VP Finance

Our client located in Guelph; a fully owned subsidiary of a large multinational manufacturing company is seeking an achievement-oriented VP Finance to join their senior management team.

Reporting to the CEO, the VP Finance will be responsible to provide leadership and oversee all Finance & Accounting, Information Technology and Human Resources departments of the company.

The VP Finance will be a business partner to the CEO and other members of the senior management team.

The opportunity is ideal for someone looking for a challenge as the company is poised and planning for significant growth and expansion in the next few years.

Department: Accounting
Locations: Guelph
Compensation: $150,000 to $200,000

Responsibilities of the VP Finance include:

  • Directing and overseeing the financial statement preparation and analysis of monthly reporting packages to senior management
  • Overseeing the annual preparation of budget and forecasts
  • Recommending benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performances of divisions and departments
  • Develop business plans and drive financial analysis for capital investments
  • Monitoring banking activities and working closely with the financial community to address any capital requirements
  • Management of lender relationships
  • Supervision, training and development of accounting and finance staff
  • Preparation of board materials and participation in quarterly board meetings
  • Management of insurance and risk policies



  • An accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA) with 10 plus years of experience working in a senior accounting role in a medium to large corporate environment, preferable in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience leading and overseeing Human Resources and Information Technology in addition to Finance and Accounting
  • University degree or college diploma in business and/or accounting
  • Experienced monitoring banking activities and working closely with the financial community to address any capital requirements
  • Ability to motivate both individuals and teams to produce quality material within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage multiple projects
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Above average communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong ERP and computer skills including Advanced level MS Excel skills, and overall solid system skills
    • Experience implementing ERP systems would be a major asset
  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate well with all levels of the organization
  • Proven track record in highlighting and resolving issues in a timely manner, questioning results, challenging the status quo, initiating, and successfully implementing change
  • Creative problem solving and effective decision making


This company offers a very competitive and comprehensive compensation and bonus structure.


If interested, please send a copy of your resume in MS Word format. Please note only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.


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