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​Chief Financial Officer - Americas #305089

Kitchener / Waterloo, Ontario Posted 24-May-2019

Chief Financial Officer - Americas

Kitchener / Waterloo, Ontario



Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is appointed as the Risk Management Officer and responsible for leading the finance and corporate governance for the plant operations in the Americas and to liaison and represent on global projects.Oversee all accounting teams and functions. Deliver on planned initiatives to meet the company’s goals (Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery) and achieve ROI.


Responsibilities: (not limited to)


Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the fiscal function and performance across the NA and SA companies in compliance with J-SOX and company and regional standards and requirements.

Lead NA and SA corporate governance plans and initiatives while maintaining an effective internal control environment and ensuring compliance with J-Sox and internal financial and accounting policies and procedures and within timelines.

Liaison and represent NA & SA on global projects.

Participate and advise in the development or maintenance of the corporation's plans, programs and proposed business deals as a strategic partner.

Oversee MAP-C’s accounting team and functions.

Establish and achieve business plan performance and targets (SQCD).

Monitor KPIs to identify operational and financial risks/issues and establish strategic solutions.

Support in the optimization of manufacturing operation processes and drive productivity gains.

Support in leading a continuous improvement and lean manufacturing culture through 5S principles.

Prepare and present written and verbal reports.

Perform other related duties as required.


Knowledge Base (not limited to)


  • CPA, CA Designation
  • 10+ years demonstrated finance, advisory support, operations and leadership management experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably automotive
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and IFRS accounting guidance and financial reporting requirements
  • High level of initiative and sound decision-making ability
  • Ability to travel for business requirements

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