Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Région
Montréal, Canada
Salaire
compétitif
Publication
jeudi 22 mars 2018
Date limite
jeudi 19 avril 2018
Contrat
Bénévolat
Horaire
Temps Plein

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Group:             Finance

Located:          WADA Headquarters – Montreal, Canada

Reports to:     Director General

 

Overview

The Chief Financial Officer position is responsible for the management of the Finance Group, and is accountable for the financial activities of WADA and includes the development of a financial strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain, develop and implement internal control systems with potential to adopt additional financial and accounting policies and procedures as needed.
  • Oversee the operations of the Finance Group, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the groups’ goals and objective.
  • Develop and monitor budgets.
  • Oversee the preparation of all financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, and actual vs. budgets.
  • Prepare the audited financial reports under the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Responsible for all cash management activities in conjunction with WADA bankers and financial advisors, with particular attention to WADA’s cash reserves.
  • Responsible for annual audits; filing of WADA’s tax returns in Canada and Switzerland, complying with IFRS and Swiss law.
  • Conduct periodic audits of budget comparisons to actual. Suggest methods of improving the future budgeting process as appropriate.
  • Oversee individual department budgets, and meet regularly with department directors to keep them informed and to offer guidance and make recommendations.
  • Oversee the issuance of financial information, review and report financial results to     the Director General and Management Team.
  • Represent the company externally with bankers and stakeholders.
  • Liaise with WADA stakeholders to organize payment of financial contributions.
  • Prepare the Finance and Administration Committee meetings.

 

Profile – Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • University degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • 10 + years of experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position, with strategic planning and execution and partnering with an executive team.
  • Certification and/or practical knowledge of IFRS.
  • Professional designation required (i.e. CPA, CMA…)
  • Fluent in either French or English and good knowledge of the other, additional language skills an asset.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience in an international setting desirable.
  • Solid accounting skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills.
  • Strong experience working with accounting systems, i.e. Sunsystem, Great Plains etc…
  • Deadline-driven, results-oriented, and able to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
  • Able to work quickly and accurately.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Good supervisory skills.
  • Fit with culture and organization values e.g. teamwork, team spirit and love of sport.
  • Some travel required.
  • Periodic evening and/or weekend work expected.