Vice President, Treasury

Accounting & Finance
Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Operations
Nova Scotia
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Clearwater Seafoods is one of the world’s largest vertically integrated seafood companies with over 1,900 employees in offices, plants and vessels across the globe. The Canadian company operates from ocean-to-plate, owning its own fishing licenses, vessels and processing facilities, while also providing delivery to its customers worldwide. Clearwater is recognized globally for its superior quality, food safety and diversity of premium wild-caught seafood, including scallops, lobster, langoustine, clams, whelk, shrimp and crabs.

Since its founding, Clearwater has invested in science, communities, people and technological innovation, as well as resource management to sustain and grow its seafood resource. This commitment has allowed the company to remain a leader in today’s global seafood market and in sustainable seafood excellence.


In 2021, Clearwater was acquired by a partnership between Premium Brands and the Mi’kmaq Coalition, comprised of seven Mi’kmaq communities in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Today, Clearwater is proudly Indigenous-owned, committed to creating a sustainable seafood future for generations to come. We also happen to be recognized as one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers (2024).

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Vice President, Treasury is responsible for managing and leading effective treasury, risk management (including insurance), and global tax functions. This position plays a key role on the management team at Clearwater and requires exceptional leadership skills and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, including the ability to manage fruitful relationships with lenders and skillfully present to our shareholders. The Vice President owns all aspects of centralized cash management for this complex, global business, leading liquidity management and tax reporting for our operations in Canada, the UK, Argentina and China. This role is also responsible for ensuring the modelling and capital structures are in place for M&A activities.

Does this sound like you?

With a successful track record as a senior financial leader within a large, entrepreneurial company, you have a CPA designation, a post-secondary degree, and 10+ years of progressive experience in treasury in an international, capital-intensive business. You are a seasoned professional, curious about a business, and quick to pick up the details and understand the drivers behind international operations. You know the ins and outs of every number and can read the room to deliver appropriate analysis for leadership, ownership groups and non-finance operational teams.

You are creative, with a history of spotting areas for improvement and leading an improvement project until successful completion. You are also known to inspire this way of thinking on your team, sharing accountability for finding efficiencies and mitigating risk amongst your team.
You bring significant capital markets experience, with substantial experience modelling for cash flow, risks, investment and debt opportunities and capital structure. Experience developing and implementing modelling systems would be a strong asset, and SAP experience would also be valuable.

Why work with us?

Be part of a team who dares to be brave. Work with a team of committed professionals who want to be better and do better, challenging one another to improve the way we do things so that we can ensure our business and our oceans remain sustainable for generations to come.

This role is based at head office in Bedford, Nova Scotia.

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please click "Apply Now" below. For more information please contact Kevin Stoddart at or Claire Holt at or 902-424-1105.

KBRS will also provide support in the recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation in order to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact or communicate your needs to the recruitment professionals named within this advertisement.