Chief Financial Officer

69 Twyford Rd, Toronto, ON M9A 1W5, Canada

Drive Financial Success in a fully integrated construction firm, executing projects in municipal and private sectors. About the Company: Our client is a rapidly expanding construction company that is making a significant impact in rail, road, and commercial projects with a remarkable journey spanning over 50 years. As a privately held firm, headquartered in Ontario. With a dedicated workforce of over 300 employees and having achieved revenues ranging from $150M to $250M they have achieved remarkable growth, boasting a 5-year growth rate of 20%.

They pride themselves on their commitment to excellence and innovation in the construction industry. Opportunity : Given recent success, the firm is investing in a professional finance executive to lead, enhance, and develop the finance department to streamline the financial operations, and prepare the company for sustained growth. The Impact You Will Have: As the CFO, your mission is clear – to be a vital executive partner to the President as the company continues its impressive growth trajectory. In this newly created role, you will play a crucial part in the leadership team, not only managing the finance function but also actively contributing to the broader aspects of the business.

You play a pivotal role in driving growth. In doing so your mandate is to manage finances, shape business strategy, and ensure accuracy, timeliness, profitability, and compliance for the company. Your strategic insights will help shape the company’s future through organic growth, acquisitions, and the establishment of a strong foundation for the next phase of expansion. The Ideal Candidate We are seeking a dynamic finance leader with a proven track record in the construction industry, particularly in navigating Government projects and familiarity with associated payment and reporting procedures.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in privately held, entrepreneurial environments, showcasing substantial experience in driving growth. The successful candidate will have a history of implementing robust financial procedures, key performance indicators (KPIs), and objectives and key results (OKRs). As a seasoned leader, you will have a track record of transforming finance teams into collaborative and high-performing units. Currently leading a finance function in a construction company, you are ready to bring your expertise to a new setting focused on expansion.

This role is ideal for a candidate who may currently be in the second-ranking finance position within a construction company, seeking to transition into the top finance leadership role. Preference will be given to candidates with capital raising experience and a background in effectively engaging with a board of directors. Join us in shaping the financial success of our growing organization. Candidates must have the following experience to be considered: Overall Experience : 15 years working at a leadership level overseeing financing functions in the construction and/or heavy civil industry.

Leadership & Change Management: Demonstrates excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills to guide teams through transformative change in a high-growth environment. Specialized Experience: CRA audit experience, industry experience with MTO reporting procedure, and working and proven collaboration with government agencies, coupled with a strong understanding of capital-raising mechanisms Communication: Experience presenting to the Board of Directors and senior executive team. Education: Bachelor’s degree/certificate in accounting/finance. CPA/CA/CMA/CGA designation successfully achieved.

Join us in driving financial success in a dynamic construction company. As the CFO, your strategic leadership will be instrumental in shaping the organization’s growth and prosperity. If you are a seasoned financial expert with a passion for making a significant impact, we invite you to apply and become an essential driving force in our client’s journey of continued success and expansion. Quick Facts: Employees: 300 Revenues: $150M to $250M Ownership: Privately Held 5 yr.

Growth Rate: 20% Reports into: President & BOD Direct Reports: 10 ( 8 Finance PMO) Work Location: Hybrid Egility is committed to creating and fostering culturally diverse, equitable, and inclusive organizations. We recognize the value of a wide range of ideas, perspectives, experiences, and skill sets in our client’s workplaces. Our client is an equal-opportunity employer. By the Accessible Canada Act, 2019, and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Egility and our client throughout the recruitment, selection, and/or assessment process for applicants with disabilities.

Due to the high volume, we will only be contacting applicants who meet all of the minimum requirements listed in the job description. Only those applicants who align most closely with our minimum and preferred qualifications will be contacted for an interview. The Recruiting team at Egility will retain your application materials and may contact you regarding future opportunities.

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