Vice President / Director, Treasury

Toronto, ON
Treasury & Corporate Finance

Our Client

Our client is a highly successful Canadian asset management firm with an expansive global and national platform. The firm invests in a variety of long-lived asset classes held through a growing portfolio of private funds and operating public, listed entities.

Position Overview

Currently they are seeking a Vice/President Director of Treasury, to lead the corporate treasury of one of the organizations most complex business units.  The role will be responsible for providing day-to-day leading their global treasury operations, including strategic initiatives for their liquidity and capital planning, foreign exchange, and derivatives management.  In addition, the Director will work across all levels of the organization supporting and interfacing with members of the senior management team, key finance, banking, and business leaders.

The ideal candidate will bring significant experience working in a sophisticated and complex Treasury or Capital Markets environment. This is an exciting opportunity for a driven and motivated individual to join a highly prestigious and reputable asset manager in a highly visible and impactful role.

Role Responsibilities

  • Oversee capital planning, strategy and cash forecasting for major capital events, operating requirements and distributions for their private funds within the group.
  • Oversee global company liquidity and cash management activities for the energy unit.
  • Manage corporate credit facilities and commercial paper program.
  • Administer the company’s treasury systems, banking platforms and other treasury related applications.
  • Provide treasury and corporate finance advice, support and process improvements across regional treasury operations globally including Canada, USA, Brazil, Colombia, China, India and Ireland.
  • Manage risk, including foreign exchange and interest rate exposures, participate in the implementation of appropriate hedging strategies.
  • Lead the preparation and presentation of quarterly treasury reporting provided to the senior management across the organization.
  • Maintain positive relationships with banks and other financial institutions, credit rating agencies, investors and other external advisors.
  • Support the M&A team on treasury strategy with respect to prospective and new acquisitions.

Desired Qualifications

  • University degree in finance, accounting, or related business discipline.
  • Five + years of experience in Treasury, Capital Markets and/ or corporate finance.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and with Treasury Management Systems.
  • Recognized Professional designation, CFA or CPA, is an asset.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, global environment and to adapt quickly to changing priorities.
  • Analytic and strategic thinker with the ability to assess complex situations and make effective recommendations.
  • Excellent organizational skills and capability to effectively manage priorities while meeting timelines.
  • Proactive self-starter who is able to handle pressure effectively and has experience working with senior management teams.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a particular strength in dealing with a wide variety of individuals at various levels within and outside of the organization.
  • Track record of developing a broad network with external stakeholders, for example legal advisers, external auditors, credit rating agencies and banks.
  • Team-oriented; demonstrates a commitment to shared success above any personal accomplishment or recognition.

 

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Katie Watt

Research and Operations Specialist

Katie enjoys being part of the Research and Operations division at Thorek/Scott and Partners. Katie utilizes her skills in research, project and data management to support the recruiting efforts of the Thorek/Scott and Partners team. She enjoys working in the positive team atmosphere that Thorek/Scott and Partners offers.

After completing her Master’s in Geography at the University of Toronto, Katie worked in consulting in the environmental non-profit sector where she conducted policy analysis and delivered workshops on sustainable development. Katie continues to pursue her passions of environmental protection by volunteering with local environmental non-profit organizations.

Lisa is thrilled to be a part of the team at Thorek/Scott and Partners. Lisa’s deep background in financial services, relationship building, and customer service coupled with her background in operations and support has been instrumental to the firm’s Research and Operations division. Prior to joining Thorek/Scott and Partners, Lisa worked for over 10 years in a large Canadian Bank in front facing, client operational roles. Having worked for large organizations in the past, she is delighted to be part of a close-knit group and enjoys the upbeat office and friendly environment at Thorek/Scott and Partners.

In her free time, Lisa enjoys reading, crafting and spending time with family and friends.

Derek Young joined Thorek/Scott and Partners following a successful tenure with one of the globe’s largest recruitment firms where he specialised in consulting, legal and compliance search across a range of industries including financial & professional services. He is passionate about helping people fulfil their long-term career aspirations. Derek’s personable approach and deep knowledge allows him to develop strong relationships with both his candidates and clients.

After completing his B.Com from the University of Toronto’s Finance program, Derek began his career off as a financial advisor working for two of Canada’s largest wealth managers. These roles taught him the importance of listening to his clients and always putting their goals first. Derek has lived and traveled in Ireland, Europe and Africa. He enjoys playing and watching a variety of sports, and spending time with friends and family.

