Director of Finance

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360° search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international agricultural trading house looking to hire a Director of Finance to join their team based in Toronto.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Plan and execute various financial strategies, including annual budgets, cashflow cycles and comprehensive financial reports (such as P&L statement, trade volumes analyses and trade risk assessments)
  • Lead the team of finance staff, allowing for strong collaboration and hardworking environment to be fostered
  • Monitoring trade activities in order to action profitable changes, presenting this data to executives to ensure change is driven strategically and well informed
  • Coordinate and communicate with stakeholders and external partners (such as farmers, suppliers and regulatory bodies)
  • Role reports to Chief Financial Officer

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • 10+ years within finance needed, preferably within agricultural trading, commodities or a related industry / product (grains, corn, wheat, sorghum, lentils, peas, beans and pulses)
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Economics, Agricultural Economics, or a related field is required. A master’s degree or other professional certification are advantageous
  • Strong understanding of financial modelling scenario analysis and risk assessment and the implications these have within the agricultural commodities sector
  • Must have leadership experience and be able to motivate and develop a financial team within a fast paced environment
  • Must be located in or willing to relocate to Toronto, Ontario

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