Vice President, Finance
Fuel Transport Inc.
Montreal, Québec
4d ago

Organizational Profile

Rise to the Challenge

We believe in a hybrid approach to logistics. Our never say no philosophy means we’re always seeking category-defining and innovative transportation solutions, designed for the realities of our clients’ business priorities of today, and in anticipation of their needs for tomorrow.

Our team, made up of bright, talented, humble, confident, good people from multiple disciplines, are driven by accountability, technology and an unrelenting desire to get the job done.

That’s our purpose. That’s our passion. That’s Fuel.

Life at Fuel

There’s a moment when it all comes together. When a complicated challenge turns into a creative solution. When a problem turns into an opportunity.

We live for those moments.

Here at Fuel, creativity is what drives us forward. We want the outliers. The non-conformists. The game changers. And that’s where you come in.

To transform the face of logistics, we need your help. This is not just a job, it’s a lifestyle. We want you to be excited about the work you’re doing and the company you’re doing it for.

And if challenges arise? That’s ok rise to the challenge. No two days are exactly the same, and that’s what makes working at Fuel so gratifying.

Our Community

At Fuel, logistics is defined as a lifestyle, not a job. That’s why we hire for fit first. Attitude over experience, always.

We groom green, meaning we hire talented people who may have little logistics experience and encourage them to evolve through training and mentorship.

The result? An exciting, lifelong career path.

Success in business always comes back to its people. We recognize this and work to provide a supportive community for our staff which in turn delivers results for everyone.

Teamwork is vital to our success and sticking together is how we get every job done with the highest morale.

Nobody is ever left behind.

Over the road

At Fuel, our services are as varied as our client’s needs. We are a non-asset and asset-based service provider with a dedicated team trained to offer you the most optimized solution for your business.

Fuel offers a wide range of over the road services like Full Truck Load (FTL), Less Than Truckload (LTL), specialized and expedited.

Our trained team of experts will handle your every need whether you’re looking at moving domestic, intra-USA or cross-border freight, and we’ll make certain that every mile is a productive mile. We provide :

  • Drybox & Temperature Controlled services
  • Flatbed, Step Deck and other specialized equipment
  • Food Grade Bulk Transportation
  • Advanced Technology and Tracking Capabilities
  • Fuel Efficient and Eco-Friendly Initiatives
  • Specialized equipment

    Fuel’s specialized transportation division services a variety of specific oversized movements to industries including aerospace, forestry, mining, wind, engineering, and construction.

    Whatever your logistics needs may be, we understand the importance of providing reliable and innovative transportation solutions across all industries.

  • With one network of operational and logistics experts, as well as our extensive list of customized equipment. We don’t just specialize in managing dimensions;
  • our expertise ensures getting your shipment to its destination in record time.

    We have customized equipment such as drop decks, step decks, low-boys, double drop, curtain side, roll tide, flat beds, and heavy haul. We offer :

  • Over-Dimensional
  • Oversized
  • Team Service
  • Intermodal Integrated Solutions

    As an alternative to the over-the-road transportation, our customized intermodal services provide the flexibility to control and manage your goods with maximum security, while simultaneously improving your bottom line all with the added benefit of supporting our commitment to the environment. We Offer

  • Transcontinental and Regional Rail
  • Fuel Efficient and Eco-Friendly Initiatives.
  • Advanced Technology and Tracking Capabilities
  • Dry and Temperature Controlled Options
  • Warehousing & distribution Secure Storage

    At Fuel, our warehousing solutions and management services are important derivatives of the supply chain network. With over 1,000,000 sq ft.

    of warehousing space utilizing Fuel’s leading-edge technology, we ensure your products are received, stored, and shipped according to your specifications.

    We bring value through understanding the industrial real estate landscape. We Offer

  • Short- and Long-Term Solutions
  • Climate Control
  • Inventory Management
  • Per Palette Capabilities
  • Forestry
  • Food and Beverage
  • Aerospace
  • Pharmaceutical & Health Care
  • Wind & Energy Products
  • Public Sector
  • Mining
  • Construction
  • Automotive
  • Position Description : Vice President, Finance

    Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and as a senior member of the Management Team, the Vice President, Finance provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that the organization has the proper financial and operational controls, the necessary administrative and reporting procedures, and the required information technology and systems in place to effectively grow the organization, ensure financial strength, and operating efficiency.

    A key focus will be on building a strong, sustainable North American organization by implementing financial standards and scalable processes.

    In addition, the right individual will have solid business judgment, strong controllership focus, analytical strength and the capability to drive a fast-paced organization to the right results with a focused and pragmatic approach to the business.

    This is an outstanding opportunity for a finance executive with operational experience and a proven track record of creative problem-solving and change management to join in a high-growth organization.

    Key responsibilities

  • Works with the Chief Executive officer, and executive management team to drive the organization’s direction moving forward;
  • Develops and enhances existing financial and operational strategies;
  • Drives the quarterly / annual budgeting and planning process, as well as long-range strategic planning;
  • Communicates financial results in relation to the strategic direction of the company, etc. to the Chief Executive Officer and other key members of the management team;
  • Oversee the financial operations of the company, which includes the planning and budgeting processes of the firm (annual capital and operating plans and intra-year forecasts), financial reporting, and related activities, analyzing and measuring the performance of operating units and the profitability of the company and recommend appropriate controls, measures and initiatives to enhance operating unit performance and company profitability;
  • Oversees accounting team and ensures accuracy and timeliness of the monthly close process;
  • Work with the business leaders to establish performance metrics derived from the strategic objectives and improve a reporting mechanism to ensure timely and consistent monitoring of the execution of the strategic plan;
  • Build, lead and mentor the company’s finance team;
  • Interacts with accounting, tax and other external resources; and
  • Full ownership of the company’s financial plan (regular updates and adjustments to the detailed financial model and communication of key elements to senior management).
  • Candidate Profile : Vice President, Finance

    The Vice President, Finance is a tireless financial partner with a focus on driving operations through finance. He or she will provide financial leadership, direction and strategies to the organization and has the ability to develop a strategic road map.

    It is expected that the Vice President, Finance will identify opportunities, roadblocks and analyze its impact on future business.

    He or she has a track record of implementing quality standard operating procedures and structures.

    Experiences and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree with MBA, CPA, is highly desirable;
  • 15 + years financial leadership in a fast pace growth environment;
  • Relevant experience in financing, restructuring & mergers and acquisitions;
  • International and / or North American experience (especially the US), with the knowledge of different currencies, multi-sites, taxes & regulations;
  • Experience identifying new business opportunities, analyzing the competitive landscape and developing frameworks that are consistent with the company’s overall growth strategy;
  • Provides direction with cash management, modeling, financial analysis; and
  • Ability to eloquently synthesize complex financial related topics broadly to the CEO, Management Team, front-line team members and everyone in between.
  • Personal Characteristics

  • Exhibits excellent judgment;
  • Hires great people. Develops great people;
  • A high degree of accuracy in a fast paced, result-oriented environment;
  • Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution;
  • Expects and requires innovation of her / his team;
  • Thinks big and has convictions;
  • Results oriented; and
  • Has the innate ability to inspire passion in others.
  • Location

    This role is located in Montreal.

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