Chief Financial Officer

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Job Number: J0421-0019 Job Type: Full Time Job Category: Accounting & Finance Location: Laval, Quebec Salary: Open Chief Financial Officer Status: Permanent full-time Industry: Biotech Location: Montreal, QC Compensation: A very competitive compensation structure including base salary as well as short and long-term incentives. PLEASE SEND YOUR CV TO CAROLE.VIGER@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 services, please visit our website This exciting position will provide a qualified candidate the opportunity to work for a "first of its kind" in Canada biologic advanced manufacturing company as a key member of the Executive Management team. The Chief Financial Officer will report to the CEO and assume a strategic role in the overall management of the company. The Chief Financial Officer will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company. This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, job costing, legal, deal analysis and negotiations, investor relationships and partnership compliance and private/public and institutional financing. Responsibilities: • Provides leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives. • Ensure credibility of the Finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts. • Take hands-on lead position of developing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive project costing system. • Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization. • Evaluates and advises on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/ strategies and regulatory action. • Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions. • Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities. • Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the Company • Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities. • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with country and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting. • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage • Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts • Maintain banking relationships Qualifications and Requirements: Experience working previously for a pharmaceutical company CPA/Master's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience 10+ years of experience for a major company or division of a large corporation (healthcare or major distributor will be an advantage) Experience in partnering with an executive team French speaking High level of written and oral communication skills Personal Attributes: Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff. Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses. High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation. Votre partenaire en recrutement – Your recruitment partner Are you interested in this job?

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