Director of Finance


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Toronto, ON 



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Employment Type:

Full Time



Job Description:

Our client, a Canadian, family-owned manufacturer of premium food products, based in Etobicoke, is looking to add a Director of Finance to their successful team!  This position will oversee all financial, IT and administration aspects as well as providing support to Sales & Marketing and Operations. This position will also have responsibility for the payroll administration needs of the company.

REPORTS TO: CEO & President
SUPERVISES: Cash Management, Finance, Accounting, Costing and IT
Main duties as follows: Finance
  • Oversee and execute all accounting operational functions
  • Build relationships with financial institutions and oversee cash management functions
  • Prepare annual budget plan, internal financial statements, and comparisons between Actual vs. Budget.
  • Provide close oversight to all product costing initiatives
  • Take a proactive role in AR -- Collections, AP and Fixed Asset Additions
  • Analyze, monitor, and approve customer deductions
  • Prepare financial packages required by external auditors
  • Provide senior management with information vital to the decision-making process
  • Evaluate and continuously enhance accounting and internal control systems
  • Lead cost saving and profit enhancement initiatives
  • Actively seek government programs that provide grants, subsidies, incentives and other financial benefits
IT & Administration                                                                                   
  • Manage the annual negotiation process with insurance brokers
  • Negotiate service contracts with office supply vendors
  • Oversee sales commissions paid to sales brokers, review vs. quota, etc.
  • Partner closely with third party to ensure proper IT/ Systems support
  • Provide oversight to the ongoing ERP implementation
Operations support
  • Provide support to operations’ initiatives that involve hiring temporary staff
  • Source and negotiate agreements with transportation carriers, etc.
  • Act as a business partner providing support to the joint Facilities Management efforts for the Plant Site
  • Provide support to operations’ initiatives that involve fixed asset acquisitions; negotiate agreements and financial terms
 Sales & Marketing Support
  • Prepare P&L's for promotional activity
  • Work with key internal and external stakeholders providing financial support to Annual sales incentive programs
  • Get involved in the preparation, analysis, financial and market evaluation of large customer initiative.

Job Requirements:

  • Accounting and finance professional with a CPA designation and 10 years’ experience, preferably in food manufacturing
  • MBA optional with previous experience as Controller or Director of Finance
  • Broad financial experience.  Must have a firm grasp of the fundamentals of budgeting, analysis, compliance, risk management, and other accounting principles
  • Need a broad understanding of the business and all operational sides of the company, providing inside to a wide range of processes and challenges
  • Experienced in IT, Software and Service, big data analysis, cybersecurity and other innovations permeating the finance industry, understanding the benefits and risks associated with technology
To apply to this position, please submit your resume to Eglys at
Company Info Recruitment Division 6645 Kitimat Road, Unit 27
Mississauga, ON, Canada

Phone: 905-812-5627
Web Site:

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