Director, Finance Business Operations

SAIT Polytechnic

Director, Finance Enterprise Operations
Calgary, AB /
Company Providers – Finance /
Administration Everlasting Wage
/ Hybrid
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The Finance division loves when the maths balances out — so we’re trying so as to add to our workforce. When you’ve got a nostril for numbers and imagine your abilities and fervour match our necessities, you should have our undivided consideration and we wish to meet you.
The Alternative
Because the Director, Finance Enterprise Operations, you play an essential function within the day-to-day effectiveness of the Finance division with a large breadth of focus, together with Monetary Planning and Evaluation, Procurement, Contracts & Authorized and Finance Techniques and Innovation.
Robust management, superior communication and skill to construct and preserve various interpersonal relationships are a significant a part of the place enabling you and the workforce to have impression and to work successfully collectively. You might be pushed by a philosophy of steady enchancment, commonly reviewing, recommending and implementing adjustments to satisfy the wants of the establishment.
As a key member of the Finance Senior Management Crew (SLT) you’ll contribute to the event and execution of objectives in help of the establishment’s strategic plan. The place experiences to the Affiliate Vice President of Finance and would have two Affiliate Administrators and two Managers report into you. 
The Position

    • Present management for 4 distinct groups with the division, together with, Monetary Planning & Evaluation, Provide Administration, Contracts & Authorized and Finance Enterprise Options (Finance methods, processes and innovation).
    • Accountable for the annual finances, quarterly forecasting and variance evaluation processes
    • Accountable to develop, preserve, assess and improve all methods and instruments used inside the division
    • Accountable for general provide administration at SAIT 
    • Guarantee all regulatory filings are ready and submitted as required, together with FIRs, PFD, tuition validation
    • Complete understanding of cross-functional initiatives the place Finance is concerned both inside the division or consists of stakeholders exterior of Finance
    • Champion the analysis, design and implementation of software program packages for Finance
    • Danger Administration & Compliance
    • Clear understanding of SAITs inside controls
    • Contribute to the event of a SAIT enterprise threat administration coverage, procedures and associated procedures
    • Actively handle legislative compliance and SAIT insurance policies and procedures impacting Finance
    • Strategic Management
    • Collaborate with AVP Finance and finance management workforce to determine and notice the Division’s imaginative and prescient and priorities
    • Lead planning throughout Finance for objectives and targets which are cross-functional
    • Develop and preserve sturdy working relationships with inside and exterior collaborators
    • Take part on undertaking groups and committees with a view to constructively discover options to organizational issues and challenges
    • Keep present within the discipline and rising areas by monitoring related publications, attending seminars and coaching classes, sustaining skilled certification, and collaborating in conferences {and professional} organizations
    • Operational Management
    • Present management, path and schooling to administration by means of recommendation, interpretation of insurance policies, and contracts
    • Key steward of institutional monetary reporting and audit data and understanding of economic metrics which will have organizational impression; establish key areas of economic and audit threat and supply mitigation methods
    • Enterprise Course of Enchancment & Change Administration
    • Examine, suggest and implement alternatives for course of and system/technological enhancements 

{Qualifications} & Expertise

    • Minimal Required
    • Accounting designation required
    • Bachelors diploma in a enterprise associated discipline or MBA
    • 10+ years expertise in budgeting
    • 5+ years in undertaking administration, expertise methods administration
    • 10+ years in a administration function in a mid to giant firm
    • Expertise with procurement, provide administration, authorized and contracts 
    • Most popular
    • Expertise in PSI sector
    • Robust methods and technical data
    • Superior Excel Abilities
    • Superior monetary modeling & evaluation abilities

Required Information & Abilities

    • Distinctive interpersonal, communication, and battle decision abilities together with the flexibility to relay advanced and technical data in a transparent and simply understood method.
    • Robust relationship administration abilities and skill to work cross-functionally
    • Robust integrity, credibility, sound judgment, and resourcefulness with choice making and problem-solving advanced points
    • Foster a tradition of well timed and evidence-based choice making, accountability, and the place acceptable, entrepreneurialism and innovation

Wage vary: $150,000 – $180,000
Paid Depart: 4 Weeks Trip / 14 Flex Days per yr
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Posting deadline: September 28, 2023
View a abstract of our advantages and perks for salaried staff
A versatile Hybrid work mannequin will be supplied for this function in accordance with SAIT tips
About SAIT
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Constructing on our 100+ yr historical past, we’re in search of modern, daring and collaborative staff who embrace change and ship world-class buyer experiences. Your future begins now at SAIT.
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