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Director of Finance

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Markham
Direct Hire
$130,000

About the Company  

Our client is a large technology company with excellent growth prospects both organically and through acquisition. They are currently looking for a Portfolio Controller to be responsible for the financial reporting & analysis, transactional activities, and integration of new acquisitions 

Why Work Here 

  • Great culture and total compensation 
  • Fantastic boss and mentors  
  • High growth portfolio that could double in size over the next 2 years 
  • Flexible working arrangements 

About the Opportunity 

  • Responsible for the end-to-end process for financial transactions including billing, accounts payable, cash allocation, credit control analyzing and communicating financial results 
  • Ensuring integrity of financial transactions for accurate monthly management accounting and balance sheet reporting 
  • Support and challenge the business leaders plans and forecasts as part of the Quarterly Strategic Review process 
  • Driving improvement of working capital management throughout the business 
  • Manage the analyst and transactional teams to produce timely and reliable management information on a monthly basis to tight deadlines 
  • Along with Portfolio CEO, certify quarterly financial statements and internal control compliance checklists for submission to Head Office 
  • Perform/review month end schedules and returns, including completing required journal entries and account reconciliations 
  • Identify and investigate variances against plans and benchmarks, provide analysis of differences, and explore potential problems with financial and non-financial department heads 
  • Capture data and analyze to provide support to business decision-making 
  • Liaise with Head Office to meet all routine and ad-hoc reporting requirements 
  • Take the lead on various projects, including new acquisition integrations which will involve liaising with personnel from non-financial backgrounds 
  • Interpret and communicate financial data to non-financial managers, advise on the business impact and make appropriate recommendations 
  • Direct and execute process improvement and redesign projects alongside the ongoing management of change initiatives including the implementation of new systems and the automation of manual processes 
  • Leading the integration of the financial operations of acquired businesses into the group finance structure 
  • Provide finance consultation for acquisition prospects 
  • Coach, mentor and develop team members through regular feedback, reviews, and development plans 
  • Assisting in tax planning 
  • Support the wider business management team in providing financial information and resolution of business matters 
  • Actively manage relationships across the organization and within Finance 
  • Contribute to the success of the overall corporate strategy. 

About You 

  • CPA Designation  
  • Must have managed a team (at least 2+ people) for a couple of years 
  • Familiarity with accounting systems, ideally Great Plains 
  • Knowledge of IFRS is an asset 
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills 

Salary Range 

$125,000 - $130,000/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 #331954.  

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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