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City Mississauga
State/Province Ontario [ON]
Title Director - Finance & Legal
Position Overview 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.
Responsibilities  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
Requirements  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
Functional Area Corporate Office
Date Added 4/30/2013
Compensation & Benefits Overview BeneFACT offers a highly competitive salary and compensation package. Compensation is directly commensurate with experience, qualifications and performance.
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