Director, Finance and Administration


Offre publiée le 2024-07-02

Canadian Red Cross

Title : Director, Finance and Administration

Employee Working Location : Partially Virtual / Hybrid (Montreal, QC)

Employment Status : Temporary Full-time (12 months)

Salary Band : $ 100,000 - $ 115,000 / year

The Canadian Red Cross (CRC) an inspirational not for profit organization, helps people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and supports them in strengthening their resilience.

As a Canada’s Best Employers 2024, we are committed to having an accessible, diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free work environment.

In this role, you will :

Responsibility 1 Staff Management

  • Recruit, manage and provide leadership to employees; provide coaching and feedback in accordance with the performance management process and career development framework.
  • In collaboration with People Services, address and resolve identified conflict and / or performance issues and take corrective action as applicable.
  • Provide employees with training, development and deployment opportunities.

Responsibility 2 Finance Management

  • Adapt financial management and reporting practices in alignment with requirements.
  • Assess and adjust processes and procedures to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ensure compliance with financial policies, procedures, activities, and reporting requirements.

Responsibility 3 Financial Planning and Development (Budgeting & Forecasting) and Financial reporting for the Quebec geography

  • Participate in operational planning, and the development of annual and three-year budgets. More specifically, oversee the budgeting process for the geography and ensure compliance with guidelines.
  • Prepare monthly financial forecasts based on analysis and reasoning, and ensure timely dissemination with various stakeholders for review.
  • Draft recurrent reports, emphasizing key financial and non-financial metrics to inform decision making.

Responsibility 4 : Administration

  • Ensure management and administration of facilities.
  • Oversee and guide work performed by administration team under their supervision.
  • Ensure efficient support services to meet the geography's operational needs.

Responsibility 5 : Occupational Health & Safety

  • Participate and promote completion of mandatory health and safety training / orientation.
  • Promote respectful communication between all personnel and clients to build a healthy and safe workplace.
  • Know and follow health, safety, and quality assurance policies and procedures to ensure the safety of all employees, volunteers, and clients.

What we are looking for :

  • A university degree in Finance, Business or a related field and a professional accounting designation (CPA).
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three years experience managing a team in a unionized environment is an asset.
  • Relevant philanthropic and non-for-profit experience.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of accounting theory, techniques, and policies is required.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills in French and English; including the ability to communicate effectively with executives.
  • Proficient in using MS Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel (advanced) and PowerPoint.
  • Professionalism and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively as part of a team and build productive relationships.
  • Attention to detail, and strong analytical skills.
  • Superior organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to problem solve and think outside the box.

Working conditions :

  • This hybrid position is based in Montréal.
  • In-office attendance may be required, based on job requirements.
  • Non-traditional hours will be required to perform on-call duty, as well as during emergency responses and deployments.
  • The majority of the work will be performed in an office environment.
  • Eligibility to work in Canada : At this time, we welcome applications from candidates eligible to work in Canada. If you are not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, we encourage you to carefully review your visa to find out whether you are eligible to work in the job you are considering applying for.

Refer to our FAQ for more information.

  • If you are selected for this role, you will be required to complete a successful pre-employment screening process which includes a satisfactory Enhanced Police Information Check (E-PIC).
  • As we work with and support people (managers, colleagues, beneficiaries / customers, volunteers, donors and external partners) and communities in Canada and around the world, applicants whose first language is not English may be required to perform the responsibilities of the role in English.



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