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Vice President of Finance

on , in by Prestige Trailers

Key Responsibilities:

  • Direct and coordinate company financial planning, payroll, budget and IT management functions
  • Act as privacy officer and establish guidelines as set out by the privacy regulations
  • Provide, monitor and analyze monthly and annual operating results against budget
  • Oversee daily operations of the finance, payroll and IT department
  • Prepare financial cost analysis of products manufactured and assist in development of dealer sales price lists in concert with the sales manager
  • Assist with overseeing corporate banking, group insurance and corporate insurance
  • Ensure compliance with local, provincial, and federal government regulations relating to licensing, taxation, payroll and other legal reporting
  • Preparation of confidential payroll and T4 filings
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of financial accounting and costing systems
  • Evaluate and maintain adequate property, asset and liability insurance coverage
  • Ensure compliance with import and export documentation/regulation
  • Member of management labour relations and negotiating committee
  • Member of Pension Committee
  • Ensure ISO audits conform to current ISO standards
  • Establish and implement departmental goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures
  • Work with department managers to develop budgets and business plans for the company
  • Design, establish and maintain an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the department’s goals and objectives
  • Contribute to formulation of policy and strategy as part of senior management
  • Preparation of grant applications, SRED claims, and workshare when required
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Skills:

  • A proven leader with the ability to problem solve, plan and lead improvement initiatives, develop people and build teams
  • Effective communicator
  • University degree (Business, Finance, Economics or MBA)
  • Accounting designation (CPA)
  • 10+ years in senior finance/accounting roles
  • Experience in the Manufacturing sector
  • Strong technical accounting skills (may have had previous experience as a Controller)
  • Strong budgeting and analysis skills
  • In-depth understanding of the application of Activity Based Costing methods



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