Re:Sound is hiring a Vice President, Finance


Vice President, Finance | Permanent Full Time

Re:Sound is the Canadian not-for-profit music licensing company dedicated to obtaining fair compensation for artists and record companies for their performance rights.  We advocate for music creators, educate music users, license businesses and distribute royalties to creators — all to help build a thriving and sustainable music industry in Canada.  Together, with our member organizations, we work to maximize revenue at the highest level of efficiency and service to increase the value of music for our rights holders.  Our 2021 – 2023 Strategic Plan has 5 Strategic Themes: Advocate to further the interests of rightsholders, Maximize Distributable Income, Accelerate Digital Optimization, Leverage Strategic Partnerships, Drive Organizational Excellence.

The VP, Finance reports to the President and CEO and has a team of 4 staff who are responsible for accounting and payroll functions, reporting and analysis, budgeting and forecasting, insurance and risk management and financial oversight of a Joint Venture.

The following is a general description of the position’s duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage the accounting and finance functions including A/P, A/R, payroll, reporting, distributions to rights holders, audit etc.
  • Provide financial insight and analysis for all business leaders and provide proactive financial and other data for decision making
  • Manage the annual budget process.
  • Primary responsibility and liaison for the Audit and Finance Committee and the Board of Directors, as requested
  • Manage an investment portfolio to maximize return within investment policy guidelines
  • All compliance matters within Canada and the US.
  • Manage an Enterprise Risk Management framework for the organization
  • Annual Audit oversight, including the primary relationship with independent auditors
  • Work with an external finance team related to executing the responsibilities of the Joint Venture
  • Special projects – i.e. Cost Analysis, Digital Optimization, Process Improvement
  • Other duties as required


  • University degree in business, economics or commerce.
  • 10+ years of progressively more complex and senior experience
  • CPA designation
  • Team player
  • Coach/Mentor
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to move from strategy to execution seamlessly
  • Excellent communicator with varying stakeholder groups including peers, board members and staff
  • Be a creative problem solver and be confident in finding ways to improve service delivery while controlling costs
  • Able to identify and mitigate business risks
  • Strong project management skills with experience managing enterprise wide initiatives, ideally related to digital transformations.
  • Superior Excel skills and strong experience in managing an ERP system.
  • Bilingual (French/English) would be an asset

Re:Sound is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. Re:Sound is committed to providing a workplace that is inclusive and accessible to all.  Should you require accommodation during this process, please let us know.

If you would like to be considered for the position, please forward your resume and cover letter to jobs@resound.ca.   We thank all applicants in advance – only those selected for an interview will be contacted.