Director of Finance

  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Finance
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Adecco is hiring a Director of Finance, on behalf of our rapidly growing client based in Charlottetown PEI. The successful candidate will be an accredited accountant (CPA, CA highly advantageous) with a background in Manufacturing or Consumer Packaged Goods required. Highly competitive salary TBD on experience. 

The Director of Finance's duties include tracking cash flow and financial planning, analysis of inventory, costs associated with production, and assisting in the establishment and maintenance of financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems.


  • Together with the management team, develop and recommend an annual operating plan and financial budget that supports the company's long-term strategy.

  • Evaluate the financial controls and supporting information systems of the corporation.

  • Analyze the plant's operating results for raw materials and various other operating expenses, ensure the accuracy of data and reports, develop performance indicators and make recommendations.

  • Support operations in reviewing, analyzing and reporting on inventory valuation, inventory transactions, direct and indirect labour, direct material and subcontract costs, and other overhead costs incurred.

  • Prepare weekly/monthly reporting of actual production costs vs standard costs to support company goals.

  • Identify and drive process improvement initiatives. Assist in internal control documentation and testing around inventory and disbursement cycles.

  • Assist with the annual budget process, including the development of production cost center expenses, labour budgets, activity rates for labour and overhead to be used in standard costing.

  • Coordinate with the tax division of the company, and review/prepare any schedules required for tax planning and compliance.

  • Preparing technical analysis for complex accounting issues and play a key role in establishing company-wide accounting policies

  • Perform other functions related to the office of the CFO or as may be reasonably requested by the Company's CEO or Board.

  • Oversee and supervise the administrative function of the organization necessary for effective operations and compliance.


  • The successful candidate will be an accredited accountant (CPA, CA, strongly preferred) coupled with a minimum of 7 years of industry experience in a manufacturing function or CPG environment.

  • Extensive experience and knowledge in dealing with accounting systems, budgets, internal controls, and business planning.

  • Involvement in a publicly traded company is an asset.

  • Experience with coaching and development of management-level employees.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to excellence and attention to detail, delivering accurate information and balanced analysis in a consistent and timely manner.

  • Good business acumen – the ability to see the big picture, to develop financial strategies, and to provide guidance to stakeholders and management.

  • Proven analytical, financial modeling, accounting, and problem-solving skills

    If this is the perfect fit for your qualifications and you are looking for change, Don't Delay, Apply Today! This position won't last long!


  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_1_023042_12312869

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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