Director, Finance
Christian Children's Fund of Canada
Markham
28d ago

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When you make a decision to work with Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) you’re not just doing something great for your career, you are also saying you care about positively impacting the lives of children, their families and communities around the world.

We know there are lots of career options for talented, top performers like yourself, but not many offer the opportunity to make a lasting difference.

Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) is currently recruiting for the following position : Director, Finance .

  • Reporting to the Vice President, Finance & Corporate Services, the Director, Finance is responsible for : leadership of staff, performance optimization of people, processes and procedures in the areas of general accounting, payables, payroll, group benefits, grant finance, gift processing and investment portfolio;
  • establishment of all financial processes and procedures, ensuring appropriate internal controls and compliance by all staff;
  • generation of financial statements and reports; leading budgeting and financial forecasting for the whole organization; compliance with all legislation and guidelines related to financial matters;
  • oversight and accountability for external audit, year-end processes, tax filings and related reporting; and supporting the Vice President, Finance & Corporate Services in meeting the needs of all business partners including ELT, CEO, Audit & Risk Committee, and the Board of Directors.

  • Your Direct Reports include : Finance & Grants Accountability Manager (1); Financial Analyst (1); Payroll and Benefits Specialist (1);
  • Accounts Payable Accountant (1); General Accountant (1); Gift Processing Specialist (1); Gift Processor (1); and Temporary Accounting Support roles.

    This position also provides guidance to the Country Office Finance Managers with respect to financial controls, reporting and funding flows with respect to field operations.

  • The Director, Finance participates on the Audit & Risk Committee of the Board of Directors; acts on behalf of Vice President, Finance & Corporate Services in their absence;
  • and leads and participates in various projects.

    Required Qualifications :

  • University degree in a related discipline (Business, Commerce, etc.)
  • Professional Accounting designation CPA (formerly CA / CGA / CMA)
  • 10+ years experience in a senior managerial capacity in finance; charitable experience desirable
  • Experience leading, managing and motivating a diverse team of accounting professionals to achieve optimum performance
  • Thorough technical knowledge of accounting rules, practices, principles and controls and the full monthly and yearly financial reporting and accounting cycle
  • Experience developing and updating financial policies and related procedures supporting appropriate internal controls
  • Thorough understanding of registered charity tax and legal requirements
  • Thorough understanding of Fund Accounting and the Deferral Method of not-for-profit accounting standards
  • Investment knowledge and experience
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, review and optimize internal processes and controls
  • Proven experience in problem analysis and decision making
  • Demonstrated commitment to designing and managing service level agreements with vendors and business partners (stakeholders)
  • Strong inter-personal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience making presentations to senior leaders and Board of Directors and their committees
  • Ability to work confidentially with sensitive information
  • Ability to work collaboratively within internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner
  • Ability to speak and / or write in either French or Spanish will be considered an asset
  • Commitment to CCFC’s Vision, Mission and Values
  • Attributes, Traits, Behaviours :

  • Accountability for results
  • Ability to lead and manage cross-functional teams
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Leadership by example
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Application Process :

    CFC offers competitive paid time-off benefits and a comprehensive group benefits plan, including health / dental, life insurance, disability, EAP and company-match RRSP.

    If you believe you have that unique combination of a not-for-profit heart combined with the necessary skills and interest, then you will want to apply for this opportunity by pressing the " Apply Now " button below.

    Follow the application process stated on the specific job posting and submit your résumé and covering letter. In the covering letter, please state your salary expectations.

    Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

    Consistent with our Child Protection Policy the successful candidate must receive clearance by a Canadian criminal record check.

    CCFC is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. CCFC is committed to providing workplace accommodations.

    If you require an accommodation, please inform us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

    We thank all applicants for applying, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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