Director of Finance - Retail and Real Estate

City(s): Montreal, Quebec

Finances

Published: June 27, 2022
Type: Full time
Position to fulfill: 1

Job Purpose

Reporting to the VP of Finance, the Director of Finance - Retail and Real Estate, will be responsible for the real estate and retail operations. The Finance Director will play a strategic role and ensure the execution of the strategic plan for these divisions. He/She will be responsible for managing the finance team, ensuring compliance of financial statements with accounting standards, as well as the implementation, improvement, and evaluation of internal controls.

 

Assigned Responsibilities

  • Provide general accounting supervision, preparation of entries, and reconciliations of balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis;
  • Participate in timely monthly and annual closing activities and preparation of monthly financial statements for management;
  • Participate in the integration of our various acquisitions at the accounting and financial level to help achieve growth and cost-reduction synergies;
  • Provide leadership in financial reporting compliance;
  • Contribute to strengthening the internal controls program over financial reporting;
  • Play a key role in the execution of the company's growth strategy by participating in growth projects and mergers/acquisitions;
  • Participate in the development of annual planning in line with the company's strategic plan, managing the team's priorities and timelines;
  • Play a key role in the preparation and monitoring of the annual budget and quarterly updates;
  • Provide supervision and professional development to team members by acting as a resource person;
  • Encourage excellence for all team members by creating a culture of continuous improvement;
  • Any other related tasks.

 

Success Factors

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting;
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA);
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role;
  • Experience in team management;
  • Good command of computerized management and accounting systems;
  • Fluency in French and English (oral and written).

 

Qualities and skills

  • Leadership
  • Process implementation
  • Strategic thinking
  • Management focused on continuous improvement and collaboration
  • Good management of time, priorities, and deadlines
  • Thoroughness
  • High degree of versatility and adaptability to change
  • Autonomy, initiative, and team spirit
  • Proactive

Benefits

  • Quebec company of national scope;
  • Opportunity for growth in an expanding company;
  • Work environment stimulated by innovation;
  • Full range of social benefits*;
  • Group RRSP*;
  • Flexible hours and teleworking (depending on the position);
  • Competitive salaries;
  • Sick days*.

*Some conditions apply.

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