Mackenzie Investments

  • Manager, Business Management

    Job Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/5/2018 12:55 PM)
    Reference Number
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking
    Career Level
    Experienced, Management
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    IGM Financial Inc. is one of Canada's premier personal financial services companies, and one of the country's largest managers and distributors of investment funds and other managed asset products, with over $160 billion in total assets under management as of September 30, 2018. Its activities are carried out principally through Investors Group Inc., Mackenzie Financial Corporation and Investment Planning Counsel Inc.


    As part of Power Financial Corporation, we are focused on the long-term strength and stability of our companies. We recognize these as core responsibilities to our clients and shareholders as we adapt and lead in an ever-changing world.

    The Corporate Services team is a critical part of the Investors Group / Mackenzie Investments (IGM Financial) Corporate Services Group. You will work with our Head Office and Distribution Senior Leadership teams to develop the execution disciplines and program/project management skills to help the effectively deliver on our strategic priorities and plans.


    The Manager, Business Management has overall accountability to the VP of Corporate Services and Real Estate as it pertains to financial and business management. Financial management includes responsibility for monthly actuals, annual budgeting, monthly forecasting, engagement with Finance, Strategic Sourcing, Real Estate and Facilities.  Business management ensures the department’s operational functionality through process/metric recommendations, oversight on portfolio management, communications, strategic planning and key metrics functions. This role acts as the central coordination point for all control functions.


    • Influences the execution of the planning budget and planning cycles  through business insights and thought leadership, ensuring the team’s plans are aligned to business and outcomes are tied to measurable business value in partnership with Finance.
    • Leads the ongoing analysis, control and monitoring of financials to ensure effective decision making and targets are achieved or exceeded.
    • Acts as a thought leader and provides insight-driven solutions to financial challenges.
    • Provide support for business management initiatives e.g. business reviews, project reviews, financial analysis etc.
    • Manage, review and oversee all budgeting, forecasting, and actuals across Corporate Services and Real Estate.
    • Manage all risk aspects and engagement with Audit to ensure proper policy and procedures are adhered to, providing evidence on all audit items and ensuring proper closure of items within the timelines set.
    • Understand the business model, strategies and priorities, culture, regulatory requirements, client expectations and internal governance needs to be able to help mitigate risks to an acceptable level of residual risk.


    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance
    • 5+ years of experience in a senior, planning or finance role; having had oversight of programs with high level of value (benefit/cost), and very high level of complexity and uncertainty
    • Advanced knowledge NIE and project/program financials
    • Experience in consulting, financial analysis, supplier management and project management roles
    • Experience in information analysis from various sources (Products, Services, Expenses / Costs, Markets, etc
    • Experience in negotiation
    • Strong leadership skills and well-developed impact and influence skills, with a proven track record of building strong relationships across business functions
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Proven success managing processes and multiple ongoing priorities
    • Strategic thinker with a highly developed ability for conceptual thinking


    Internal Applicants:

    If you are interested in applying for this position please direct applications on-line using the “apply for this job” icon located at the bottom or to the left of the posting. If you would like to refer someone for the position please email the posting using the “email this job” option and have your referral indicate that they were referred by you when completing the application. All resumes should be received by October 18, 2018.  If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Human Resources. Please record your extension number on your resume and cover letter. The job grade for this position is 13. The referral bonus for this position is 3.


    External Applicants:

    We thank all applicants for their interest in Mackenzie Investments; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


    Mackenzie Investments offers an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive base salary, performance-based bonuses, excellent benefits, recognition for your accomplishments, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.


    Mackenzie Investments is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodations in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.


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