Careers

  • SUMMARY

    First Global Data (“TSX: FGD-V” or “First Global”) is an international payments company whose services are designed primarily for the unbanked markets. Our two lines of businesses are Mobile Payments and Cross Border Payments.

    FirstGlobal is revolutionizing the payments space with our Mobile wallet PayQwik™.

    FirstGlobal is actively looking for a talented and ambitious Social Media Marketing Specialist to join our growing PayQwik’s marketing team. You will be responsible for the aggressive growth of the company’s digital marketing function for acquiring customers as well as our social media consumer engagement strategy and execution. We have just the right mix of challenge and learning, and more than anything, it is the marketing team of an upcoming industry leader! So if you are a highly driven individual with passion, skills, and innovative ideas, you are the right fit for our team.

    The Key areas of responsibility will be the North America, Philippines, India, Latin America, and the Caribbean along with other markets to meet the Corporate Revenue Targets.

    A demonstrable track record of success in Strong consumer-oriented communication skills and an entrepreneurial mindset will be critical to success in this role. The candidate will be directly responsible for developing monthly and yearly new customer acquisition forecasts and deliver them within budget. Fluency in Spanish, Tagalog, or Hindi is a requirement and understanding of multicultural customers is highly desirable. The candidate will be able to see the direct impact of decisions on the business results.

     

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Social Media Associate will be accountable for the community management across PayQwik™ social media platforms, serve as a central point of coordination, and ultimately own the execution of social media strategy for PayQwik™. Support execution of social media campaigns and day-to-day activities including creation of messages, securing related content, scheduling and posting messages, and interacting with respondents

    • Implement the social media strategy, coordinating with other departments to ensure its effectiveness and encouraging adoption of relevant social media techniques into the corporate culture and into all of PayQwik™ services
    • Ensure social media tools (eg. FB connect, Sharing buttons) are kept up to date (in coordination with technical support team)
    • The associate will influence customer behavior across current & new media channels, analyzing conversations and create online initiatives (e.g. viral campaigns).
    • Become an advocate of PayQwik™ in social media space
    • Engaging in dialogues and answering questions with appropriate responses
    • Identify threats and opportunities in user generated content surrounding the PayQwik™ brand
    • Build an active brand ambassador network to spread the word about PayQwik™
    • Actively monitor & measure the impact of PayQwik™ social media programs, and analyze, review, and report on effectiveness of campaigns/ engagement on social sites in an effort to maximize results
    • Regularly give feedback of insights gained from social media monitoring to brand managing team to help them evolve their strategies in a timely manner
    • Monitor trends in social media tools, trends and applications.
    • PayQwik™ mobile wallet is in a rather simple, pursuit: To offer a simple, fast and enjoyable experience for online recharges and payments.
    • At PayQwik™, we strive to maintain an open culture with a hands-on approach; sharing ideas and opinions. Our Team is passionate about each detail of a new feature, obsesses about every feature on the mobile app.
    • Providing the consumers with the best user experience is Team PayQwik™ daily mantra.
    • Other duties are to include the marketing calendar with the online strategy, tracking PayQwik™ the social media footprint and partner with other departments to ensure a consistent and relevant messaging.
    • The associate support the daily posts/tweets to all applicable social media outlets monitors all accounts & industry competitors, sets up new platforms as well as create social reports & best practice case studies.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

    • Has a bachelor associates degree in advertising, marketing or communications
    • Excels at research and possesses excellent writing skills
    • Has work experience or training in social media, advertising, PR or online marketing
    • Understands social media universe & its power including YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Wikis, Blogs, Whats App, Paper, Vine etc
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
    • Demonstrated creativity and documented immersion in social media
    • Demonstrated ability to map out a social media marketing strategy and then drive that strategy proven by testing and metrics
    • Experience in sourcing and managing content development and publishing
    • Discretion to identify threats and opportunities in user generated content
    • Knowledge of search engine optimization-think including basic keyword research
    • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work in a team environment
    • Is eager to meet and exceed objectives and take on more responsibility

     

    If the above describes yourself and you are up for the challenge, please forward your resume and cover letter directly to the Human Resources Department at careers@firstglobaldata.com with the subject line as Social Media Marketing Specialist.
    We thank all applicants for applying for this position, unfortunately only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • The Opportunity

    First Global Data (“TSX: FGD-V” or “First Global”) is an international payments company whose services are designed primarily for the under-banked markets. Our primary services include Money Transfers (Remittances), Mobile and Online Payments. We offer a secure, fast and inexpensive means of sending money from our website to both online and offline recipients in over 97 countries around the world.

