A leadership position designed for supporting growth and process development
About the Company
Based in Toronto, our client is a prominent player in protein manufacturing, boasting annual revenues exceeding $600 million. They specialize in crafting custom-cut meat products tailored for food service clients. Following their acquisition by a publicly traded company, they embarked on a 7-year journey of business transformation and rapid expansion, resulting in the establishment of various business units within the food group.
Why does the opportunity exist?
Our client is on an exhilarating journey of extensive growth, and it is actively seeking a dynamic finance professional to join its team. The company is poised for remarkable expansion, and it needs a process-oriented leader who can spearhead its organization’s evolution by revolutionizing its financial, operational, and reporting processes.
Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Director of Finance will play a pivotal role in serving as the financial backbone of the company’s operations in both Canada and the United States. This key position will also play a critical part in supporting the company’s ambitious plans for future expansion.
As a genuine business partner to its esteemed leadership team, you will take the reins in developing cutting-edge reporting tools and crafting essential key performance indicators. These tools will illuminate the performance of the business and the successful execution of its key strategic initiatives.
Your role will extend to actively championing projects, as well as ushering in new business ventures and acquisitions, which are instrumental in propelling the company into fresh channels and product lines. Your leadership will be instrumental in driving change and implementing industry-leading best practices and processes. All of this will be done with a laser focus on aligning with and supporting the overarching strategy of the dynamic and growing group.
The impact you will have:
Our ideal candidate is a financial professional with a diverse background that perfectly aligns with the demands of the leading food manufacturing client. With a significant tenure in the manufacturing sector, particularly in Protein Manufacturing or the food industry, You will bring a wealth of industry-specific knowledge. Your exposure to best practices within blue-chip companies underscores your commitment to excellence, while your experience thriving in lean, entrepreneurial high-growth environments showcases your adaptability and innovative mindset.
Your proficiency extends to financial modeling, budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting, bolstered by technical prowess, including advanced expertise in Microsoft Excel and PowerBI. Your familiarity with financial systems such as ERP is a significant asset. Beyond technical acumen, your communication and presentation skills are top-notch, allowing you to convey complex financial information with clarity to diverse audiences. Leadership is in your DNA, evident through your ability to influence and nurture a team of professionals without a direct reporting relationship. You possess strong problem-solving abilities and a strategic, creative mindset that equips you to identify and evaluate new business opportunities. Lastly, your comfort in a matrix organizational structure underscores your readiness to excel in this dynamic environment.
Why Choose this Opportunity:
- Industry Leader: Join a trailblazing company with a prominent presence in the food manufacturing industry.
- Dynamic Environment: Be part of a fast-paced and innovative work environment, where your expertise will be valued and recognized.
- International Impact: Collaborate with international and leading brands, making a broad impact in the food manufacturing industry.
What are we looking for?
You must have the following experience to be considered:
- FP&A Expertise: 8-10 years of experience in financial modeling, analysis, budgeting, and reporting.
- Manufacturing Experience: Prior exposure to manufacturing environments, particularly in protein, food, or CPG sectors, is crucial.
- ERP: Exposure to ERP systems.
- Matrix Environment: Experience working in a matrix organizational structure.
- Accounting Designation: CPA/CA/CMA.
- Employees: 350+
- Revenues: CAD $600M+
- Ownership: Private Equity & Publically Traded
- 5 yr. Growth Rate: 12% to 18%
- Reports into: Chief Finance Officer
If you are ready to embrace new challenges, drive financial excellence, and contribute to the continued growth of a leading manufacturing company, we invite you to apply for this remarkable opportunity. Your expertise and dedication will be pivotal in shaping the financial future and securing your own successful career path within our organization.
Egility is committed to creating and fostering culturally diverse, equitable, and inclusive organizations. We recognize the value of a wide range of ideas, perspectives, experiences, and skill sets 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.