Finance Manager

Full Time

Robert Half

Job Title: Finance Manager Location: Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada About our Client: Our client is a leading manufacturing company located in Nanaimo, BC, dedicated to producing high-quality products for a diverse range of industries. They are committed to innovation, sustainability, and excellence in all aspects of their business. As they continue to grow, they are seeking a dynamic Finance Manager to join their team and contribute to their success. Position Overview: They are looking for an experienced Finance Manager to lead their finance team and contribute to their company’s financial strategy and growth.

As the Finance Manager, you will play a pivotal role in business partnering, financial reporting, and financial planning and analysis (FP&A). You will work closely with various departments to provide valuable financial insights and support decision-making processes. Key Responsibilities: 1. Business Partnering: • Collaborate with department heads and senior management to understand their financial needs and provide strategic financial guidance. • Act as a trusted advisor to cross-functional teams, assisting them in achieving their financial goals and objectives. • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders. 2.

Financial Reporting: • Oversee the preparation and analysis of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports. • Ensure accurate and timely financial statements in compliance with accounting standards and regulations. • Identify and communicate financial trends, variances, and potential risks to senior management. 3. Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A): • Lead the annual budgeting and forecasting process, working closely with department heads to develop realistic and achievable financial plans. • Monitor and analyze financial performance against budget, identifying areas for improvement and recommending corrective actions. • Provide financial modeling and scenario analysis to support strategic decision-making. 4. Team Leadership: • Manage and mentor a team of finance professionals, fostering their growth and development. • Set clear performance expectations, conduct regular performance reviews, and provide constructive feedback. 5. Compliance and Risk Management: • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and reporting requirements. • Assess financial risks and implement effective risk management strategies.

Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field; CPA designation preferred. • Proven experience in a finance leadership role, preferably in a manufacturing or similar industry. • Strong knowledge of financial reporting standards, budgeting, and financial analysis. • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate across functions. • Proficiency in financial software and tools; experience with ERP systems is a plus. • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities. • Leadership and team management experience. Benefits: • Competitive salary and bonus structure. • Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and retirement plans. • Opportunities for career growth and professional development. • A collaborative and innovative work environment. • Employee recognition programs and initiatives.