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Velocity is hiring a Business and Financial Officer

Velocity is a top business incubator in North America backed by the University of Waterloo. With a founder-focused approach, Velocity has supported >400 companies that have created >5,000 jobs and raised >$2.4B in private capital to date. Essential to Velocity’s operations are the processes and transactions that allow us to fulfill our mission to support founders to build companies that scale. The responsibilities of the Business and Financial Officer are wide ranging from managerial accounting, conducting transactions, to sustaining business relationships with internal and external partners, including our resident startups. 

A full set of responsibilities and a link to apply to this opportunity can be found here. 

If you are keen to have a finance role within a dynamic, innovative community and to join an awesome industrious Velocity team, this opportunity is for you! We are looking for passionate individuals who are ready to dive in and help achieve Velocity’s mission and create its future. 

Velocity is an in-person first experience with our workplace located in downtown Kitchener. Applicants seeking in-person roles will only be considered.

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Equity Statement 

Velocity, a department of the University of Waterloo is committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. 

The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.