Job ID
Toronto, Ontario
Employment Type
Work Hours
Full Time
Job Description


The CFO will be responsible for overseeing the finance function, including accounting and control, financial reporting and analysis, strategic financial planning, budgeting, IT management, treasury, and tax.


Other specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: Financial Planning and Business Analysis:

  • Oversee monthly/quarterly financial reporting and analysis of financial results including the operating and capital budgets

  • Develop and monitor key business metrics and communicate trends to the Board

  • Oversee, support and direct (as necessary) the analysis of strategic initiatives

  • Manage and monitor banking relationships and debt compliance


Accounting, Systems and Administration:

  • Ensure appropriate internal financial controls are in place

  • Oversee benefits and payroll processing

  • Ensure timeliness, accuracy, and usefulness of financial and management reporting

  • Oversee and review all financial closing activities, including quarter-end and year-end financial statements including general ledger maintenance and balance sheet reconciliations

  • Coordinate audits and ensure legal and regulatory compliance

  • Oversee the risk management program

  • Identify opportunities to improve and refine business processes


Facilities Management:

  • Negotiate and manage external contracts and services

  • Oversee facilities management

  • Establish relationship with tenants and generate rental revenues

Human Resources experience would be of additional value. Responsibilities include:

  • Management of administrative staff, including hiring and supervision

  • Develop and implement key HR policies and procedures 


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • CPA / CA required.

  • 10+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles with experience in medium size organizations.

  • Experience in a not-for-profit environment would be of benefit

  • Demonstrated experience overseeing budgeting, forecasting and treasury management

  • Proven track record of managing and developing others

  • Skill in analyzing and interpreting financial data, and identifying meaningful Key Performance Indicators

  • Experience managing auditor and banking relationships

  • Excellent verbal and written communications

  • Strong financial acumen and good business judgement

  • Collaborative; an ability to build trusting relationships

  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Ability to be flexible and work in a fast paced environment

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office software including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Experience using Microsoft Dynamics Navision is an asset.

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