CFO (French-speaking)

Posted 23 May 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureSustainability
Contact NameAxel Robinson

Job description

​TGRC partnered with one of the largest renewable energy Independent Power Producers globally, headquartered in Europe, in search of a CFO for their rapidly expanding team in Japan.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive financial plans, budgets, and forecasts aligned with the company's strategic objectives.

  • Conduct financial analysis to support decision-making processes, including investment opportunities, cost-reduction initiatives, and revenue growth strategies.

  • Monitor key financial metrics and performance indicators, providing regular reports to senior management

  • Oversee the preparation and timely delivery of accurate financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.

  • Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards, regulations, and taxation requirements.

  • Coordinate with external auditors to facilitate annual audits and reviews.

  • Identify, assess, and mitigate financial risks, including market risks, credit risks, and operational risks.

  • Develop and implement robust internal controls and procedures to safeguard company assets and maintain financial integrity.

  • Manage capital allocation strategies, including debt and equity financing, to optimize the company's capital structure and liquidity position.

  • Evaluate investment opportunities and capital projects, conducting thorough financial analysis and risk assessments.

  • Serve as a key member of the executive leadership team, providing strategic financial insights and recommendations to support business growth and expansion.

  • Collaborate with other functional leaders to drive cross-functional initiatives and achieve organizational objectives.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field; MBA or advanced degree preferred.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation preferred.

  • Proven track record of at least 15+ years of progressive experience in finance and accounting roles, with a minimum of 8 years in a senior leadership position.

  • Extensive knowledge of financial planning and analysis, financial reporting, and regulatory compliance.

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data and trends.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

  • Strategic mindset, with the ability to think critically and provide strategic financial guidance to senior management.

  • Fluency in English and French languages preferred.