Partner

August 6, 2018


Company

Hogan & Associates Executive Search

Industry

Retail

Category

Finance

Location

Toronto


Description


The Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis – Business Unit Finance Lead (Divisional CFO) is responsible for the forecast, budget and executive reporting for the Business Unit P&L. This role requires interaction with senior level executives within the company including the “C” Suite and will be part of the business unit executive leadership team. A successful candidate will be a key part of the Corporate Finance team supporting various business partners by providing expense updates and insightful analysis.

  • Develop and manage a team supporting the overall objectives of the business unit and overall Finance department.
  • Drive the variance analysis process for corporate expenses, providing comprehensive explanations of differences and value-added insight to ensure achievement of financial targets.
  • The individual will serve as the lead finance associate for the business unit; attending open-to-buys, and be part of the senior leadership team for the business unit.
  • Develop the annual budget and monthly forecasts for corporate expenses; ensuring information is accurate, completed on time and reflective of changes within the business 
  • Support the month end close process to ensure accurate financial statements.
  • Lead meetings with business partners to review periodic expense updates with the goal of understanding actual vs. budget performance and risk/opportunities to the budget.
  • Reviews policies and procedures and proposes recommendations to support continuous improvement and drive change.
  • Ad hoc reporting and analysis as required.

Requirements


The successful candidate must demonstrate effective, decision making, results delivery, team building, ability to build and maintaining relationships while constantly maintain communication with business partners, finance co-workers and other stakeholders. This leader should embody a culture of taking smart risks and innovating to win, with a willingness to initiate change as the company grows in order to streamline processes, improve efficiency and facilitate the growth of the company. They’ll have the ability to provide sound business judgement and influence others to drive ideas and plans forward.

  • 10 years + of relevant work experience in a Financial Planning capacity with a large company with a strong work ethic.
  • Excellent technical skills; experience with an ERP system and Microsoft Excel. Experience with Oracle and Hyperion Planning an asset.
  • Exceptional communication (written and oral) and presentation skills.
  • Must have a strong track record or recruiting/developing talent.
  • Results driven, reliable and excellent problem solving and analytical skills.

Fortune 1000 Company?

Yes

Job Type

Full Time

Career Level

SVP, EVP, VP, Tax Director, Internal Audit Director, Control

Travel Requirements

5%

Contact Name

Ted Hogan

Contact Phone

952-405-6290