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(FILLED) CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

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Our client, a leader in a fast-growing field, is looking for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join their currently growing company.

This medium-sized, entrepreneurial and growing public company is in the early stages of expanding its activities outside of Quebec, which will require the addition of a growing team.

  • Hold a recognized accounting designation (CPA)
  • At least 5 years of experience as a senior executive or CFO in a public company
  • Good knowledge of IFRS standards
  • Experience working in a regulatory, compliance and disclosure environment for public companies
  • Bilingualism

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About our Client

Our client, a leader in a fast-growing field, is looking for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join their currently growing company and bring their expertise to support their strategic, ambitious growth and operations plan.

This medium-sized, entrepreneurial, and fast-growing public company is in the early stages of deploying its activities outside of Quebec, which will require the contribution of a growing team.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity, as our client is looking for your skills and energy to contribute to the company’s development!

 

Culture, Mission, and Values

Thanks to their ambitious projects, their avant-gardism, and their great growth, the company is positioned as a leader in its field of expertise. Their complete and efficient service lines make our client a leading player with a diversified clientele.

 

 

Brief Description

The CFO will act as a strategic partner to the management team and the Board of Directors and will support the company with expertise in financial reporting, financing of operations, and optimization of internal controls while mobilizing his team.

From a financial perspective, the CFO will be responsible for ensuring that the company’s financial reporting is compliant with applicable accounting regulations, is completed promptly, that the necessary funding is available to support the company’s continued growth, and that adequate internal controls are in place and functioning to ensure sufficient support for financial and operational activities.

 

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Define financial objectives that align with the company’s growth and expansion plan and evaluate the organization’s financial performance regarding operational goals, budgets, and forecasts.
  • Provide strategic management of the accounting, tax, and finance functions, including leading accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls, recommending improvements to ensure the integrity of the company’s financial information, as well as managing the relationship with the independent auditors.
  • Participate in strategic acquisitions by providing strategic insight, due diligence transaction support, and integration capabilities.
  • Manage relationships with external financial stakeholders, including investment and merchant banks, research analysts, investment institutions, and investors.
  • Perform active risk management by identifying and managing the organization’s business risks, liquidity risks, and commitments and investments.
  • Identify, acquire, and implement systems and software to automate reporting and analysis in collaboration with the CTO to provide access to accurate data for decision support to key operational and business functions as well as forecasting and predictive analysis.
  • Ensure periodic regulatory filings with the relevant institution’s compliance and disclosure department, securities commissions, and security holders, and ensure that the organization is always operating within the policies of the Exchange.
  • Ensure that the company follows all regulatory financial reporting and disclosure requirements.
  • Ensure that an appropriate capital structure is maintained to support the company’s strategic plan.
  • Coordinate the development and monitoring of budgets and forecasts.
  • Oversee all legal matters and manage discussions with outside counsel.
  • Communicate the need for, importance, and benefits of internal controls in the organization.
  • Develop internal financial accountability across all departments of the organization to provide the best service at the best price.

 

Required Qualifications

Training

  • Hold a recognized accounting designation (CPA)

Professional Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a senior executive or CFO in a public company

Key Competencies

  • Good knowledge of IFRS standards
  • Experience working in a regulatory, compliance, and disclosure environment for public companies
  • Bilingualism

Abilities

  • Demonstrate leadership – Act as a visible leader in the business, be an excellent communicator and exert influence within the organization.
  • Communication Skills – Ability to compose and present a narrative to explain trends, patterns, and forecasts in a clear, concise, and consistent manner to all types of financial stakeholders.
  • Problem Solving Skills – Able to identify issues, evaluate options, and propose potential courses of action, as well as make meaningful contributions in complex situations.
  • Collaborative Spirit – Prioritize collaboration to work across teams and locations to achieve a common goal.

 

Why our client

  • Contribute to the success of a dynamic company growing by acquisition
  • Several stimulating projects combining service excellence and artificial intelligence
  • An entrepreneurial environment where you can make a difference

 

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Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer.

TALINKO is a middle and senior management recruiting firm that also offers support in recruiting members of boards of directors or advisory committees. We work in various sectors of activity.

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