Director, Global Finance Shared Services

Ubicació: Canada

Estat/Província/Ciutat: British Columbia

Ciutat: Vancouver

Unitat de negoci: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Description & Requirements

who we are
lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.

about the team
The Global Finance Shared Services team, led by the Director of Finance Shared Services, is responsible for managing Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Vendor Master Data Management (MDM), Business Licenses, and Corporate Cards processes across all lululemon entities. Reporting directly to the VP Finance Operations, you will collaborate with various cross-functional teams to ensure seamless operations and compliance with SOX standards in these critical financial areas. You will have a desire for continuous improvement and contributing to the success of the company.

about the role 

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for shared services, including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Vendor MDM, Business Licenses and Corporate Cards.
  • Provide leadership and direction to teams responsible for each functional area, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Oversee timely and accurate processing of vendor invoices, employee expense reports, and other financial transactions, while managing compliance with SOX controls and signing authority policies.
  • Manage and oversee the performance of third-party offshore resources to drive process improvements, optimize resource utilization, and enhance overall efficiency in service delivery.
  • Drive process improvements and efficiencies through technology utilization, establishing metrics such as SLAs and KPIs to measure performance and compliance.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field; advanced degree or professional certification (e.g., CPA, CMA, MBA) preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in finance or accounting roles, with significant exposure to shared services, BPO and international operations.
  • Ability to influence and collaborate at all levels of the organization including senior executives; able to comfortably speak to business line managers and establish a communication cadence
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume environment while maintaining attention to detail and ensuring utmost integrity in financial operations.
  • Strong understanding of SOX controls, compliance requirements, and financial regulations governing shared services functions.
must haves
  • Acknowledge the presence of choice in every moment and take personal responsibility for your life.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovate to achieve great results. 
  • Communicate with honesty and kindness and create the space for others to do the same. 
  • Lead with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure. 
  • Foster connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships. 
  • Integrate fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take yourself too seriously.

Additional Notes
Authorization to work in Canada is required for this role. 

Compensation and Benefits Package 
lululemon’s compensation offerings are grounded in a pay-for-performance philosophy that recognizes exceptional individual and team performance. The typical hiring range for this position is from $157,400-$206,600 CADannually; the base pay offered is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and internal equity. As part of our total rewards offering, permanent employees in this position may be eligible for our competitive annual bonus program, and equity offerings, subject to program eligibility requirements.   

At lululemon, investing in our people is a top priority. We believe that when life works, work works. We strive to be the place where inclusive leaders come to develop and enable all to be well. Recognizing our teams for their performance and dedication, other components of our total rewards offerings include support of career development, wellbeing, and personal growth:
  • Extended health and dental benefits, and mental health plans 
  • Paid time off 
  • Savings and retirement plan matching 
  • Generous employee discount 
  • Fitness & yoga classes 
  • Parenthood top-up 
  • Extensive catalog of development course offerings 
  • People networks, mentorship programs, and leadership series (to name a few) 
Note: The incentive programs, benefits, and perks have certain eligibility requirements. The Company reserves the right to alter these incentive programs, benefits, and perks in whole or in part at any time without advance notice.

workplace arrangement

This role is classified as Hybrid under our SSC Workplace Policy:  


In-person collaboration is important, and much of the role can be performed remotely. Work is performed onsite at least 3 days per week.  

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