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Senior Finance Manager

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Job Description

This senior financial position provides insights to the financial decision-making process through analysis, financial projections (planning, budgeting and forecasting) and reporting. The position reports directly to the CFO.

Duties & responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the day-to-day management of policies, controls and procedures and escalate issues to CFO
  • Manage all external and internal financial reporting including working closely with internal and external partners
  • Assist CFO in driving the annual budgeting, mid-range forecast and long-term plan
  • Lead the accounting team in developing explanations on actual versus budget departmental spend variances. Provide results to department heads and offer guidance for improvements
  • Prepare the standard monthly management reports. Perform detailed monthly variance analysis impacting the P&L on items in the P&L and balance sheet
  • Drive the financial impact of the commercialization process, specifically looking at financial implications of new markets, commissions, pricing and costing
  • Assist in the monthly financial close process by utilizing the budget to identify areas for accruals, etc.
  • Support financial compliance requirements, including internal and external audits (IFRS and statutory, as appropriate)
  • Provide analytical support and recommend cost saving alternatives that improve bottom line results.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of accounting, financial analysis, and business systems, preferably in a high-growth manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience with financial reporting including advanced understanding of income statement, balance sheet, cash flow, and cost accounting is required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting required, MBA or CPA is desired
  • Experience in variance analysis and commentating on Management FP&A reports
  • Inventory, cost accounting & IFRS experience highly desirable
  • Experience with a fully-integrated ERP system required such as QAD is preferred
  • Expert Excel skills is required
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, understanding accounting and providing financial information on a timely basis
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