Chief Financial Officer

Type: Permanent
Location: Halifax
Job Number: AS13272

Our client, a high growth, industry-leading organization, is seeking a dynamic, experienced Chief Financial Officer to oversee all accounting and finance functions for their head office in Halifax. This is a permanent opportunity for an energetic, multi-talented leader with exceptional business acumen and impeccable business ethics.

Committed to immersing yourself into an organization and utilizing an entrepreneurial spirit, you will lead the organization’s financial accounting and reporting, corporate finance, and taxation planning functions, while playing a critical role in expanding operations.

The CFO reports to the President and works closely with a team of highly motivated, committed individuals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to the organization’s strategic direction and growth
  • Managing the financial accounting and reporting
  • Developing and managing finance activities
  • Managing risk and developing processes, structures and systems
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Leading acquisition and growth initiatives
  • External relationship management
  • Corporate finance and treasury
  • Corporate governance
  • Managing human resources
  • Other accounting, finance and special project responsibilities as required


  • Chartered Professional Accountant designation
  • 10+ years’ relevant experience
  • Strategic decision-making and operational experience
  • Previous experience in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance is required
  • Advanced communication, interpersonal and problem resolution skills
  • Adaptability, determination and ability to take initiative
  • Demonstrates practicality and discipline while maintaining a high level of honesty, tact and professionalism

This opportunity will appeal to an individual with the desire to take ownership and play a critical role on a driven, high performing senior management team

Our client rewards hard work and dedication, and offers a highly competitive salary and bonus package, as well as excellent benefits. If you are a team player with proven leadership ability, a customer-oriented focus and the ability to excel in growing, entrepreneurial organization, this may be the career move for you.