Positions at: Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA)
Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA)
Location: Toronto, ON
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
4 Year Degree
2 openings available.
The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) is the operator of Toronto’s Lester B. Pearson International Airport, the largest airport in Canada and one of the biggest airports in North America. The focus of the GTAA continues to be on enabling travel that ensures the health and safety of its passengers and employees; maintaining the airport's status as an international gateway; and, securing the long-term success of the organization and the regional economy.
This is truly an important chapter for the GTAA, one that will be marked by continued growth. It is within this context that the GTAA invites applications for the positions of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).
GTAA is partnering with BIPOC Executive Search to ensure an applicant list that is as diverse as possible. All interested applicants can send their resume, in confidence, to Jason Murray or Helen Mekonen by e-mailing email@example.com.
Below are snapshots of the responsibilities and qualifications of the incoming CFO and CCO:
Chief Financial Officer
Reporting to the CEO and with the highest level of fiscal responsibility in the organization, the CFO is responsible for the financial planning, stewardship, and success of the GTAA. This senior executive leads a large Finance department that provides guidance to Management on capitalizing on opportunities to grow and sustain revenues and EBITDA. This leader will play a pivotal role in the GTAA’s multi-billion-dollar capital investment program, supporting the return on investment of this program and partner agreements to deliver on our strategic goals for the organization. The CFO oversees all financial affairs for the GTAA, using data and analysis to determine policies, processes, and controls to enable compliance, to identify, manage, and audit risks, to realize efficiencies, and achieve long-term financial sustainability and organizational success. A truly varied and sizeable portfolio, the CFO delegates effectively and builds high-performance teams, all while being a strong strategic advisor to the CEO, senior team members, and the Board of Directors.
Chief Commercial Officer
Reporting to the CEO and as a member of the GTAA Executive Team, the Chief Commercial Officer leads the development and execution of GTAA’s commercial strategies and manages, grows, and diversifies revenue streams to drive EBITDA growth. The CCO stays closely connected to all business and operational strategies, ensuring that all functions are aligned with and supportive of doing their part to help re-imagine the organization’s commercial enterprise. A connector and an innovator, the CCO works in partnership with a wide range of individuals to craft, implement, and evaluate commercial programs and partnerships that ultimately align with the GTAA’s intentional focus of being the airport of the future.
Among the qualifications being sought in candidates, in addition to having a deep and abiding commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all its forms, the incoming leaders must understand and believe, intrinsically, the importance of creating an excellent stakeholder experience for the millions of clients, customers, and partners who interact with Toronto Pearson International Airport every day. While all candidates are encouraged to apply and, in so doing, share how they see themselves adding value to the GTAA environment, the following credentials and/or experiences are seen as possible markers of the candidates most likely to realize success in the roles: A) several years of experience in progressively senior roles related to the position of interest; B) management experience, and the ability to navigate complexity and provide compelling solutions to challenges that arise; C) a history of delivering excellent work for a wide range of clients, and a reputation for being recognized as a leader who adds tremendous value to both their teams, customers, and clients; and, D) deep technical abilities in the position that is of interest.
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