and make recommendations for future viability and direction of these initiatives. If you want to help improve access to education around the world and want to accelerate the rate at which we scale, join us.

Your responsibilities will include:
Oversee financial operations of Rumie
Responsible for the accuracy of Rumie’s accounting transactions and records
Provide analytical support to the business team in understanding the financial implications of current and new lines of businesses or initiatives
Responsible for managing all incoming revenus (sales, donations, grants), and preparing corresponding reconciliations and documents (invoices, tax receipts, financial reporting)
Coordinate and lead the annual audit process and annual government filings
Lead budgeting and operational planning process
Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures (including inventory management)
Other ad-hoc finance and accounting projects
Accounting designation (CA, CMA, CGA, CPA) either completed or in progress preferred
3-5 years of professional experience
Exceptional attention to detail
Knowledge of accounting and payroll software is required
Demonstrate “common sense” approach to problem solving and analysis
Strong desire to collaborate, high level of initiative taking, and a professional attitude
Good time-management skills and a flexible attitude, with ability to meet tight deadlines
Great team player and can also thrive in self-managed and independent environments
Excited to work in a rapidly-growing startup and tackle a variety of work.
A commitment to Rumie’s mission and enthusiasm for learning about all aspects of Rumie’s business
Experience working in a startup or tech environment
Experience working at a non-profit, including an understanding of non-profit accounting
Why join our team?
You will contribute to making education free and accessible to anyone around the world
We won the Google Impact Challenge twice and we were named the “World’s Best Social Startup” by Global Entrepreneurship Week
Funders and Supporters include Y Combinator/Imagine K12 in Silicon Valley, WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education), and some of the most prominent CEOs in North America
We are located at the Ryerson DMZ, named as one of the world’s leading startup incubators. The DMZ has free breakfast, coffee, fruit, and snacks… (not to mention Wednesday Pancake Breakfasts and Scotch Fridays)
We’re an effective, creative, and resourceful team that works hard and plays hard
Our employees get health benefits, flexible hours, and vacation
We’re growing extremely fast (from 0 to 29 countries in a few years) and show no signs of stopping.
How to Apply

Please send your resume, link to your portfolio, and a cover letter to

In your cover letter, please outline:
Why you feel you are a good fit for this role;
What educational issue (locally or internationally) you feel most passionate about; and
What excites you about helping Rumie