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Manager, Finance Operations

Dieppe, NB
Full Time
6 days ago
Company Overview

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Department Overview

TD Finance is an integral and trusted partner to businesses across the Bank, made-up of diverse teams, strengths and capabilities contributing to TD's overall success. Together, TD Finance helps the Bank make smart business decisions, ensure regulatory compliance and financial reporting accuracy and guard the integrity of TD's business processes, drive efficiencies with external suppliers and manage TD's global real estate portfolio.

Our core Finance teams help to make TD the Better Bank by working together to deliver insightful advice, meaningful reporting and professional operations The TD Finance operating model is comprised of three main parts:

• Finance Operations - a centralized team performing a range of services such as general accounting, reporting, and transaction processing on behalf of Finance and the Enterprise

• Business Partner - perform analytics and provide advice to the business to support strategy and decision-making

• Specialized Functions - providing domain or knowledge-based expertise to the Enterprise

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of TD's Finance organization. Reporting to the Senior Manager, the position is responsible to lead a multi-faceted accounting operations department with accountability for providing direction and day-to-day guidance on a range of general accounting and operational activities.

Role Accountabilities:

•Build and lead a diverse, high performing team of finance professionals responsible to perform general accounting functions, which includes:
•Gathering of manual and system generated data to prepare, review and post journal entries and required transactions
•Preparation and review account reconciliations
•Perform a variety of accounting functions which may include cost accounting, inter and intra segment allocations, tax and fixed asset accounting
•Analysis and investigation of financials
•Understand the risk profile of the work and maintain a strong controls environment and audit ready position; execute existing controls and implement new controls as needed
•Deliver quality service; set and achieve team performance goals such as SLAs, KPIs and productivity
•Guide team on approaches to achieve targets through periods of change and transformation
•Coach to ensure operational problems are handled appropriately, and participate in the negotiation and resolution of complex and/or escalated issues where necessary
•Strive for operational excellence through ongoing identification of process improvements to increase productivity, simplify and enable automation where appropriate
•Keep abreast of emerging issues, trends, and evolving regulatory requirements and assess potential impacts
•Maintain own knowledge of end-to-end processes, internal / external partners and regulatory requirements; guide the team accordingly
•Foster a climate of open and transparent communication within team, FinOps and key stakeholders
•Perform interviews and ensure effective on-boarding and successful training of new employees

People Leadership Skills

•Builds strong and capable teams, with the skills and talent required to succeed in a challenging and rapidly changing environment
•Provides effective day-to-day coaching and guidance to colleagues; share and teach best practices
•Is able to find opportunities to optimize the allocation of resources across the units, taking into account workload / utilization across the team
•Actively mentors individuals to build organizational capability
•Be an effective coach and offer development opportunities to team members
•Provide meaningful and timely performance reviews, including regular feedback throughout the year to team members
•Engage and work with partners across FinOps, BP and Specialized Functions
•Comfortable leading through change, process improvements and transformation


Specific Educational Requirements:

•Undergraduate business or accounting degree
•Professional Accreditation such as CPA or post graduate degree would be an asset
Additional Qualifications/Skills/Experience:

•5+ years of experience in finance or accounting fields; 2+ years management experience
•Strong finance acumen - understanding the business and related processes
•Management experience in a finance or operations-like environment
•Strong understanding of the financial and accounting standards applicable to financial institutions
•Excellent analytical skills in assessing risk, issues and challenging the status quo; adept at using productivity tools and end-user software (such as MS Office suite)
•Skilled at leading, managing and motivating a diverse group of professionals
•Brings out the best in people - strong people management with demonstrated experience in building high performing teams through use of positive influence
•Good communicator who engages colleagues, business partners, external stakeholders, and employees
•Encourages collaboration by bringing together multiple partners to align on solutions and address contending priorities
•Ability to stay resilient under pressure
•Expertise in working effectively in teams and with multiple partners at varying levels
•Robust organizational skills with the ability to work in a demanding environment and handle multiple deadlines and priorities
•Has excellent judgement and decision-making abilities

Additional Information

Manager Profile:

Managers at TD Bank Group contribute to the overall reputation of TD, and help to set the ethical, organizational and performance standards for the teams they lead. A leader at TD is expected to guide his/her team, collaborating as appropriate with TD partners, to deliver superior results in both the short and long term.

Managers promote adherence to TDBG's vision and purpose to be the better bank, and enrich the lives of customers, communities and colleagues. As part of the general management of their area, managers are accountable to deliver against TD's five shared commitments:

• Think like a customer; provide legendary experiences and trusted advice

• Act like an owner; lead with integrity to drive business results and contribute to communities

• Execute with speed and impact; only take risks we can understand and manage

• Innovate with purpose; simplify the way we work

• Develop our colleagues; embrace diversity and respect one another

We welcome applications from candidates who are bilingual (English/French) and speak other languages. English is the primary language used across Finance Operations and we request all cover letters and resumes be submitted in English.



At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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