Senior Director, Finance Transformation

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Ontario South (Greater Toronto)
Toronto, ON
Job description

• Developing a multi-pronged, multi-year transformation program (roadmap) supported by the Finance organization as well as key stakeholders in across the business
• Gathering stakeholder input and external benchmarks to help formulate a vision / roadmap
• Coordinating and prioritizing with Finance leadership and key process stakeholders to deliver innovative solutions
• Developing comprehensive business support plans to secure resources and funding approvals and apply a structured change management approach and methodology
• Measuring and enhancing adoption, utilization and proficiency of implemented changes
• Drive innovation from leading technologies to reduce non-value add work
• Leading cross-functional work teams, providing guidance and oversight to keep initiatives on track through to successful completion
• Coordinate with 3rd parties for expert advice, guidance and implementation on select transformation deliverables where appropriate
• Initiate sourcing of solutions that fit our mission and requirements


Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
• Proven experience managing successful large-scale transformation programs
• Strong business orientation with exceptional technical expertise in accounting financial management, and financial systems
• Familiarity with the Government funding regime as well as Charitable operations and the required reporting and analysis.
• Ability to process information and draw conclusions in order to provide continuous quality improvement.
• Positive attitude, with the ability to motivate others.
• Superior written and verbal communication skills.

Experience and Education:
• A Business or Accounting degree 
• Completion of qualified accounting certifications (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA).
• A minimum of 15 years’ experience in a senior role ideally with both system implementations, internal and external compliance and audits and financial management experience.
• 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.
• Strong team leader with the ability to motivate a team.

Working conditions

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

Application and contact information

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