Top 3 skills needed – Well versed in key finance processes and process improvement principles (lean six sigma certification would be an asset)Proven experience leading projects from initial vision setting to post implementation change sustainability Excellent communicator with ability to analyze results, identify underlying business trends and develop recommendations for future actions in conjunction with key stakeholders
Bilingual? Bilingualism is an asset
Work location could be Toronto or Montreal
This is a role that will help to support the overall project delivery of transforming our Finance organization to meet the future needs of our business. As part of this role, you will be responsible for building relationships with internal stakeholders across the finance organization, developing and facilitating the implementation of the future state operating model and supporting the adoption of a diverse portfolio of strategic and transformative change initiatives within the Finance Transformation program.
Job Duties/Accountabilities:Act as a liaison between finance teams and leadership, identifying areas for change and desired future mode of operationDesign the future state by applying design principles to current state processes while collaborating with subject matter experts; this will include but not be limited to organization design, process design and work rationalizationDevelop and execute work plan for future state operating model implementations to successfully deliver on key milestones and target go-live datesWork collaboratively with project and program managers & the change management team to ensure key target operating model deliverables are aligned with change management initiatives and data & technology enablersAssist in preparing clear and concise summaries of current state information to influence key decisions at the senior leadership levelLead strategic meetings and workshops with subject matter experts across the Finance organization, maintaining professionalism and managing key messaging
Critical Qualifications/Competencies:Degree in business/finance/accounting or organizational change management related disciplineLean and/or Six Sigma Continuous Improvement certificate would be an assetWell versed in key finance processes, finance transformation and process improvement principlesStrong project and time management skillsProven experience leading projects from initial vision setting to post implementation change sustainabilityExcellent communicator and effective leader with strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build trusted relationships with senior leadersAn interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you workSelf starter with high degree of initiative and energy levelAbility to analyze results, identify underlying business trends and develop recommendations for future actions in conjunction with key stakeholders