Director of Finance

Director of Finance - Temporary Contract (6-12 months)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage daily operations of the accounting department with three direct reports. Scope includes providing leadership and support to Accounts Receivable, Credit/Collections functions, Accounts Payable, Banking, and Cash Management and payroll
  • On-demand banking transactions, cheques, wire payments, and bank reconciliations
  • Manage the month-end/year-end process including reviewing/preparing journal entries and account reconciliations through to preparing internal financial statements
  • Develop internal control guidelines, policies and procedures for accounting, cash and credit management, supply chain and administration
  • Compile and analyze monthly financial reporting packages, monitoring the financial performance of the company and presentation to senior management
  • Prepare 12-month rolling forecasts and annual operating budgets
  • Oversee the bi-weekly payroll and provide backup when needed
  • Streamline, improve and maintain accounting and operations functions using best practices
    Monitor and enforce compliance with applicable Federal and Provincial laws, regulations, policies, and government remittances
  • Creating ad hoc and standard reporting as required by the management team
  • Prepare year-end working papers and coordinate annual audit requirements and/or other independent reviews as required
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

What your bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • Accounting designation (CMA, CGA or CA), or an equivalent combination of related experience and education
  • 10 years experience in a senior accounting or financial management role
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Impeccable analytical and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to work closely with a senior management team
  • Ability to oversee a team
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