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Chief Financial Officer

Peterborough Utilities

Peterborough residents have been relying on Peterborough Utilities for their water and electricity needs for over 90 years. Peterborough Utilities today also develops and operates electricity generation with a focus on renewable and clean energy resources including hydropower, landfill gas, and solar. At Peterborough Utilities, you will be rewarded with a competitive compensation and benefits package, a flexible work environment, and opportunities for learning and development.  Peterborough offers an excellent lifestyle in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes cottage region.


Reporting to the President and CEO, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a key member of the Executive team providing direction and leadership to the corporate finance activities of the corporation.  With a strong technical foundation in finance, accounting and taxation, the CFO is a strategic thinker with the ability to actively lead and contribute to the development of the business, operations and strategy.   

Working closely with the Executive and the Board of Directors, the CFO oversees all areas of corporate finance, including financial reporting and controls; planning and analysis; treasury and taxation and debt origination and compliance.


The successful incumbent will have:

  • A post secondary degree in accounting or finance and a professional accounting designation (CPA, CA).
  • Solid business acumen and proven track record of growing a company successfully.Demonstrated expertise and excellence in creating financial strategies in support of organizational goals and objectives, evaluating and advising on the impact of long range planning, and identifying strategic and tactical measures related to budget management.
  • A minimum of 10+ years’ progressive financial business experience and at least 5 years senior management experience.
  • Proven ability to integrate within a senior management team as a valued advisor and implementer.
To Apply:

A detailed Job Description including qualifications required for the position is available on our website.  Interested candidates are encouraged to learn more about the opportunity and submit their cover letter and resumes online at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Chief Financial Officer Peterborough Utilities Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-20
Date Posted: 2017-01-20
Province: Ontario
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