Director, Finance

City: Ontario or Quebec Region
Job Code: 2974

Description

DIRECTOR, FINANCE

WHY CHOOSE BELL

Bell Technical Solutions (BTS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bell Canada that specializes in the installation of Bell services, including Home phone, Internet and Fibe TV. BTS operates in the residential and business sectors throughout Québec and Ontario. With more than 6000 employees, BTS has experienced strong growth since its foundation in 1996 and continues to distinguish itself from the competition through highly skilled labour and high-calibre service.

When you choose BTS, you are choosing a company that focuses on job creation, professional development and career advancement. Join our team of professionals if you want to make your career aspirations a reality. Better careers start here. 

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the VP, The Director, Finance is responsible for providing leadership and direction in all areas of commercial management, accounting, controlling, corporate reporting, compliance and treasury. The Director, Finance is in charge of providing financial and business guidance to the Executive team, while focusing on creating full transparency through analysis and recommendations.  The Director, Finance manages a team of 45 managers and professionals responsible to drive process improvements, to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, and to ensure accounting and financial compliance of the BU.  

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategic Planning

  • Contribute to the overall business strategy of BTS by participating in strategic, operational, and tactical activities
  • Long range planning, annual budget, and quarterly outlooks (Opex, Capex, and headcount)
  • Analyze company operations, identifying areas that can be reorganized to fit appropriate business volume

Financial Reporting

  • Oversee corporate and operations accounting. Operations accounting including project business development, project operations activities
  • Timely preparation of annual operating and capital budgets, and quarterly forecasts that reflect the objectives, plans and priorities established in the strategic plan
  • Issue timely monthly financial records and statements to Bell and the Executive team
  • Oversee the development and implementation of new financial reporting policies, procedures and controls to enforce compliance

Performance and Risk Management

  • Lead budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Prepare annual budget package
  • Maintain routine performance management systems, identify and lead key customized analysis for operations, project accounting (identification of KPI’s, form of analysis and internal reporting)
  • Develop and maintain an effective risk management program, including appropriate insurance coverage (in liaise with BCE guidelines)

Financial Accounting and Treasury

  • Ensure the financial statements accurately represent the financial position of the company and its operations
  • Responsible for the financial audit and control processes necessary to monitor the performance of the company against established budget targets. Establish and maintain adequate internal controls
  • Oversee preparation of cash forecasts and manage company’s financial position

Logistic Planning & Purchasing

  • Manage BTS vehicle fleet
  • Safeguard and protect assets to ensure accurate and timely recording of all transactions by implementing disciplines of internal audits across all departments

Corporate and commodity taxes

  • Ensure completion of tax reporting and compliance;
  • Manage CRA audits, commodity tax audits and payroll tax audits;
  • Liaise with Bell Corporate Tax Team on tax planning and Commodity Tax Team on different commodity tax projects

Real Estate Programs

  • Responsible for managing a real estate portfolio including environmental, business continuity plans, corporate emergency measures & security infrastructure
  • Manage real estate projects, including construction improvements and site adjustments

Information Technology Department

  • Oversee the IT activities surrounding network and cyber security management;
  • Manage IT equipment inventory and deployment;

COMPETENCIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • The candidate is a highly effective team leader inspiring collaboration and respect
  • Owns a title: CA (Chartered Accountant) CPA (Chartered Professional Accountant) CMA (Certified Management Accountant) or CGA (Certified General Accountant)
  • Works well independently, takes initiatives, extremely efficient while being a strong team player
  • Knows how to prioritize, is well organized
  • Possesses excellent English and French language skills (verbal & written)
  • Is able to provide direction to geographically dispersed teams to perform at optimal levels in a demanding environment
  • Highly analytical with tremendous attention to detail, while able to simplify and communicate complex analysis to a broader audience
  • Ability to develop clear business case rationale and recommendations
  • Known for his uncompromising ethics and impeccable integrity
  • Responsible, proactive, trustworthy, enjoys taking ownership of projects and being accountable for results
  • Shows excellent ability to work as part of a team with top company executives and senior management
  • Is able to work under pressure and manage priorities under challenging circumstances
  • Proficiency on Microsoft Office and SAP systems, PEATS and BW (company warehouse) (an asset)

Bell Technical Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment so our employees can perform their jobs well and reach their full potential. We encourage everyone to apply to our job postings, including members of the four designated groups.

 





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