About the Company
Our client is recognized as the destination of choice for DIYers contractors and hobbyists in Canada. They have been selling tools and accessories for over 6 decades.
- Employees: 100+
- Revenues: Undisclosed
- Ownership: Family
- 5 yr. Growth Rate: 25%
- Reports into: CEO
- Direct Reports: 2
Who you are:
You will have excelled within the finance function at a senior level and are keen to take on their next growth mandate and eager to be part of Atlas’s journey moving forward. You will have been exposed to various functions throughout your career (i.e., distribution, retail, or manufacturing) and can speak with inspiration and passion for a growing retail business. You will be able to step in and become the trusted advisor to the President across a multitude of issues, not just finance, as the company expands and grows. You must have proven working knowledge of real estate such as leases and mortgages while also being capable of implementing new systems (ERPs) and KPIs in place. You must have a sense of ownership and pride in your performance as it relates to your impact on the company’s success while possessing the traits of a critical thinker.
The impact you will have:
This is a newly created finance role designed to help organize Atlas’s finance department while serving as the President’s business partner in developing, introducing, and implementing new processes from a financial, operational, and technological perspective.
Reporting to the President, the Director of Finance will serve as a critical executive partner for the leadership team as the company continues its rapid growth. The individual who fills this role will be an important member of this team and will manage the finance and technology functions while participating in key decisions pertaining to strategic financial initiatives and operational execution. The Director of Finance will also manage a team of one General Accountant, and one Bookkeeper.
What are we looking for?
- 5-7+ years working at a leadership level overseeing financing, budgeting, forecasting, and planning.
- Previous experience working with warehousing, inventory, profitability, and category management.
- Candidates must have completed a bachelor’s degree/certificate in accounting/finance along with successfully achieving their CGA/CMA/CPA designation.
- Successfully has demonstrated their ability to work with and bring in new systems (i.e., ERP) and KPIs in place.
- Experience working within distribution and retail is an asset.
Egility is committed to creating and fostering culturally diverse, equitable, and inclusive organizations. We recognize the value in a wide range of ideas, perspectives, experiences, and skillsets in our client’s workplaces. Our client is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Egility and our client throughout the recruitment, selection, and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.
Due to high volume, we will only be contacting applicants who meet all of the minimum requirements listed in the job description. Only those applicants who align most closely with our minimum and preferred qualifications will be contacted for an interview. The Recruiting team at Egility will retain your application materials and may contact you regarding future opportunities.