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Director of Finance

We are looking for an experienced Director of Finance to oversee all financial aspects of business and drive the company’s financial strategy and planning. You will be responsible for assessing the financial performance of the company as well as possible risks and investments.
A director of finance is a reliable professional with broad knowledge to all accounting, financial and business principles. They are strategic thinkers and effective leaders who can make the most profitable decisions.
The goal is to guide the company towards profitability and long-term success.

Responsibilities
– Drive the financial planning of the company by analyzing its performance and risks
– Retain constant awareness of the company’s financial position and act to prevent problems
– Set up and oversee the company’s finance IT system. A strong finance IT background is essential
– Set targets for, supervise and mentor/coach the finance team
– Oversee all audit and internal control operations
– Prepare & consolidate detailed reports on financial performance in a decentralized environment
– Conduct analysis to make forecasts and report to Advisory Board
– Ensure adherence to financial laws and guidelines

Internal Contacts
– Advisory Board
– CEO
– Executive Leadership Team
– Bar GM/AGM’s
– Finance Team

External Contacts
– Banks & other financial institutions
– Government Agencies
– Licensing Departments

Personal/Educational/Work Experience Requirements
– Food & Beverage organizational background
– Must have the bandwidth to grow in a fast paced, dynamic environment
– An analytical mind with a strategic ability
– Proven experience as director of finance or similar role
– In-depth knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, laws and best practices
– Solid knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting
– Impeccable organizational skills
– Careful attention to detail and quality of work
– Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
– Ability to make decisions in conjunction with multiple stakeholders
– Works easily and well with others
– Self-starter – ability to jump into the middle of problems and obtain effective results
– Strong negotiator
– Ability to think about big-picture strategy and bottom line results
– BSc/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field; MSc/MA is an asset
– CPA or other relevant qualification is an asset