Director, Finance, Planning and Analysis

  • Location: Vaughan, Ontario
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1244

The Director, Finance, Planning and Analysis provides strategic leadership within the Accounting department to achieve the Company's short and long-term business and financial objectives.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead the annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting and planning process, including timely and accurate consolidation of all budgets relating to business units.
  • Lead and oversee staff of two in the information gathering process and analysis for the budget and quarterly forecasts.
  • Manage timely collection of financial and non-financial data from business lines.
  • Ensure completeness and reasonability of budgets and forecasts.
  • Develop analytics to improve precision around budgeting and planning and forecasting.
  • Coordinate with VP, Controller to produce narrative for monthly dashboard reporting package for review with executive leadership.
  • Develop strong working relationships with internal business units.
  • Establish strong relationships with senior executives to identify their needs.
  • Support preparation of tax schedules for all entities.
  • Prepare and analyze quarterly and annual tax provisions for quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements.
  • Other duties as required.

Skills and Qualifications

  • 10+ years experiences in accounting with 3+ years in budgeting and forecasting and 2-3 years in a management role
  • Professional Accounting Designation (CPA)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff globally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail with a strong emphasis on accuracy
  • High sense of urgency and time management