Chief Financial and Information Officer

Are you seeking the opportunity to take on an exciting leadership position with one of Newfoundland and Labrador’s most well-established and respected organizations?

The Newfoundland Labrador Liquor Corporation (NLC) is responsible for the importation, sale and distribution of beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis in Newfoundland and Labrador. The NLC is expected to balance the optimization of the financial return to Government and value to the people of the Province within a social responsibility mandate. As a Provincial Crown Corporation responsible for the control and distribution of beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis, the NLC is accountable for ensuring adherence to governing legislation, protecting the public interest. With a head office in St. John’s and operations throughout the Province, the NLC employs approximately 600 people. The NLC as an organization adheres to a culture which focuses on service excellence to the people of the Province.

Reporting to the President and CEO, the Chief Financial and Information Officer (CFIO) is responsible for providing dynamic leadership and is accountable for planning, coordinating and directing those activities related to the NLC Finance and Information Technology (IT) Departments. The position ensures that a strong financial management framework is in place to ensure compliance with accounting and auditing standards, legislation and government directives and provides regular reports and presentations on the NLC’s financial position. The CFIO is also responsible for the overall IT leadership, developing and implementing IT strategies, enabling the achievement of corporate business goals and overseeing IT governance and risk management. This includes developing strategic plans, vision and direction to the NLC executive team and senior management staff for the achievement of Corporate Strategic Plan objectives and Department Business Plan objectives, through the effective and efficient utilization of technology. The CFIO is also the Corporate Secretary and is responsible for ensuring the integrity of the governance framework.

As the ideal candidate, you are an experienced strategic leader, with strong financial and IT management experience. You possess a post-secondary degree paired with a professional accounting designation relevant to the CFIO portfolio. Your proven ability to align programs and policies with organizational objectives has led to the long-term success of your organization and you have played a leadership role in transformational or ambitious organizational change. You are a trusted coach, mentor and advisor, easily able to build strong relationships and partnerships. Experienced navigating in complex organizations, you are comfortable leading in a unionized context and are adept at working collaboratively.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Leah Cunningham at lcunningham@kbrs.ca or 1.866.822.6022 or Beverley Evans at bevans@kbrs.ca, or submit your application online at: www.kbrs.ca/Career/12994

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