Senior Director of Finance - Downtown Toronto

Toronto (ON) Both (on-site & remote)
Opportunity Number: 2071177
PermanentFrom: $200,000.00
AccountingFinance & Accounting
LanguageSecurity Clearance
English verbal and writtenCriminal Check at time of placement
Start PeriodDate Posted
Two weeks +Thursday, May 26, 2022
Job Description

Our client, a global provider of business legal services, is seeking a Senior Director of Finance to join their Toronto-based team.

In this role you will lead the strategic direction of the financial function, manage 20 finance professionals, and serve as a trusted advisor to senior leadership teams. You will also have ownership over financial reporting, FP&A, controls, revenue cycles, expense management, and the annual audit process.

PERKS: Competitive base salary ($200K+), up to 20% bonus, RSP matching program, employer-paid benefits, HSA, and 4 weeks vacation.

LOCATION: Currently operating on a hybrid model with 2-3 days a week in the downtown Toronto office, and 2-3 days a week work from home.

Our client has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy which requires all members to be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine. Our client will make reasonable accommodation efforts if you cannot be vaccinated due to medical, religious, or other grounds to the extent protected by applicable human rights legislation.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Serve as business partner to the Office Managing Partner and Executive Director in all financial reporting and financial planning to enable effective operations.
  • Lead and mentor a team of 20 finance professionals.
  • Oversee variance analysis to budget, strategic analysis of key metrics, and profitability analysis.
  • Lead long-term business plan and financial priorities, including annual operating and capital budgets.
  • Support identification and implementation of technology to improve effectiveness of ERP.
  • Assess and measure effectiveness of existing business processes and develop scalable process improvements.
  • Oversee Toronto and Ottawa office audits.

Qualifications and Experience
  • 10-15 years leadership experience in a professional or business services field (consulting, advisory, legal, information, talent, or IT services).
  • Undergraduate degree followed by a CPA and/or MBA.
  • Strong managerial skills with a record of coaching and developing teams.
  • Experience in reducing operational complexity, implementing process improvements, and executing effective change management plans.
  • Tech savvy and experienced in financial system upgrades and implementations.

Education and Certifications

Minimum education required: University Degree or College Diploma

Apply today or email your resume to for immediate consideration.

We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in today’s workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Minorities, women, LGBTQ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you require an accommodation, please review our accessibility policy and reach out to our accessibility officer with any questions.
Merci de l’intérêt que vous manifestez pour ce poste. La description du poste nous a été fournie en anglais par notre client. Si vous souhaitez passer l’entrevue avec nous en français ou fournir votre CV en français, nous vous confierons à une personne de notre équipe qui parle français.

Opportunity Number: 2071177

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