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VP Finance (Interim to Perm)

Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 02-21-2019
Are you a finance executive with passion for transformation and business process improvements?  Do you get excited about strategic brainstorming as well as hands-on detailed work?  Are you a collaborator and a strong leader? If so, our client, a growing and transforming business in the wood product industry could use your skills as interim VP Finance with a possibility of converting to permanent.

While managing the accounting team, you will bring your in-depth experience and understanding of what it takes to build and operate an efficient and value-add accounting department. You will have strong financial acumen and will assume full responsibility for delivering and presenting timely and accurate financial statements and financial records. You will build effective and efficient systems, processes and policies.  Applying your strong financial modeling skills, you will assist with assessing potential investments as well as creating and maintaining forecasts and budgets.

This is an excellent opportunity to drive process improvements and to identify opportunities for income maximization and cost savings. You will see measurable impact of your efforts as you collaborate with senior leadership.

You must be able to travel frequently to facilities in northern Ontario.

To be considered for this transformative opportunity, you will possess the following qualities:
  • CPA designated, senior finance professional.
  • 10+ years progressive experience in accounting/finance, including 5+ years in a leadership capacity
  • Forestry experience is ideal. Manufacturing industry experience and solid skills in standard costing/gross margin analysis will also be considered.
  • You are an advanced Excel user and have ERP implementation/upgrade experience.
  •  You are an influential leader with high-energy and a great sense of urgency
  • Exceptional interpersonal/communications skills for working with senior leadership, banks, regulatory bodies and other stakeholders
This is a 6-month assignment to start immediately. This role will have the potential to convert to a permanent position or assist in the transition of a new VP Finance/CFO. Apply immediately and in confidence.

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