Finance & ERP Specialist



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Toronto, ON - Regional - (CAN) 305 Milner Avenue Suite 903 ON Toronto , ON M2J 5C2



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Finance & ERP Specialist

Department: Accounting/Finance

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, we have a full-time position available for a Finance & ERP Specialist who will lead and direct all aspects related to the company ERP systems and Finance Processes within the company that impact the ERP.


The responsibilities and accountabilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:

* Responsible for finance and business operations activities of the company including (but not limited to) liaison with financial/banking associated third party vendors, insurance brokers and companies, municipal, provincial and federal level government bodies for finance, tax related issues/concerns/inquiries/submissions, ERP and other major operational software vendors

* Work with the Company's AR&D ERP software team to develop and customize ERP

* Support management to establish corporate financial strategies, planning, monitoring and reporting requirements

* Lead the annual planning, monthly financial reporting and year end close processes (Accounting Manager)

* Provide cash flow projections and variance analysis.

* Conduct analysis of financial results, including budget to actual (margin, freight, operating expenses and overhead), interpret results for management and provide recommendations as appropriate.

* Liaise with senior management, sales, and operations to understand and actualize corporate goals and objectives; develop projection models to provide accurate and complete budgets and forecasts.

* Provide customer profitability and product cost analysis. Review and analyze customer pricing for product and freight for profitability.

* Lead annual physical inventory taking, reconciliation, analysis and reporting.

* Provide leadership and guidance, supervision of the finance team - direction, motivation, training, recruitment and selection.

* Evaluate and advise management on the company's technology needs to meet the organization's operation and reporting requirements. Lead and direct software upgrades or system conversions.

* Provide product, industry Software training to assist and guide the ERP Implementation process

* Communicate effectively with Customers, Project Managers and internal Management, Company staff to ensure efficient, lean, quality processes and accounting functions

* Deliver Wrap up Reports (ERP Customers) for engagements in a timely manner

* Participate in project and team meetings interacting and collaborating with team members as required

* Other duties as assigned


* 3-5 years of finance experience at management level

* Demonstrated experience in leading and managing corporate financial reporting

* Demonstrated experience with inventory processes and physical counts

* Demonstrated leadership of a finance team

* Proficient with IT systems including accounting software

* Must be a strategic thinker

* Highly organized with attention to detail and an investigative nature

Job Type: Full-time

* Education: Degree in Business Administration (BBA, MBA)