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Manager III

TD

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted April 1, 2021.

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Department Overview

Corporate Segment Finance is responsible for developing and delivering financial strategy, information and management support to the corporate areas of TD Bank Financial Group. The team’s responsibilities and deliverables include management reporting, forecasting and planning, performance measurement and strategic business analysis.

The Finance Business Support team (within Corporate Segment Finance) is responsible for providing financial support, analysis, reporting, guidance and strategic advice and decision support to Pan-Finance leadership including Enterprise Finance, Audit, Treasury, Strategic Sourcing, Enterprise Real estate and projects. This role will support Enterprise Finance, Strategic Sourcing, finance projects and oversee consolidation for Pan Finance.

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee the consolidation, reporting and analysis for monthly/quarterly operating results, planning & forecasting and productivity reporting
  • Provide/review insightful and relevant commentary to Senior Management on business results, Forecast and Plan that provide a reasonable view of the future for the business to improve decision making. Summarize large amounts of information into meaningful key messages.
  • Assist in the development and review of presentation materials intended to communicate business results to Executives
  • Proactively identify business opportunities warranting further review and analysis; identify and assist business in solving any challenges
  • Develop and maintain solid and effective working relationship with Business Partners, Segment Finance, Enterprise Strategy & Decision Support, Project delivery teams and other stakeholders
  • Develop and manage 2 Financial Analysts; providing ongoing training and development opportunities, coaching and performance management activities and the preparation of objective performance reviews.
  • Manage ad hoc requests and participate in special projects/initiatives on behalf of the consolidated Finance team
  • Provide thought leadership and recommendations for identifying and implementing process improvements
  • Act as a knowledge leader for each area’s finances and performance. Create and deliver ad-hoc analyses, special projects/reports and training as required to aid partner understanding

Job Description

Reporting to the Associate Vice President Finance (AVP), this position is responsible for taking a significant role in the Finance portfolio performance and expense management functions.

This position requires someone with excellent analytical and technical skills with the ability to recognize issues and take practical corrective action. Proven skills in handling multiple tasks and working within specified timelines are required. The candidate must possess excellent business acumen and be able to develop positive working relationships with the areas supported.
Specific responsibilities include:

  • Perform monthly analysis and reporting of expenses for Finance portfolio. This includes preparation of expense packages including power-point decks, designing waterfall charts or graphs as required.
  • Investigate variances and assist in timely resolution of issues and escalate any issues, if required, to AVP
  • Have a good understanding of accounting principles and standards.
  • Take a proactive role in the quarterly expense forecasting and annual planning processes. Coordinate with various stakeholders and ensure a robust forecast and plan is built up, reviewed and agreed upon with the business
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the portfolio; identify and understand risks and challenges and make value-added recommendations and advice
  • Gain thorough knowledge of the systems used for expense reporting and analysis, identify and implement process improvements/automation that will result in increased effectiveness
  • Develop and manage 2 Financial Analysts, providing ongoing training and development opportunities, manage objective setting and performance reviews.

Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Accounting designation required
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with business partners
  • Agility and speed to proactively identify and resolve issues and manage conflict
  • Strong verbal and written communicator
  • High level of proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Understanding of the Bank’s management and financial reporting processes, and knowledge of the Bank’s financial reporting system and latest tools (including Hyperion, Alteryx and Tableau)
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment and professionalism when dealing with various internal partners
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong comfort level in presenting to executives
  • Ability to proactively follow up on identified issues and work toward resolution
  • Must be able to think conceptually (“out-of-the-box”) and have a high degree of attention for detail.
  • Proficient in time management and demonstrated adaptability when changes are required
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision in an unstructured and fast-paced environment.
  • Assist the team in enhancements on expense automation, report centralization and standardization and other process initiatives.

Hours

37.5

Inclusiveness

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