Finance Director

Highbridge Human Capital

Finance Director

  • Confidential Search
  • Full-time
  • Kamloops, BC

Confidential Search

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Highbridge Human Capital is excited to be partnering with our financial client to hire their Finance Director. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this senior role involves both interacting with the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and being responsible for the accounting and record keeping of the organization. Additional responsibilities include management of information technologies, insurance, sales tax reporting, federal income tax reporting, external audits and human resources.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing company that has a rich history in the community. The successful Financial Director will have both keen attention to detail and the bigger picture in mind. They will be tasked with ensuring accuracy but also improving efficiency of the finance and accounting function as well as the overall business. In addition to overseeing accounting activities and ensure that accounting information is accurate in order to provide key information to help to make informed strategic decisions.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF THE FINANCE DIRECTOR:

The primary objective of the Finance Director is to drive and support the financial results of the Organization in Partnership with the CFO and Senior Leadership.

This role is responsible for developing and managing daily financial and management functions.

The Fine Print

  • Oversee all financial related matters, including accounting, payroll, claims, payables, and receivables.
  • Providing management with information vital to the decision-making process.
  • Managing the budget process.
  • Attending meetings with the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Assessing current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes.
  • Evaluating accounting and internal control systems, monitor compliance and efficiencies of controls.
  • Managing the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of consolidated business results.
  • Coordinating and preparing internal and external financial statements.
  • Coordinating activities of external auditors.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of accounting software and supporting database, as needed.
  • Developing and monitoring business performance metrics.
  • Manage and coordinate tax reporting and compliance.
  • Oversee accounting staff.
  • Lead the reporting and analytics capabilities to enable strategic decision making and drive strong financial performance.
  • Establish, track and report on benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance.
  • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensures security, integrity, and confidentiality of data.
  • Demonstrates leadership, team-working and time management skills, taking on an extracurricular projects and new initiatives when needed.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership, team building and advanced coaching skills.

OUR “MUST HAVES”:

  • Qualified Accounting Professional.
  • 5+ years of experience of leading finance and accounting teams.
  • Proven track record of leading and being a change agent.
  • Excellent written communication style, responsible for drafting materials submitted to the Audit Committee.
  • In depth knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Previous experience with accounting consolidation, an asset.
  • Working knowledge of short and long-term budgeting and forecasting.
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality accounting materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, friendly, professional and proactive manner.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities and deadlines.
  • Organized and ability to work independently on assigned projects.
  • Highly proficient in Excel, Word and accounting software.

ABOUT YOU

  • You possess self-awareness, with a desire for constant self-improvement, and are goal oriented.
  • You are able to work well independently and to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • You possess an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovate to achieve great results.
  • You live the company values.
  • You have a positive attitude and you are team oriented.
  • You are a true collaborator.
  • You communicate with honesty and kindness and create the space for others to do the same.
  • You are highly detail oriented and organized.
  • You have a proven work ethic.
  • You are empathetic and approachable.

WE OFFER:

  • Great culture, high growth, collaborative environment.
  • Compensation for this role includes competitive base salary based on experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including employer RRSP contributions and extended medical, dental, etc.

NOTE: Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, provincial and local laws and ordinances. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all practices relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. While management is primarily responsible for seeing that w equal employment opportunity policies are implemented, you share in the responsibility for assuring that, by your personal actions, the policies are effective.

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