Canada Drives

Project Manager - Finance Transformation

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Company: Canada Drives

Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Published on 2022-01-09T08:21:34.000000Z

Canada Drives is completely changing the car buying experience ...for the first time ever, Canadians have the power to buy their next vehicle completely online!

This is an opportunity to join the team that is at the forefront of the biggest disruption in car shopping in our lifetime. Be an important part of building the technology that provides customers with a 100% online purchasing experience--from start to finish--including delivery right to their door! Experience some of this exciting technology in action at CanadaDrives.ca !

We are a growing, high-energy company with an ambitious technical roadmap to build exciting and innovative new products--read about us on TechCrunch !

This unique and unmissable opportunity can fast-track your career growth as we are firm believers in developing our own talent and promoting from within.

Come and realize your potential at Canada Drives!

NOTE: This role is either office based (Vancouver) or remote and therefore available to all candidates across Canada.

The Opportunity - Project Manager - Finance Transformation

We are pioneering something new and remarkable. We've used technology to boost the efficiency of our operations teams and are now embarking on a journey to streamline how each department at Canada Drives interacts with our Finance department through the implementation and integration of an ERP (Oracle Netsuite) with our core solutions and systems.

The Finance Project Manager will work alongside our Finance team members to assist with the transformation of our organization. You will support efforts to identify leading practices, improve & implement processes, enhance systems, and realign Finance functions to realize lasting opportunities.

If you have the vision and foresight to take your career to the next level and be part of a winning team, we invite you to apply!

What you'll be doing:

  • Leading, moderating & facilitating effective working relationships between team members and stakeholders
  • Scoping, creating and maintaining project plans/requirements documentation and ensuring regular and accurate communication of the plan to project teams and business stakeholders
  • Playing a key role in implementation and process design including creation of new Finance policies and procedures on a centralized repository
  • Adopting appropriate project management methods and tools whether predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches
  • Identifying, assessing and managing key risks to the success of the project
  • Ensuring project deliverables are completed within agreed timescales and costs, with documented sign-off from key business project stakeholders
  • Managing stakeholders and negotiating/resolving any conflicts or competing priorities
  • Highlighting issues and risks during implementation, testing and communicating these to project stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Implementing planning activities, including managing the process of integrating new projects with existing/complementary processes
  • Working cross-functionally to agree and implement modifications to project plans including managing impacts arising from changes
  • Be accountable for managing project budgets, collating financial data and providing reports to assist with and facilitate decision making
  • Present the status of key projects to senior management, including the CFO, as required



What You Should Already Have:

  • 2 - 7 years of project management experience within a finance department
  • PMP or equivalent certification (e.g. Six Sigma, PRINCE2, etc.)
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies
  • Knowledge in resource and change management
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively to build relationships and work towards collective goals
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate, mitigate, and resolve conflicts across working groups
  • Experience in Accounting (e.g. CPA, CA, CMA, etc.) is an asset
  • Experience with Netsuite and/or Salesforce is considered an asset
  • Experience working with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau) is an asset



What's in it for you?

This is a truly exciting time to join Canada Drives and be part of building our legacy! We offer a highly competitive salary, benefits package, and opportunities for continuous training and development.

If you're ready to join a team of highly motivated and talented finance professionals at an ambitious & fast-growing company, then please apply today! We look forward to hearing from you.

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