Chief Financial Officer
The Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa (BGCO) is a vibrant, growing and successful organization that has served the Ottawa community for 95 years and impacts 4,500 children and youth each year. Through after-school, weekend and summer programs, delivered from seven locations across Ottawa, as well as Camp Smitty, BGCO builds self-esteem and social skills, growing future leaders. Our mission is to provide a safe, supportive place to experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.
Programs are categorized under the four pillars of: Education, Physical Activity & Healthy Lifestyle, Leadership & Social Skills, and Creative Arts. They are continually evaluated and enhanced to ensure quality and alignment with the BGCO vision of creating strong citizens, with key outcomes focused on the positive experiences and qualities that help develop caring, responsible and successful adults. These programs are developed in collaboration with community partners to create comprehensive healthy living opportunities for children and youth in communities where these opportunities may not otherwise be available to children. We are seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join our senior management team and lead the strategic and financial operations of the Club.
Chief Financial Officer
As an integral member of our team, the CFO will play a key role in collaboratively shaping the long term financial strategy and success of the BGCO. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position will hold responsibility for providing direction and oversight of the BGCO’s overall financial well-being and information technology portfolio. S/he will oversee the revenue and financial planning, budgeting process and procedures, cash flow forecasts, risk management and capital projects, and will be responsible for the delivery of timely and efficient financial reporting systems. The CFO will plan and lead the full business plan and budget development cycle, working with Operations and Advancement to ensure the Club meets or exceeds its short- and long-term financial goals. They will provide analytical support to Advancement and Operations and will develop and incorporate key performance metrics into a monthly financial and operational dashboard.
The successful candidate will be a resourceful and innovative financial leader, possessing an accounting designation or advanced finance degree. Prior experience in a senior finance or CFO function within the not for profit sector would be an asset, with 8-10 years of leadership experience. We are looking for a team player - someone with exceptional interpersonal communication skills – possessing strong analytical abilities to help the team understand and develop the financial drivers of success of our Club. A demonstrated track record of being proactive, solutions-oriented and possessing a high degree of emotional intelligence is highly desirable, along with a healthy sense of humour.
Should you wish to learn more about this outstanding leadership opportunity, please call Mike Lupiano, Morgan Leadership Search, in strictest confidence, at 613-566-7035, or email your CV and letter of introduction to:
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