Director, Accounting

We are recruiting on behalf of a large institutional investor located in the downtown core, currently seeking a Big 4 qualified Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA-CA or CPA) that has moved on from Public Accounting, a proven manager, motivator and innovator with experience of transactional accounting oversight and supervising a large team.

Are you interested in a joining a major financial services organisation with a reputation for positive corporate culture and high levels of employee engagement? Would you like to report directly to a progressive VP Finance who’s actively looking to hire a future successor?

Key responsibilities and oversight:
- Responsible for the oversight of pension accounting, investments accounting and other transactional accounting focused teams including all period end close activities
- Establish and maintain KPI/benchmark relating to operational performance
- Act as function representative/prepare and deliver reports and information at executive level meetings and committees
- Drive systems implementation and other special projects
- Coaching, development and mentorship of your team

The employer is offering a lucrative total compensation package for this level consisting of an attractive base salary and significant performance bonus component. Full remuneration details will be disclosed to all candidates under consideration.

The successful candidate will possess the following:
- Chartered Professional Accountant designation (CPA-CA or CPA)
- 10+ years of progressive experience in Big 4 public accounting firm and industry
- Experience of oversight of transactional accounting in a large team/high volume environment
- High-potential, motivated, energetic and career-driven profile
- Strong technical accounting and research skills under IFRS
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

All interested candidates should submit their résumé for consideration by applying directly to this posting or via email at -- one of our consultants will contact you directly. We welcome the résumé of any or CPA-CA or CPA currently seeking new opportunities.

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