Director, Finance

An exciting and immediate new career opportunity is currently available at WFCU Credit Union to support the growth of the credit union for a:

Director Finance

As the Director, Finance, you will provide day-to-day support in the area of finance and accounting. You will be responsible for accurate and timely financial reporting, and preparing materials for management discussion and analysis on a monthly basis. In addition, you will be required to provide ad-hoc analysis and review of specific accounting or financial information and report on the results.

In summary, the Director, Finance will:
  • Managing all aspects of the general ledger.
  • Performing month end duties such as account review, variance analysis and statement preparation.
  • Overseeing the accounting function to ensure that all reporting activities are completed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Monitoring financial and regulatory metrics and reporting trends and status to executive management.
  • Reviewing monthly information reports for regulatory reporting to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Assisting in the preparation, analysis and interpretation of monthly financial reports to support decision making.
  • Analyzing accounting and financial records, and systems to ensure compliance with established accounting standards, regulations, procedures, and internal controls.
  • Assisting in the preparation of the annual consolidated financial statements and note disclosures.
  • Supporting the budget and forecasting processes with both preparation and oversight.
  • Providing support during both internal and external audits.
  • Developing and implementing accounting policy changes and procedures to ensure accurate financial reporting; including IFRS research where applicable.
  • Assisting with governance reporting including drafting whitepapers and memorandums as necessary.
  • Mentoring and training the accounting team to optimize departmental effectiveness.
  • Any other duties as assigned.
The “must-have” skills and qualifications that we’re looking for are:
  • The successful candidate must be certified as a Chartered Professional Accountant with a minimum of five years of experience in an accounting/finance role.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills are critical.
  • The applicant must be well-organized with a refined attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to grasp complex issues and effectively report financial results and issues in a clear and concise manner.
  • The ability to analyze data using Excel functionality is vital. The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent proficiency in the MS Office suite of applications, and have the technological flexibility to learn and utilize new software applications unique to the organization.

If you feel you’re a great fit, let us know why!

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications may be sent to the attention of:

Elliott Duda
Recruitment Lead - WFCU Credit Union
3000 Marentette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N8X 4G2

WFCU Credit Union will accommodate the needs of candidates with disabilities through our recruitment process as we are made aware of these requests.  The accommodation will be based on the individual needs of the job candidate.

Working at WFCU Credit Union

For the fourth consecutive year, WFCU Credit Union has been certified as a Great Place to Work®, as well as repeatedly having been named one of the Best Workplaces in Canada™. Be part of a team committed to providing members with a high level of service while making the communities we serve the best places to live and work. 

As an employee of WFCU Credit Union, you'll have the opportunity to work in a positive, goal-driven, and professional environment. Experience our unmatched commitment to opportunities for professional and self-development, employee wellness, competitive compensation and a culture of celebration! 

Our award-winning HR philosophy to "hire the best, treat them well, and see them stay" is a point of pride and a key factor in our employees' success and WFCU Credit Union's success. We seek the best and brightest professionals and provide them with ample opportunity for advancement. Our industry-leading compensation package includes comprehensive benefits and training programs plus a fantastic wellness program with several distinctive perks. 

It's an exciting time to join our team. To find out more, apply today!  

About WFCU Credit Union

WFCU Credit Union is a leading, progressive financial organization headquartered in Southwestern Ontario. Proudly serving residents, community organizations, small businesses, commercial entities, and public institutions for over 80 years, WFCU Credit Union is the sixth-largest credit union in Ontario and 21st largest credit union in Canada.

With nine retail locations in Windsor-Essex as well as three retail locations in the Waterloo Region through ECU – A Division of WFCU Credit Union and one digital entity, Omnia Direct, we pride ourselves on serving the individual needs of over 60,000 members.