DL Seeds is a plant breeding and seed production company whose goal is to produce superior canola hybrid and pulse varieties that are profitable to producers in North America. Our success is in our people and our genetics. Our research team works closely with industry partners, universities, other breeders, and our distributors to test and develop the best possible crop varieties. DL Seeds mission is to excel in Spring Canola Hybrid and Pulse performance in the North American marketplace.

DL Seeds is currently seeking an experienced, self-motivated leader to join our team as the Finance and HR Manager.  Reporting to the General Manager, this position could be based out of either our Morden or Winnipeg Research Stations, but accommodations could be made for the right candidate.

The Finance and HR Manager fulfills a critical role within DL Seeds as a member of the senior leadership team and supporting the Board of Directors.  Leading a team of three full and part time people, the Finance and HR Manager is accountable for all financial reporting, leading the budgeting and forecasting process, supporting other people leaders in recruiting, and managing our team of full time, part time and seasonal employees, and engaging with other leaders and Board members to help drive the business of DL Seeds forward.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Leading the preparation and analysis of the financial statement package including consolidated financial statements, monthly variance reports, and P&L analysis
  • Control of all financial/regulatory reporting, budgets, forecasts, and annual audits
  • Work closely with senior and operational management team to ensure accurate forecasting of revenues and expenditures and advising on future budgeting.
  • Maintaining a high degree of professionalism when dealing with staff and other departments within the organization, customers, and others in a courteous and professional manner
  • Development of financial and human resources policies
  • Providing financial analysis support to various areas of the company
  • Verify compliance with accounting standards and regulations.
  • Oversee insurance and risk management.
  • Manage, mentor and coach a team – Accounting Assistants and HR Assistant.
  • Liaising with GM to make decisions for operational activities and setting strategic goals.
  • Support people leaders in management of personnel including decisions on staffing, performance management and goal setting.

To be considered for this position, the following would be an asset:

  • CPA designation (e.g., CA, CMA, or CGA designations)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Accounting, or equivalent education or experience
  • 5 + years of management experience
  • In depth knowledge of diverse business functions and principles
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • Excellent leadership skills to lead and motivate employees.
  • Strong knowledge of human resource policies and regulations


Salary and benefits will be competitive, based on experience.

DL Seeds thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please forward applications to:  leah.beattie@dlseeds.ca