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VP Finance

Department: Finance   
Reports to:  CFO

The VP Finance will be responsible for performing a range of functions including but not limited to:

Financial Reporting and Stewardship

  • Ensure all financial and management reporting, including budgets and forecasts required for the Corporation and its subsidiaries, is delivered accurately and on a timely basis. Guide team members in meeting month end, quarterly and year-end financial reporting obligations;
  • Ensure timely, accurate and complete accounting, budgeting and cash flow forecasting for the Corporation and its subsidiaries;
  • Provide operational reports to the Senior leadership Team on a monthly basis;
  • Clearly communicate financial information, plans and options to the Board of Directors to facilitate informed decision making.
  • Ensure that a reliable system of internal controls is in place to adequately safeguard assets and provide with integrity accurate reporting on financial results.
  • In support of Business Unit activities, prepare and/or review analysis as required;
  • Coordinate and satisfy all auditor requirements as well as government audits and filings when required;
  • Ensure compliance with respect to all income tax jurisdictions;
  • Assist in the development and management of tax planning initiatives;
  • Continually monitor and review accounting processes and procedures and recommend changes as appropriate to improve internal controls and/or efficiencies.

Team Leadership

  • Nurture the relationships within your area of responsibility and ensure that each member of the team understands his or her position, where they fit into the process, and assist in their growth and development;
  • Be an active leader, setting the standard for each team member;
  • Manage and mentor the accounting teams.


The following are the minimum requirements to be considered for this role:

  • Designated CGA, or CA designation;
  • Public Company reporting experience;
  • 10+ years of experience in a corporate accounting role;
  • Proven track record being a leader, managing and mentoring a team of Accounting and Finance professionals;
  • Sound technical accounting knowledge related to asset management, cash flow forecasting, and financial and management reporting;
  • Demonstrate flexibility and have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.

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