Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

LOCK SEARCH GROUP

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Montreal, QC

Description:

Our client, a fully integrated, privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, is currently seeking a CFO to join growing their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for taking on a leadership role in financial decision-making that affects the company and will provide strategic financial input to senior management. While overseeing the overall accounting process, the candidate CFO will play a key role in developing and implementing financial procedures to improve and maintain the financial health of the company.

Main responsibilities:

  • Execute the financial strategy of the company
  • Manage financial controls and accounting procedures
  • Ensure full transparency over the financial performance of the company
  • Provide advice on how to increase revenue and reduce costs
  • Effectively and clearly communicate potential risks in a timely manner
  • Propose action plans to ensure that annual financial objectives are attained
  • Support the CEO with the preparation of monthly and annual financial plans
  • Maintain speed and accuracy of billings and client payments
  • Coordinate and produce all tax documentation as required
  • Foster and cultivate business opportunities and partnerships

Profile:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field (MBA preferred)
  • 10+ years experience in a senior financial managerial position
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry is an asset, but not mandatory
  • Experience in dealing with financial markets
  • Strong investor relations skills
  • Professional accounting designation (CA, CMA or CPA), an asset
  • Advanced computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and financial reporting software
  • Experience in partnering with an executive team
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Results-oriented, strategic thinker and planner

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to Michael Villeneuve at mvilleneuve@locksearchgroup.com

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