Director Of Finance

Accounting & Finance
Newfoundland and Labrador
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Director of Finance – Term Position (15-20 months)
St. John’s, NL
Reference #NH-17490


Are you ready to take the reins of financial leadership in one of the most dynamic industries in Newfoundland and Labrador? As a global seafood supplier, our client has been making waves in the industry for years from their beginnings in Newfoundland. Their passion for delivering quality seafood to customers around the world is achieved through their fully integrated organization which combines fishing with processing, logistics and sales to bring delicious meals to your plate.

While global in scale, they operate successful production facilities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador achieved through continual investment in their business and ability to respond and adapt to evolving customers, needs and markets. Long-term sustainability, high quality products and exceptional customer service has shaped this company as they continue to grow.  

On their behalf, we are seeking an experienced Director of Finance to join their team! This term role offers a unique opportunity to make an impact on their financial landscape. As the Director of Finance, you'll be at the forefront of their financial operations. You'll lead a talented and cohesive team and continue to shape the financial strategy that drives their ongoing success.

Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be a key financial advisor and will collaborate with various stakeholders. As the Director of Finance, you are a leader with an entrepreneurial spirit and effective communication skills who values continuous improvement and teamwork. Your ability to see the big picture while overseeing the day to day and aligning financial strategies with business goals sets you apart. Your resourceful and solutions driven approach is key to success in this crucial role.

Key Responsibilities

• Lead the finance team while overseeing financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting.
• Oversee the development and monitoring of budgets and forecasts, aligning them with their long-term objectives.
• Provide strategic financial guidance as an active participant on the leadership team.
• Manage financial reporting, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
• Assess and enhance financial processes to optimize efficiency and accuracy, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and standards.
• Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, offering financial insights and support in various business initiatives.

Desired Skills and Qualifications

• Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Commerce or related field.
• CPA designation preferred.
• 5-10+ years professional financial experience. Experience in the seafood and/or production/manufacturing industries are an asset.
• Strong knowledge of finance principles, accounting standards, and financial reporting.
• Effective leadership and interpersonal skills, fostering a collaborative environment that encourages teamwork.
• Ability to think strategically and make data-driven decisions.
• Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.
• Excellent organization skills and appreciation for attention to detail.
• Ability to work and communicate clearly and effectively in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment.
• A positive and can-do attitude.
• Interest in sustainable practices within the seafood industry.

If you are an experienced financial leader seeking an opportunity to make an impact, we want to hear from you! To express interest in this exciting opportunity with a growing organization, please click on the "Apply Now" button. For more information, contact Natalie Hand at 709.722.6925 or or Krista Power at 709.722.4462 or If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know.

Meridia Recruitment connects leading organizations with top talent by building strong relationships and creating ideal matches with candidates because we are only successful when you are. We appreciate your interest in this opportunity.

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