Chief Financial Officer

  • Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Type: Exec | Professional
  • Job #16423

Are you a seasoned finance professional with a track record of leadership in a logistics or transportation setting? This leading company is looking for a Chief Financial Officer with whom they can continue their goals for long-term growth.  The successful CFO will have a strategic approach to finance, strong analytical skills, and exceptional technical expertise.

As CFO you will lead all accounting and finance functions, with a strong focus on improving processes and controls that reduce costs, optimize efficiency, and maximize return on investment. This position will give you the opportunity to make a significant impact on the company's future financial success.

* Conduct a complete, detailed review of all existing accounting and reporting functions, including flow of information
* Recommend and document process improvements, including required 
* Review and enhance forecasting models and tools
* Assess the skillsets of all accounting team members; develop and coach staff and proactively replace underperformers as needed
* Establish communications guidelines to improve vendor and customer relationships
* Conduct line-by-line review of expenses and identify cost-saving opportunities
* Define performance goals and objectives in line with management priorities
* Monitor financial performance by measuring and analyzing results and initiating corrective action
* Manage all aspects of information technology, including security
* Review and ensure regulatory reports and filings are completed in a timely manner
* Proactively manage cash flow; review sources and uses of capital
* Maximize return on invested funds by identifying investment opportunities

* CPA designation or equivalent
* 7 to 10 years of accounting and finance experience in a management role
* Track record of driving effective process improvements and leading positive change
* Demonstrated cash flow and budgeting experience
* Proven costing experience in a transportation environment
* Demonstrated experience with logistics and supply chain analysis
* Outstanding communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills
* Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment
* Superior systems knowledge and experience with ERP systems

* Established transportation company committed to customer satisfaction and ease of use
* Contribute to the company’s big picture goals of continuous improvement and growth
* Competitive salary and benefits

Please send a resume (Word format preferred) quoting job 16423 to COURTNEY CZEZOWSKI, Senior Recruitment Consultant, at [email protected] or phone 204.926.3519 for more information.

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