Group Vice President, Finance

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Mississauga
  • 125 - 150
  • Salary: 125 - 150

Trapeze Group

Job Summary: Reporting to the Group Leader, this role leads and manages all financial aspects for 5 business units and the group unit.

The Group VP Finance will have overall responsibility for the financial operations of the group, including finance and accounting, compliance with statutory requirements, corporate governance, risk management, and legal for the businesses. Additionally, you will be required to take on an Integration Finance Manager role to oversee business integration activities for newly acquired entities in the market.

This position is right for you if you are results-oriented, have a high level of energy, have high attention to detail, and can communicate clearly and concisely. As a member of the group leadership team, you will share a passion for developing talent with a focus on building sustained long-term growth and creating a fantastic place to work.

Job Description:


  • Support Group Leader and functional managers to develop clear business plans, priorities and forecasts in line with +/- 5% forecast accuracy targets Lead the finance business partners within supported business to deliver excellent pro-active service to stakeholders
  • Provide strategic financial leadership on issues affecting the business
  • Recommend and lead efforts to improve ROIC (return on invested capital), working capital and/or growth performance

Finance & Reporting

  • Monitor and input on key metrics of individual customer contracts
  • Monitor and enforce Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Ownership of ‘Quarterly Strategic Review’ (QSR) process, considering sales pipeline and costs analysis to prepare a robust forecast
  • Ensure execution of action points from the QSR review process
  • Accountable for accurate and timely monthly/quarterly consolidated financial reporting to ensure compliance of internal and external reporting and requirements in accordance with IFRS
  • Responsible for the accuracy of revenue recognition, comfortable operating under IFRS15, including being accountable for project accounting and controlling
  • Responsible for working with the businesses to assess market pricing, new deal pricing, and sales approach for our products.

Governance & Risk

  • Apply best practices to processes, people and systems to affect revenue, profitability and cash-flow, to improve operating efficiency and performance
  • Lead, implement and be accountable for introducing project profitability governance process across all businesses.
  • Lead and implement introduction of new systems and processes such as new financial systems, expense management and other reporting systems
  • Responsible for Risk Management process review, effective internal controls, policy standardization and process improvements
  • Oversee and improve effective administration processes and systems for company records and contracts
  • Stay abreast of trends and regulations to ensure effectiveness and compliance for the finance functions


  • Work closely with all functional leads to ensure projects bids and contract terms, financial and otherwise, adhere to corporate parameters


  • Responsible for supporting Portfolio CFO on acquisition target analysis, focusing on operational and financial impacts to the investment pre and post acquisition
  • Evaluate existing finance resources and assist in the hiring of appropriate staff as required
  • Educate the acquired management team on finance topics with a focus on them understanding how it will operationally impact their departments
  • Accountable to the migration of finance systems and processes to portfolio best practices, including the training of finance resources
  • Review and analyze legal documents for acquired businesses (including customer contracts, leases, and vendor agreements) with a goal of highlighting compliance and financial risks
  • Travel domestically and internationally for business process review and acquisition integration or due diligence


  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Ability to perform under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Previous experience working in a multi-unit, multi-P&L environment
  • High integrity and personal ethics due to sensitive issues and information this role entails
  • Desire to improve processes and systems rather than just keep the status quo
  • Strong communication skills to work across time zones and cultural differences
  • Well organized, detail-oriented and able to work variable hours when required
  • Desire to support a culture of continuous learning
  • Energetic, personable and results oriented
  • A “can-do” attitude taking ownership; prepared to be held accountable for actions, behaviors and targets

Beneficial Skills / Experience

  • CPA
  • Thorough understanding of IFRS for software (specifically IFRS 15 & 16)
  • Experience Great Plains is an asset

Worker Type: Regular

Number of Openings Available: 1



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