Manager of Financial Reporting

LocationMississauga, Ontario
Reports ToDirector of Finance
Position Overview

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Manager of Financial Reporting will lead and improve our monthly and annual financial reporting process, prepare a full set of consolidated financial statements and business unit reporting packages to senior management, and provide ad-hoc analysis to support key decision-making. The role requires someone who is highly motivated, deadline driven, and committed for continuous process improvement.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Prepare monthly financial reporting by business unit with commentary on results, comparing actuals to budget, forecast and prior year, and investigate any drivers of significant variances
  • Responsible for various management reporting packages for different business units and entities
  • Prepare annual consolidated financial statements, including note disclosures and quarterly MD&A
  • Plan for interim and annual external audit and liaise with the auditors
  • With input from the Director of Finance, responsible for the formulation of accounting policies, procedures and controls
  • Foster a positive work environment; help train and develop staff
  • Coordinate with Accounting team on month-end close and help resolve reporting issues
  • Play an active role in finance related projects (ERP implementation, systems and process improvements, Finance initiatives and ad-hoc projects)
  • Assist the FP&A team with the annual budget and rolling forecast process
  • Assist with treasury management and tax compliance
  • Other related duties as required or assigned.
Skills & Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related program
  • CPA designation is required, preferably “big 4” trained or similar
  • Manufacturing industry experience
  • Have a minimum of five years financial reporting & accounting experience
  • Have a minimum of one year of management level experience
  • Must be proficient in presenting data and documenting variance analysis
  • Strong results-oriented management skills; able to prioritize and organize work effectively in a fast-paced environment to deliver on tight timelines with strong attention to detail and high accuracy
  • Experience working with accounting software (such as Microsoft Navision or D365) would be considered an asset.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; proven ability to work with other department heads
  • Excellent leadership, communication, presentation and problem-solving skills
  • Continuous process improvement mindset
  • Customer service orientation
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in a high-volume, multi-location organization
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new software
  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity, respect, commitment and open to change while modelling the Company Core Principles in all activities
  • Ability to foster collaborative, cross department relationships to meet common objectives.