Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. announced the appointment of Jeremy Johnson as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective January 1, 2024. Johnson and Janssen are both former Ceridian executives, returning in new roles to strengthen Ceridian?s executive leadership team and enable continued growth and innovation. Both roles report directly into David Ossip, Chair and Chief Executive Officer.
As CFO, Johnson will be responsible for the global finance functions, including accounting and financial reporting, financial planning & analysis, tax, treasury, cash management, payroll trust operations, facilities, financial operations, and investor relations. Most recently, Johnson served as CFO at SmartRecruiters Inc., where he also served as interim CEO for the period of August 2022 to April 2023. Previously, he spent nearly a decade within Ceridian?s finance team.
Johnson joins Ceridian on January 1, 2024. At SmartRecruiters Inc., Johnson spent more than two years leading the global finance function, as well as legal and privacy, and served as interim CEO for a period. Prior to that, Jeremy was the SVP of Financial Planning & Analysis and Investor Relations at Ceridian where he scaled the finance function through a period of rapid growth and led finance teams through the company?s Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges in 2018.
Previously, he held a variety of finance, accounting, and audit positions at Capella Education Company and KPMG. Jeremy is a Certified Public Accountant, and has a Masters in Accounting, with a specialty in Financial Reporting from Michigan State University. Johnson will succeed Noe´mie Heuland who, as previously announced, will cease serving as Ceridian?s CFO after December 31, 2023.
With Johnson?s assumption of the CFO role, Heuland will move into a senior advisory role to support a smooth transition.