Lisa is thrilled to join the Thorek/Scott and Partners team and brings 30 years of experience in large public sector organizations. She has held multiple executive leadership positions in the education sector and as CEO was responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization including Human Resources, Operations, Information Technology, Finance, Capital, and Leadership.

Lisa brings her insight and experience to executive recruitment. She is a highly motivated and goal-oriented professional dedicated to finding high quality talent.

Lisa has worked with multiple stakeholders within the community and at the Provincial level. She has trained senior executives on Strategic Planning and Implementation in Canada and the United States. She has taught Masters’ level courses and College programs. She has authored documents on Strategic Planning, Poverty, Succession Planning and Leadership Development.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and a Master’s degree in Leadership/Administration. Lisa completed the Executive Leadership programs at Rotman School of Management and the Richard Ivey School of Business as well as earning multiple certificates at the Queens Executive Education Program.

Lisa belongs to several professional organizations including the Professional Women’s Network, Equal Voice and Elevate. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, travelling, and giving back to her community.

Lauren Thorek is proud to be a member of the recruiting team at Thorek/Scott and Partners. Since joining the firm, Lauren has taken an active role in providing the highest levels of service and support to our clients and candidates.

Ethical, passionate and innovative, Lauren builds lasting relationships and strives to create solutions tailored to fit the short-term needs and long-term goals unique to different individuals and organizations. She thrives on challenge and is motivated by exceeding expectations on tough, hard to close searches.

Active in multiple sectors including Real Estate, and Investments and Financial Services, Lauren views success as being a passionate advocate for her candidates and a valued partner to her clients.

Sari Friedman is delighted to be back at Thorek/Scott and Partners. With over 25 years of real estate and finance experience and a passion for people, transitioning into the recruitment industry was a natural fit for Sari. 

She brings multiple experiences and synergetic attributes to her role at Thorek/Scott. Having worked as an equity research associate covering real estate and REITs, Sari has a strong understanding of the real estate industry. She holds a real estate license, has actively traded real estate and is a personal investor. Sari’s technical insight combined with her outstanding business acumen, strong negotiation and research skills adds tremendous value to clients and candidates. 

Sari is well known for her caring and friendly demeanour. She is passionate about helping people with an emphasis on providing an individualized human experience. She will often go above and beyond when coaching her candidates and clients throughout the recruitment process. Sari takes the time to understand the needs of her clients and candidates and creates long lasting relationships. 

Sari graduated from University of Western Ontario majoring in Economics and earned her MBA from the University of Toronto Rotman Management Program. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, travelling and camping.

Steven is a CPA who graduated with an honours bachelors degree in business from McMaster University & from Cornell University with an Executive MBA. Before joining Thorek/Scott he spent his career in industry, building large support service teams and also taking an active role in the overall corporate recruitment functions as a VP/CFO. He prides himself as a recruiter who is transparent, a great communicator and gives honest feedback.

Steven is passionate about travelling, having visited over 130 countries, and about his Toronto Maple Leafs.

Faye Thorek is an accomplished executive search consultant with over 40 years of experience in the Canadian recruitment market. Known for her keen insight and compassionate dedication to her work, Faye envisions herself as an advocate for those with whom she conducts business. Over the years, Faye has consulted numerous companies on how to best craft their strategic vision and then taken the lead on executing that mandate. She has spoken on recruitment and search issues to a wide range of audiences.

Outside of the office, Faye is also a committed investor in people. She volunteers with Out of the Cold, Kids.now, and Bereaved Families of Ontario (BFO). She has sat on the Professional Development Steering Committee of the HRPAO. She is a former member of the Board at BFO and the North York Harvest Food Bank.

Having founded Thorek/Scott and Partners over four decades ago, Michael Thorek has been shepherding its growth ever since. Together with his wife, Michael is dedicated to building a business with humanity, innovation, and excellence at its core. A specialist in the recruitment of talent for the Financial Services Industry, Michael has currently turned his interest towards the field of Risk Management, Capital Markets and Database Marketing Analytics. A jack of many trades, Michael is also a father, inventor, scholar and scribe, who possess a keen interest in comparative religions.