Director of Finance
Curling Canada



Application Deadline Ended

Apply by Ended 6/7/2023
Director of Finance | Curling Canada

Director of Finance

Curling Canada

Apply by Ended 6/7/2023

Posted 7 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Industry Areas

Sport Finance

Job Type

 Job Description

The Director of Finance will work a hybrid model, with regular attendance required in the Ottawa, Orleans office to effectively manage and collaborate with staff. 

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Provide strategic financial advice, insight, and analysis to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Senior Management Team, Board of Directors, and the Finance and Audit Committee. This includes monthly and annual financial statements and reports, including appropriate analysis and recommendations
  • Liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the Board of Directors on the annual audit process and implement any necessary changes
  • Oversee the annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the CEO and Comptroller and senior management team; administer and oversee all financial plans in collaboration with the Comptroller and Senior Management Team
  • Oversee the regular report submissions required by Canada Revenue Agency, Charities Directorate, Industry Canada and other governmental departments and agencies as required
  • Review Comptroller’s reports on all accounting activities including account reconciliation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing, credit and collections
  • Review and approve with the CEO the operational budgets including those of the event managed properties
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting with the assistance of the Comptroller.
  • Provide support, through the Comptroller, to the Foundation Officer’s administration of the Association’s donation program and Curling Club Development Grant program
  • Oversee the implementation and updating of all necessary accounting practices
  • Provide direction to senior management on the allocation and use of resources
  • Analyze and make recommendation related to all major financial and business decisions
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Prepare annual submission to Sport Canada in cooperation with other members of the senior leadership team
  • With the assistance of the Comptroller, ensure the necessary financial reports for Sport Canada, Coaching Association of Canada, Canadian Olympic Committee, Own the Podium and other appropriate funding sources are prepared and submitted
  • Provides support to the CC Board of Governors and oversees the organization of meetings and strategic planning sessions
  • Represent CC in all matters pertaining to property management, including liaison with landlord, banking institutions, ensuring proper security, safety and cleanliness of premises
  • Act as liaison on legal matters
  • Responsible for the leadership, innovation, governance, and management necessary to identify, evaluate, mitigate, and monitor CC’s operational and strategic risk
  • Ensures the organization’s risk management policies and strategies are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Participate as a member of the Senior Management Team
  • Work in a manner that preserves confidentiality and seeks to minimize risk
  • Work in a manner that incorporates the elements of a high performance organization
  • Incorporate and strengthen collaborative and interdisciplinary teamwork
  • Respect and value the diversity of communities and individuals

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Accounting designation (CGA, CMA, CA)
  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or Commerce
  • Minimum 8 to10 years experience in a senior management role
  • Demonstrated expertise in Risk Management
  • Experience either as an employee or board member of a nonprofit organization; must be familiar with nonprofit finance and accounting regulations
  • Solid background in Government compliance and reporting and adherence to critical government reporting deadlines
  • Experience in applying and reporting for Federal Government funding and out of source funding
  • Demonstrated experience with government contribution agreements and deferred revenues
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