Cantel Medical

Finance Director

CA-ON-Burlington | CA-Markham
Job ID
2017-3354
# Positions
1
Category
Accounting/Finance
Cantel WP&F

Company Overview

CANTEL MEDICAL IS A LEADING PROVIDER OF INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCTS AND SERVICES IN THE HEALTHCARE MARKET, SPECIALIZING IN THE FOLLOWING OPERATING UNITS:

ENDOSCOPY

Endoscopy procedure disposables include single-use valves and irrigation tubing. Medical device reprocessing systems, disinfectants, detergents and other supplies are used to disinfect high-level endoscopes. This segment is operated through MEDIVATORS.

WATER PURIFICATION AND FILTRATION

Water purification systems for dialysis facilities, including hemodialysis dialyzer and reprocessing systems, as well as sterilants and filtration products. This segment is operated through Mar Cor Purification, Inc.  and MEDIVATORS.

HEALTHCARE DISPOSABLES

Single-use, infection prevention products used primarily in the dental market including face masks, sterilization pouches, towels and bibs, tray covers, saliva ejectors, germicidal wipes, plastic cups and disinfectants. This segment is operated through Crosstex International, Inc.

Job Overview

The Finance Director (FD) is responsible for the overall management, direction, and integrity of the accounting, finance, systems, and financial reporting functions for all domestic and international business locations within the business unit.

The FD actively participates with the Executive Staff in the planning, direction, and policy making for the company and communicates and supports the strategic and operational plans of the business unit.

The FD provides direction to the accounting/finance staff and leads departmental initiatives to improve, automate, and simplify current accounting and reporting processes to maximize their efficiency and effectiveness.

The FD mentors staff and develops talent to support the growing needs of the company.

Main Responsibilities

 

  • Reviews and owns monthly consolidated financial statements, applies accounting theory and Cantel policy as appropriate, and insures the timely and accurate completion of all deliverables to Cantel.
  • Responsible for forecasting, budgeting, and strategic planning.
  • Responsible for asset preservation and working capital management.
  • Develops a robust internal control framework and insures compliance throughout the organization.
  • Partners with the general manager and senior staff in managing the business unit.
  • Manages talent by selecting, training, motivating and developing the finance staff.
  • Manages and directs general accounting areas: Audit, Accounts payable, credit and collections, payroll, cost, tax reporting and compliance, corporate reporting, analysis, and financial statement preparation
  • Support local tax functions; Collect and provide information to calculate the quarterly tax provisions and year end return, while partnering with corporate tax planning.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance and/or MBA required.
  • Accounting Designation preferred (CA, CPA, CGA, CMA or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible accounting and leadership experience.
  • Experience in reviewing, analyzing, and implementing accounting and financial reporting standards.
  • Ten years accounting experience preferred in a manufacturing environment.
  • Solid working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the ability to research and apply accounting pronouncements as appropriate.
  • Advanced PC/ERP/Hyperion experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of SOX requirements.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills to work effectively in a team environment within and outside of the Accounting Department
  • Bilingual in French and English is preferred 

INTERPERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Success in this position requires the ability to build a strong partnership with the Business Unit General Manager and frequent communication with peers and management. These relationships must be built on respect, integrity, cooperation, teamwork and professionalism.

 

  • Ability to build relationships at all levels within the organization
  • Clear, precise communication skills
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills
  • Operations literacy
  • Commercial literacy
  • Ability to develop staff and team
  • Strong Controllership focus
  • Attitude of accountability
  • Ability to make tough calls
  • Willingness to travel

 

 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • The FM acts as primary contact with external financial reporting customers such as the independent audit firm, bank, foreign credit insurer/broker, government agencies, etc.
  • Leads and/or participates in special projects and assignments as required.
  • Consistently operates at the highest level of integrity and is never willing to compromise with regards to ethical standards.
  • Maintains and continually updates knowledge of the Company's product(s) and operating procedures to properly and effectively maintain accounting records which reflect the Company's operation and financial results.
  • Assures that performance feedback/reviews, and follow-up on employee `feedback, are performed on a formal and informal basis. Identifies and develops candidates for promotion. Performs hiring procedures as required and in accordance with Company guidelines.
  • Maintains the professionalism of the Accounting Department.

Minimum Qualifications

Cantel Medical company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities as well as other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin or other protected class status.

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