Director of Finance

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    Reference Number: 4713

    • Posted on: January 29, 2021
    • Closes on: February 28, 2021
    • Location: Kitchener, ON Canada
    • Category: Accounting & Finance
    • Type: Full Time
    • Salary: $120k-$150k Annually

    Description:

    To Apply email: peter.lister@elby.ca

    Our client is a Privately owned Canadian global manufacturing company located in Kitchener is looking to hire a Director of Finance to lead their finance and accounting team.  The Director of Finance will report directly to the President and work closely with the senior management team that includes Operations, Sales, Engineering and Technology.  The company has many employees that have been with the company for 20 plus years.  They are innovating and automating the organization and looking for a leader who can see the big picture and also is willing to get their hands dirty and work in the business with their staff when needed.

    Our client is offering a challenging opportunity for someone to make an impact on the profitability of operations. The company offers a competitive compensation package and great working environment for the right candidate. If you possess the necessary skillsets and this sounds like the challenging opportunity that you have been looking for then send an email immediately to Peter’s email address above and quote job order number #4713.

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead the Global finance and accounting team that includes 7 staff at the Head Office in Kitchener and 7 staff globally
    • Assess and improve accounting operations
    • Ensure that monthly quarterly and yearly financials are completed accurately and timely
    • Liaise and work with Tax advisors
    • Work with the insurance providers to mitigate risk
    • Manage banking relationships
    • Provide the business with relevant and easy to understand financial reports to help drive the business
    • Develop key KPIs for the business

     Qualifications:

    • An Accounting designation is required (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA)
    • 5+ years relevant experience in manufacturing with a minimum off 5 years in a leadership position
    • Strong cost, accounting operations and analytical background
    • Must be analytical
    • Must have the ability to lead a team
    • Experience working for a company with global operations is required
    • Experience working for a privately owned company is desired however not required
    • Must be able to see the big picture and be willing to be hands-on
    • Must be willing to travel internationally, however not often

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