IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting a SENIOR MANAGER, FINANCE for our Montreal, QC client.

Our client is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Their employees are unified in a shared dedication to their customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. Our client provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to their culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

Our client is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. Our client has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. and Canada employees, effective October 24, 2022. 


Our client’s Global business is looking for a Senior Finance Manager that will have overall responsibility for the Global Finance function including direct responsibility of an internationally based finance team with a focus on growing and developing talent for the future. The Senior Finance Manager will lead and support the Global finance organization, and work in partnership with our Division, Sector and Corporate leaders. The Senior Finance Manager will require experience in financial data preparation, controlling and process improvement and administration and will be reporting on the business’ Orders, Revenue, EBIT and Cash in accordance with the business plan.

The successful candidate will be a highly analytical, self-starter and collaborative problem solver who is accustomed to the cadence of a deadline driven public company.

Essential Functions:

  • Serves as the Finance leader for the Global business;
  • Advises on risks and opportunities on business plans and drives action plans to mitigate risks while capitalizing on opportunities;
  • Partners with and provides leadership and guidance to Program Managers, Technical Leads, and Division/Sector leadership related to financial and program performance;
  • Provides oversight of financials for Orders, Sales, EBIT, and Cash including preparation of financial reports and briefings to leadership;
  • Prepares financial statements and financial models when required to depict ‘what-if’ scenarios;
  • Leads all accounting, pricing and other finance/accounting functions;
  • Coordinates with other departments and functions to ensure that all short and long term forecasting is accurate and reported on time to Division/Sector leadership;
  • Monitors and proactively manages milestone invoices and program cash forecast;
  • Establishes key performance metrics and ongoing reporting of programs’ costs and schedule variances in accordance with company policy and procedures;
  • Analyzes and monitors sites’ program EACs – ensuring the preparation, maintenance and timely reporting of program performance data to Division/Sector leadership;
  • Ensures finance/accounting regulatory and compliance practices are in place at all international sites including all relevant enterprise-wide finance/accounting policies and procedures;
  • Program Finance and Earned Value Management (EVM) experience is a plus.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related
  • Minimum of 10 years of prior related leadership experience preferably in the Aerospace and Defense Industry
  • Proven track record developing talent in the defense industry;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a high performing team;
  • Possesses strong knowledge and experience working with international finance/accounting principles, rules and regulations
  • Ability to build executive level briefings
  • Strong experience managing EACs
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Experience with continuous improvement tools and techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with PMs and other functional leaders
  • Experience interfacing with and presenting to executive leadership
  • Ability to create and present executive level briefings
  • Ability to work in a fast pace and challenging environment
  • Knowledge and experience working with SAP ERP system would be preferred
  • Ability to easily communicate in both French and English.

Our client performs background checks prior to employment as all applicants must be eligible for registration with the Controlled Goods Program and obtain and maintain a positive security assessment. Some positions may require a government of Canada “Reliability” status and/or Level 2 (Secret) security clearance. In addition, our client performs pre-employment substance abuse testing where required.

Our client fosters an inclusive, equitable and diverse workplace. They are committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. For applicants with disabilities, we will provide you with accommodation so that you have what you need in order to be at your best.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to –