Finance Manager

Assa Abloy Americas
Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
Competitive salary
24 Nov 2020
25 Nov 2020
Job role
Finance manager
Experience level
Company: ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions Canada

Reports to: Group Controller, ASSA ABLOY Canada

Location: Vaughan, Ontario Canada

ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions provides end-users (healthcare facilities, schools, universities, military, commercial buildings, etc.) with unsurpassed security and life-safety solutions and the essential support services (LEED consultation, code compliance, access control system integration, product research and selection, specification writing services, technical support, etc.) to ensure well-functioning doorway systems in the commercial building industry. This is all accomplished by combining the strengths of industry-leading door and hardware brands.

Great news! We're currently seeking a Finance Manager to be based at our Vaughan headquarters.

Job Summary

As the Finance Manager, you'll have responsibility for the coordination and execution of all daily activities of the Accounting Department in order to ensure the timely and accurate reporting of the financial results of the Company. You'll have 4 direct reports to facilitate accounting activities however you'll also be required to take a hands-on approach to ensure all accounting responsibilities are completed in a timely manner. You'll report directly to the Group Controller for ASSA ABLOY Canada.

Key Responsibilities
  • Review monthly accounting close process including analytical review of the monthly operating results to ensure accurate accounting records are maintained
  • Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective internal controls
  • Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective processes to improve the close and reporting cycles to ensure timely and accurate reporting
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations
  • Perform complete analytical review of operations from a balance sheet, income statement and cash flow perspective as well as an overall business perspective
  • Perform cash projections to effectively manage cash balances and maximize the return on any excess cash balances
  • Supervision of all accounts payable processed in corporate office. This includes corporate payables, payables for entities, allocations of costs incurred on behalf of multiple entities
  • Coordinate the preparation of annual tax return with outside CA firm
  • Supervise the preparation of semi-monthly payroll for 3 divisions
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Perform other responsibilities as required
Management & Development of Staff
  • Manage a team of 4 accounting staff
  • Evaluate individual and collective performance on an ongoing basis
  • Ensure departmental goals and objectives consistent with Company needs are established annually
  • Encourage professional development and access to learning programs for staff
  • Mentor department staff to assist in their career growth

Education and Experience
  • CA, CMA or CGA designation
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including people management
  • JD Edwards and Hyperion experience is an asset

Key Competencies
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to follow through and complete tasks in a timely basis
  • Planning and analytical ability
  • Ability to work independently but know when to ask manager for help in resolving specific issues
  • Strong team player who can effectively interact with and motivate other team members, including peers
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines including a strong ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time
  • Proficient English communication skills
  • Propensity for continuous improvement and finding efficiencies

Our Benefits
  • Employer-paid Benefit plan
  • Competitive Retirement plan
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Supportive team environment
  • A stable and growing industry!

Interested applicants (internal & external) can apply online at

ASSA ABLOY welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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The ASSA ABLOY Group is the global leader in access solutions. The Group operates worldwide with 49,000 employees and sales of 8,9 billion euros. The Group has leading positions in areas such as efficient door openings,