Director of Finance and HR (JN -082019-4007)

Our client is a leading eCommerce company, improving the way people shop for their intimate life by inspiring our customers and offering them the easiest way to get the premium products they want – all backed with unparalleled customer service. As the company continues to enjoy compound annual growth, they are currently looking for a professional to join them as Director of Finance and HR.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Eight (8) years or more experience in similar role
  • Strong financial acumen and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in developing and championing new processes
  • Experience working across multiple cultures and time zones


  • Oversee, review, and adhere to the budgets for each business department
  • Assist in company-wide budgetary planning
  • Ensure that all the company’s financial practices are in line in statutory regulations and legislation
  • Analyze the financial climate and market trends to assist senior executives in creating strategic plans.
  • Interpret complex financial information and provide updates and infom1ation as needed
  • Monitor cash flow, accounts, and other financial transactions
  • Supervise financial assistants and other employees in the facilitation of day-to-day operations, including tracking financial data, invoicing, payroll, etc.
  • Prepare official reports on a monthly and annual basis
  • Seek out methods and practices to minimize financial risk
  • Contract auditing services to ensure financial monitoring is up-to-date
  • Create and maintain relationships with service providers and contractors, including banking institutions and accountants
  • Update and implement financial policies and procedures
  • Work with human resources employees to secure candidates who will be an asset to the finance department
  • Developing and implementing HR initiatives in line with organizational objectives
  • Leading the organization’s HR departments, including talent acquisition, learning and development, employee engagement, compensation and benefits, talent management HR information systems (HRIS) and financial planning of the department
  • Liaising directly with the executive board and being accountable for the performance of the HR function and the departments within it, as well as providing strategic counsel on all people matters
  • Contributing to long-term goals around business and people development, including succession planning and c-suite talent acquisition
  • Developing company wellbeing, health and counselling policies
  • Leading the analysis of employee feedback and data, with the aim of creating a better working environment and engaged culture
  • Creating and managing the HR department’s annual budget
  • Taking oversight of the company’s culture
  • Global responsibility for the organization’s talent functions and culture

Education / Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Business


  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Exceptional service orientation