Job Title Chief Financial Officer
Category Financial Managers
Our client is in the financial services industry and seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to join its growing team as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). This is a unique opportunity to work in a fast paced, high growth environment and to play an important role as a member of the senior leadership team. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors, the CFO will oversee the entire finance function and accounting operations while working closely with the Chief Compliance Officer. The CFO will also be responsible for leading the IPO process. This includes the detailed organization of the company structure and prospectus deliverables to ensure compliance with the stock exchange and regulatory authorities. This is an exciting opportunity for a CPA, CA with 7 years of public reporting experience at the executive level to grow the company as they reach a pivotal point of their life cycle and go public. Subsequent to the IPO, the CFO will be responsible for the financial reporting, FP and A, and operations functions of the entire company. This opportunity is ideal for a seasoned CPA, CA to take on a significant role in a dynamic environment with an entrepreneurial, fun, and collaborative culture. Responsibilities Contribute financial insight and analysis to strategic financial management that supports financial stability and the needs of the business Prepare and maintain prospectus requirements to comply with regulatory authorities for IPO Responsible for the development, maintenance, and monitoring of appropriate financial management and internal control systems that assure integrity of data Ensure compliance with accounting standards, regulations, and internal financial controls Act as an agent of the firm to Board of Directors and external stakeholders Develop KPIs and forecast/budget cycles for financial reporting and analysis purposes Monitor changing priorities, trends, legislative requirements and/or other internal/external emerging issues; analyze the potential impact on goals, priorities and activities; recommend and/or implement appropriate strategies to achieve desired results Optimize working capital by ensuring appropriate level of liquidity for operations and investment opportunities Work closely with Chief Compliance Officer to ensure capital requirements are in accordance with regulatory requirements Ensure compliance to tax, government regulatory bodies, investor, and shareholder reporting requirements Review year-end financial package for the external accountants and working files for year-end audits, including tax filing and tax slip preparation Liaise with external accountants to ensure timely delivery of the annual audit and manage overall books and records Other finance and administrative duties as required Qualifications CPA, CA designation 7 years of executive level experience in public company reporting environment (i.e. VP/CFO) Experience in a fast-paced environment. Experience in financial services industry considered an asset. ‘A-team’ player with high energy, entrepreneurial attitude, passion, strong communication skills and initiative Self-starter and always seeking new challenges Results driven, team-oriented work ethic, ability to work independently through complex issues Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high pressure environment Compensation CompensationContact Information Should your skills and experience match the requirements of this position, please forward your resume to Michael Glowinsky, CPA, CA at Thorek/Scott and Partners.