Fuze Logistics Services is a next-generation 3PL headquartered in Montreal, with offices across North America leveraging cutting-edge technologies and decades of industry expertise to facilitate the transport of freight globally.

Following our tremendous growth over the past year, we are seeking a strategic and results-driven VP of Finance to join our thriving and high-growth organization.

The successful candidate will be a strategic individual with 7-10 years of managerial accounting and financial management experience and expertise in performing financial planning, optimizing financial processes, and preparing budgets and reports.

Responsibilities:

Directing all aspects of accounting operations, overseeing all transactions related to the general ledger, receivables, payables, payroll, and financial reporting.

  • Analyzing the company’s financial results with respect to profits, trends, costs, and compliance with budgets. Issue regular status and ad hoc reports to senior management.
  • Providing strategic guidance around capital financing options to support company growth needs.
  • Developing and coordinating all relationships with lending/financial institutions.
  • Developing and maintaining all necessary accounting policies and systems, including general ledger and financial reporting. Ensuring that records are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Assisting senior management in financial planning and results management. Work with other team members to understand revenue and cost drivers and define appropriate reports for tracking.
  • Coordinating, preparing, and reviewing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Coordinating and/or preparing tax schedules, returns, and information.
  • Managing relationships with insurance providers and ensuring compliance.
  • Managing all tax planning and compliance with all required federal, state, local, payroll, property, and other applicable taxes.
  • Managing cash flow.
  • Building an accounting department as the company grows.
  • Other finance and administrative duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • 7-10 plus years of managerial accounting and financial management experience.
  • Experience working in a growing start-up environment is strongly preferred.
  • Recent experience scaling a finance operation from inception to at least $80 million in annual revenues.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business. CPA and/or CMA preferred but not required.
  • Advanced competency in financial management and accounting software, such as Crystal Reports, Sage 300, Trimble, and QuickBooks.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Experience in a service (not manufacturing) business with activity-based project costing.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to work without direct supervision, and efficiently manage tasks and time.
  • Merger and acquisition finance experience.
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