    First Global Money a brand of “FGD” is one of the fastest growing FinTech companies

    Requirements: PHP, MySQL, CURL, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, XML, Codeigniter, HMVC (hierarchical, model, view, controller,) bootstrap.js, web services, experience with RESTful APIs and comfortable with object oriented programming. Experience with ecommerce development using eft/ach a strong benefit.

     

    RESPONSIBILITY:

    • Manage and provide technical and directional leadership to a team of PHP Web Developers
    • Drive development plans, overall web technology strategy, and process innovation
    • Work alongside business leaders and marketing staff to determine business requirements and rapidly translate them into final products
    • Conducts organizational studies and work simplification studies to help streamline business processes
    • Use your creative problem solving abilities to find solutions to business and technology challenges
    • Anticipate future requirements in the design of new systems
    • Design, evaluate, update and maintain object oriented applications in PHP
    • Conduct QA tests to ensure functionality before pushing new code live
    • Prioritize and maintain timelines to execute and deliver projects on time
    • Other duties and responsibilities will be assigned from time to time

     

    PREFERRED BACKGROUND:

    • 5 years of web development experience in PHP
    • Project management experience
    • Experience with advanced version control systems (Git, SVN)
    • Knowledge of database schema design, normalization, and optimization
    • Experience with Web Services
    • Strong understanding of MVC frameworks like Symfony and Codeingniter
    • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript, particularly the jQuery framework
    • Strong OOP and software design ability
    • Able to develop systems that meet architectural objectives including reusable, scalable code
    • Strong design and coding experience in backend development
    • Experience with RESTful APIs

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please send your resume to: careers@firstglobaldata.com for further consideration.

  • SUMMARY

    First Global Data (“TSX: FGD-V” or “First Global”) is an international payments company whose services are designed primarily for the unbanked markets. Our two lines of businesses are Mobile Payments and Cross Border Payments.

    First Global is revolutionizing the payments space with our Mobile App PayQwik™. First Global is actively looking for a highly driven and passionate Product Manager for our Mobile App PayQwik™. The PayQwik™ mobile app is used by customers every day most recently deployed in India, with phased rollout planned around the world. We are a fast-moving team that is passionate about positively transforming the payments space for our consumers.
    This position offers an opportunity to work directly on a dynamic mobile platform. An ideal candidate has experience defining, developing and delivering products with a deeply driven passion for solving customer problems.
    This role will focus on the management of financial features in the app. This includes the ability to deliver on new features enabled by PayQwik™ recent partnerships with global processors and strategic partners.
    FGD believes that the best way to measure our success is through our offering to the customer. To make this happen, Product Managers on our team are the drivers for product strategy; they pay attention to every minor detail that impacts our consumers (why is the splash screen around for 0.25 seconds longer than necessary). They are the catalysts of all that we stand for, which is to build trust and to deliver the best experience for our users.
    So if you are a highly driven innovative individual with passion, skills, and ability to deliver under tight timeframes, you are the right fit for our team.

    The Key areas of responsibility will be the North America, China, Ethiopia, Germany and Qatar along with other markets to meet the KPI’s and Corporate Revenue Targets.

     

