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About the Company
Our client is a staple in kitchens across Canada since 1854, supporting cooks and bakers nation-wide for more than 160 years. They are looking for a Senior Finance Director who will be responsible for managing a team that performs the financial accounting, reporting, budgeting, forecasting, financial planning & analysis, treasury, tax, pensions, and statutory reporting.


Why Work Here

  • Well-rounded leadership within the organization
  • This position will be getting tremendous support from the global executive team and a high visibility role
  • The team is very mindful, and all strive towards the same purpose

About the Opportunity

  • Conduct, participate in, and oversee daily/weekly/monthly financial reconciliation and reporting processes, and perform various financial analyses in support of the business operations
  • Develop, implement, and maintain procedures to improve efficiency of financial functions, internal controls, and accuracy of financial reporting in accordance with appropriate accounting standards
  • Review results, make forecasts, and monitor trends in the industry, sales, general business conditions, and other related areas and makes recommendations for change where necessary
  • Lead the development/continuous improvement of new systems of analysis and reporting
  • Prepare and deliver documentation for monthly/quarterly/yearly analysis and exec/Board presentations
  • Lead the preparation of mid-year reviews and year-end audit processes
  • Manage the development of profit plans, annual budget and rolling forecasts
  • Perform financial analysis at the highest level to evaluate potential business opportunities and investments, both organic and inorganic
  • Identify revenue generating or cost saving opportunities and discuss with the Management Committee
  • Manage the financial planning strategies and follow up controls and comparisons relating to both short-term and long-term plans
  • Manage the planning process, analyze data, and develop strategy for financial planning and analysis functions
  • Interact with Government regulatory bodies, including Canadian Revenue Authority among others
  • There is no travel required, possibly come to the US or Europe one time a year


About You

  • CPA designation 
  • Min 15 years of broad finance experience (Strategy, controllership, FP&A)
  • Coming from a company with tangible goods (manufacturing and CPG preferred)
  • Understanding of financial instruments – derivatives/hedging
  • IFRS/US GAAP exposure


$180,000 to $200,000/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 # 342327.


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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