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Interim CFO

Location: Interior, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 11-03-2017
Are you a dynamic senior Finance leader that wants to be valued as a business partner to the CEO? Do you have a strong blend of financial management and commercial acumen? If so, you should consider this Interim CFO engagement.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a private equity backed, manufacturing environment and be accustomed to the reporting and financial leadership required of such. You will keep the business focused on driving critical initiatives forward, as the company goes through a period of significant growth. This role will involve working closely with their global lenders and the executive team, and be responsible for providing strategic planning and support to the business.
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Work with the lenders to meet the reporting and covenant requirements
  • Manage and enhance the working capital reporting
  • Lead and develop better financial planning and analysis processes and reporting
  • Prepare the company for its first audit
  • Work with staff to track key metrics and drive effective business decisions.
During the course of the engagement, you will be asked to lead a few key initiatives, including:
  • Ongoing ERP implementation
  • Margin optimization

To support the above, the company requires the following:
  • CPA designation required
  • 10+ years in progressive Finance and Accounting lead roles
  • Significant experience managing lending relationships & facilities, and related reporting
  • Manufacturing industry preferred
  • Private Equity Reporting
  • Strong systems and process experience
  • Ability to communicate to the Board, strategic, project oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
This is a 3-4-month (estimated) Interim engagement based in the Interior of BC. This role will have the potential to convert to a permanent CFO position or assist in the transition for the new CFO.

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