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • You will have end-to-end product ownership of multiple parts of the PayQwik™ App, (C2C, C2B, B2C & B2B) responsible for setting the strategy, researching and deeply understanding customer needs, defining and prioritizing your roadmap, and delivering the product to market.
    • You will own business outcomes and be responsible for meeting corporate targets and KPI’s by improving the product experiences.
    • You will partner with the business analyst(s) to collect data and analyze results to identify and act on opportunities to optimize the PayQwik™ app.
    • You will be a critical thought leader and execution partner in shaping the overall product strategy and roadmap of the app.
    • Understanding and analyzing user needs
    • Maintaining a deep understanding of the competitive landscape and trends
    • Defining features through detailed specifications, user stories and wireframes
    • Maintaining timelines and keeping all stakeholders updated
    • Defining success metrics and analyzing product performance
    • Take end-to-end ownership of the product line, identify market requirements, define the product vision, create preliminary design concepts and drive the implementation of the overall product roadmap.
    • Improve Customer perception and product-wise market share, good understanding of technical and market feasibility of the product.
    • Product vision, business understanding, and customer passion that inspires all levels of the organization
    • Creating and managing global product roadmaps, balancing prioritization and constraints while ensuring excellent execution of the product lifecycle process from concept to post-launch
    • Collaborating across all functions, from Developers, Marketing, Operations, Business Helping your teams move forward swiftly and effectively by removing roadblocks and through rigor, speed and transparency in decision-making
    • Identifying and evaluating new opportunities based on customer research, industry trends and best practices, competitive understanding/analysis, and corporate strategy
    • Skill and passion for continually assessing customer needs through a wide variety of methodologies including interpreting UX usability research, written feedback from consumers (e.g. app store reviews), and synthesizing customer service feedback
    • Ability to identify opportunities in the organization around you (process, people, etc.) and drive change to improve.
    • Other

     

    DESIRED SKILLS:

    • Passionate about building world class products on the web / mobile
    • Work experience in the internet / e-commerce industry is preferred
    • A healthy appetite to continually learn, grow, and challenge yourself and your colleagues

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Recent college graduate with 1-3 years of work experience
    • Deep passion for building mobile products
    • Strong knowledge of UX process and development processes.
    • Uncanny product sense on how to marry technology and design to solve user needs in a practical manner
    • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills combined with a strong business and technical acumen
    • Bias for action and can break down complex problems into steps that help drive product development
    • Good oral and written communication skills

     

    PREFERRED BACKGROUND :

    Internet product company, mobile product company

    If the above describes yourself and you are up for the challenge, please forward your resume and cover letter directly to the Human Resources Department at careers@firstglobaldata.com with the subject line as Product Manager.
    We thank all applicants for applying for this position, unfortunately only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • SUMMARY
    Performs varied paralegal and office administration work involving a moderate level of difficulty to assist the President and C.E.O with routine aspects of legal and factual research, data compilation and analysis, drafting legal documents and affidavits, and under supervision, conveying routine legal information to stakeholders.

     

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • As specifically directed by the President and C.E.O, conveys routine information to client management regarding legal and/or contractual issues associated with existing or proposed operational situations.
    • Conducts routine and specific legal and factual information research and data compilation, as directed by the President and C.E.O,
    • Drafts legal position statements for attorney review pertaining to various specific policies, operational practices, and/or transactions.
    • Compiles, reviews, and organizes evidence and other information for external hearings, and meetings, as appropriate.
    • Drafts and reviews contracts, including performing initial review of contracts and settlement agreements, to be entered into by the institution.
    • Drafts routine contracts, statements, correspondence, and/or other legal documentation, as appropriate, at the specific direction of the President and C.E.O,
    • Represents the organization on internal committees, task forces, and other official meetings.
    • May provide routine paralegal assistance to outside counsel and/or other administrative agencies involved in business ventures, litigation, administrative, and/or compliance matters.
    • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

     

    MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
    • Paralegal Diploma;
    • At least 7 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
    • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
    • Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions.
    • Ability to gather and organize legal evidence.
    • Knowledge of legal contract, agreement and settlement procedures and documentation.
    • Ability to draft legal documents, such as pleadings, legal responses, affidavits, position statements and briefs.
    • Knowledge of current and developing legal issues and trends in area of expertise.
    • Knowledge of the principles and procedures of legal research.
    • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.

     

    DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

    Position requires:
    a) preparation of routine/standard legal opinions and position statements for attorney review;
    b) independent preparation of standard contracts and settlement agreements for review of attorneys;
    c) drafting of standard pleadings, discovery responses, and affidavits for review by attorneys;
    d) direct interaction with other university departments on legal matters.

