Senior Director, Finance & Business Transformation

Location
Toronto (Region), Ontario/ Hybrid
Salary
TBD
Posted
January 17, 2024
Closes
March 1, 2024
CPA status
CPA Member

WHO WE ARE?

The future is bright for tennis in Canada, and you will be right in the middle of it all at Tennis Canada! A national sport organization with a mission to lead the growth of tennis in Canada and a vision to be a world-leading tennis nation, Tennis Canada seeks to grow participation across the country and develop champions on the international stage. Tennis Canada also owns and operates the world-class National Bank Open presented by Rogers tournaments in Toronto and Montreal, two of the best-run sporting events on the planet which annually bring the globe’s best tennis players to Canada and continue to break attendance records year on year. In recent times, Canadian tennis has enjoyed many historic achievements, including a first Grand Slam singles title at the 2019 US Open as well as a first title in over 109 years at the 2022 Davis Cup Finals, the world's largest team sports competition. Join us as we look to build on this exciting momentum and continue to produce incredible results. We are a team of innovators, who are passionate about our work and pursue excellence together everyday.

Senior Director, Finance & Business Transformation

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR?

The Senior Director, Finance & Business Transformation reports to the CFO and is responsible for providing direction and working with the different functions among the organization to oversee all finance related objectives and deliverables and for managing the full accounting cycle. The Senior Director, Finance & Business Transformation is responsible for leading the finance team.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Ensure the financial statements are compiled with ANSPO rules for both entities within the organization and ensure relationship management with external auditors.
  • Ensure adequate controls are in place and exist around the recognition for both revenues and expenses.
  • Direct and oversee all aspects of the finance function of the organization and work hand in hand with the Senior Manager, FP&A to coordinate, prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual rolling forecasts and prepare reporting on actuals vs. budgeted results, including additional ad-hoc analysis on results.
  • Drive and oversee the transformation of the finance function (Process, People, System).
  • Engage, motivate, and develop a motivated team of 6-8 people through ability to communicate, empower and develop team member.
  • Recruit and lead a talented accounting team with ethical standards, quality, commitment and focus on customer service with a strong work methodology.
  • Embrace and champion changes throughout the organization by promoting best practices support to the organization.
  • Drive and manage all the phases of an ERP implementation while providing recommendations on best practices regarding new technologies.
  • Manage and conduct all activities related to treasury management.
  • Participate and develop insightful suggestions for investment, sourcing, cost reduction and lead strategic business decisions in collaboration with the Senior Manager, FP&A.
  • Manage and oversee all transactional processes related to the business (Accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll among others).
  • Maintain awareness of proper internal controls and make recommendations for any deficiencies.
  • Contribute and participate to the performance review report and support the preparation of quarterly board package in collaboration with the Senior Manager, FP&A.

 

WHO YOU ARE?

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting with CPA Designation (Must have).
  • A minimum of 15-17 years of professional experience.
  • Prior experience managing a Finance function and strong experience in business transformation and system implementation (proven experience in this area is a must)
  • Strong relationship acumen and is a team player.
  • Exceptional analytical, quantitative, and statistical skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of ASPE or and ANSPO rules.
  • Strong ability to delegate and plan ahead.
  • Understand and drive payroll processes (hand-in-hand with payroll team)
  • Challenge status quo and do not take results for granted.
  • Strong capacity to adjust to audience.
  • Positive attitude and savvy of changes.
  • Solid computer skills with proficiency in MS Excel, Power point and best practices with new technologies
  • Autonomous.
  • Ability to navigate in a multi-tasking environment.
  • Creative, problem solving, and results-oriented while ability to synthetize the message.
  • Potential to build a team and expand its function.

 

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Join the team that’s making Canadian tennis history
  • Be behind the scenes of the National Bank Open
  • Work in a dog friendly office
  • Benefit from a generous organisation that truly cares about its employees.

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