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Habitat for Humanity Canada

Vice President, Finance & Administration



Company Information

Founded in 1985, Habitat for Humanity Canada (HFHC) is a national, non-profit organization working toward a world where everyone has a decent and affordable place to call home. Habitat for Humanity brings communities together to help families build strength, stability and independence through affordable homeownership. With the help of volunteers, Habitat homeowners and 56 local Habitats working in every province and territory, Habitat for Humanity provide a solid foundation for better, healthier lives in Canada and around the world. HFHC currently has an ambitious strategic goal of serving approximately 400 families annually through our affordable homeownership program by 2020; and many more families internationally by the same date. 

Job Description

Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, the Vice President, Finance and Administration (VPFA) will develop and implement approved financial policies for the National Office and Federation, and will be an active participant in driving the organization’s overall strategy. The VPFA will lead all financial planning, management, reporting, administration and budgeting. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), the VPFA will work closely with colleagues, the CEO and the Board of Directors to provide timely financial reporting needed to enable them to fulfil their responsibilities. This individual will also manage the internal business operations that support the mission, vision and effectiveness of HFHC, including risk assessment and management, information technology and admin/facilities management. HFHC is striving to be results-focused and values driven in every aspect of its work.

The ideal candidate is a proven, successful financial leader with demonstrated management experience in each of the position functions and key accountabilities including overseeing the Information Technology, Facilities Management, Procurement, and Payroll functions. Experience working in a national and/or federated model would be a strong asset. The candidate will bring extensive experience in a senior financial management role including strategic and financial planning, and budgeting, while also being able to navigate ambiguity and organizational change effectively. A professional financial designation and an undergraduate degree is required. An MBA, with a focus on financial management, is preferred.

To apply for this extraordinary opportunity, please submit a cover letter outlining your reasons for interest, together with a current CV to Jane Griffith or Laura Brannan at laura.brannan@odgersberndtson.com or apply online at www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/14343.

Habitat for Humanity Canada is an equal opportunity employer.  In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and HFHC throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.


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Habitat for Humanity Canada
Posting Date: 31-Aug-2017Accounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1Member or Student ASAP
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