Senior Finance Manager (Supply Chain) - Dare To Be Better

Halcyon Finance and Accounting Recruitment
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
USD 57.69 per hour
02 Nov 2020
01 Dec 2020
Job role
Finance manager
Experience level
"Made Better", the guiding principles that our client lives by, day in and day out. This is truly shown in their dedication and commitment to creating superior products and creating a superior place to work. Our client, a Cambridge, ON success story, are perhaps one of the better known smaller CPG Manufacturers in Ontario and their products are known through North America. They produce exceptional products loved by those young and old, equally. AND they are a recession and COVID proof industry!

This client and their owners go above and beyond in everything they do and re-invest every last bit of profit into growth and development as demonstrated in their brand-new state of the art new manufacturing facility and their beautiful brand-new office spaces, housing roughly 125 employees.... well outside of COVID that is.

They are currently in the hunt to find a successful, people first LEADER to join their illustrious team as a Supply Chain Senior Finance Manager. This team operates as a family and team-first environment. People love working here and it really shows! Enjoy a relaxed, fun, and interesting work environment that provides plenty of variety on a day to day basis.


1. If you want to grow as a leader and have the support of an exceptional, well-run and entrepreneurial senior management team to back you every step of the way, then this is the place for you. You will have direct access to the President level, at any time you need it.

2. They have endured challenging economic cycles and have shown to be stable and secure. Excellent, strong financial resources, strong customer base, and strong name brand . They have numerous tenured professionals with experience and knowledge from which to learn. And of course, they offer a Quality product.

3. Accelerated career path into the Director position (2-3 years). Opportunity for expanded responsibility. The market is responding well to what the company is doing and offering and it's certainly an exciting time that transcends over to personal and family situations.


  • Managing a diverse, well-equipped and established team of cost accountants and master data professionals
  • Higher level reporting to the President
  • Maintaining high levels of profitability by working in cohesion with the plant, supply chain and operations teams
  • Spearheading budgeting and forecasting as it relates to supply chain and costing
  • Budgeting, reporting and financial analysis
  • Taking charge of the product costing processes and results, inventory management and manufacturing internal controls
  • Work hand in hand with the VP of Supply Chain as you collaboratively assist in any reporting needs as well as trying to identify potential cost saving opportunities.


  • 7-10+ years of manufacturing experience, preferably with CPG or Food
  • CPA Preferred
  • Exceptional Leadership qualities and management skills, able to coach, mentor and build connections easily
  • Critical thinker, able to deal with large amounts of complex data and ambiguity
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to get buy-in and build strategic partnerships with plant, supply chain and operations teams
  • Problem solver with a keen eye for fixing problems and improving internal controls
  • ERP experience, preferably with SAP and COGNOS.
  • Strong technical knowledge including MS Excel


  • Salary up to $120,000 p/a - comfort level would be around $110,000 p/a
  • Bonus 15% (tiered - individual and company)
  • Full benefits
  • RRSP matching
  • Continuous education and CPA dues paid in full
  • Ability to work REMOTE for part of the week until COVID situation improves

  • 7 years + Manufacturing
  • CPA preferred
  • Leadership
  • Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Building Relationships
  • Reporting to the President