Chief Financial Officer

  • Position level Executive
  • Location North York, ON

We are currently searching for a CFO to join our business, based out of our North York office. The CFO will work as a business partner to the leaders of the firm, will demonstrate effective engagement and collaboration and will create and sustain an effective culture of financial stewardship within the organization.

Farber is an independent business advisory firm that provides practical solutions to complex financial and operating problems. We have a reputation for responsiveness and a track record of helping our clients achieve their objectives and overcome challenges.

We successfully partner and work with the leadership of North American companies, their advisors, lenders and other professionals. Our diverse team of business-savvy professionals operate seamlessly to provide services across the areas of restructuring, financial, human capital, and consulting.

With offices in Toronto, across Ontario, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver, Farber is positioned to advise businesses across Canada. Our global alliance extends our reach and provides opportunities in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and beyond, reflecting the increasingly global nature of business. Established in 1979, Farber continues to grow by fostering an unparalleled collaborative approach and by actively aligning interests with our clients.

Making business work better, together.™

Key duties & responsibilities

The CFO is a key leader providing overall corporate leadership in growing the firm’s business through effective planning and execution of strategic business objectives. Lead the accounting and finance operations of the business, including the management of the accounting records, financial planning, budgeting and analysis, performance measurement, management reporting, and the oversight and enforcement of internal controls. Provide direct value to multiple business units through the seamless and efficient delivery of defined corporate finance shared services that meet or exceed internal customer requirements. Provide strong leadership in the development and training of exceptional finance talent to foster a team and culture of high performance, productivity, accountability, transparency, and collaboration.

Application instructions

If you are a leader who has undertaken finance transformation projects, has led organizations through growth and increasing complexity, has built best in class reporting for decision support, and has impacted both top and bottom line results, then this is an exciting opportunity for you. Please apply immediately and in confidence to be considered.

We thank all candidates for submitting their resume, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Farber and its entities will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Education & experience

 

  • CPA Designation, with a progressive career, coupled with 10+ years in a financial leadership role and at least 5 years as a CFO
  • A proven track record of building and leading strong, technically sound finance functions including successful FP&A and M&A activities
  • A continuous improvement mindset growing the firm’s competitive capability through improved talent, systems, and processes
  • Professional services industry background preferred
  • Leadership and development of world-class teams and talent in finance
  • Solid technology skill sets including proficiency with ERP/GL systems and MS-Office (financial modeling with Excel)
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills; change agent, mission-driven with high integrity and transparent style, collaborative, and relationship builder