Accounting & Finance

Director of Finance and Operations (Philippines Remote)

Work Type: Full Time

About Hip eCommerce

We are avid collectors building the most efficient, specialized collectible communities on earth; where our vision is to know where every collectible is in the world, who has it, who wants it, and use technology to bring them together.

Today, we operate three marketplaces, including HipComic, HipStamp, and HipPostcard. At HipComic we’re blazing a trail in the comic book industry with our advanced image recognition features for selling, as well as our My Collection app that lets you organize and track your collection with just one snap.

We are a dynamic, fast-growing, VC-backed company that caters to collectors from all over the world. Our company is known for its vibrant culture and community, and we are committed to providing the best customer experience to our users. We’re also a worldwide, fully remote team, with a strong employee presence in the United States and the Philippines, and our employees are our strongest assets.

About the Position
Seeking a Director of Finance and Operations with a robust background in Accounting and Finance, especially in U.S. GAAP and financial compliance, and a proven track record in People Operations. In this role, you'll help drive the CEO’s vision into reality, balancing financial accuracy, HR management, and operational leadership. You're tasked with fostering an inclusive culture, ensuring inter-departmental synergy, and driving growth through strategic financial and HR planning. This pivotal position requires a leader adept at navigating U.S. accounting standards within a dynamic, tech-oriented environment, ready to align our operations, finance, and people strategies toward sustainable success.

How you'll spend your time:

  • πŸ’Ή    Strategic Finance Navigator: Oversee the accounting and finance department and team while driving financial strategy, aligning company objectives with financial planning and opportunities, and ensuring sustainable growth.

  • πŸ’Έ    Budget and Forecasting Architect: Design, manage, and refine financial budgets and forecasts, ensuring the startup remains on a profitable trajectory while anticipating market shifts and capitalizing on new revenue opportunities.

  • πŸ“Š    Analytical Efficiency Expert: Proactively analyze financial data to identify cost-saving opportunities, optimize expenses and resources to enhance profitability, and utilize data-driven insights to improve operations continuously.

  • πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦    HR Steward: Oversee all global HR functions, from recruitment to personal development and growth. Ensure compliance with labor laws, handle disputes, and optimize benefits and compensation structures.

  • β€πŸŽ€    Culture & Compliance Catalyst: Promote a positive, inclusive work environment and ensure that company policies and procedures uphold the highest standards in equity, diversity, and workplace ethics.

  • πŸ“Š    KPI Keeper & Action Analyst: Monitor key performance indicators across the organization, holding everyone accountable to their goals and digging deep when they don't. Be the lens that focuses strategy into daily operations.

Who you are

  • πŸ“Š Financial Virtuoso: With an in-depth expertise in both Philippine and U.S. accounting standards, including a mastery of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), you bring a wealth of knowledge in corporate finance, sales tax intricacies, and cross-border financial compliance. Your proven track record in navigating organizations through complex financial landscapes toward sustainability and growth is essential.

  • 🌐 Global Compliance Guardian: Your extensive experience with U.S. corporate and sales tax, among other regulatory requirements, equips you to manage and advise on global financial compliance without friction.

  • πŸ‘₯ People Pioneer: Your experience in People Operations reflects your mastery in fostering professional growth, nurturing talents, and building a vibrant, inclusive workplace culture.

  • πŸ“ˆ KPI Maestro: Metrics aren't just numbers to you. You set, meet, and exceed KPIs, ensuring every department resonates with your rhythm of excellence.

  • πŸ—£ Communication Connoisseur: You have an innate ability to bridge communication gaps and ensure smooth collaboration across departments, teams, and hierarchies.

  • πŸ“ Documentation Devotee: For you, meticulousness in documentation goes beyond record-keeping. It's about creating a robust framework where strategy documents, financial records, and compliance documents are not only well-maintained but also pivotal in guiding the organization's financial health and strategic direction.

Don’t let impostor syndrome or a confidence gap stop you from applying. We encourage you to apply for this position even if you feel you do not meet all the requirements. Hip eCommerce is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Schedule Requirements: 

  • Employees are expected to work Monday-Friday within standard operating hours of 7am-5pm Eastern Time Monday-Thursday, and 8am-12pm Eastern Time Friday.

Environment Requirements: 

To maintain appropriate productivity and performance, remote employees should choose a work environment that is free from distractions, has a reliable internet connection, and supports the employee’s ability to dedicate their full attention to their job duties during work hours.

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