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||Director - Finance & Legal
||BeneFACT Consulting Group is actively searching for a Director – Finance & Legal to join our senior management team. Reporting directly to the CEO, this is a tactical role managing a team of 5 in the accounting, finance and legal. This is an integral role that requires a tenured business leader who has a passion for growing the team and the business.
|| Direct all aspects of legal department with staff of 2 including regular status meetings, attending settlement conferences, escalation review, reviewing and approving action items, etc.
Direct all aspects accounting and finance with staff of 3 including general accounting payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable and financial reporting
Drafting legal documents including but not limited to engagement contracts, demand letters, affidavits of documents and pleadings
Approvals of all amendments and review of special contractual cases
Dealing with client related agreements, NDA’s and all other legal documents
You will work collaboratively with internal clients by providing and maintaining contract services from initiation/engagement through approval and providing contract drafting and reviewing services
Dealing with opposing lawyers, clients, sales department, accounting, and human resources on any legal related matters
Develop approach strategy, initiate discussions and maintain relationships with potential mergers and acquisition targets
Lead assessment process including analysis, reviewing offering materials, valuation modeling, performing of due diligence, contract negotiation, legal review and integration assessments
Establish, implement, monitor and enforce proper controls within legal process
Make recommendations to CEO on process improvement, cash flow planning, tax strategies and all legal matters
|| 5+ years of hands-on leadership experience working at a mid-sized firm experiencing rapid growth, ideally in a Professional Services or Consulting
Preference will be given to Lawyers called to the Ontario Bar or those with a Canadian CA designation
Extensive management experience required including managing multi-disciplinary teams, change management and people development
Experience focusing on bankruptcy and insolvency, recovery and collections is required
Good working knowledge of debt recovery procedures including enforcement, General Security Agreement (GSA) under PPSA and all matters relating to insolvency
Experience with high volume of contracts and litigation
High degree of professionalism with outstanding ability to work effectively and efficiently with internal and external clients at all levels of management
Experience with docketing and time tracking procedures
Extreme attention to detail with excellent proofreading/editing skills
Exceptional verbal and written and communication skills
Self-motivated with the ability to multi task and drive projects forward
Excellent time management, analytical and problem solving skills
Highly proficient with various software packages, ideally Time Matters, Quickbooks, Ceridian and MS Office
Exceptional oral and written communication skills are required
|Compensation & Benefits Overview
||BeneFACT offers a highly competitive salary and compensation package. Compensation is directly commensurate with experience, qualifications and performance.