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TD Finance is an integral and trusted partner to businesses across the Bank, made-up of diverse teams, strengths and capabilities contributing to TD’s overall success. Together, TD Finance helps the Bank make smart business decisions, ensure regulatory compliance and financial reporting accuracy and guard the integrity of TD’s business processes, drive efficiencies with external suppliers and manage TD’s global real estate portfolio.
Our core Finance teams help to make TD the Better Bank by working together to deliver insightful advice, meaningful reporting and professional operations The TD Finance operating model is comprised of three main parts:
Finance Operations – a centralized team performing a range of services such as general accounting, reporting, and transaction processing on behalf of Finance and the Enterprise
Business Partner – perform analytics and provide advice to the business to support strategy and decision-making
Specialized Functions – providing domain or knowledge-based expertise to the Enterprise
About Finance Operations
The Finance Operations (FinOps) centre, located in Greater Moncton, New Brunswick, is an integral part of the Finance organization, delivering efficient finance services with a commitment to operational excellence. We will be building and developing a diverse team of enthusiastic and dedicated professionals who want to make a difference with TD. Our goal is to attract a broad talent pool of experienced finance operations personnel and post-secondary graduates, which reflect the diversity of TD and its customers. The centre resides in TD’s new Corporate Office located at Cadillac Fairview’s CF Champlain shopping centre in Dieppe.
Leaders at TD Bank Group contribute to the overall reputation of TD, and help to set the ethical, organizational and performance standards for the teams they lead. A leader at TD is expected to guide his/her team, collaborating as appropriate with TD partners, to deliver superior results in both the short and long term.
Team Leaders promote adherence to TDBG’s vision and purpose to be the better bank, and enrich the lives of customers, communities and colleagues. Leaders are accountable to deliver against TD’s five shared commitments:
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of TD’s Finance organization. Reporting to the Senior Manager, the position is responsible to lead financial and business controls department with accountability for providing direction and day-to-day guidance on a range of operational activities.
Lead a small yet diverse, high performing team of finance operations controls professionals responsible to perform operations controls for all of FinOps which include:
Establish operations controls standards
Monitor controls and test processes
Liaise with internal and external governance and audit teams
Business Continuity Process (BCP) / End User Computing (EUC) monitoring
Ensure 1B controls are in place
Identify business operations risk and help remediate issues
Understand the risk profile of the work and maintain a strong controls environment and audit ready position; execute existing controls and implement new controls as needed
Guide FinOps leadership on approaches to maintain a strong control posture through periods of change and transformation
Coach to ensure operational controls problems are handled appropriately, and participate in the negotiation and resolution of complex and/or escalated issues where necessary
Strive for operational excellence through ongoing identification of process improvements to enhance controls, increase productivity, simplify and enable automation where appropriate
Keep abreast of emerging issues, trends, and evolving regulatory requirements and assess potential impacts on performance levels
Maintain own knowledge of end-to-end processes, internal / external partners and regulatory requirements; guide the team accordingly
Foster a climate of open and transparent communication within team, FinOps and key stakeholders
Perform interviews and ensure effective on-boarding and successful training of new employees
People Leadership Skills
Builds strong and capable teams, with the skills and talent required to succeed in a challenging and rapidly changing environment
Provides effective day-to-day coaching; share and teach best practices
Is able to find opportunities to optimize the allocation of resources, taking into account workload / utilization across the team
Be an effective coach and offer development opportunities to team members
Provide meaningful and timely performance reviews, including regular feedback throughout the year to team members
Engage and work with partners across FinOps, BP and Specialized Functions
Comfortable leading through change, process improvements and transformation
Specific Educational Requirements:
Undergraduate business, operations management or accounting degree
Professional Accreditation such as CPA or post graduate degree would be an asset
Strong finance acumen – understanding the business and related processes
Leadership and risk / controls experience in a finance operations-like environment
Good understanding of financial / accounting controls, standards and regulations applicable to financial institutions
Experience leading or facilitating audits or controls reviews
Excellent analytical skills in assessing risk, issues and challenging the status quo; adept at using productivity tools and end-user software (such as MS Office suite)
Skilled at leading, managing and motivating a diverse group of professionals
Brings out the best in people through use of positive influence
Good communicator who engages colleagues, partners, stakeholders, and employees
Encourages collaboration by bringing together multiple partners to align on solutions and address contending priorities
Ability to stay resilient under pressure
Works effectively in teams and with multiple partners
Robust organizational skills with the ability to work in a demanding environment and handle multiple deadlines and priorities
Has sound judgement and decision-making abilities
We welcome candidates who are bilingual (English/French) and speak other languages. English is the primary language used in FinOps, and therefore, we request cover letters and resumes to be submitted in English.
At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.