     

    If the above describes yourself and you are up for the challenge, please forward your resume and cover letter directly to the Human Resources Department at careers@firstglobaldata.com with the subject line as Paralegal.
    We thank all applicants for applying for this position, unfortunately only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • SUMMARY
    Are you looking for an exciting opportunity with a dynamic organization? Do you have strong accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll experience within the Financial Industry? If so, we are looking for you!
    The Junior Full-Cycle Accountant for First Global Data Corp. who will be primarily responsible for full cycle accounting up to and including financial schedule preparation and reconciliations. The Junior Full-Cycle Accountant will also assist with ad-hoc reporting and analysis functions and special projects when required.

     

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Process day-to-day transactions including A/R, A/P, Payroll and Banking.
    • Prepare government remittances including payroll deductions and GST.
    • Analyze accounts and prepare reconciliations.
    • Assist with month-end and year-end activities.
    • Maintain Accounts Payable function – Full cycle.
    • Maintain Accounts Receivable function including reconciliation.
    • Execute Payroll reconciliation & review source deductions
    • Prepare bank deposits and wire payments.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Good working knowledge of Simply Accounting financial system and Excel.
    • G2-3 years of accounting/bookkeeping experience in a fast paced environment.
    • GCommunity college diploma/University degree with accounting knowledge at 3rd level CGA
    • GCandidate must also be independent and able to work with minimal supervision or direction.
    • GDetail oriented and able to multitask
    • GWorks well with others
    • GEnergetic and hard working
    • GStrong Interpersonal and Communication Skills.

     

    WORKING CONDITIONS –

    If the above describes yourself and you are up for the challenge, please forward your resume and cover letter directly to the Human Resources Department at careers@firstglobaldata.com with the subject line as Junior Full-Cycle Accountant.
    We thank all applicants for applying for this position, unfortunately only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • SUMMARY
    First Global Data (“TSX: FGD-V” or “First Global”) is an international payments company whose services are designed primarily for the unbanked markets. Our two lines of businesses are Mobile Payments and Cross Border Payments.

    FirstGlobal is revolutionizing the payments space with our Mobile wallet PayQwik™.

    FirstGlobal is actively looking for a talented and ambitious Digital Marketing Specialist to join our growing PayQwik’s marketing team. You will be responsible for the aggressive growth of the company’s digital marketing function for acquiring customers as well as our social media consumer engagement strategy and execution. We have just the right mix of challenge and learning, and more than anything, it is the marketing team of an upcoming industry leader! So if you are a highly driven individual with passion, skills, and innovative ideas, you are the right fit for our team.

    A demonstrable track record of success in Strong consumer-oriented communication skills and an entrepreneurial mindset will be critical to success in this role. The candidate will be directly responsible for developing monthly and yearly new customer acquisition forecasts and deliver them within budget. Fluency in Spanish, Tagalog, or Hindi is a requirement and understanding of multicultural customers is highly desirable. The candidate will be able to see the direct impact of decisions on the business results.

     

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    At PayQwik, we strive to maintain a culture where everyone feels comfortable sharing ideas and opinions with a hand on approach. Our team members are highly driven and passionate from the inception of an idea to its final delivery. We strive to ensure all of our customers have the ultimate experience when using our Mobile Wallet.

    App Marketing, SEM, Email Marketing, SEO, & Social Media Marketing

    As the Digital Marketing Specialist of the PayQwik, you will be in charge of activities surrounding the mobile platform with a major focus on internet & app marketing.

    You will be working with the VP of Marketing to execute the goals to achieve the highest ROI for this platform.

    • Deliver the Marketing goals & measurement metrics
    • Ability to create campaigns across all internet marketing platforms
    • 3-5 years of mobile & digital marketing experience
    • Experience in analytics, testing, push notifications
    • Highly analytical, data driven & results oriented
    • Core marketing concepts & preferably MBA
    • Prior background in Internet or Mobile marketing is preferred
    • Ability to think creatively and communicate strategically with a variety of people
    • Deep passion for empowering creators.
    • Work with graphic designers, video creators to create all digital marketing campaigns

     

    DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

    • Experience 5 – 7 years of relevant marketing experience in Mobile payments, financial service, and consumer service.
    • Strong digital marketing background.
    • Google Adwords professional (GAP) certified.
    • Mobile VAS campaign experience.
    • Good understanding of mobile campaigns both in search and display.
    • Have good contacts/relationship with mobile/affiliates and web ad networks.
    • Worked both in domestic and international payments markets.
    • Ability to analyze and interpret large data sets coupled with qualitative information to support recommendations and strategies.
    • Possess knowledge and experience in the tenets of traditional marketing. Marketing degree is welcomed but not required with relevant work experience.
    • Demonstrate creativity and documented immersion in Social Media. (Give links to profiles as examples)
    • Proficient in content marketing theory and application. Experience sourcing and managing content development and publishing.

