Chief Financial Officer



  • Accounting & Finance
  • Job Code: DB68461851019
  • Posted: October 31, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a Chief Financial Officer based in Edmonton.

We at David Aplin Group are partnering with a highly successful and long-established company in hiring a dynamic CFO to help drive performance and company growth.

The Chief Financial Officer has direct responsibility for all financial and accounting matters and will be a key member of the leadership group by creating value through improved operational performance and strategic guidance.

The Role:

  • Takes primary responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial activities within the organization. 
  • Directs the preparation of all financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, reports to management, and tax returns while providing timely and accurate analyses of financial results, trends, and forecasts.
  • Works closely with operations; leads continuous improvement of financial processes to maximize the impact of people and systems with the goal of achieving a high quality of financial information and to ensure effective and timely business decision making.
  • Works with the leadership team on the strategic vision of the organization; establishing short and long-range goals as well as policies and operating procedures.
  • Manages the banking activities of the organization, group insurance plans, and health care coverage as well as corporate insurance programs.
  • Develops and maintains a strong culture of internal controls to protect the financial assets of the organization.
  • Partners closely with business units to improve their business and administrative processes and to maximize profitability ensuring the continuing health and success of the organization.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Significant years of progressive financial and management experience in a complex company environment with well-developed accounting and reporting systems.
  • Experience developing systems alongside IT staff to manage finance and accounting software packages.
  • Experience working at different organizational levels building strong relationships. 
  • Dynamic leadership ability with excellent communication skills and a professional approach.
  • Completion of a university degree is required along with a professional accounting designation

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Declan Bird, Senior Consultant, Aplin Accounting & Finance. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips, and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Accounting & Finance


Senior Partner

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