400 Accounting Manager

Your opportunity

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. We have developed a ground-breaking medical device for the minimally invasive diagnosis and treatment of the most common heart rhythm disorder, atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation can cause stroke, heart failure, and other heart-related complications.

Kardium has a fantastic technical team that has developed a product with strong, unique and customer-valued differentiators versus other solutions on the market: The Globe® Pulsed Field System. We have built connections with key opinion leaders who are already using the Globe System and are helping to tell our story.

Reporting to the CFO, as Kardium continues to grow, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to help build and prepare our finance team to become a public company over the next couple of years.

What you’ll be doing

Reporting to the CFO, the Accounting Manager will be an active participant and leader in Kardium’s accounting function, focusing on supporting increased transaction volumes as well as being involved in projects to scale up Kardium’s financial processes and financial reporting infrastructure.

Specific responsibilities of the Accounting Manager will include:

  • Lead accounting team responsible for full cycle accounting
  • Lead hiring, onboarding, and coaching of new accounting team members as we continue to build our team
  • Prepare and review financial reporting and analysis ensuring accuracy, timeliness and compliance with regulatory requirements, including liaising with the external auditor for the annual financial statement audit
  • Ensure the delivery of timely and relevant financial performance metrics and analysis to executive management
  • Ensure compliance with tax authority reporting deadlines in multiple jurisdictions, with assistance of outside service providers
  • Provide assistance and subject matter expert input into ERP system implementation project
  • Collaborate with Kardium staff in all business units

Your responsibilities will evolve as Kardium continues to grow, and there are multiple roles planned for the future that the Accounting Manager will have the potential to grow into depending on your career aspirations.

What you bring to the team

Our Kardium team is smart, creative, and passionate about developing cutting-edge medical devices to help improve people’s lives. We work in a collaborative environment based on trust and respect. We understand that only by working together can we solve what was thought unsolvable.

You are suited to our approach and possess these attributes:

  • You have a formal accounting designation, and at least 5 years of working experience in related roles with progressive responsibilities
  • Experienced with full cycle accounting
  • Direct experience with SEC reporting requirements in a public company setting, including establishing and testing financial controls (SOX 404)
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong leadership, willingness to give and receive prompt, direct, and specific feedback, and aspirations to lead a growing team
  • Experience with an ERP implementation or extensive experience working within an ERP system
  • Experience working in a regulated manufacturing industry, such as for type 3 medical devices, is a strong asset

Why work at Kardium

A meaningful career working with a truly innovative technology and an ambitious team, combined with:

  • Knowing every day that you are making a difference in people’s lives by helping treat a condition that debilitates millions worldwide
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge and advance your career
  • Opportunity to extend your knowledge by interacting with other team members in a multi-disciplinary environment that includes electrical and mechanical engineers, biologists, and specialists in human factors, and clinical and regulatory affairs
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and growing employees’ careers
  • Supportive and fun colleagues with plenty of social events to encourage people connections
  • Competitive compensation that includes equity participation
  • Ability to work in a dynamic hybrid work environment
  • And our employees think we are great too – check out Glassdoor to learn more!

How to apply

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@kardium.com, using “400 Accounting Manager” as the subject line. Indicate in your cover letter why you are interested in Kardium and in this specific position.

Thanks in advance for your interest in Kardium!

About Kardium

Kardium is a technology pioneer developing devices to address cardiovascular diseases. The company was founded in 2007 by a team with a track record of excellence in medicine, business, and engineering. Focused on building a world-class, internationally dominant medical device company, we believe in having lots of fun while working hard. We hire top individuals who are strong team players and trust them to make the right decisions to achieve our goals. Kardium has repeatedly been selected as one of the “Best Companies to Work for in BC” by BC Business Magazine and has ranked as the #1 Life Sciences and Health Services Company. In 2021 and 2015 Kardium was also awarded “Medical Technology Company of the Year” by Life Sciences BC. Visit our website at www.kardium.com.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@kardium.com.