Director, Finance

Breakfast Club of Canada is looking for a Director of Finance. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and as a key member of the Executive Committee, the Director of Finance is tasked first and foremost with managing and guiding a team of professionals to prepare budgets and financial reports on a timely and accurate basis. This person must also ensure the integrity of internal control structures.

 

The ideal candidate for this role will be a strategic CPA (CA) and senior finance professional, ideally in the not-for-profit sector. He/She will demonstrate exceptional interpersonal and communications skill in both official languages. This person will be passionate about the Club’s core values, vision and mission.

 

Breakfast Club of Canada promotes employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Manage the preparation and reporting of annual budgets and budget forecasts.
  • Ensure the cost efficiency and growth of the organization’s operations.
  • Manage and coach a team of finance professionals.
  • Prepare strategic recommendations for the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Participate to the preparation and the analysis of government grant applications.
  • Ensure that the Club’s operations comply with Imagine Canada standards.
  • Carefully monitor planned gifts and deferred income.
  • Manage and review contract negotiations.
  • Establish and strengthen ties with senior management team and external partners.
  • Review and update all policies and procedures that have a financial impact.
  • Identify, manage, communicate and manage organization-wide risks.
  • Maintain a strong internal control environment to protect the assets of the Club.
  • Determine strategic and tactical priorities for the Finance function.
  • Contribute to strategic planning and the Club’s vision and mission.
  • Perform an effective management of the government grant administration process.
  • Ensure that financial performance standards are met.

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Undergraduate degree in finance, business administration or a related field.
  • CPA (CA) designation.
  • MBA or another master’s degree (an asset).
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a similar position.
  • Experience in staff supervision.
  • Experience in financial practices within a foundation or non-profit organization (an asset).
  • Proficiency using the Microsoft Office suite, with advanced level in Excel.
  • Experience in use of Microsoft NAV or Dynamics 365 – Business Central.
  • Experience / Knowledge of Power BI.
  • Knowledge of Salesforce (an asset).
  • Fluency in both French and English.

 

PERSONAL QUALITIES
  • Adherence to Breakfast Club of Canada values.
  • Proven leadership acumen.
  • Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communicator, both orally and in writing.
  • Attention to details, analytical mindset and strong prioritization skills.
  • Keen sense of ethics and professional integrity.
  • Self-motivated go-getter with excellent judgment.

 

WORK CONDITIONS
  • Permanent, full-time position.
  • 40 hours/week, Monday to Friday.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Professional development.
  • Personal leave days.
  • Paid leave on our birthday.
  • Group insurance plan.
  • Group RRSP with employer matching the contributions.
  • Employee assistance program (EAP).
  • Reimbursement of professional dues required for employment.
  • Must pass a background check.
  • Target start date: as soon as possible.
  • The selected candidate will be based at the head office in Boucherville, Quebec with a hybrid telework arrangement.

 

TO APPLY

Please email your résumé and cover letter to CV@breakfastclubcanada.org.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.