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Company Overview: Our client is a Climate Tech company that has commercialized sustainable water treatment solutions for industrial purposes. With a track record of successful projects and a strong market presence, we seek an experienced Vice President of Finance to join the executive team and drive financial success. Reporting to the CEO, the VP of Finance oversees company finances, shaping and executing financial strategies. This role demands a seasoned financial leader proficient in managing complex revenue models, financial structures, structured balance sheets, financial analysis, and investor relations.
Key Responsibilities: Financial Operations: Accountable for all financial policies and practices which impact and control the organization’s operations, assets, and management processes. Capital structuring and management to support the company’s development and expansion plans. Development and production of all necessary financial management information for corporate and operating unit decision-making. Ensuring accuracy, financial integrity and consistency of all financial information in accordance with all regulatory requirements.
Oversee budget preparation, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives. Monitor financial performance, providing timely variance analysis. Monitor and optimize leasing finance portfolios. Implement strategies to maximize revenue and mitigate risks associated with the portfolio.
Prepare regular and ad-hoc financial reports, communicating insights to stakeholders. Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing finance team. Create and maintain financial models for customer project feasibility, profitability, and risk assessments. Conduct scenario analysis and sensitivity testing to assess the impact of different variables on financial outcomes.
Design financial structures for project funding and evaluate funding sources, including debt, equity, and alternatives. Cultivate relationships with investors and serve as the primary financial contact. Be the point of contact for all banking, financial markets, VC and PE relationships. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field with an MBA.
A CPA, CFA or equivalent financial designation is required. Ten years of progressive finance leadership experience. Extensive financial analysis, modelling, and forecasting expertise. Strong proficiency in investor relations for VC and PE-backed companies.
Experience in lease and portfolio management is an asset. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including advanced functions, data manipulation, and pivot tables. Experience in utilizing VBA or macros for automation is a plus. Demonstrated knowledge of financial concepts, accounting principles, and investment analysis.