Finance Director

Permanent, Full-time Hybrid: Boucherville office and remote

Breakfast Club of Canada is currently seeking a Director of Finance. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and in conjunction with the Executive Committee, on which the incumbent serves, the Finance Director is tasked first and foremost with managing and guiding a team of professionals in the preparation of budgets and financial reports and is responsible for financial forecasting and planning. The incumbent must also ensure the integrity of internal control structures. The ideal candidate for this role will be a strategy-minded CPA (CA) will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

 

Main responsibilities

  • Supervise all accounting operations.
  • Oversee the forecasting and budgeting process, and coordinate the preparation of all financial reports.
  • Ensure the organization remains financially healthy as it grows.
  • Review and coordinate the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports, including reports and dashboards to be used by the CFO and the Board of Directors.
  • Supervise the preparation and analysis of government grant applications.
  • Regularly monitor cash flow to ensure sufficient funds are available to meet the organization’s needs.
  • Supervise and guide a team of financial professionals.
  • Establish and strengthen ties with the senior management team and external partners.
  • Ensure that the organization’s operations comply with Imagine Canada standards.
  • Make improvements to financial processes and procedures on an ongoing basis.
  • Identify, monitor, mitigate and communicate organizational risks.
  • Maintain strong internal controls to protect the organization’s assets.
  • Work closely with the CFO to determine the strategic and tactical priorities for the Finance team.
  • Ensure government grants are administered efficiently.
  • Ensure compliance with financial reporting standards.
  • Prepare strategic recommendations for the CFO.
  • Help with strategic planning and with upholding BCC’s vision and mission.

 

Specific Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in finance, business administration or a related field.
  • CPA designation.
  • 15 or more years of experience in a similar position, including 5 or more years of team management experience.
  • Experience in financial modelling.
  • Experience using Microsoft NAV or Dynamics 365 and Business Central.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite applications, including advanced proficiency in Excel.
  • Good understanding of and experience using Power BI.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce, an asset.
  • Fluency in written and spoken French and English, a must (French is the working language at the BCC head office, and English is the working language for meetings and documents involving co-workers outside of Quebec and for dealings with many suppliers).

 

Personal Qualities

  • Adherence to Breakfast Club of Canada mission, vision and values.
  • Strategic vision and proven leadership acumen.
  • Political acumen and ability to articulate, channel and champion ideas.
  • Strong change management skills.
  • Excellent judgment, keen sense of ethics and professional integrity.
  • Problem-solving mindset and a results-oriented approach.
  • Analytical and creative.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Autonomy, initiative and resourceful.

 

Work Conditions

  • Permanent, full-time position.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Summer work schedule.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Access to a vacation bank and personal leave days.
  • Paid day off on your birthday.
  • Group insurance plan paid partly by the employer.
  • Access to telemedicine services.
  • Employee assistance program.
  • Group RRSP with matching employer contributions.
  • Employee recognition program.
  • Health and wellness program.
  • Professional development program.
  • Reimbursement of professional dues required for employment.
  • The selected candidate will work in hybrid mode from the Boucherville office.
  • Target start date: As soon as possible.

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Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Breakfast Club of Canada promotes employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.

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