Director of Finance - Parcel Services

  • 175 Gordon Baker Road, Toronto, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Metroland Parcel Services is an Ontario based Final Mile Parcel Delivery company that is helping businesses meet their rapidly growing ecommerce delivery needs . Working at MPS combines the benefits of a long established company with deep client relationships and a reputation for delivery excellence with the excitement of a start-up in an opportunity rich sector.

Job Description


  • Reporting to the CEO, Parcel Services, you will support the CEO of Parcel Services in daily strategic and operational business decision making
  • You will be a key member of the Parcel Services senior leadership team, working with the Head of Parcel Services, Director of Sales and our Operations leadership, in growing a successful new business
  • Complete financial modeling and analysis of business decisions and opportunities
  • Review rate structure, pricing, and ongoing profitability of the business, including sales contracts and operating contracts
  • Prepare the annual operating and capital budgets
  • Prepare regular operating forecasts
  • Prepare quarterly reports
  • Ensure that all expenses are properly reflected in the financial statements
  • Prepare and review monthly variance analysis
  • Responsible for general oversight and primary sponsorship of the ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software
  • Liaise with both internal and external legal counsel to work through and complete any required legal contracts
  • Support merger & acquisition work and processes
  • Interact and coordinate internally with those working in day-to-day accounting support functions (A/P, A/R, etc.)



  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Accounting or Finance
  • Accounting designation (CPA) or equivalent
  • Position requires at least 5 years management experience in financial planning & analysis
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of professional accounting practices
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Detail oriented but able to see the bigger picture
  • Strong analytical skills - having the ability to analyze financial and operational information
  • Strong problem solving skills.  Proven ability to make good decisions based on experience and judgment
  • Familiarity with month-end, quarter-end and year-end processes and achieving tight deadlines
  • Previous hands-on budget and forecast experience
  • Ability to set priorities and coordinate several people and concurrent projects to their completion
  • Possesses business acumen
  • Build and maintain effective relationships, act with internal and external customers in mind
  • Results oriented, committed to self-development
  • Experience in finance software implementation an asset

Additional Information

Torstar Group of Companies is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ontario Human Rights Code we will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling your interview of your requirements.

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