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Finance Manager

Toronto, Canada

Founded in 2014, Kindred is a robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) company that develops robots to solve real-world problems. Its mission is to enhance the lives of human workers with the power of AI robotics. Kindred’s cutting-edge technology is the foundation of a number of proprietary platforms, including CORE with AutoGrasp™, developed to operate robots autonomously in dynamic environments. Its team of scientists, engineers and business operators have set a new standard for reinforcement learning for robots. The company is co-located in San Francisco and Toronto and is part of the UK-based Ocado Group plc.


Summary of role and responsibilities:

  • As the Finance Manager, you will lead Kindred's day-to-day activities (general/operational), including payables and month-end close.
  • Coordinate and review third-party service providers' deliverables.
  • Review and approve journal entries, payroll, fixed assets, accruals and inter-company.
  • Review and approve all balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly financial statements providing accurate analysis of the organization’s results.
  • Perform/review routine accounting transactions including AP, AR, GL, and payroll.
  • Assist in tax preparation
  • Assist with additional projects as requested


Required skills, education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 6+ years of accounting experience
  • CPA license preferred
  • Excellent excel skills
  • Hands-on experience in a similar size company; “can-do” the mechanics of the function
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize and resolve challenges
  • An entrepreneurial spirit that thrives in a demanding, fast-paced, cross-functional work environment with changing priorities and deadlines
  • Strong analytic, organizational skills, attention to detail
  • Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to collaborate with peers, members of management and cross functional team


About Ocado Group

When our journey started, we were all about changing the way people shop for groceries. 20 years later, we’re developing our own ground breaking technology, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships around the world!

Transforming an industry also means transforming the way we do business.   As we continually develop new technologies and customer propositions, we’re looking for the Everyday Pioneers to lead us into the next stage of our evolution: enhancing our capabilities, inspiring our teams and developing new ways of working.

Changing the way the world shops, for good.

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