Manager, Finance (Confidential Search)

Accepting Applications @ProFound Talent Inc.
  • Edmonton, AB, Canada View on Map
  • Post Date : April 26, 2024
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  • Job ID 7398

Job Description


Our client, a leader in an industrial setting with longevity in business and a strong track record of success, has a need for a Manager, Finance in Edmonton.  This organization is highly established, has a strong reputation in market and continues to grow and thrive. As this is a confidential search, details on the organization will be released only to those short-listed for the opportunity.



The Manager, Finance will lead the financial accounting team and is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the financial accounting function within the organization. The role involves leading a team, ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting, and maintaining compliance with accounting standards and regulations. The role plays a key role in internal controls, audit management, and process optimization. The successful candidate will have strong leadership, technical accounting expertise, and experience leading effective collaboration across cross-functional teams.




  • Oversee the development and maintenance of timely and accurate financial statements and reports (monthly and quarterly).
  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures and compliance with financial regulations, reporting requirements, and industry standards.
  • Review, establish and monitor internal controls to protect the company and ensure regulatory compliance and adherence to company policies and industry standards.
  • Oversee internal and external audits, including the preparation of audit schedules and addressing audit inquiries.
  • Oversee full-cycle accounting activities including cash flow, working capital, corporate tax, corporate loans, and performing financial analysis.
  • Oversee tax-related activities, including accurate and timely filing of tax returns, and staying updated on tax regulations.
  • Leverage financial management software and technology to streamline processes and improve overall financial efficiency.
  • Partner with all stakeholders to ensure that reporting is relevant, timely, and supports strategic decision-making.
  • Provide advice and guidance on finance matters including financial systems, analysis, and reporting identifying opportunities for process optimization.



  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Provide effective management and direction to the accounting team.
  • Provide functional leadership to ensure optimization of financial accounting processes, accuracy, efficiency, and compliance with accounting standards, procedures, and relevant regulatory requirements.



Given the pivotal role this individual will be expected to play in achieving the strategic objectives of the company and in supporting the success of the organization, it is essential that the successful candidate possess the following core competencies, experience, and attributes:


  • A university degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance; a CPA designation is required.



  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in full-cycle accounting.
  • A minimum of 3 years of leadership experience.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge in dealing with accounting systems, and internal controls.
  • Experience working in an industrial or manufacturing industry will be considered an asset.


Competencies and Knowledge

  • Excellent supervisory skills, with a proven track record of leading a team to optimal performance.
  • Proven ability to thrive in a team-based environment and establishing a positive relationship at all levels in an organization.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with leadership and employees.
  • Skilled at collecting and analyzing information.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
  • High level of integrity, confidentiality, and accountability.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
  • Ability to identify process improvement opportunities and make changes accordingly.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office productivity suite.


Personal Profile

  • Takes pride in developing teams.
  • Takes accountability and ownership of the accounting & finance department.
  • Displays ethical leadership.
  • Strong integrity, ethical standards, and work ethic.
  • Highly organized with good time management skills.
  • Has a positive attitude and energy.
  • Takes initiative.
  • Ambitious.
  • Results-driven
  • Problem solver.
  • Exhibits sound judgment.



An excellent compensation package awaits the successful candidate.



Edmonton, Alberta



This position will work on-site.



For the opportunity to join our client in the role of Manager, Finance please email your resume to referencing Position ID # ACKJ-818736.

Should you have an inquiry regarding this position, please contact Craig Edhart at 587-200-0114 ext. 106 or Terri Davis at 587-200-0114 ext. 101.

For further information on ProFound Talent Inc. please visit:



ProFound Talent is a woman owned and operated business, recognized and certified by Women Business Enterprise (WBE). We pride ourselves in supporting equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives in our recruitment processes and in our work environment, where every individual feels valued and respected. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals to which you may confidentially share your accommodation needs at time of application. We will adjust our processes to ensure you have an inclusive, fair, and respectful experience that allows you to represent yourself in your unique and most authentic way.

* We thank all applicants for your submissions, however only candidates being considered for this role will be contacted. *