Chief Financial Officer

Company: Metro Testing and Engineering
Location: Burnaby, British Columbia

Metro Testing + Engineering offers a full scope of services to the Construction Industry, working with clients throughout Western Canada and beyond for 32 years. Their services include: Materials Testing, Materials Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Consulting, Concrete Restoration, Quality Management, and Specialty Services. In 2016, the company transitioned a majority ownership stake to Equicapita, a highly supportive private equity firm based in Calgary.

The Chief Financial Officer reports to the President & CEO and is responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial and reporting operations as well as managing all external banking and credit relationships. The CFO works as a key business partner providing leadership that delivers strategic advice and operational excellence for all aspects of the business. The CFO will play a leadership role, partnering with the CEO, to set the plan to achieve the company’s growth strategy. Assessing acquisitions, conducting due diligence, providing management and financial reporting, and enabling organic growth by installing better systems and processes will be key activities for the new CFO.

The ideal candidate will bring a track record of success as a CFO, VP, Finance or other senior financial leader with broad operational responsibility in an industrial/engineering business with parallels to Metro Testing + Engineering. Ideally has scaled a business for growth through market expansion and acquisition. They will possess a professional accounting designation (CPA) with a post-secondary degree and ideally, an original designation of a CA or CGA. They will have a demonstrated ability to act as a strategic business partner and be a highly collaborative and inspiring leader with a reputation for developing strong teams that are committed to adding value and supporting financial and operational objectives. They will have superb business acumen and a keen interest in strategic growth planning, effective reporting, operations and technologies. Believes in being a visible leader who wants to understand how the business operates and the challenges of driving the bottom line in a business that is committed to delivering an outstanding customer experience.

To explore this exciting opportunity further, please submit your resume here.