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Director of Finance - 18799

Winnipeg, MB

Posted: 03/13/2024 Category: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 18799 Pay Rate: $125,000

Job Description


Great opportunity for a seasoned finance professional to help guide a very successful group of companies through a period of growth and expansion. Reporting to the CFO, you will oversee all accounting functions including financial reporting, analysis and forecasts in addition to providing financial advice to the executive group. 

Our client is committed to:
  • Providing an opportunity to lead the finance functions during a period of growth and expansion
  • Excellent work culture with team approach
  • Career growth and advancement into senior leadership

Key responsibilities include:
  • Provide strategic leadership of the Corporate Finance & Accounting teams in Canada and United States
  • Provide oversight of the Treasury function including cash-flow forecasts, liquidity management and external financing needs
  • Provide leadership to management with respect to business planning, budgeting and forecasting and develop sound business models to support sound business decisions to meet long-term growth objectives
  • Develop and implement appropriate accounting and financial reporting systems and processes
  • Manage all aspects of general accounting functions including accounts payable, receivables, collections, payroll, bank reconciliations, group benefits programs and fixed assets
  • Develop, coach and mentor accounting staff to be future leaders
  • Maintain the ERP costing system to generate accurate product costs, inventory valuation and variance analysis
  • Develop, maintain and update cost accounting models and systems and costs to advise management on price changes in order to maximize profit margins
  • Lead the inventory planning activities
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies and government remittances
  • Monitor the effectiveness of internal controls and processes as they pertain to financial reporting and cash management

What the successful candidate will bring:
  • Professional accounting designation with 10+ years of senior finance experience within manufacturing sector
  • Proven experience in leading, mentoring and coaching teams
  • Strong corporate accounting and financial reporting experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to integrate strategic business objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver change management, systems and process improvements
  • Experience in working within a working a complex, multi-entity and cross-border environment
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to convey issues to senior management

In return, you can expect:
  • A great work culture and opportunity to lead during period of growth in both Canada and the States
  • Opportunity for career growth and advancement into senior leadership
  • Ability to make a significant impact with some interesting projects

Only candidates already eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Barry Milne
CPA, CGA, Principal
Recruiting Specialty: Senior HR, Finance, Executive Search

Drawing on over a decade of senior recruitment experience, Barry specializes in placing top talent in senior finance, human resources and executive search. His passion to stay on the cutting edge of business development leads him to exceptional candidates who drive his clients’ organizations toward new heights. A professional accountant with more than 20 years in senior leadership positions, Barry knows exactly who his clients need to build strong teams and propel their organizations forward.

Barry partners with his clients with a highly consultative approach to help them develop long-term human capital strategies to drive growth and sustainability. He purposefully places candidates in positions where they are bound to succeed. Frequently, satisfied candidates refer others to Barry because of the rewarding experience they had with him.

Barry is a member of CPA Manitoba and has served on the boards and audit committees of a number of public and private companies. In his free time, Barry enjoys adventure travel with his family, mountain hiking, stand-up paddling, great food and wine with friends and watching a good movie.

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