Manager - Financial Projects - Vancouver, British Columbia Canada - 45885



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 45885
Title: Manager - Financial Projects
Job Location: Vancouver, British Columbia - Canada
Remote Job: No
Employment Type:
Salary: $90,000.00 - $110,000.00 - Canadian Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


If you are ready to champion innovation of financial processes in one of the most successful software firms in Canada, this might be the role for you!

JOB DESCRIPTION

Manager – Financial Projects

 

Our client is the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise software for a very large global financial market.  Their product supports email, instant messaging, social media, mobile messaging, along with mobile, Outlook, and web access. 

As Manager, Financial Projects, you will have a cutting-edge role in the Finance and Accounting team as the champion for innovation of our financial processes. You will immerse yourself in our financial processes and you will discover and articulate the current and future needs of the business. You will identify areas of improvement within our current processes, recommending efficiencies and best practices so we can continue to scale. You will work collaboratively with departments such as Customer Success, Business Development, Data Services, and Information Systems to identify opportunities to streamline processes through automation and technology.

For a portion of the year, you will perform internal audit functions, working closely alongside the Information Security team to ensure the Company is in compliance with various certifications. You will work as part of a team alongside other management in the department to evaluate new processes, technology, and resources required in order for the Finance and Accounting department to service the demands of a fast growing, dynamic organization. 

 

The Position:

 

  • Prepare process flow documentation through interviewing stakeholders of various financial processes across the business
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and streamlining of processes through proactively researching the use of new or existing technology
  • Ensure proposed processes result in accurate information flowing into accounting systems that is subsequently available for financial reporting purposes
  • Create new processes to address opportunities for new revenue and identify missed billing opportunities and to reduce expenses and increase profitability
  • Model the impact of changes to the business (changes to service lines, products, pricing, contract structure, etc.) and recommend a course of action and presenting solutions to various stakeholders alongside the Chief Financial Officer and Business Analysis team
  • Work collaboratively with internal departments to improve communication and data flow between Finance and Accounting and other areas of the business
  • Work alongside internal development teams and external implementation partners to document the new accounting and billing system requirements to prepare for a system conversion
  • Project manage the implementation of new financial systems and solutions as the finance business partner
  • Work with the CFO on various financial projects on an ad hoc basis
  • Work with Finance and Accounting team to continuously improve, build, and maintain library of financial and accounting processes and procedures
  • Perform the internal auditor function where necessary for compliance with ISO: 27001 which includes designing the audit plan with guidance from external consultants, collecting relevant data, performing and documenting the results of the testing, and preparing a summary internal audit findings report for senior management


 

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements:

  • Qualified professional accountant (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA) is preferred
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in accounting and finance in a role of similar level of responsibilities
  • Experience in full cycle accounting in the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription billing environment is an asset
  • Proven experience in identifying and implementing accounting process improvements using technology
  • Experience in logically and rationally documenting processes using flow charts and presenting findings to various levels of senior management
  • Strong work ethic and integrity with superior communication skills that allow you to effectively work with a variety of different departments and to prepare and present to key business stakeholders
  • Expert level MS Excel proficiency, with advanced knowledge of Word and PowerPoint
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and time-manage
  • Experience with VBA coding is an asset
  • Experience with ISO: 27001 standards or other internal audits of management systems is an asset
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent telephone etiquette and ability to write clear, concise, and formal business communications
  • Ability to exercise tact and discretion and to be entrusted with confidential information
  • Familiarity with the Salesforce CRM system and cloud-based accounting applications
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to apply cognitive thinking is a must
  • Ability to thrive in fast moving, fast growth entrepreneurial environment, have a ‘solution based’ mind set, and be proactive in driving improvements to processes and systems

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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