Manager, Finance Transformation

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Ontario South (Greater Toronto)
Toronto, ON
Job description

• Lead & support ad hoc projects within the Finance Transformation team that map to our broader goal of driving process efficiencies.
• Leverage automation tools and methodologies to improve efficiencies, reduce risk/cost, increase standardization and build scalable business processes across the organization.
• Create, manage, and implement rules for validation of data across business processes in relation to finance policies (such as funding contracts compliance requirements); request re-classes as required to support accuracy of data.
• Work with the implementation team to assist with the programming of the back-end coding in the new finance systems.
• Train and assist users to transform data into action-oriented information and provide them skills to become self-sufficient.
• Conduct training workshops develop training documents and job aids on applying best practices and best-in-class methodologies for continuous improvement, data management and reporting.


Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
• Demonstrated management, analytical, organization, interpersonal, project management, and communication skills.
• Strong business orientation with exceptional technical expertise in accounting processes, financial management, and financial systems.
• Programming/coding knowledge and excellent problem-solving skills
• Demonstrated experience leading a team with through proven facilitation and transformation/change management experience.
• Ability to lead and supervise others, provide exceptional client service.
• Demonstrate commitment to continuous learning in order to stay current regarding applicable strategies.
• Ability to see the "big picture" as well as the details, display appropriate ethical knowledge and commitment, and exhibit a sense of urgency and commitment to quality and the timely completion of projects.
• Familiarity with the Government funding regime as well as Charitable operations and the required reporting and analysis.
• Superior written and verbal communication skills.
• Experience interacting well at senior management and executive levels with a proven ability to assess business risk and escalate to management with appropriate alternatives
• Well-developed interpersonal and communications skills.

Experience and Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, engineering, computer science, management information systems, or related field
• 5+ years of experience in Finance, Programming, Process Automation, System Implementation, Continuous Improvement, Business Transformation or related field
• Experience building dashboards, advanced data visualization skills
• Strong Microsoft office skills (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to build relationship cross-functionally, from entry-level associates to key members of the leadership

Working conditions

• Willingness to work flexible hours.
• Travel may be required.

Application and contact information

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