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Director of Finance

Guelph, ON
Job Order: GD-721

Job Descriptions:

  • Contribute to the development of the company strategic goals and objectives through active engagement and participation in all high-level organizational activities
  • Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures
  • Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute the annual budget process, ensuring compliance with all budgetary requirements
  • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget and make recommendations
  • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance and present recommendations to the senior management team
  • Manage the preparation of financial outlooks and financial forecasts
  • Oversee daily operations of the finance/accounting department including:
  • Mentor and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative approach: assign accountabilities; set objectives; establish priorities; and monitor and evaluate results
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, accountability, and high-quality reporting that adds value to decision making process
  • Ensure staff members receive timely and appropriate training and development
  • Participate in the recruitment, discipline and engagement of all members of the team in the Accounting department
  • Collaboration with IT department to ensure maximization of computer systems capabilities to ensure efficiency, accuracy of reporting, and reduction of non-value adding manual activities
  • Manage the preparation of all financial and KPI reporting, ensuring accuracy and timely presentation of such reports
  • Review the financial viability of potential acquisitions
  • Oversee financial due diligence process for all acquisitions
  • Ensure that regular finance process audits are completed and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Develop strong relationships with all internal stakeholders and provide a high level of integrity with communication and deliverables
  • Other duties as assigned



Job Requirements:

  • Accounting degree mandatory, a master’s in business administration is preferred, CPA preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a management role ideally with both external audit and in-house financial management experience gained in a high-growth organization
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation as it pertains to financial reporting
  • Accounting degree with a minimum of 5 years of management experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to establish and maintain a professional rapport with patients and co-workers.
  • Bilingualism is preferred
  • High proficiency with client management systems and Microsoft Office suite are essential. High level of computer literacy is required for this position.
  • Ability to evaluate the need for new technology to meet the organization's financial data processing, control, and reporting requirements and advise on appropriate technology to meet the organization's information requirements and financial resources.
  • Ability to be flexible in work responsibilities. 
  • Ability to function in a multi-tasking environment.
  • Ability to travel is essential.



DATE POSTED 2019-12-04

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