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DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

Organization:
Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth
Division:
Provincial Advocate for Children & Youth
City:
Toronto
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
PA/11 - Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth
Salary:
$128,990.00 - $128,990.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
118115
The Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth is seeking a highly motivated and strategic leader to develop and lead a team of professionals in the area of finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources and administration. The Director, Finance and Administration will play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team in strategic decision making and operations.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Reporting to the Provincial Advocate, the Director, Finance and Administration will provide financial expertise and leadership in the planning, management and control of the Provincial Advocate's financial resources and budgetary processes, financial forecasting, and coordination of audit activities as well as the development of corporate accounting policies and procedures. The incumbent will analyze expenditures and budgets and monitor the overall financial activities of the Office. In addition, the Director, Finance and Administration will evaluate and set the direction for future growth within the areas of administration and finance, as well as support and drive key human resource initiatives.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

Extensive experience in Accounting, Commerce or Business Management/ Administration, you possess a professional accounting designation CPA and an extensive experience and knowledge of related and progressive experience in Finance and Human Resources. A CHRL designation would be an asset. You have proven leadership, organizational development and teambuilding skills. You are skilled at fostering positive working relationships and have a flair for influencing, negotiating and empowering others. Your superior communication and presentation skills and your solid analytical skills will contribute to your success in this position.

How to apply:

Please submit your resume with a covering letter, quoting file PA-2018-01 to be received no later than January 25, 2018 at 11:59pm to the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth, 401 Bay Street, Suite 2200, Toronto, Ontario M7A 0A6, e-mail at jobs@provincialadvocate.on.ca, or fax to 416-325-5681. Resumes must be submitted as attachments only and must be in MS Word (.doc), PDF (.pdf) or Rich Text (.rtf) format.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by the Advocate's Office throughout the selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

The Advocate's Office is committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of the province. We encourage applications from individuals who represent a diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and communities.

While we appreciate your interest in obtaining employment with the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Permanent, 401 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region, Enhanced - Vulnerable Services Sector Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:
Excluded
Schedule:
Category:
Finance and Economics
Posted on:
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Note:
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), HR Service Delivery Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional screening checks as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening/Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service.)

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, January 25, 2018 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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