Job Opportunities:

WDBL Manager of Finance (WDBL-01)

Windsor Detroit Borderlink Limited (“WDBL”) operates the Canadian side of the Windsor Detroit Tunnel.


WDBL is seeking a new Manager of Finance to lead and its financial and accounting operations. The Manager of Finance is a member of WDBL’s senior management team and will report to the CEO. The successful candidate will provide accounting advisory services to WDBL’s Board of Directors and its Secretary-Treasurer, and will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial and reporting operations, the development and oversight of the operating and capital budgets and the management of all external banking and credit relationships.


The ideal candidate will have a professional accounting designation, a track record of success as a senior financial leader, a demonstrated ability in strategic growth planning, effective reporting, and driving the bottom line in a business that is committed to delivering an outstanding customer experience.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must have a University degree in Business Administration or Commerce with a major in Accounting or Finance or the Ontario Ministry of Education equivalency.

  • Must have a minimum of six (6) years progressively responsible experience in a computerized accounting environment with experience preparing financial statements.

  • Must have a recognized designation in accounting (i.e. CPA/CA, CPA/GCA, CPA/CMA or acceptable equivalency as recognized by applicable regulatory body).

  • Strong knowledge of accounting systems, budgets, internal controls, business planning and asset management.

  • Must have experience in the audit and preparation of financial statements.

  • Must have the ability to analyze financial data and complex issues, forecast future results, drive process improvements and develop strategies to enable WDBL to optimize its financial resources.

  • Must have a good understanding of financial reports and templates associated with year-end and audit requirements with the ability to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance and variances to plan.

  • Must have demonstrated experience working with financial models.

  • Must have demonstrated experience in developing and implementing internal controls and key performance measures (KPIs).

  • Must have advanced knowledge of MS Excel, Project

  • Must have experience directly supervising staff and working in a unionized environment

  • Must be able to work effectively with stakeholders and employees from all levels of WDBL.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, both oral and written with a strong business acumen.

  • Must have the ability to travel. If method of travel is by vehicle a current valid and lawful Driver’s license is required in accordance with the Highway Traffic Act and must provide a drivers abstract as a condition of employment.

  • Should have knowledge of the Canada Labour Code Part II, its regulations and knowledge of the hazards associated with the work.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

Please quote file #WDBL-01 in the subject line of your email. Resumes will be received until May 14th, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. Alternatively, you may submit your resume via Indeed.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Work Remotely: No