    This information is intended as a guide to reflect the principal functions of the job. However, it is not an all-inclusive listing of the required job functions. Further, the job description is subject to change at the discretion of management.

     

    How to apply:

    If you are interested and qualified, please attach your cover letter and resume with the subject line as Digital Marketing Specialist for consideration to careers@firstglobaldata.com.
    We thank all applicants for applying for this position, unfortunately only those selected will be directly contacted by our Human Resources department.

  • SUMMARY
    The Customer Service Representative will be primarily responsible for processing and releasing transactions, attending to inquiries from Agents and Customers and ensuring that customer complaints are addressed and resolved. The Customer Service Representative will be expected to project a professional company image through phone interaction services as per the Company’s standard to ensure that the First Global Money Inc. service maintain its world class and leading edge.

     

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Answer calls and respond to emails.
    • Provide quality service and support to our Customers and Agents.
    • Handle customer inquiries both telephonically and by email.
    • Identify and escalate priority issues.
    • Route calls to appropriate resource.
    • Follow up customer calls where necessary.
    • Document all call information according to standard operating procedures.
    • Complete call logs.
    • Recognize, document and alert the supervisor of trends in customer calls.
    • Attending, following up and resolving customer complaints, questions and requests.
    • Promote and market First Global Money Inc. via inbound and outbound calls.
    • Practicing and ensuring compliance with all of the Company’s policies and procedures.
    • Processing transactions for English and Spanish-speaking agents and customers – both Red Phone and Web.
    • Ensure comments are inserted/logged in all transactions.
    • Review and release all pending transactions – Red Phone and Web.
    • Call/Follow up with Guyana Operations Center for pending receipts.
    • Ask the Exchange rate daily to our Agencies.
    • Process Cancellations when required following operating procedures.
    • Process Modifications when required following operating procedures.
    • Renaming and saving incoming fax files.
    • Follow up with Payers by email and/or phone on the status of the modifications, cancel or modify the transaction on the Payer’s system, create a new transaction in cases where required within the specified time frame.
    • Sent by fax the Agent report when is required.
    • Review and check the Confirmation numbers of each payer must be the appropriate to each one.
    • Ensure that all transactions are available on each payer system.
    • Ensure that all pending transactions are released at the end of the day.
    • Ensure that there are no duplicate transactions in the system.
    • Ensure that Payers are provided with all Compliance documents.
    • Ensure that the Operations Center is kept tidy at all times and trash is properly disposed of.
    • Ensure that all computers are powered off before leaving at the end of the day.
    • Ensure that the Operations Center/Building is adequately secured and locked.
    • Provide feedback on the efficiency of the customer service process and system.
    • Any other duties assigned.

     

    This information is intended as a guide to reflect the principal functions of the job. However, it is not an all-inclusive listing of the required job functions. Further, the job description is subject to change at the discretion of management.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you are interested and qualified, please attach your cover letter and resume with the subject line as Customer Service Representative for consideration to careers@firstglobaldata.com. We thank all applicants for applying for this position, unfortunately only those selected will be directly contacted by our Human Resources department.

  • SUMMARY

    Our Company has an exciting career opportunity as a Controller who will be reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer. This position provides significant contributions to the development, implementation and enforcement of policies, procedures, and programs designed to minimize potential money laundering risks by ensuring The Company works within the established strategies of the Finance Department.
    The Controller will be responsible for providing leadership and coordination of company accounting and financial planning, debt financing, and budget management functions. Ensure company accounting procedures conform to generally accepted accounting principles and that statutory and regulatory filings are complete, accurate and timely.

