Len Goldsmith – Principal, Vancouver
An innovative, strategic and dynamic part-time CFO who partners with small to mid-sized businesses – from inception, through business planning, financing, forecasting, to systems implementation & controls – and ultimately to profitable growth and positive cash flow. Len is an entrepreneurial, hands-on leader who leverages his many years of building finance functions, process engineering, internal controls and external relationships.
For the past fifteen years, Len has provided outsourced CFO and consulting services to companies in natural resources (exploration & production stages), restaurant & food service, logistics, management consulting, law offices, retail operations, organic grocery stores, major construction, and healthcare, at all stages of the business cycle. Len has served as a director and officer of TSX-V listed public companies, and has been involved in all public company related transactions and continuous disclosure engagements.
Len possesses expertise in all aspects of financial management including strategic financial planning, financial reporting and analysis, process & policy design & automation, internal controls, board and shareholder reporting and relations, cash management, tax structuring & compliance, IFRS disclosure, debt & equity financing, corporate compliance, risk management and human resources.
Past posts in public practice, with Canada Revenue Agency, Director of Finance & Information Technology, Manager of Budgets and Business Analysis, and Manager of Physician Contracts & Compensation round out Len’s career.
Len is a Canadian CPA, CGA – and is also a designated fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“FCCA”) based in the United Kingdom. He obtained his IFRS Certification (“CertIFR”) from the ACCA in London, UK.