Denis Menard, CPA
Financial business strategist passionate about SMEs.
Ideation, Realization and Operations
By using all of my skills and expertise, I support my clients in achieving their goals. I am actively involved in change and in some cases take on interim leadership roles. I am able to support you in the needs of strategic vision, team management, restructuring, financial plan, accounting system, human resources needs. I use my skills and the Be-ing network to resolve situations that can be complex while respecting the financial reality of my clients..
Connect humanly with people
My passion for SMEs has grown continuously since my first mandate for the complete restructuring of an SME in 1993. My professional career has allowed me to develop listening skills and respect for entrepreneurs. Through this sincere connection that I have with SMEs, it is easy for me to fully engage in the heart of the company and activate the changes required to direct the company towards its objectives. My multiple interventions in SMEs have allowed me to develop a unique expertise combining simplicity, efficiency and innovation.
Expertise: CFO « on demand »
M&A and financing, shareholder buyout, business model, governance and ethics, legal structure, integration of business law in companies, development of hybrid legal structures, preparation of documentation, discussion and negotiation with the various partners, financial information, budget process, financial forecasts, cash flow, KPI, ERP systems, implementation, optimization, efficient use of company assets, operational reorganization, financial reorganization, recruitment, supervision, team management. Efficient and simple financial operations, policies and procedures.
Independent professional since 2008 as VP Finance on demand for various clients in technology, entertainment, retail, start-ups, manufacturing, services, construction. The companies for which Mr. Ménard held a full-time management position are: Robert Half (2015-2016), Just for Laughs (2011-2015), Mirazed (2006-2008), ETFS/Global Excel Management (2004- 2006), Magog Caskets (1997-2002) and Mallette Maheu (Andersen Consulting) (1993-1997). Within these organizations, Mr. Ménard has held the positions of Chief Financial Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Head of Vision, General Manager, Business Coach, Controller, Auditor, Consultant.