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Finance Manager

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 5/25/23

Job Description

Job description:

What Youll Be Responsible For:

Financial Management and Financial Planning

  • Develop and implement strategies to plan, organize, direct, and evaluate the organizations financial performance and business needs
  • Provide timely and accurate financial analysis of budgets, reports, and trends to assist the CEO, Secretary Treasurer of the Board of Directors, and the Management team
  • Oversee financial reporting, analysis, and projections to ensure accuracy and timely completion
  • Prepare an annual fiscal budget for approval by the Board of Directors
  • Manage budget tracking, accounting, and reporting within the company and ensure cash flow is appropriate for the organizations operations
  • Measure and communicate performance to targets monthly, and develop a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism
  • Review costs of labour service charges
  • Review capital expenditure requests
  • Develop a strategic financial plan in coordination with the CEO and the Management team
  • Provide financial insight to strengthen and validate strategic decisions
  • Create financial outlook reports and ensure company funds are sufficient
  • Budget, forecast, and oversee current and future investments
  • Provide financial and strategic input into customer or supplier/vendor agreements
  • Collaborate with the Management team to develop monthly strategies for profitability improvement
  • Provide leadership in the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives
  • Participate in the development of the companys plans and programs as a strategic partner
  • Advise on methods to increase revenue and reduce costs, and advise on long-term business and financial planning
  • Provide financial and strategic input into customer or supplier agreements
  • Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities
  • Establish credibility throughout the organization and with the Board as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges

Risk Management and Compliance

  • Assess and minimize financial risks, stay abreast of market changes, and communicate risks to the CEO and the Secretary Treasurer of the Board.
  • Ensure compliance with legislation, regulatory financial and legal requirements, and company policy
  • Perform risk management by analyzing the organizations liabilities and investments
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting to the Board of Directors
  • Develop and review all formal finance-related procedures
  • Ensure effective internal controls and compliance with applicable regulatory laws

People Leadership

  • Provide leadership, direction, and management of the finance and accounting team
  • Develop and coach the financial team to increase efficiencies and meet department objectives
  • Provide technical financial advise and know knowledge to others within the financial discipline
  • Continuously improve the budgeting process through education of department managers on financial issues
  • Provide financial input and leadership on issues affecting the organization
  • Provide financial advice on contracts into which the corporation may enter
  • Establish and develop relationships with external partners and stakeholders
  • Provide timely and regular reporting to the sole shareholder
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required


The Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • CPA / CA designation is required
  • 5-10 years experience in a senior leadership financial role
  • Well-versed in all aspects of financial management ranging from simple accounting to broad investment and banking operations
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Ability to analyze, strategies and solve problems
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Excellent leadership abilities with the ability to manage a team and engage with staff at all levels of the organization

Complimentary Experience:

  • An MBA would be considered an asset
  • Previous experience in a unionized environment is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of the Canada Labour Code Part II, its regulations

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • RRSP Matching Program

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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