Vice President, Finance

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Are you seeking an opportunity to join the senior leadership team of an industry-leading company? One of the largest food packaging companies in North America, Emmerson Packaging has been an industry leader in flexible packaging solutions for over 60 years. A third-generation family-owned business, Emmerson Packaging is headquartered in Amherst, Nova Scotia; just three kilometers East of the New Brunswick border, and a 40-minute drive to Moncton. Positioned proudly on the cutting edge of flexible packaging technology, Emmerson Packaging ensures packaging solutions are tailored to their customer, which allows them to explore innovative new packaging ideas, sustainable options, or create greater cost efficiencies. Emmerson Packaging is now seeking their next Vice President, Finance, to join their team.

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Vice President, Finance will provide strategic leadership and financial expertise, directing the execution of the finance strategy and financial control. They will provide strategic guidance on corporate governance and lead the regulatory strategy for Emmerson Packaging. As part of the Executive Team and Senior Leadership Group, the Vice President, Finance manages the overall financial stewardship for the organization. As a member of our leadership team, they will be comfortable in a leadership role that demands clear analytical abilities, communication, and presentation skills. This position interacts with all levels of the organization and is responsible for recommending and implementing critical short and longer-term strategies. The Vice President, Finance will create financial/operational reports that lead to insightful, accurate business decision making, positive company growth, and to ensure the prudent allocation of resources.

As the ideal candidate, you are a certified public accountant (or equivalent) with a strong work ethic and high degree of integrity. Collaborative and team-oriented, you are a strong communicator with a deep understanding of how to get the most out of your team.  A natural relationship builder, you can manage multiple stakeholder relationships by establishing trust and credibility. You possess an analytical mindset with the ability to draw on data to influence decisions while monitoring the key markers of the business and providing advice to the other members of the Executive team. You bring the technical competencies of a seasoned financial leader along with the business acumen that allows you to add value across the entire enterprise.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please contact Kevin Stoddart, Managing Partner or Mark Gillis, Senior Consultant at You can also submit your application online at:

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