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Director Financial Planning & Analysis in Toronto or Calgary
11-09-2014, 08:55 AM
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Director Financial Planning & Analysis in Toronto or Calgary
About the company

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice and the third largest legal practice in Canada. They provide the world's pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. With almost 4000 lawyers based in over 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia; they operate with their global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. They specialize in key industry sectors: Financial institutions, energy, infrastructure, mining, transport, technology, life sciences and health care.

Job description

Finance & Accounting is regionalized with business partnering functions in each of their three Canadian locations: Montreal, Toronto and Calgary. Through a recent finance transformation process; they are currently searching for a Director of Financial Planning & Analysis to be located in either Toronto or Calgary. In addition they are hiring a Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis in both locations.

In this key capacity, reporting to the National Finance Director, the incumbent will lead and manage the critical FP&A function for all Practice Groups and Business Service functions. You will take ownership of the budgeting and forecasting responsibilities; implementing best practices, driving these functions and related process changes and leading the team to make it happen. As this is a transformative senior leadership role; you will partner with all the Firm's executives and senior management to assist them in driving performance, profitability, resource optimization and revenue opportunities. You will be instrumental in decision support enabling improved financial results firm wide and strategic decision making. Numerous special projects, business planning, corporate training and policy/internal controls implementations will also be included in this exciting, broad based role.
Who we are looking for

In order to be considered for this opportunity, you will possess the following:
" Canadian CPA Designation (CA, CMA, CGA)
" 10+ years FP&A experience with considerable strategic leadership and management experience
" Ideally from the Professional Services sector
" Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; ability to deal with and present at the Executive level
" Big picture mindset, with experience working cross-functionally across multiple locations at a national level
" Solid people management and coaching skills, team player
" Ability to influence and drive results; able to deal with change and manage change
" Some travel required
What's on offer

Great opportunity to be based either in Toronto or Calgary - please state which location is preferable to you. Also if you are better suited to and interested in the Manager FP&A roles in both locations, please apply to appropriate position listed on our website.Apply here:
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