CFO - Automotive

Location: Concord, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 09-12-2017
ArcelorMittal is the world’s leading steel and mining company. Guided by a philosophy to produce safe, sustainable steel, it is the leading supplier of quality steel products in all major markets including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging. ArcelorMittal is present in 60 countries and has an industrial footprint in 18 countries.

The automotive industry faces two major challenges today: emissions reduction and improvement of safety standards. Reducing vehicle weight by using lighter materials is an obvious way to cut emissions, but steel offers unbeatable crash protection. ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks answers both these demands with one innovative solution. First introduced into North America in 2013, the hot stamped welded blank market is growing at a rapid pace.

Based in Concord Ontario, ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks is hiring a CFO to join their Executive management team, reporting to the CEO and in turn the Board of Directors. The CFO is a critical hire to drive the vision and strategy for growth, scaling the infrastructure and building a strong team to support and sustain this growth. The role includes:

  • Provide exceptional financial stewardship, maintaining a disciplined and efficient reporting, financial planning and controls environment across the business.
  • Manage capital budgeting and working capital needs in a cross-border business environment.
  • Take a leadership role in the Treasury function, providing strategic and ongoing cash management, forecasting and planning, whilst liaising with stakeholders and lenders.
  • Lead all legal affairs, liaising with corporate ArcelorMittal; manage government relations, compliance and related reporting and audits.
  • Ensure standard costing processes, product pricing and customer credit limits are in place for the division and all plant locations in the Americas.
  • Provide exceptional decision support capabilities through improved management reporting to the leadership team and Board of Directors.
  • Develop and lead the Finance team into a high performing function through coaching and mentoring, provide inspirational leadership across the organization’s corporate and plant finance and operations units.
As a key member of the leadership team, you will work collaboratively to build improved organization and global capabilities through continuously improving processes, systems and talent. A culture of innovation, quality, sustainability and leadership are the foundation of ArcelorMittal.

In order to be considered for this role, you will possess the following:
  • CPA designation required, post-secondary degree in Business Administration or Accounting
  • Progressive experience as a finance leader, having demonstrated executive leadership and capabilities to succeed in a global business
  • Treasury expertise coupled with economic strategy and forecasting
  • Experience from manufacturing required, automotive and/or steel sector strongly preferred
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, dealing cross-functionally and with all levels
  • Proven leadership skills driving growth and change, identifying opportunities and partnering with the business leaders
This newly created CFO role provides an opportunity to make a significant impact and to be recognized as a future leader within ArcelorMittal. Please apply immediately and in confidence.
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