We Recruit Canada's Start-Up and Scale-Up CFOs


Our Executive Search services place CFOs and Finance Executives in Canada's High-Growth Companies

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Great Companies We Work With:

Recruit the Senior Finance Talent You Need to Scale Up

Clarity Recruitment is the only national executive search firm that exclusively serves Canada’s fastest-growing start-ups and scale-ups.
We work closely with CEOs and Founders to recruit senior finance talent with the proven skills and experience to drive your
high-growth strategic finance like initiatives:

Find the Executive Finance Leaders You Need Now

We specialize in recruiting senior finance talent in high-growth SaaS companies, by placing the most senior finance leaders you need
to scale, and to start building your finance team. We place the following finance leaders:

CFO

HEAD OF FP&A

CHIEF ACCOUNTING OFFICER

CONTROLLER

HEAD OF FINANCE

VP OF FINANCE

Hire Faster and Smarter with Clarity Recruitment

Cut Fill Times

We can cut time-to-fill for senior
roles by 30–50% and complete your retained search in as little
as 4 weeks.

12 Month Guarantee

Your hire is covered by a one year replacement guarantee if they resign or don’t meet performance commitments.

Market Map

We complete an exhaustive search of the senior finance talent working in North America to meet your high-growth priorities.

Get Better Hiring Outcomes When You Hire With Us

Leverage our behavioural science frameworks and proprietary technology to reduce bias in hiring and improve your diversity, inclusion, and performance outcomes.

We nurture relationships with Canada’s start-up and scale-up finance leaders through our networks and the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ sponsorship.

We collaborate closely with your CEO/Founder, C-Suite, board members, and investors to understand the business needs to place the right finance leader to achieve your growth objectives.

Search Phase
Executive Search Research Phase
Executive Search Choice Phase
Executive Search Hire Phase

A Few Executive Finance Roles We've Filled:

B2B SaaS

Chief Financial Officer

Revenue Size

$20M ARR/Series B

Challenge

High growth, potential IPO, the incumbent did not have the skills needed to manage growth

Results

Hired a strategic CFO who advised the leadership team on top-line growth strategies while developing essential finance processes and systems.

B2B SaaS

VP Finance

Revenue Size

$5M ARR/Series A

Challenge

Needed a finance leader with domain industry experience to spearhead capital raising.

Results

Hired an experienced SaaS senior finance leader who successfully closed a Series A round within three months of joining.

B2B SaaS

VP Finance

Revenue Size

$80M+ AR/Scale-up

Challenge

Hire a CFO to assess the current finance team and rebuild finance function from scratch

Results

Hired a VP who brought the company public, managed the M&A integration, and built a high-performing finance team with our help

Consumer Goods, Retail

CFO

Stage of Growth

Scale-up

Revenue Size

50 Million

Challenge

Structure the buyout transaction and help set the company up for long term success

Alcohol & BeveragesALCOHOL & BEVERAGES

VP of Finance

Stage of Growth

Scale-up

Revenue Size

20 Million

Challenge

Become a strategic partner to the company and build out the necessary processes and systems to enable scalable growth

Media and EntertainmentEntertainment

VP of Finance

Stage of Growth

Enterprise

Enterprise
Revenue Size

3 Million

Challenge

Hire a finance executive to rebuild the Finance function for a high growth content division

Our CFO and Executive Search Leadership Team


Behind the Numbers


Russell Axford, Head of Executive Search at Clarity Recruitment, is on a mission to capture the human stories of tenacity, grit and resilience behind the numbers that come with being a finance executive in growth companies.

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Contact Clarity Executive Search


Speak with our CFO and executive search recruitment team about your start-up or scale-up's specific finance leadership needs.

    The Clarity team was professional, responsive, and thorough. They were so easy to work with, represented us out in the market very well, brought a ton of insight into the search, helped guide our thinking and I was confident that they would find us the right person. Marieta MendozaVP, Human Resources, Multiplex