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Chief Financial Officer

Location: Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 10-12-2018
We have been retained by a leading provider of pharmaceutical grade medical cannabis to identify the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) who will play a key role in the next stage of their growth.   As a CFO, you will be a key member of an entrepreneurial leadership team, contributing insight, advice and assistance to the CEO and Senior Leadership team in developing the strategic and tactical plans for the company.  They will expect you to instill internal financial discipline and display the external market acumen that is expected of a reputable mid-market company. 
Some of the initiatives for the next 12 months include:
  • Listing on a US exchange.
  • Building the platform to support domestic and international expansion – including the implementation of the ERP and a comprehensive set of financial and operational controls.
  • The pursuit, due diligence, negotiation, completion and integration of acquisitions and joint ventures.
The specific responsibilities will include:
  • Overall financial performance of the business and communicating that to external stakeholders. 
  • Providing financial guidance to the CEO and Senior Leadership Team.
  • Building a robust and disciplined Finance function, ensuring that they have the tools and people to support the business.
  • Leading the development of the operating plan, the budgets and forecasts to support, and the key performance metrics to track progress.
  • Partnering with the CEO to face the public markets, work with bankers and analysts to raise equity capital, pursue acquisitions and report results.
  • Ensuring that the company is meeting its compliance, regulatory and governance obligations.
This role will be most appropriate for some who has the following qualifications and experience:
  • A CPA with approximately 15-20 years’ experience including leading the Finance function of publicly traded companies.
  • Recent experience with a company listed on a US exchange.
  • The “technical” experience and the market facing skills to lead equity raises and vet/execute M&A transactions.
  • Experience in a high-growth manufacturing or distribution business.
  • Agility and the ability to deal with ambiguity. 
  • Able to roll up the sleeves to build the processes, systems and tools that are needed.
  • Strong executive presence and communication skills.
The role offers a competitive compensation package including a base salary, bonus and equity participation.  This is a full-time role located in the Greater Toronto Area.
The cannabis market is one of the biggest business and societal stories of the decade.  This is your chance to be a key architect of one of the most established players in this competitive and dynamic market.
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