As a 4th generation family business, Crosbie Group Ltd. (Crosbie) is a leader in the offshore oil and gas, marine construction, and commercial and residential real estate markets. A growth-oriented company, Crosbie is both focused on its core markets and investing in new and emerging sectors. With its head office located in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, there are additional locations in the Maritimes, the United States and Guyana. Having been in business for well over a century, Crosbie has continuously adapted to changing industry demands. Safely providing superior client-focused solutions, Crosbie merges world-class expertise with local, deeply held values. Crosbie has been part of Best Managed Companies since 2015, Canada’s leading business award program that recognizes excellence by privately-owned Canadian companies, an acknowledgment of the company’s exceptional business performance in a fast-changing world.
Based in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) plays a key role in the financial and commercial stewardship of all Crosbie business units, including Crosbie member companies. Specific responsibilities include oversight of financial planning and reporting, budgeting and forecasting, investment performance monitoring, corporate finance, performance management, contracts and stakeholder management, internal controls, treasury and taxation. Additional responsibilities include financial leadership and support of mergers and acquisitions and related activities. The CFO is responsible for the ongoing development and oversight of the financial processes and internal controls required to keep pace with the demands of a large and growing business and all associated regulatory and compliance requirements. The incumbent has specific responsibility for oversight of commercial aspects of the business, ensuring Crosbie’s corporate interests are protected by identifying any contractual risks. The CFO develops and maintains strong working relationships with external stakeholders such as financial institutions, auditing firms, insurance brokers and legal advisors. A hands-on business and financial expert, the CFO will ensure the Finance and Commercial organization has the right structure, the right people, and the functional capabilities to achieve strategic growth plans while safeguarding the company’s assets and financial stability. Working collaboratively with the Executive Team, the incumbent consistently provides reliable financial advice, accurate analysis and good judgment while making sound recommendations, upon which significant business decisions can be made.
The ideal candidate has a post-secondary education in finance or accounting and their CPA designation is supplemented with significant (10+ years) financial leadership experience, preferably within a growing and entrepreneurial organization. They are a hands-on leader and a successful financial executive, known for fostering organizational growth and development. Complementing their expertise in identifying and driving value, the CFO has a reputation for being a trusted business advisor who fosters strategic organizational improvement and success. The successful incumbent has the ability to convey financial analytics in a clear and concise manner and is highly capable of leading complex negotiations. They possess a strong interest in overall business operations and are a big-picture thinker who is comfortable and effective working both at a strategic and a tactical level. Also desired is experience with merger and acquisition related activities and experience with due diligence and business valuation, joint ventures, and drafting letters of intent. Experience working within an industrial environment, including marine, oil and gas, and/or construction industries is an asset.
Crosbie is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and a respectful work environment. We embrace equality, diversity, and inclusion and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We will provide support in this recruitment process to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or communicate your needs to the recruitment professional named in the job description.
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