Manager, Accounting & Finance


WESTMAN COMMUNICATIONS GROUP is seeking applications from energetic, highly motivated individuals to become part of our team. Westman is a successful, fast-paced and dynamic organization, with a positive, team-oriented work environment. We offer competitive compensation including a comprehensive and unique benefits package. Leverage your knowledge with a local technology leader.

Management and Administration
• Provide supervision and direction to the accounting team ensuring transactional accounting activities, month-end close process, and operating and capital transactions are completed
• Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting packages for the management team and other stakeholders to deliver key insights and analytics
• Direct and oversee the general financial administration of the organization, establish internal controls and ensure compliance with regulatory bodies, including those specific to the communications industry
• Engage with the auditor to complete the financial audit, culminating in the acceptance of our audited financial statement and annual report
• Assist in leading and overseeing the budget process, provide relevant variance analysis, and create and maintain medium term financial forecasts to support the business plan
• Provide direction and support for financial, customer, and operational data analytics, with strong emphasis on functioning effectively in a database environment, to drive superior business decisions and improved operational execution
• Ensure relevant risk management activities are completed, including the ongoing management of contracts for both sales and procurement activities
• Support business development activities by leading relevant planning and analysis to execute on business opportunities to drive growth and profitability
Leadership & Employee Development
• Provide leadership to foster innovation, with the ability to influence and motivate for change, and to maintain effective working relationships at all levels
• Mentors, coaches and develops employees within the department to ensure short and long-term capacity
• Leads employee selection, training, guidance, performance management and development to ensure department objectives, goals and performance standards are met
• Leads and promotes positive change within the department and organization


Education / Experience
• Completion of a professional accounting designation (such as CA, CGA, CMA, CPA), or an equivalent combination of related education, training and experience may be considered
• Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in accounting, finance, economics or related field
• Minimum of three years of experience in financial management, planning, and analysis
• Proven track record of leading an accounting team or equivalent experience
• Superior analytical and risk assessment skills supporting continuous improvement initiatives
• Extensive knowledge of process and business systems improvements and implementation
• Strong understanding of the business requirements to succeed in a competitive marketplace

Skills and Competencies
• Strong professionalism in all aspects of work
• Strong written and oral communication skills, leadership abilities, and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate financial and business metrics to all levels of audiences
• Demonstrated ability to build and maintain productive alliances and partnerships with internal and external customers
• Synthesizes, distills, and communicates complex information at an exceptionally high and nuanced level
• Functions autonomously and proactively in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment
• Highly organized, self-motivated; leadership style of continuous improvement
• Strong leadership presence with a high motivation to meet personal, team and corporate goals
• Demonstrated strategic planning and problem-solving skills
• Quickly establishes positive relationships that engender trust and motivate others to invest in organizational goals, processes, and systems
• Establishes and communicates clear expectations, deliverables, and deadlines
• Positively leads and motivates cross-functional teams
• Strong qualitative and quantitative data analysis abilities
• Ability to research and quickly resolve technical issues
• Ability to handle multiple, concurrent priorities
• Exceptional computer software skills (MS Excel/Word/PowerPoint/Outlook)
• Advanced expertise in all phases of project management
• Demonstrated capabilities in proposal development


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 8:00AM on Monday, April 6, 2020. When applying for this position, please reference the position title in the subject line and/ or the body of the e-mail and/ or cover letter and forward to

As an equal-opportunity employer, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. While we thank each applicant for their interest, only selected candidates will be contacted.

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