Robert Half International Vice President in Mississauga, Ontario


Our Client is looking for a VP of Finance to join our finance team. Reporting into the SVP of Finance, and working closely with the rest of the organization, you are able to provide thought leadership to a scaling data driven product company. You are a leader who enables your team to grow their internal skills, provide overview to the entire accounting function, supports stakeholders and senior leadership with reporting analytics on all finances for the business.

Experience managing teams totalling 30+ finance professionals.

Previous responsibility as Finance leader for at least $300 million (annualized) turnover, preferably in a software or IT company.

Successful track record as the CFO or VP of Finance for a business division, preferably in a software or IT company.

Experience managing a complex group audit - Big 4 or client side.

Full spectrum of accounting and finance experience, including M A accounting and complex multi-currency consolidations.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Drive the financial planning of the company by analyzing its performance and risks

  • Identify process improvements within the finance department

  • Retain constant awareness of the company?s financial position and act to prevent problems

  • Support, enable and lead the finance department

  • Prepare timely and detailed reports on financial performance on a quarterly and annual basis

  • Conduct analysis to make forecasts and report to senior leadership and stakeholders

  • Ensure adherence to financial laws and guidelines

  • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance

  • Manage the preparation of all financial and management reports

  • Manage the preparation of financial forecasts

  • Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and product investment decisions


Who You Are

  • Proven experience as VP of Finance or similar role

  • Strong Accounting and FP A experience

  • Experience in a senior level finance or accounting position with a CPA

  • In-depth knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, laws and best practices

  • Strong knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting

  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections

  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

  • Passionate about leveraging technology and experience implementing financial software to automate accounting and finance processes

  • Experience in cash flow planning and financing and investment analysis

  • Past experience working for a SAAS an asset

  • Experience working with investors an asset


Financial Reporting, System Conversion - Implementation, Analysis, Financial Modeling, Budgeting - Forecasting, Forecasting Modeling

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Salary: DOE

Location: Mississauga, ON

Date Posted: March 13, 2019

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 05210-0010869576

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance

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