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75087 Requisition #

Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.

Reporting to the CEO of Gallagher Global Operations (GGB) Canada and (indirectly) to the CFO of GGB Americas, the SVP Finance direct all of Canada’s financial activities, including: accounting, financial planning, financial and regulatory controls, local treasury and taxation coordination.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Directs, develops, coordinates and implements the management of the Canadian FP&A and Controllership teams.

* Establishes objectives and policies regarding revenue, expense, and profit goals for the Canadian GGB business.

* Be an advisor from the financial perspective on business initiatives and investments requested by the business.

* Provide financial support on due diligence efforts and integration of the finance work stream and management reporting of acquisitions.

* Oversee the budgeting and monthly forecasting process as well as prepare financial analysis and insight into variances to the financial budget.

* Manage the cashflow requirements and needs of the business.

* Directs and coordinates activities with outsourced accounting teams, internal audit and Sox teams as well as regulatory agencies concerned with the organization's financial position and financial disclosures.

* Represents the firm’s financial interests with the Minority Shareholders and the AJGCL Board of Directors.

* Evaluate the finance division structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as provide individuals with professional and personal growth with emphasis on opportunities (where possible) of individuals.

WHAT MAKES YOU SUCCESSFUL

* You are a natural-born leader, you find yourself taking immense pride in guiding and fostering your teams’ growth – and your impact on the business comes as a natural result of that!

* You are a strategic Financial Leader, finding creative solutions to any obstacle is a part of your role that you have always loved!

* Being in a fast paced, dynamic environment brings out the best in you, always able to prioritize effectively, allowing you to exceed expectations every time.

* Working collaboratively and building relationships comes naturally to you, whether that’s with clients or colleagues - people love working with you, and you with them.

* Highly tech-savvy, with an ability to learn new systems, tools and processes.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

* Bachelor's degree (Accounting, Finance or related discipline) required candidates with a Master’s degree in a related field strongly preferred.

* Active and in good standing CPA designation required.

* A minimum of 7 years of related financial leadership experience required.

* 15 years’ finance and accounting experience required, ideally in a Financial Services environment, experience within publicly listed entities strongly preferred.

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including; medical, dental, vision plans, life and accident insurance, pension plan, employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance programs, opportunity for flexible work hours, and training programs.

We are an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. As an equal opportunity employer we support and are happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the relevant Human Rights, Accessibility and Employment legislation. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Please Note:

Gallagher never extends an offer of employment or requests any personal identification information without having received an online application and conducted one or more in-person or video interviews. If you have received any communication referencing the offer of a job at Gallagher and you have not submitted an online application or been interviewed by a Gallagher employee, please do not assume that the offer is being sent from a legitimate Gallagher representative.

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