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Head of Finance

B. Riley Farber Executive Search


Brampton, ON | Canada

Job description

Our client, a prominent importer and distributor of building and construction materials and a market leader in their sector in Canada, is undergoing a significant phase of growth and innovation. With annual sales volume exceeding $100M, a new Private Equity ownership group, and a robust financial standing, the company is poised for operational enhancements and strategic expansion, including potential mergers and acquisitions.

In this newly created role, the company is looking for a dynamic and experienced Head of Finance to play a pivotal role in shaping the financial trajectory of the organization. In collaboration with the new President, the Private Equity group, and the leadership team, the Head of Finance will provide hands-on financial management and strategic guidance, while enhancing the reporting processes to fortify the company's foundation for future growth.

The Head of Finance is expected to bring expertise in establishing a solid finance and accounting infrastructure to scale the business. Developing KPI’s and management reporting, overseeing the FP&A function and budgeting process, while streamlining the month-end close process, are key short-term expectations. In the longer term, the Head of Finance will implement a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system amongst other important initiatives. 

This role will drive transformation within a growth-oriented environment and will entail: To be considered for the role, you will have: This presents an exciting opportunity for a finance leader who has successfully led change and transformation within a fast-paced medium-sized business. The company, headquartered in Brampton, ON, operates across Canada, and due to its collaborative culture, the role requires in-office presence five days per week.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply promptly for consideration.

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