Chief Financial Officer (CFO)


Posted Date: May 23, 2019
Expiry Date: Jun 23, 2019
Location: Southwestern, Ontario
Tags: Ontario, Grain, Agribusiness, Crop Inputs, Feed, Commodities, Seed, Executive, Fertilizer, Agronomy, Accounting, Agriculture, Energy, Livestock & Feed

Grasslands Recruitment Specialists


Posting:
Your expertise and financial acumen is required to build the financial strength of a diversified player in Ontario's agriculture industry.

As the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), all your activities will be focused on achieving strategic priorities - creating financial value and profitable growth, constantly stimulating change and the progress of the financial/risk management operation of the business, and searching for opportunities that continuously improve yourself personally and professionally. It is an expectation that you will lead with moral authority and demonstrate the values and purpose of the business in every action; excelling in your leading, coaching, inspiring and support of others to be self-directed and accountable.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Accountable for all financial and risk management operations
  • Proactively building financial sustainability and strength
  • Build free cash flow; accelerating strategic growth
  • Manage capital requests and budgeting processes; aligning them to the strategic map
  • Mitigate and manage risk profile including legal, insurance, regulatory, foreign exchange
  • Establish and implement financial and tax strategies, tactics, and actions
  • Ensure record-keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
  • Keep the CEO informed of matters important to the financial effectiveness and efficiency of the organization
  • Work as part of the Executive team; making decisions regarding expansion, investments, acquisitions, alliances, and other strategic growth activities

To be considered for this key position, you offer:

EDUCATION & TRAINING:
  • CPA designation, or equivalent in business finance and administration

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, and ABILITIES:
  • Proven ability to build and implement strategic financial and risk management models/plans
  • Financial value-creating-aptitude and desire to succeed; self-starter
  • Excellence in planning, organization, and time-management skills
  • Proven ability to build corporate financial strength in alignment with goals
  • Proven ability to lead, coach, inspire, and influence; building teamwork and team spirit
  • Ability to create a self-directed work environment within the team
  • 10+ years experience in a crop input/grain business (or equivalent)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong emotional intelligence
  • Intermediate or advanced computer skills (Microsoft and social media platforms)
  • Critical thinking and decision-making abilities
  • Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN)


Call Mike at 1.866.519.2793 to confidentially discuss the selection process and to establish your interest and intent to proceed.

This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.

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