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Senior Financial Director - Expertise

Posting Start Date: Nov 5, 2021

Location: St-Bruno, QC, CA

Company: Cascades


Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products that customers have come to rely on.


The Specialty Products Group, a division of Cascades, is a leader in the industrial packaging, food packaging and recovery sectors. The Group has 38 business units across North America and Europe and employs more than 2,200 employees.

Your challenge!

Reporting to the Vice-President Finance, the Senior Finance Director – Expertise’s mission is to participate in the development and implementation of his or her group's strategic plan to ensure the achievement of operational and financial objectives. You thus contribute your financial and administrative expertise to the regional controllers and participate in the integration of best financial management practices as a member of the Operations Committee. You support your sector's management in improving business processes and ensure the completeness and reliability of the financial information produced. Finally, you contribute to maintaining an effective control structure in order to minimize the risk of errors, irregularities and fraud related to operations and to maximize the achievement of your group's business objectives and strategic plan.

Pourquoi travailler chez Cascades


  • Conciliation travail-famille (télétravail, horaire flexible);
  • Assurance collective & Régime de retraite avec contributions de l’entreprise, après 3 mois de service;
  • Formations internes et externes accessibles;
  • Espace gym accessible et/ou pratique d’activités sportives couverte financièrement;
  • Régime de partage aux profits, accessible après 1 an de service;
  • Programme d’aide aux employés (PAE);
  • Centre de formation;
  • Plan de gestion de carrière à long terme;
  • Environnement de travail axé sur le partage des connaissances et la valorisation des réussites individuelles
  • et d’équipe;
  • Contribuer au succès d’une entreprise québécoise multinationale écoresponsable.

Individual responsibilities


Guarantee that the financial information produced is reliable and complete

Maintain an effective control structure to minimize the business risks inherent in operations and fraud

Effectively support your sector’s management in improving business processes and financial analysis


Contribute to the development and application of best practices in financial management, sales, administration and management accounting in accordance with Cascades’ orientations as a member of the operations committee

Plan and orchestrate the implementation of business process re-engineering for your group in your sector

Support controllers ans regional controllers through your expertise in finance and administration

Contribute to the development of the group's strategic plan

Contribute to the implementation of your sector's strategic plan through your financial and management expertise

Experiences and strengths

High level of adaptability

Ability to guide and supervise team members

Strong sense of responsibility

Strong organizational skills and ability to set priorities

Leadership and expertise in promoting buy-in to proposed solutions

Knowledge and experience needed to anticipate risks within the company’s overall context

Proficiency in French and basic English

Proficiency in Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Knowledge of SAP software or other ERP (an asset)

Informations complémentaires


Le poste relève de nos bureaux de St Bruno. Toutefois, nos différents sites étant localisés au Quebec, en provinces anglophones et aux Etats-Unis (New York), des déplacements ponctuels seront à prévoir, essentiellement à Toronto.

Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner.

Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both men and women.


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