Rick Godard, MBA, CPA, CGA, ACCA

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Rick Godard, MBA, CPA, CGA, ACCA

Rick Godard is a seasoned, international CFO with 30 plus years’ experience including leading finance teams in Canada, United Kingdom, Barbados and the United states. He has worked in SMEs and large corporate environments including organizations undergoing large scale start up and transition. Over the years, his career focus has been on finance, operations and change management. Rick is looking to bring collaborative leadership and expertise to challenging financial and operational situations.

Rick’s extensive finance experience includes managing all aspects of multi-site financial teams and functions. He has been responsible for achieving substantial savings and strengthening control environments. Rick has extensive experience designing and implementing first-time critical elements of financial frameworks, and he was involved in establishing international subsidiaries and led the initial consolidation and audit of 45 international subsidiaries.

As a hands-on, collaborative change manager, Rick has lead and participated in finance, operations and broad business initiatives. He has extensive experience in systems implementation, including replacing a comprehensive management information system, as well as initial financial and management reporting systems for a number of start-up and fast growth organizations.

In his spare time, Rick enjoys travel and cottaging.

Residing in Toronto, Rick Godard services clients in the GTA.

Education

  • Laurentian University, Master of Business Administration
  • McMaster University, Bachelor of Commerce