Finance and Accounting Industry Advisor
Stuart Joynson has twenty-two years of experience in the staffing and recruiting industry, serving numerous sectors across Canada including oil & gas, manufacturing and financial services. Stuart graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in 1987 from Carleton University, obtained a Management Certificate in 2000 from York University (Schulich School of Business), and obtained his professional accounting designation in 1992. Since 1990, Stuart’s career has rapidly progressed having held various senior level positions such as: Director of Planning and Analysis, Corporate Planner, Treasurer, Corporate Controller and a Senior Executive Management position within a Canadian subsidiary of a fortune 500 company. As Corporate Controller and Director of Planning and Analysis for the Canadian subsidiary of a U.S. based fortune 500 company, Stuart provided senior level oversight with regards to all accounting, financial reporting and IT system management controls in accordance with, and adherence to, Sarbanes Oxley financial controls, audit and reporting requirements.
Professional, results driven, detailed, and process oriented, Stuart has been integral in the growth and expansion of several staffing and recruitment companies in Canada. As one of the key leaders in the development and execution of merger and acquisition strategies, Stuart took part in the expansion of a Canadian national staffing and recruitment company as it grew from $12MM to $130MM in less than eight years. As well, Stuart served as the Senior Financial Officer on various sensitive and high profile projects for the Government of Canada. Stuart also served on the Board of Directors for the Society of Management Accountants of Ontario (SMAO), including two years as Director of Professional Development.
Stuart applies his experience and expertise by acting as Cadre’s financial advisor. He provides high level guidance and oversight for Cadre’s accounting processes & controls, risk management processes & controls, budgeting, financial reporting, corporate planning & analysis, and treasury management functions.