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Director of Finance


Join the amazing team at the Canadian Kennel Club - a workplace where employees are seen, heard and given the opportunity to reach their highest potential. We boldly strive for excellence in everything we do and have a deep understanding of the benefits dogs bring to Canadian society. We never compromise on service to our members and canine advocacy.  We offer numerous employment benefits including competitive wages, a comprehensive healthcare plan along with a caring and supportive, dog friendly environment.
 
We are looking for a Director of Finance to join our talented team 3 days a week. 
 
Please note the location of this position will be determined later in the recruitment process based on organizational business needs and the successful candidate’s location in Canada.
 
NATURE & SCOPE:
The Director of Finance is CKC’s senior finance role and is a key member of the Leadership Team. The role is responsible for the accuracy of the financial systems including financial reporting, strategic financial management, budgeting and forecasting, risk management, internal controls, financial policy, and balance sheet management. The position will provide a financial viewpoint at the leadership table for all key decisions. This is a hands-on role which leads and supports the small and dedicated finance team while supporting other departments for improved and accurate financial processes. 
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ensure complete, accurate and compliant financial processing
  • Maintain and evolve the suite of financial reporting, including the presentation of simplified and meaningful reports for the Board of Directors
  • Responsible for the organization’s adherence to our existing financial policies while providing recommendations to improve policies and processes
  • Responsible for the health of the organization’s balance sheet and cash flows as well as the proper allocation and management of reserve funds
  • Work with the Executive Director and Audit committee to highlight and solve for financial risks and opportunities
  • Work with the leadership team to recommend, assess, prioritize and execute on strategic priorities
  • Support all departments on the financial considerations of their team’s priorities including, operational processing, IT, product development, sponsorship and communications
  • Staff liaison for the Audit Committee and supports the ED with board liaison activities
  • Leads the annual budgeting, reforecasting and annual audit processes and is the senior liaison with our external audit partners
  • Signs off on the month end process and supports the Finance Manager with any related accounting considerations
  • Supports in the sourcing, negotiation and maintenance of key vendor and service contracts
  • Supports with potential to lead privacy and legal initiatives
  • Supports with potential to lead strategy development
  • Lead on key projects as defined by CKC strategy and priorities from the leadership
  • Provides effective direction and leadership to staff, including effective change management, performance evaluation and encouragement of staff participation in personal and professional development
  • Other responsibilities as required 

SKILLS:
  • Collaborative and true team player
  • Strong communication, presentation, negotiation and project management experience
  • Excellent analysis capabilities applied to a strong strategic mindset
  • Effective at finding efficiencies and improved operational processes
  • Experience with volunteer committees and passionate Board of Directors
  • Love of purebred dogs
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Location to be determined
  • CKC is a dog friendly work environment – comfort with dogs is required
 
EXPERIENCE:
  • 10+ years hands on experience as the financial leader in a small to mid-sized organization with non-for-profit experience an asset
 
EDUCATION/TRAINING:
  • Canadian Accounting designation
 
Canadian Kennel Club accommodates the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If we contact you about an opportunity, please let us know if you require accommodation.
 
At Canadian Kennel Club, we strive to promote a workplace that is rich in diversity and where employees feel valued, supported and included. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and those who may need accommodation to apply to join our team.
 
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates may submit a current resume and cover letter to CKC HR. Please email your submission to HR@ckc.ca with the subject heading “Director of Finance” by July 26, 2024.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Canadian Kennel Club, but only those candidates considered for an initial interview will be contacted.

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