     

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Agent Recruiters will provide the following services:

    • Direct and coordinate all company accounting and reporting functions, financial planning and budget management functions.
    • Direct and ensure completion of month end, quarterly, year end consolidated financial statements.
    • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance of divisions and departments.
    • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget and forecast.
    • Oversee daily operations of the finance department.
    • Manage the preparation of financial outlooks and financial forecasts.
    • Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and product investment decisions.
    • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal reporting requirements.
    • Work with department managers and corporate staff to develop, annual, five year and ten year business plans for the company.
    • Establish and implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
    • Design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the department’s goals and objectives.
    • Oversee financial management of foreign operations to include developing financial and budget policies and procedures.
    • Direct financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Represent the company externally to media, government agencies, funding agencies, and the general public.
    • Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate department staff.
    • Provide accounting policy orientation for new staff.

     

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENT:

    • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
    • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems. Knowledge of federal and provincial financial regulations.
    • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections. Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting and rolling budgets.
    • Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects. Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings.
    • This is normally acquired through an Accounting designation, five to ten years of experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position.
    • IFRS knowledge and experience.
    • Knowledge of Public Company Reporting (TSX) and asset.
    • Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule.
    • US CPA, CPA, CA
    • Good presentation skills

     

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    • Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.
    • Police Clearance and background checks must be passed
    • Willingness to travel outside of Canada periodically.

     

    ABOUT THE FIRST GLOBAL DATA CORP:

    First Global Data Corp. is a leader in the Financial Services technology sector with current and future in demand consumer products and services. Specializing in International Money Remittance, Mobile Payments and Mobile Banking Technology; First Global Data enables our mobile carrier and banking partners with leading edge technology services to drive incremental revenue streams.
    First Global Data Corp currently has connectivity to 44 countries worldwide, and continues to aggressively expand. Our international presence includes a payout network in excess of 54,000 locations which includes strong relationships with banks, telecommunication providers, and non-banking organizations.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you are interested and qualified, please attach your cover letter and resume with the subject line as Controller for consideration to careers@firstglobaldata.com .
    We thank all applicants for applying for this position, unfortunately only those selected will be directly contacted by our Human Resources department.

    Location: Canada & the United States
    Start Date: To be Discussed
    Compensation: To be Discussed

    This information is intended as a guide to reflect the principal functions of the job. However, it is not an all-inclusive listing of the required job functions. Further, the job description is subject to change at the discretion of management.

     

  • COMPANY OVERVIEW: 
    Our Company has an exciting career opportunity as a Controller who will be reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer. This position provides significant contributions to the development, implementation and enforcement of policies, procedures, and programs designed to minimize potential money laundering risks by ensuring The Company works within the established strategies of the Finance Department.
    The Controller will be responsible for providing leadership and coordination of company accounting and financial planning, debt financing, and budget management functions. Ensure company accounting procedures conform to generally accepted accounting principles and that statutory and regulatory filings are complete, accurate and timely for Canada and Globally. 

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Agent Recruiters will provide the following services:

    • Direct and coordinate all company accounting and reporting functions, financial planning and budget management functions.
    • Direct and ensure completion of month end, quarterly, year end consolidated financial statements.
    • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance of divisions and departments.
    • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget and forecast.
    • Oversee daily operations of the finance department.
    • Manage the preparation of financial outlooks and financial forecasts.
    • Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and product investment decisions.
    • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal reporting requirements.
    • Work with department managers and corporate staff to develop, annual, five year and ten year business plans for the company.
    • Establish and implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
    • Design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the department’s goals and objectives.
    • Oversee financial management of foreign operations to include developing financial and budget policies and procedures.
    • Direct financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Represent the company externally to media, government agencies, funding agencies, and the general public.
    • Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate department staff.
    • Provide accounting policy orientation for new staff.

     

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENT:

    • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
    • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems. Knowledge of federal and provincial financial regulations.
    • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections. Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting and rolling budgets.
    • Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects. Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings.
    • This is normally acquired through an Accounting designation, five to ten years of experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position.
    • IFRS knowledge and experience.
    • Knowledge of Public Company Reporting (TSX) and asset.
    • Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule.
    • US CPA, CPA, CA
    • Good presentation skills

     

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    • Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.
    • Police Clearance and background checks must be passed
    • Willingness to travel outside of Canada periodically.

