Chief Financial Officer
Reporting to the President & CEO, the Vice President – Business & Finance (VPBF) serves as the Chief Financial Officer. The VPBF is responsible for leading key business functions including finance, accounting, property, facilities, human resources, information technology. The VPBF requires the team to be accountable for: accurate financial results, budgets and other financial matters; remuneration, benefits and terms of employment; risk management, financial controls and control environment; health and safety; and related administrative operations.
- Provide financial and business guidance to support the University’s mission and goals;
- Oversee key administrative functions for the University, including Finance, Facilities, and Auxiliary Services;
- Oversee all financial operations including revenue collection, budgeting, reporting, financial aid, accounting, procurement, cash management, and risk and asset management;
- Ensure the provision of adequate, accurate and timely data for strategic decision-making and operational leadership;
- Develop financial planning processes to prioritize and ensure that the short and long term financial plans;
- Lead the development of policies, planning guidelines, and procedures for the University’s capital planning;
- Oversee bursary functions;
- Provide analysis and recommendations regarding the University’s financial policies and access to financing.
- A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, information technology, business or a related field; CPA, CMA
- 7 years progressively responsible financial leadership experience, or 10 years relevant experience in a related department or discipline;
- Demonstrated technical competence in financial functional areas including financial reporting, internal controls, policy development, financial planning and budgeting