Director of Finance

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Job ID: R13499
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

As Director of Finance, you will deliver a high level of business partnering support to our Chief Operating Officer, Summit Aviation, working closely with the Summit Aviation executive leadership team. In this role, you partner and share expertise in relation to financial analysis, business strategy, operational budgeting and other key analytical information for the purpose of enhancing management decision making. You support the divisional and strategic goals with a focus on service delivery. You enjoy building strong relationships with business unit leaders and continuously look for innovative ideas, opportunities and solutions that align with the company’s growth strategy. As an exceptional leader with a development mindset, you think ahead and see the big picture to make Summit a stronger organization.

With headquarters in Vancouver, Summit Aviation operates a diverse fleet of over 30 fixed wing and rotary aircraft with operations in several locations across Canada. If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding position in a dynamic work environment, apply today to join the Summit Aviation team!

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develops, implements, analyses, maintains, and presents divisional financial information to support programs, projects, contracts and processes   
  • Responsible for financial modelling, interpretation of financial data, and presentation of the financial narrative to achieve accurate and timely decisions
  • Identifies and creates informative metrics, reports and analytics that drive business decisions and outcomes
  • Liaise with the leadership of the division regarding performance levels and future service delivery opportunities
  • Monitor aircraft, fleet and flight program performance and investigate variance to expectations
  • Identifies opportunities for profit maximization and cost savings through insight and analysis
  • Ensures compliance with Ledcor’s financial management policies and internal control guidelines
  • Be aware of external market trends with financial matters (including technologies and market variability) and bring that information into the organization
  • Supports appropriate contract negotiations including review of key commercial terms (e.g. risk and insurance)

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years’ of relevant accounting experience within a medium to large organizations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance, or other relevant discipline
  • CPA, preferred
  • Transportation and aviation experience an asset
  • Demonstrated experience of providing strong, customer focus and results driven leadership to large, cross functional teams in a complex matrix environment
  • Strong knowledge of planning, modeling, analytical tools and other enabling technologies
  • Analytical thinking skills combined with the ability to find creative solutions
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and financial modelling
  • Proficient in utilizing other business tools such as: PowerPoint, PowerBI, JD Edwards or other large ERP systems and other analytical and modeling tools
  • Strong leadership skills to motivate, coach, and mentor team members
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including relationship building, influencing and facilitation
  • Experience working in a dynamic environment and demonstrated reliance during times of change

Additional Information:

Company Description

Summit Air, a member of the Ledcor Group of Companies, has been delivering remote aviation solutions to our customers for over 20 years. We have one of the largest and most diverse fleets in the industry. From moving cargo, to transferring passengers, to recreational flights for adventurers seeking to discover the North, we are a one-stop solution when it comes to safe and reliable aviation support. Learn more at www.flysummitair.com 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.

Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page.

Date Posted
Jan 4, 2023

1055 West Hastings St, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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