     

    ABOUT THE FIRST GLOBAL DATA CORP:

    First Global Data Corp. is a leader in the Financial Services technology sector with current and future in demand consumer products and services. Specializing in International Money Remittance, Mobile Payments and Mobile Banking Technology; First Global Data enables our mobile carrier and banking partners with leading edge technology services to drive incremental revenue streams.
    First Global Data Corp currently has connectivity to 44 countries worldwide, and continues to aggressively expand. Our international presence includes a payout network in excess of 54,000 locations which includes strong relationships with banks, telecommunication providers, and non-banking organizations.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you are interested and qualified, please attach your cover letter and resume with the subject line as Controller for consideration to careers@firstglobaldata.com .
    We thank all applicants for applying for this position, unfortunately only those selected will be directly contacted by our Human Resources department.

    Location: Canada & the United States
    Start Date: To be Discussed
    Compensation: To be Discussed

    This information is intended as a guide to reflect the principal functions of the job. However, it is not an all-inclusive listing of the required job functions. Further, the job description is subject to change at the discretion of management.

  • MAIN DUTIES

    • Recommends marketing strategies for the purpose of enhancing company sales.
    • Conducts market research into emerging trends in the industry.
    • Develops and implements targeted surveys for the purpose of gathering market information.
    • Conducts organizational studies and work simplification studies to help streamline business processes.
    • Integrate the technical aspects of bridging business development opportunities between China, Canada and the USA.
    • Prepares procedural and operational manuals for staff and management.
    • Reviews forms and reports to determine weak areas and makes suggestions for improvements.
    • Documents findings of studies and implements new systems or procedures.
    • Analyzes work flows and makes recommendations for streamlining or improving the process.
    • Develops and implements records management programs for filing and retrieval of records.
    • Finds new business partners for the company.
    • Helps create and maintain a marketing plan for new or existing products.
    • Helps develop new sales leads for the company.
    • Researches marketing opportunities and presents relevant ideas to the management.
    • Uses statistical models to help predict market trends.
    • Determines target audiences to introduce new product offerings.
    • Reads publications and attends seminars on industry trends to aid in keeping ahead of the competition.
    • Identifies potential new market and develops marketing plans.
    • Communicates with and qualifies sales prospects.
    • Assists with writing proposals.
    • Analyzes the techniques and successes of the competition.
    • Monitors industry news events and provides relevant updates to the management
    • Assists in the preparation of evaluation presentations including: converting outputs from technical terms and presentinginformation using summary tables, charts and graphs
    • Identifiespotential opportunities and new business ideas that fit First Global Data’s corporate strategy and long term objective
    • Responds to information disclosure requests and helps to facilitate the gathering of information for software development teams on advanced evaluation projects

     

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Must be detail oriented.
    • Must have strong interpersonal skills
    • Must have excellent analytical and research skills.
    • Must have superior written and verbal communication skills as well as good presentation skills.
    • Must have good organizational skills and the ability to effectively prioritize tasks.
    • Must have excellent computer and technical skills and knowledge of report writing software.
    • Must have good problem solving and decision making skills.
    • Must have strong leadership and managerial skills.
    • Must have good negotiation and persuasion skills.
    • Must have excellent math skills.
    • Having good connections with the Chinese government and commercial banks would be an asset.

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

      • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, operation, analyst or marketing and East Asian Studies is required.
      • Master’s degree in business administration and East Asian studies would be an additional advantage.
      • Experience in sales or marketing related field is a must.
      • Good command of Mandarin,Chinese and English is required.
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suites is required.
      • Proficiency in business and sales software would be ideal

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    • Must be willing to work in long and flexible hours to meet project deadlines
    • Time is spent primarily in a climate controlled office in Toronto
    • Must be able to spend long hours looking at a computer screen and keyboarding.
    • Must be willing to travel across Canada, USA and internationally for conferences, seminars and client meetings.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you are interested and qualified, please attach your cover letter and resume with the subject line as China for consideration to careers@firstglobaldata.com .
    We thank all applicants for applying for this position, unfortunately only those selected will be directly contacted by our Human Resources department.