Nov 21, 2014 | Careers

A financially strong and rapidly growing company, People Corporation has completed 7 acquisitions over the past 2 years, and has plans to continue to aggressively build the company through further mergers, acquisitions and organic growth.  In 8 years, People Corporation has grown its revenue by over 2000%, acquired 14 companies, and increased its workforce to over 250 employees, making it one of Canada’s fastest growing companies. 

As a Profit 500 company 2 years running, People Corporation brings to the Winnipeg market a financial executive position that goes beyond the traditional duties of a Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  The CFO for People Corporation will be a key member of the Executive Management team and will bring a depth of financial and business experience to the organization.  As a strong mentor, coach and leader, the CFO will lead a high performance team of financial reporting, accounting, IT and legal professionals.

Reporting directly to the CEO, the CFO for People Corporation will act as a strategic advisor to the CEO and Executive Management team by providing business, financial and market expertise that goes beyond just the financials but that has impact and influence over business objectives and opportunities.

The CFO has oversight over the following:

  • Financial management and planning
  • Risk management and Corporate Governance
  • Accounting management and financial analysis
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Legal Affairs

As the successful candidate:

 You are a financial leader with a CA designation who will bring 7+ years’ of experience in a financial management role.  You believe in building strong working relationships with partners, internal and external stakeholders and prefer a collaborative and team oriented culture.  You have a high level of integrity and hold yourself accountable while expecting the same from your team.  You are an objective executive leader who possesses high self-awareness and can understand the balance between providing feedback and being an advocate for evaluating growth, risk and opportunities.  Strength in leadership and a history of guiding high performing teams is essential to this role as is experience working within public practice.  Industry experience and leading financial operations in a multiple entity or shared services model are considered assets.

About People Corporation:

 People Corporation delivers employee group benefit consulting, third party benefits administration, group retirement consulting, strategic HR consulting and recruitment services to help companies recruit, retain and reward their employees.

People Corporation brings together leading consultants in the industry, offering innovative and customized solutions to over 3,000 clients across a broad range of industries.  They are among the fastest growing companies in its industry in Canada.  People Corporation delivers its employee benefits consulting, third party benefits administration, pension consulting, human resources consulting, and executive search and recruitment services through 27 offices and satellite offices in 7 provinces across Canada, each of which is led by a team of experts familiar with the local market and supported by the resources of a public company with a national footprint.

How to Apply:

Please apply online at  or by emailing your resume in confidence to [email protected].

For further information please contact Karin Pooley – Vice President, Recruitment & Executive Search at (204) 940-3939 or Theresa Bolton – Executive Search Consultant at 204-940-3938.

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