Group Finance Director

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    Accounting and Finance

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    over 1 year ago

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is conducting a search for a Group Finance Director to oversee a geographically dispersed accounting team and support the operational heads by providing the strategic decision support necessary to grow the business. Our client is motivated to continue growing and needs a forward thinking leader capable of motivating a team to provide top notch work while contributing on special projects and other growth initiatives.



  • Establish the strategic direction of the division and manage day to day activities
  • Drive process improvement initiatives identify opportunities to improve efficiencies operationally and financially
  • Build strong working relationships with operational leadership and employees to better understand where value added projects can be initiated
  • Lead and mentor a team of professionals
  • Develop business cases and present initiatives to senior management highlighting areas of concerns and action plans
  • Develop and present CAPEX proposals for expansion opportunities to the corporate office
  • Manage working capital requirements and targets by establishing and maintaining clear internal key performance metrics


  • A professional accounting designation and qualifications (CPA, US CPA, MBA) along with at least 10 years of senior managerial experience
  • Big picture business partner with a demonstrated track record of success in a similar role 
  • Strong business process and business strategy experience coupled with experience in manufacturing, distribution and operations is a plus
  • Leadership mentality with the drive to grow, adapt and execute plans
  • An open and articulate communicator with strong analysis, presentation and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Proven strategic thinking ability to apply a “bottom line”, results-oriented approach
  • Excellent analytical skills, and applies a creative approach to problem solving


**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.