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About the Company 

Our client is a leading company managing the largest transportation and logistics network in the world. They are currently looking for a Director of Finance to lead and manage the accounting and finance functions in Canada.

Why Work Here

  • Comprehensive salary and benefits package
  • Company has had 10% per year growth and they are expanding geographically, so this role could provide global exposure 
  • This role is a Head of Finance for Canada and the next step would be global exposure including Europe 
  • Chief Accounting Officer is an engaged leader and appreciates hard working people and would support this leader’s vision 
  • Culture is great, and the environment is metrics-based and fast-paced 

About the Opportunity

  • Supervise Accounting Group
  • General Ledger Monthly/Annual Account Closing/Reconciliations
  • General Ledger Tax and Audit Support 
  • Responsible for maintaining a strong financial control structure 
  • Lead Forecasting & Budgeting Process in Canada (liaison with corporate FP&A team) 
  • Provide monthly financial reporting and variance analysis to Finance Leadership and Canada Operations Leadership
  • Cash Management 
  • Meet or Exceed Transplace and Customer Targeted Financial Objectives 
  • Team Leader for the Accounting Department including all aspects for AR and AP
  • Report financial results to executive management on a monthly and ad hoc basis 
  • Manage daily bank reconciliations and cash flow • Prepare and/or review reconciliations on balance sheet and income statement accounts 
  • Review and evaluate balance sheet and income statement accounts and work with General Ledger Team for any changes needed in the general ledger by posting the necessary entries
  • Analyze results by reviewing current month and YTD results to prior period, prior year and budget; provide explanations as needed
  • Search for new and improved ways of conducting financial processes, maintain up-to-date policies and procedures and remain current on accounting pronouncements
  • Core team member involved in the upcoming transition of the legacy operational and financial system
  • Prepare government monthly tax filings, corporate taxes, GST/HST, and ensure paid in compliance with Revenue Canada Rules
  • Build budgets and forecasts for Canadian operations by working with Canadian Operations Leadership Team 
  • Work closely with operational teams to identify and implement efficiencies or process improvements • Assist with the financial considerations of onboarding all new clients
  • Prepare audit work papers and interact with audit teams to communicate/explain processes, transactions, balances and results
  • Prepare tax work papers and interact with outsourced tax department to communicate/explain processes, transactions, balances and results 
  • Research and complete special projects as requested
  • Support Netherlands Site Controller with all financial aspects of the European business

About You

  • CPA Designation
  • Leadership experience in positions such as Controller, Director of Finance, or VP 
  • Experience managing a team in previous roles 
  • US GAAP experience 
  • 10+ years of total experience

Salary Range

$150,000 - $170,000/year

How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please know that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. 

When referencing this job, quote #29707. 

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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