Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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Summit Search Group is pleased to present a new executive opportunity, on behalf of one of our Partners. We are thrilled to announce the search for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), to join a progressive startup based in Manitoba.

The CFO role will be a key and strategic member of the company’s executive team, with direct oversight and accountability of the company’s Finance and People teams. The CFO drives financial decision-making and people strategies that supports the Company’s future growth and business development decisions.

Our client is a progressive and disruptive tech startup that has been successful in scaling their business, and who has exciting milestones ahead. They are a leader in their field, and committed to continuing to grow their global business. This opportunity is located in Manitoba, but we are open to a remote executive anywhere in North America.

What You’ll Do: 

As the successful CFO, you will function at both a strategic and operational level, developing and implementing structured planning, processes, procedures, policies, and controls. You will lead, coach, mentor Finance and People teams with tact, empathy, humility, collaboration, and accountability. Other responsibilities include:

  • Developing and executing planning, implementation, management, risk, and administration of all the finance activities of the company, including business planning, budgeting, fundraising, forecasting and negotiations
  • Owning and effectively managing finance and accounting functions, including financial modeling, multi-year forecasting, analysis, budgeting, accounting, management of receivables and payables, purchasing process, payroll and expense management, cash and currency management, tax (domestic and international) compliance and strategy, audit, and cost allocations
  • Being a strategic partner and leader, engage confidently in executive and board-level discussions about financial and company strategy to drive performance and results
  • Leading and managing the company’s funding, shareholder communication, banking reports, financing reports, cashflow, investor presentation and strategic partnerships; enhancing financial strategies that promote efficiencies of business operations.
  • Collaborating effectively with executive team and other company leadership to develop and enable the company’s long and short-term strategy.
  • Directing the preparation of all financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, shareholder reports, tax returns, and governmental agency reports.

What You Bring: 

The ideal CFO brings authenticity, collaboration, accountability, and a passion to build. Other qualifications include:

  • Experience in a startup environment, specifically in leading equity financing is essential.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Accounting, or Finance is required, along with a CPA Designation.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a Senior Management Leadership role with a collaborative leadership style.
  • 5+ years working in a fast-paced start-up environment with successful fundraising experience.
  • 10+ years of progressive finance and accounting experience that includes working in multi-faceted businesses supporting the reporting/analysis, risk management, regulatory compliance, and system development of a growing organization.
  • Successful track record of developing and implementing structured processes, procedures, policies, and controls in a dynamic environment.

 

If this sounds like an executive role that you’d like to be a part of, and to which you can bring an impressive background, we would like to connect with you! For a full opportunity profile, and for more information, please reach out to Jessica Willis, at Summit Search Group at [email protected].

Job ID

WJ435

City

  • Brandon, MB
  • Steinbach, MB
  • Winnipeg, MB

Job ID

WJ435

City

  • Brandon, MB
  • Steinbach, MB
  • Winnipeg, MB