Director, Finance

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Mowi is one of the world’s leading seafood companies and its largest producer of farm-raised Atlantic salmon. Every day, Mowi’s 15,000 employees across 25 countries produce 7.4 million healthy and delicious meals, which equates to one fifth of the global demand for farm-raised Atlantic salmon. Across the globe, Mowi covers the entire value and production chain, from feed to plate, and through its vision of leading the ‘Blue Revolution’ it is dedicated to farming the ocean in a responsible and efficient way. The company is headquartered in Bergen, Norway, and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.  In Canada, Mowi operates salmon farms on the coast of British Columbia and Vancouver Island, where its main office is located in Campbell River, known as the ‘The Salmon Capital of the World’.

Reporting to the Managing Director of Mowi Canada West, and with an ongoing relationship with Mowi’s corporate head office in Norway, the Director, Finance is a key member of the Senior Management team. They will have full oversight of the finance function, as well as information technology, payroll, purchasing, and procurement, and be accountable for ensuring the development and implementation of the financial strategy of the Business Unit, in line with the overall Business Unit strategy and Corporate guidelines. As a statutory director, the incumbent ensures that the Business Unit complies with all Corporate and local requirements regarding accounting, financial reporting, and taxes.

As the ideal candidate, you are a results driven, assertive leader with superior analytical skills. A true team player with the strategic ability to contribute to the overall success of an organization, you bring senior financial management experience, ideally within a medium to large resource production or manufacturing operation, and a proven background in leading a full- service finance and administration team. Possessing an accounting designation, and preferably having worked for a publicly traded organization, you have demonstrated the ability to provide sound management advice to senior managers in order to guide the business decisions of an organization.

This is a unique opportunity to work for a global leader in a changing and dynamic sector in a city that will afford an outstanding quality of life. If this exciting opportunity is the next step in your professional career, please submit your cover letter and resume to Allison Rzen or Matthew Bell at