Director of Finance

Job Type : Director of Finance
Salary : neg
Candidate Id : 18892471
Location : Greater Vancouver
Availability : Immediate

Director of Finance Candidate Profile

A Director of Finance boasting over 12 years of multifaceted experience across the financial and risk management sectors, navigating through diverse industries and roles, from Top 4 Public Practice firms to Co-ops. With a CPA designation and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential, she has demonstrated a robust capability in strategic financial management, risk mitigation, and operational leadership in organizations.

Achievements include:

  • Leading high-value acquisitions (up to $55m), showcasing adeptness in feasibility analysis and complex accounting.
  • Implementing the first electronic interim and year-end audit for a co-op, achieving an unmodified opinion and reflecting a knack for leveraging technology in financial processes.
  • At a financial institution, she played a pivotal role in generating value-added reporting for a $1B portfolio, enabling informed strategic business discussions and facilitating growth.
  • Recognized by the Board Chair at credit union for developing a comprehensive quarterly risk report, underscoring her ability to communicate complex risk factors effectively to leadership.

Area of Expertise include:

Financial leadership & strategy, risk management, financial reporting & analysis, budgeting & forecasting, acquisition management, process improvement, team leadership & development, stakeholder communication, and system implementations (e.g., JD Edwards and Planful ERP systems).


A strategic thinker and articulate communicator, she simplifies and conveys complex financial data with clarity, ensuring comprehensibility across all organizational levels. She is recognized for building high-performing, engaged teams and is deeply committed to mentoring and developing her staff. Her leadership style is characterized by empathy, clear goal setting, and a genuine investment in her team’s success.

Recruiters Comments:

This candidate, with a rich history of strategic financial leadership, has been pivotal in roles at organizations like a prominent co-operative and a notable federal credit union. While she has successfully navigated through various industries and roles, her consistent drive towards strategic growth, process improvement, and team development has remained evident. She is passionate about contributing to an organization where her diverse skills and strategic approach can facilitate financial health and operational efficiency. Notably analytical and personable, she is renowned for her clear communication, strategic financial management, and robust leadership abilities. Her enthusiasm and commitment to continuous learning and impact are palpable, and her credentials align impeccably with high-level financial leadership roles. We genuinely believe she would be a valuable asset to any forward-thinking organization and wholeheartedly recommend her for consideration.


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