London Permanent
  • Opportunity to join a multi-national, industry leader
  • Manage and lead the Group's accounting team

About Our Client

Our client is a leader in innovating, designing and manufacturing respiratory medical devices & solutions for the health care and pharmaceutical industry.

Job Description

1. People Management and Departmental Administration

  • Lead team of accountants and financial clerks, coaching and mentoring for superior results and personal growth
  • Provide leadership and influence to multiple areas of the business outside the finance function, ensuring process efficiency and internal controls that support timely and accurate record keeping
  • Work closely with Manager FP&A to ensure consistent treatment of financial data and reporting
  • Serve as a signing authority for the Group's bank accounts, ensuring all established controls are effectively adhered to

2. Financial Reporting, Analysis and Management

  • Lead month-end process, ensuring timely and accurate financial close
  • Responsible for the delivery of complete and accurate monthly financial statements for all group legal entities and complete consolidation of the Groups' companies
  • Lead year end process, including the management and oversight of company audit. Coordinate and collaborate with other departments, as well as the auditor to ensure satisfactory completion
  • Provide sound business judgement that supports management decision making
  • Manage the Group cash and treasury functions, in close collaboration with the Corporate Group
  • Manage accounts receivable function to ensure compliance with authorized pricing; regularly reviewing past due accounts and those exceeding credit thresholds
  • Manage accounts payable function and work closely with Purchasing Department to ensure effective procure-to-pay process
  • Oversee complex tax scenarios and work closely with the Corporate Group to ensure accurate interpretation and compliance in all jurisdictions for corporate income tax, sales tax and SR&ED
  • Manage capital accounting and reporting that provides both accurate accounting of the Company's existing assets, as well as streamlined approach to evaluating potential new investments

3. Quality and Compliance

  • Develop and manage system of internal controls for the effective safeguarding of the Group's assets
  • Develop and manage system of internal controls for effective risk and credit management
  • Ensure all controls are in documented and adhered to

4. Health and Safety

  • Ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation, including the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class otherwise protected under applicable human rights legislation. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled and all other qualified applicants

The Successful Applicant

  • Able to be work from the head-office in London, Ontario
  • Degree in Finance or Accounting or a related field of study
  • Professional accounting designation, i.e. Chartered Accountant or Certified Management Accountant, or Certified General Accountant
  • 10 years of experience in a senior finance role, with demonstrated experience in complex, multi-entity, multi-currency environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to impact and influence people outside of direct reporting structure
  • Ability to work independently at times
  • Ability to work with employees at all levels of an organization
  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • Computer literate with: Advanced experience in MS Excel & advanced experience in ERP business software

What's on Offer

Competitive compensation

4 weeks vacationOpportunity to join a rapidly growing company with focused market expansion

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