Finance Manager


About this role

About this role

We’re hiring a Finance Manager for our water technology client to join their team! This is a permanent full-time opportunity where you will partner with the senior business leaders, manage product line profitability and work with a cross-functional team to drive operation plan execution to achieve strategic growth targets and financial results.


  • Provide global P&L ownership partnering with regional CFOs and controllership teams
  • Business partnering primarily with General Manager and operational teams to drive decisions / deals to completion and ensure appropriate revenue recognition terms and timing
  • Facilitate mid-range plan, annual operating plan, forecasting and monthly pacing processes in conjunction with General Manager, regional commercial teams and operational teams
  • Generate and facilitate monthly and quarterly global product line financial results presentations, lead analyses, generate data driven outlooks
  • Institute value added prescriptive analytics (i.e. transfer pricing, price, volume, mix, freight, vertical, channel, regional and sub-product line views)
  • Conduct monthly close process coordinating between regions, accounting and controllership
  • Drive working capital and balance sheet rigor, working closely with Headquarters and Business Intelligence teams
  • Work closely with finance managers of other P&Ls to share best practices and ideas to improve business and finance strategy, processes, etc.
  • Partner with supply chain to understand production ramifications and cost improvement projects impacting product line
  • Engage in business case development with the GM and Product Strategy team to build sound financial models, supporting better business return decisions.
  • Drive financial performance improvement initiatives throughout business (cost reduction, asset management, capital efficiency, productivity, etc.)
  • Lead the pursuit of excellence in Controllership (e.g., adherence to accounting and compliance policies, transfer of best practices, internal controls, etc.)
  • Provide analysis and recommendations on capital expenditures, restructuring, acquisitions, and other projects as required; track performance vs business case proforma through major technology programs and capital programs.
  • Recruit, mentor and develop Finance talent for, including helping develop finance acumen for those non-financial personnel within the business.




  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college in finance or accounting
  • At least 7 years of finance experience
  • At least 2 years of experience in a finance leadership role
  • MBA/CPA Preferred
  • Demonstrated career progression from systems / process roles to business partnering roles
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, presentation, and facilitation skills
  • Strong teamwork skills and ability to leverage and influence resources to achieve goals and objectives
  • Strategic thinker/planner
  • Strong qualitative and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency with SAP
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, high-visibility environment
  • Goal oriented finance leader
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Tableau proficiency preferred



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Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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Your consultant, Gultchan Chevket is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Gultchan Chevket
Brunel Canada - Toronto

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