Director, Finance, Commercial and Administration

- One Team, One Goal -

As a 4th generation family business, Crosbie is a leader in the offshore oil & gas, marine construction, and commercial and residential real estate markets. A growth-oriented company, Crosbie is both focused on its core markets and investing in new and emerging sectors.  With its head office located in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, there are additional locations in the Maritimes, the United States and Guyana. Having been in business for well over a century, Crosbie has continuously adapted to changing industry demands. Safely providing superior client-focused solutions, Crosbie merges world-class expertise with local, deeply held values. Crosbie has been part of Best Managed Companies since 2015, Canada’s leading business award program that recognizes excellence by privately-owned Canadian companies, an acknowledgment of the company’s exceptional business performance in a fast-changing world.

Based in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, the Director, Finance, Commercial and Administration (Director) will play a key role in the financial and commercial stewardship of all Crosbie business units, including Crosbie member companies. Reporting to the Group Vice President, Finance and Commercial, they are a hands-on, multi-faceted leader who brings strategic financial and commercial acumen to this important leadership role. The Director will have specific responsibility and accountability for the oversight of corporate finance, budgeting, forecasting, performance management, contracts and stakeholder management, financial planning, internal controls, treasury, tax planning and procurement. They will ensure financial stewardship and reporting adhere to the highest standards of integrity, transparency, accountability, and compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. The incumbent will also lead and be responsible for the commercial management activities for all Industrial Services businesses and be a sought-after provider of commercial expertise throughout the organization. Focused on constantly looking for better ways to run the business and continuous improvement, the Director will ensure Crosbie has the financial structure and capability to achieve plans and overall business strategy.

As the ideal candidate, you will have a post-secondary finance or accounting degree paired with a CPA designation and an equivalent combination of education and/or professional experience will be considered. Exceptional leadership and influencing capabilities at an enterprise-wide level – you have a demonstrated ability to motivate, inspire, and hold others accountable, with proven success in a deadline driven environment. You have experience in the preparation of financial statements, annual budgets, and monthly/quarterly forecasts. You also bring a commercial mindset with experience in contract management. You have a high attention to detail with excellent verbal and written communication skills. You have successfully leveraged resources across functions and at all levels in an organization to achieve an organization’s goals and objectives. Also, highly desired, is merger and acquisition related activity. Experience working within an industrial environment, including marine, oil and gas, and/or construction industries is an asset. Bilingual with ability to read, write and speak French is an asset.

Crosbie is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and a respectful work environment. We embrace equality, diversity, and inclusion and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. 

We will provide support in this recruitment process to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact or communicate your needs to the recruitment professional named in the job description.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Jessica Snelgrove or Beverley Evans via, by telephone at 1.866.822.6022, or submit your application online at: