Algoma University has a special mission “to be a teaching-oriented university that provides programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs, primarily at the undergraduate level, with a particular focus on the needs of Northern Ontario, and to cultivate cross cultural learning between Aboriginal communities and other communities, in keeping with the history of Algoma University and its geographic site.” With its beautiful main campus in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, at the heart of the Great Lakes, and extension programming in Brampton and Timmins, Algoma University offers students, faculty, administrators and staff the opportunity to live, learn, study and work together in a diverse environment.
We are looking for a dynamic and entrepreneurial thought leader to join our team, one who will oversee all financial initiatives in support of both academic and administrative operations. The successful candidate will provide leadership to the finance team in advancing Algoma University’s mission and strategic priorities; will have a vision in adapting best practices regarding processes and how leading-edge technology can transform the student and educational experience. Given our geographical location(s) and three campus sites, Algoma is committed to reimagining higher education for the 21st century.
Reporting to the Vice-President, Finance & Operations, the Director of Finance is a key member of the University’s leadership team, with an opportunity for career advancement and growth within the Algoma University. The Director of Finance is responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the University. The areas of responsibility include budgeting and forecasting; the year-end audit and the preparation of the annual audited financial statements; accounts receivable, billings and financial aid; trust and endowment accounting and reporting; cash management; investments and reporting; internal controls; fixed asset accounting and financing of capital expenditures; payroll; accounts payable; procurement and risk management.
The Director promotes effective financial leadership by providing support for the University's strategic and operational objectives. The Director is accountable for the development, implementation and evaluation of financial policies, programs and practices across the University.
The Director will be responsible for the following:
The ideal candidate will have:
To explore this key leadership position at Algoma University further please submit a resume and cover letter (combined PDF) to email@example.com by August 30, 2019 at 4:00 pm.
Algoma University is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our community and is an equal opportunity employer. The university invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by Algoma University throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. The successful candidate, as a condition of employment, will be required to provide a Vulnerable Sector Police Records Check.