Director of Finance & Administration at Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia 350 views

Are you looking to be a leader in a well-established charity that is on the cusp of its next major growth phase? Are you looking for an opportunity to not only manage a critical organisational function, but to be a part of its growth and development? The Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia is seeking an innovative, dynamic Director of Finance & Administration to work with our dedicated leadership team and talented staff to take our organisation to the next level.

The Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia (ASNS) is the leading not-for-profit health organization working to improve the quality of life for Nova Scotians affected by Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias and advance the search for the cause and cure. Since 1983, ASNS has provided help for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and their caregivers – and that help comes in many ways. The organization has grown significantly over the past 5 years and presently employs over 25 well-trained, committed, hardworking staff, including a highly motivated, knowledgeable, and dedicated leadership team who have been working together for 10+ years. As we start to plan for our post-COVID-19 future, we are excited to be able to bring a dedicated Finance and Administration leader to our table and help build a sustainable future.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and working closely with the Director of Programs and Services and the Director of Philanthropy the Director of Finance & Administration provides senior leadership and management for the organization’s financial and operational processes, administration, data, and HR and plays a vital role in assuring the overall success of ASNS. As part of a strong and focused team the Director of Finance & Administration will bring their financial and business acumen, drive, commitment, and dynamism to this pivotal role and lead a full review of current practice and process and implement positive change.

ASNS is seeking a collaborative professional with a passion for the cause and the energy, strategic foresight, and management experience to make a difference. The Director of Finance & Administration will be an accomplished finance professional and embrace their role in ensuring our team has access to timely, accurate finance and data reporting, and will also play a key role in interpreting that data into action as part of our holistic approach to leadership. A background in or understanding of the not-for-profit sector will be a major asset, however professionals from other sectors looking for a long-term change will also be considered.

  • To be considered for this exciting and unique opportunity and for a copy of the Executive Brief, please send resume and cover letter as one PDF document to: Mark Gillis, President of the Board, at [email protected]
  • To help us track our recruitment effort, please indicate in your e-mail & cover letter where ( you saw this job posting. 

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