Team Lead, Financial Business Support

January 14 2022
Industries Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting
Categories Accounting, Finance, Financial Accounting, Management accounting
Montreal, QC • Remote


Position title: Team Lead, Financial Business Support

Location: Montreal

Reports to: Manager, Financial Business Support

Domtar is a leading provider of a wide variety of fiber-based products including communication, specialty and packaging papers, market pulp and air laid nonwovens. Domtar’s principal executive office is in Fort Mill, South Carolina and Domtar is part of the Paper Excellence group of companies.

With approximately 6,000 employees serving more than 50 countries around the world, Domtar is driven by a commitment to turn sustainable wood fiber into useful products that people rely on every day. Through our values of agility, caring and innovation, we constantly find better ways to serve our customers, support our employees and strengthen our communities.

The Corporate and General Accounting Group is in charge of the accounting of certain shared services within the company and supports the various Operations Center departments and the Head Office in the management of their accounting activities. General Accounting must also analyze the overhead of Domtar in order to help the managers in their decision-making process.

Reporting to the Manager, Financial Business Support, you will respond to various ad hoc requests under the Corporate and General Accounting Group. You will also be involved in various projects of system integration affecting the Corporate and General Accounting Group general ledger.

Job Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Develop tools using Excel, BW and Longview in order to automate and improve efficiency of tasks performed by the Group;
  • Participate in the development of the Sharepoint portal of the Group;
  • Design and provide training to group members on systems. Ex: Excel update, SAP, BW, Longview, Spreadsheet Server;
  • Work in partnership with several departments at Head Office including, among others, the payroll department, in order to carry out the necessary financial tests before going into production in the auxiliary and General Ledger systems;
  • Give support to other teams of the group in case of punctual needs or peak periods.

In project periods, you will have to:

  • Prepare status reports (involvement);
  • Define the needs of the users and provide with recommendations in line with the project objectives;
  • Act as a point of contact between IT representatives and the Corporate and General Accounting teams. Ensure that all relevant team members are aware of the plans, the problems, progress, risks, etc.

Key Skills:

  • You are client oriented and have excellent communication and people skills;
  • You are able to assimilate and adapt quickly in an environment that is constantly changing;
  • You are known for your interest in acquiring new skills and for your ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines;
  • You are proactive, resourceful and autonomous;
  • You are a good team member;
  • You are organized and detailed oriented;
  • You are available for possible over-time required in project periods.

Professional Experience/Qualifications:

  • You have a Bachelor degree in Accounting, (a CA, CMA or CGA accounting designation considered as an asset);
  • You have a minimum of six (6) years of accounting experience;
  • Your knowledge of SAP (FI/CO) is an undeniable asset;
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced Excel, is necessary;
  • You are bilingual (written and spoken French and English).

You must successfully complete a selection process that includes interviews, aptitude tests (for some positions) as well as pre-employment verification.

Domtar is an equal opportunity employer. We invite women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply.

Our offer:

  • A downtown location (Place des Arts metro);
  • Alternative Work Arrangements; hybrid remote work and flextime and summer hours;
  • A modern and spacious work environment;
  • A flexible insurance plan (life, medical, dental);
  • An employee assistance program;
  • A childcare center on location;
  • Competitive compensation, including annual bonus plan;
  • A pension plan with matching company contributions;
  • Employer-paid development and continuing education.

Apply now!