Profile Overview :
MASC provides diverse products and services that support the growth of agriculture in Manitoba. They enhance the financial stability of rural Manitobans through lending products, risk management programs, and other services to meet ever-changing needs.
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for our client, Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation (MASC), represents the financial health and integrity of the organization.
As the CFO, you are the financial steward and will provide financial expertise to the CEO and the MASC Executive Team through business and financial analysis that goes beyond the financial statements, and has an impact and influence on organizational objectives and opportunities.
As part of MASC’s Executive Team, you are a stakeholder in the organization’s continued success in supporting a vibrant agriculture industry in Manitoba.
You will work closely with the CEO through the financial aspects of the organization.
Overview of Responsibilities
Provide executive financial leadership in order to ensure financial objectives and goals.
Train, coach, develop and provide leadership and guidance to a professional and multi-disciplinary accounting, finance, and administration team.
Review financial performance against business plans, and other operational plans on an on-going basis.
Be responsible for financial compliance and reporting.
Communicate and liaise on a variety of issues with Government bodies such as Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Manitoba Department of Finance, Office of the Auditor-General, and provincial Treasury Board officials.
Monitor and improve financial controls, systems, processes, and procedures.
Lead budgeting, financial management, and planning processes.
Monitor financial risk associated with MASC’s insurance and credit portfolios and evaluate and implement related risk management strategies.
This includes the administration of the private sector and government reinsurance and being accountable for capital borrowing to maximize net interest returns while mitigating interest rate risk.
Preferred Experience & Skills Set :
Completion of post-secondary education in business or commerce and have an accounting designation (CPA, CA, CGA, or CMA).
Have 8-10 years of experience in a financial controllership and leadership role (a combination of private and public sector experience would be an asset).
A strong and collaborative leader, who enjoys providing guidance and mentorship to your team and fostering a collaborative and service-oriented approach.
A relationship builder with internal and external stakeholder responsibilities.
Strong communication skills to explain financial matters to a broad audience while considering public policy implications.
You have a good understanding of board reporting and dynamics, or have experience in reporting to or working closely with a board.
Keen business and financial acumen and demonstrated financial leadership experience.
Well-developed analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills with the ability to develop and work through complex plans and situations.
While experience within the agriculture industry is not required, knowledge and genuine interest of Manitoba’s agricultural sector is a definite asset as is experience in the financial services sector.
How to Apply :
To submit your candidacy, please email your resume in confidence to Dan Perera at uperera peoplefirsthr.com.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected will be contacted for an interview.