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27 Apr 2022

Full-Time Director of Finance

Paisley Partners – Posted by Jones DesLauriers IMI Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description


The Director of Finance is responsible for the management of the accounting, finance, and payroll department and will provide key support to the business for monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting.  This includes the annual budget, forecasting future financial trends, performing variance analysis, and working with the Navacord team on financial projections and key initiatives. The individual will be a trusted advisor and influencer within the leadership team and will spend significant time establishing the financial performance strategy.   The individual will be part of the Executive Team and participate in the strategic direction of the business.



  • Fully engage and become an integral part of the leadership team to create and support the Company’s strategic vision
  • Advise on the role finance can proactively play in planning for success – being more competitive and remaining at the forefront of the industry
  • Translate the corporate strategy and executive mandate into formalized financial systems and processes to achieve strategic priorities and outcomes
  • Partner with leaders from other departments and identify revenue and cost drivers
  • Lead the organization’s budget development and oversight processes


  • Oversee the finance department including all transactions related to receivables, payables, trust accounts, Account Executive expenses, compensation schedules, payroll and financial reporting
  • Provide support, guidance, coaching and direction to the various levels throughout the finance department
  • Be present and engaged; be a role model of professional conduct pursuing excellence in execution, seeking opportunities for continuous improvement and producing creative and/or unique solutions
  • Demonstrate an ability to anticipate outcomes and to adjust approaches and internal services accordingly
  • Foster a high performance culture within the Finance team


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) strongly preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience working in a complex fast-paced environment
  • Insurance Industry and Applied Epic knowledge considered an asset
  • Proficient in using accounting information systems
  • Experience in supervising and mentoring others
  • Strong interpersonal skills are essential
  • Exemplary work ethic and organizational skills
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook


  • Strategic, forward thinker who can forecast potential service and operation vulnerability in the business and drive mitigating actions
  • Collaborative and team focused leader with the ability to coach and mentor staff and build an empowered and accountable team
  • Leadership skills that will incite enthusiasm, provide vision, motivate, create positive morale and role model standards of professionalism
  • Demonstrated initiative and motivation to continuous improvement of self and company processes
  • Strong personal belief in high standards of service; and an effective, accountable leader; a contributing member of the team and a champion for the organization.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Finance / Accounting. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 8 days.

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