CFO - FinTech (Public Company)
Groom & Associes
Montréal, QC
Title: CFO

Position status: Full time, Permanent
Location: DT, Montreal, QC (not a remote role)
Report to the: CEO

Languages: ENGLISH & FRENCH
Experience: 10+ years experience in a managerial position in finance in a public company
Requirements: Has a Canadian CPA

TO APPLY: Please create a profile on our website and send your resume to carla.freiha@groomassocies.com

The Chief Financial Officer position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

Responsibilities:
Planning
Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives
Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
Develop financial and tax strategies
Manage the capital request and budgeting processes
Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction

Operations
Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team
Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
Manage the accounting, human resources, investor relations, legal, tax, and treasury departments
Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies and foreign operations
Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced
Oversee the company's transaction processing systems
Implement operational best practices
Oversee employee benefit plans, with emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package
Supervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions

Financial Information
Oversee the issuance of financial information
Personally, review and approve all Form 8-K, 10-K, and 10-Q filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission
Report financial results to the board of directors

Risk Management
Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile
Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry
Construct and monitor reliable control systems
Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors
Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations

Funding
Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
Arrange for debt and equity financing

Third Parties
Participate in conference calls with the investment community
Maintain banking relationships
Represent the company with investment bankers and investors

Requirements:
Has a Canadian CPA.
Over 10 years of managerial experience in finance in a public company
Bilingual in French & English. Spanish is a plus
Flexible/adaptable
Ability to multi-task while meeting tight deadlines.
Excellent sense of organization, planning, while demonstrating excellent versatility
Excellent stress management skills
Strong ability to prioritize
Habitually works in collaboration with senior management
Demonstrates superior oral and written communication skills
Good analytical, synthesis and judgment skills.
Resourcefulness and autonomy
Rigour and attention to detail.
Demonstrate initiative and leadership

Perks working at my client:
  • A leader in the fin-tech industry
  • Joining a global company
  • Accessible by public transport, parking available
  • Gym & cafeteria available on site
  • 4 weeks of vacation
TO APPLY: Please create a profile on our website and send your resume to carla.freiha@groomassocies.com

We thank all candidates for showing interest in this role; however, only retained candidates will be contacted.

For more information on our recruitment service, please visit our website www.groomassocies.com