Director of Finance

Employment type: Full-time
City: Ottawa - Gatineau
Last visit: 2014-10-27
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-27


Stevenson & White Inc. is a specialized recruitment firm searching on behalf of one of our clients. We specialize in finance and accounting and are based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. For more information on this and other full time, contract or temporary opportunities, please visit our website at All applications will be kept in absolute confidence.

Director of Finance


Our client has recently acquired a competitor and is now looking for a senior finance professional to merge the two accounting/finance teams together to create a cohesive, effective and efficient department. 

Your immediate challenge will be to identify skillsets, look at career aspirations and determine who is best fitted for each of the roles. It is very important that as the leader of the team you are able to motivate staff, inspire confidence and recognize each employee’s strengths and weaknesses in order to create a successful, solid team that can move forward in assisting with the on-going growth of this company. When the accounting team has been established, our client is then looking at implementing a new accounting system (likely an ERP system) in mid-2015!  


Strong management skills combined with excellent interpersonal skills are mandatory requirements for success in this role.  In addition, other qualifications include:

A professional accounting designation (CA/CGA/CMA/CPA)

A minimum of 10 years experience including at least 3 years in operational accounting

At least three years supervisory/management experience

Previous experience working in a professional, corporate environment

This client has prided themselves in having low staff turnover and a positive working environment and it is critical to them that this does not change.  If you feel you have the experience and personality to ensure this culture will continue please apply now! 

Compensation Package: $100,000 - $120,000 salary range, plus bonus, benefits, advancement potential, etc.

Location: Ottawa

Career Level: Experienced

Years of Relevant Experience: Any

Industry: Recruitment and Staffing

Job Function: Accounting and Finance