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Senior Manager, Finance Operations

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Department Overview

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

About Finance Operations:

We recently announced that TD is establishing a new Finance Operations (FinOps) centre in Greater Moncton, New Brunswick. The centre will form an integral part of the Finance organization, delivering efficient finance services with a commitment to operational excellence. We will be building and developing a diverse team of enthusiastic and dedicated professionals who want to make a difference with TD. Our goal is to attract a broad talent pool of experienced finance operations personnel and post-secondary graduates, which reflect the diversity of TD and its customers. The centre will reside in TD's new Corporate Office located at Cadillac Fairview's CF Champlain shopping centre in Dieppe.

Job Description

Senior Manager Profile:

Senior managers at TD Bank Group contribute significantly 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.

Senior 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, senior 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

Role Overview:

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of TD's Finance organization. Reporting to the VP Finance Operations, the position is responsible to lead a large multi-faceted accounting operations function with accountability for providing strategic direction and day-to-day guidance on a broad and diverse range of accounting operational activities supporting multiple lines of business.


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
    • Performing a variety of accounting functions which may include cost accounting, inter and intra segment allocations, and fixed asset accounting
    • Analysis and investigation of financials
  • Maintain a strong controls environment and audit ready position, by executing existing controls and implementing new controls as needed to ensure data integrity and accuracy
  • Establish team performance goals such as SLAs and KPIs in partnership with key stakeholders; guide team to achieve targets through period of change and transformation
  • Ongoing identification and implementation of process improvements to increase productivity, simplify and enable automation where appropriate
  • Responsible to achieve one's own department budget (dollars and FTEs), including productivity goals
  • 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 across levels and areas 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
  • Ability to effectively engage and work with partners across FinOps, BP and Specialized Functions
  • Comfortable leading through change and transformation

Additional Information

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:

  • Strong finance acumen - understanding the business and related processes
  • Leadership experience in an operations-like environment
  • Expertise in finance and accounting standards in a financial institution (or similar)
  • Excellent analytical skills in assessing risk, issues and challenging the status quo
  • 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
  • Highly effective communicator who engages colleagues, business partners, external stakeholders, and employees
  • Lead in a cross-functional team environment; 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 - requires a track record of working cross-organizationally 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



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.

Posted: February 12, 2019
Closes: April 13, 2019
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