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Director of Finance, Transit (WR: 500)

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Alberta, Edmonton
Posted 2 weeks ago

Our client is the largest privately-owned people transportation company in Canada with four divisions (Motor Coach, Oil Sands, Student Transportation and Transit) and over 5500 employees and numerous business locations across the country.

Our client’s Transit division is at the forefront of the movement to improve cities through smart and sophisticated public transportation. Through unique public-private partnerships, the Transit division provides urban transit services to various municipalities and public agencies in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario and supplies the complete portfolio of operations, maintenance, and dispatch/scheduling services for regular route operation, as well as specialized transit for the mobility-challenged.

Our client’s Transit division is currently seeking a new Director of Finance to join its team. Based in Edmonton and directly reporting to the Vice President, Transit, with dotted line reporting to the company’s Chief Financial Officer, the Director of Finance, Transit is responsible for leading the Finance team in planning, executing, managing and controlling all financial related activities for the Transit’s business line while adhering to best in class accounting practices, systems, controls and reporting. Specifically, the Director of Finance will have accountability for accounting, financial planning and analysis, budgeting and forecasting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and the maintenance of accurate accounting records.

The Director of Finance is a member of the Vice President’s senior leadership team and participates in regular strategic planning and business development discussions.

The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Finance or Accounting and a professional accounting designation with a minimum of five years’ Senior Finance level experience in a fast paced, geographically dispersed complex and demanding work environment. If this sounds like YOU and you have a strong passion for innovation, dedication and continuous improvement, we want to hear from you! Please reach out to Susie Besler at 403-407-1963 or via email at susie@pekarskyco.com to learn more.

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