Finance Business Partner

  • Location
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Controller

We are currently looking for a Finance Business Partner to join our Finance team. In this role you will act as the financial partner and strategic advisor to Regional Vice Presidents (RVPs) and Branch Managers, providing tactical and strategic planning and advice to drive impactful results. You will be responsible for creating and implementing action plans for profitable growth by collaborating and sharing expertise on pricing, forecasts, budgets, analysis and reporting.

Adecco is the leading provider of recruitment solutions and HR services in the world. Within Canada, Adecco has a network of over 50 branches, servicing thousands of Canadian organizations each day by providing the top talent they need to succeed in today’s competitive market.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes fitness and tuition reimbursement along with paid time off to volunteer. Colleagues are encouraged to participate in our exclusive Win4Youth program that benefits both their wellness and our charity partner, Plan International.

Functions of the Finance Business Partner include:

Establishes consultative relationship with RVPs, Branch Managers and other Operational leaders to develop and execute plans that increase profitability and improve overall financial results.
Assesses the effectiveness of strategies and best practices and monitors and enforces adherence to approved budgets and forecasts to ensure Sales, GM, SG&A and EBITA targets are achieved.
Manages weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting and forecasting. Develops, rolls out and consolidates annual Branch and Regional budget process.
Aligns Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) with organizational goals and utilizes tools and reports to effectively monitor and communicate KPI’s.
Remains current on regulatory requirements, economic and business conditions, as well as industry and market trends; researches, analyzes, and forecasts business impact and/or risk; provides sound business advice, recommendations supported with data and facts and ensures timely updates to RVPs, Branch Managers and other business leaders.
Leads regional pricing strategies including client profitability analysis, understanding regulatory and market impact on pricing. Runs price increase programs and manages pricing for client bids utilizing existing and develops new pricing tools.
Leads presentations for Country and Zone reviews with Executive teams.

Finance Business Partner Requirements:

Completion of post-secondary education in finance or accounting.
Completion of CPA designation required.
A minimum five (5) years related work experience, preferably in a service related industry with multiple business units and/or profit centres.
Proficient in PC software packages, including familiarity with MS Access and expert level MS Excel skills.
Thorough understanding of GAAP and financial statements.
Knowledge of internal control process and data validation techniques.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal that are clear, concise and action oriented.
Strong Problem-solving ability to gather, assemble, consolidate and analyze facts, draw conclusions and devise solutions.
Effectively and simultaneously manage multiple projects and work assignments that vary in nature and scope while meeting assigned deadlines.
Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and influence others at various levels across the organization.
Cultivates a shared vision and serves as a catalyst for organizational change.

If you are interested in the Finance Business Partner opportunity, apply now by clicking the Apply button.


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Reference number CA_EN_2_026594_32426

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