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Director of Finance

Location: 

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Toronto, ON, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Calgary, AB, CA

Req ID:  29423
Jobs by Category:  People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs
Job Function:  Finance
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular

Create better business outcomes with your financial acumen, influence and creativity


Our team
 

Our Financial Planning & Analysis Finance team apply their financial and analytical expertise to provide insights and recommendations that influence executive’s key decisions. As trusted business partners, we work to solve complex business problems and help achieve operational and strategic goals, while keeping the customer experience top of mind. 

 

We lead by example with an infinite mindset, strong coach-like habits, and appreciation for the exceptional efforts of our team members to support their development and grow every day. It is of critical importance that we create meaningful human connections where each voice feels heard to instill balance for the social, physical and mental well-being of our team members while ensuring all team members have the psychological safety to bring their whole selves to work. 
 
What you’ll do

 

The Director of Finance will report to the Vice President and Controller, Enablers and support a team of finance professionals.  Their stakeholder portfolio will be the Customer Technology Excellence (CTE), Chief Information Office (CIO) and Strategy and Enablement teams (SE&I).  The Director will be responsible to:

 

  • Coach, develop and guide a team of finance professionals 
  • Lead and manage the monthly results, triage Strat Check and Budget process
  • Share insights and recommendations to nurture effective decision making
  • Provide financial consultation on enterprise-wide strategic programs
  • Collaborate, liaise and interlock with various groups on financial related matters
  • Help TELUS gain competitive advantage and maximize value creation by delivering innovative solutions and operational excellence.
  • Support the development of strategic options to improve business efficiency, grow the business and enhance profitability.

Here's the impact you'll have and what we'll accomplish together

 

At TELUS, our team members matter and we know that maintaining a positive culture and environment is critical.  The Director of Finance will lead by example with an infinite mindset, consistently employ their strong coach-like habits, and appreciate our team’s strengths and efforts.  As a leader, they will guide and support their team’s development efforts to meet personal and professional goals. They will create meaningful human connections where each voice feels heard, and a psychologically safe environment.

 

What you bring

 

  • Strong coaching habits, including patience and being an active listener and asking questions to understand the root of the issue
  • Proven success managing multiple priorities and deliverables to meet deadlines and goals in fast-paced, ever-changing, and sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting principles and practices including forecasting, budgeting, governance and financial modeling skills
  • Strong communication, presentation and executive storytelling skills which convey insights, concepts and ideas in a clear and simple manner which influences senior leaders (VP and above)
  • Collaborative partner who cultivates positive relationships up, down and across the organization
  • Growth mindset with a focus on continuous improvement and iterative learning
  • Over seven years experience and professional accreditation or certification: CA, CMA, CGA, CPA or equivalent experience

A bit about us

We’re a people-first, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability—your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

 

 

 

 

People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs

Across People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs, we are the diverse and talented team responsible for making sure TELUS is managed as a world-leading organization. ​

We are honoured to be recognized

84%
2021 engagement score

130,000+
Team members worldwide

10
# of years voted One of Canada’s Best Corporate Citizens

Accessibility

TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.