Our manufacturing client, is seeking a VP Finance/CFO to lead their finance team and be responsible for all accounting and finance functions.
Leadership and hands-on participation in all aspects of the accounting and finance functions including but not limited to preparation of financial statements, development, implementation, and management of detailed forecasts and project specific P&L monitoring.
Create, coordinate, and evaluate the financial programs and supporting information systems of the company to include: budgeting, tax planning, and conservation of assets.
Perform monthly closings and prepare financial statements on a monthly basis.
Establish, implement, monitor and enforce proper internal controls for purchasing, collections, and payments.
Dynamically manage cash flow on a day-to-day basis with customers and vendors.
Prepare and present monthly P&L and cash flow forecasts to the management team.
Monitor and continue to develop KPI, metrics and management reports to guide senior management team in business decisions.
Oversee the approval and processing of: revenue, expenditure/position control documents, department budgets, mass salary updates, ledger, and account maintenance and data entry.
Coordinate the preparation of financial reports, special analyses, and information reports. Develop and implement finance, accounting, billing, and auditing procedures.
Ensure records systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.
Establish and implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
Oversee the maintenance of the inventory of all fixed assets.
CPA, CA with a proven track record as VP Finance /CFO with 10+ years in a progressive management role; preferably in a manufacturing environment.
Strong interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills and ability to work with all levels within the organization.
Hands on and “roll up your sleeves” individual.
Strong process and technical accounting skills with advanced Excel skills.
Experience partnering with an executive team.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Attention to detail.
Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule and travel across Canada.