Director, Finance Canada

About Our Client:

Our client is a global manufacturing organization.

Position Scope: 

Reporting directly to the VP of Finance, the Director, Finance Canada, is responsible for full oversight of the financial operations, being responsible for decisions and deliverables at a senior level, as well as being a key member of the management team. In this role, you will be responsible for complete financial management of all Canada locations including; consolidations, budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, audits, working papers and special projects as assigned.

This position is also responsible for providing financial leadership to several manufacturing plants and their management teams.


  • Structure and preparation of monthly financial statements and production statistical reporting.
  • Responsible for balance sheet reconciliation, monthly journal entries, analysis and maintenance of general ledger on all systems as required (Logic, SAP, and other as necessary).
  • Capital management for all the facilities, forecasting 3 times per month, accounting and the proper recording, identification and security of all Fixed Assets.
  • Ensure all Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) requirements are fulfilled.
  • Responsible for Canada’s annual budget and weekly outlooks.
  • Manages performance of staff, review and communicate objectives and strategies to ensure consistency and high levels of productivity.
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are adhered to and there are appropriate controls in place to meeting all financial reporting requirements and business management needs.
  • Ensure VP, Finance is kept up-to-date on all significant issues on a timely basis.
  • Provide leadership in the development of the business plan for the Canadian Finance group. Ensure the plans include/incorporate appropriate stretch while also providing reasonable standards for purposes of securing new profitable business.
  • Support manufacturing leadership team in complex analysis of cross-facility opportunities and other strategic analyses.
  • Structure and preparation of all Finance Canada budgets and the annual budget process, including weekly outlooks for all areas including; Manufacturing, Customer Service, General Overhead, Schedules and Budget commentary.
  • Ensure all reporting deadlines are met for both Canada and US corporate offices.
  • Manage the restructuring process.
  • Proper recording, identification and security of all Fixed Assets.
  • Completion of Internal and External Audit processes, Statistics Canada Questionnaires, any other external financial reports as necessary.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Requires knowledge of all corporate accounting procedures and applicable manufacturing procedures

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Must have an accounting designation, CGA, CMA
  • Minimum 5 years management experience
  • Must have experience with Standard Costing
  • Must have manufacturing or operations experience


To apply, please send a resume to Allison Dwyer at

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Mississauga, ON


Competitive compensation package + benefits



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