Job Location: Bedford, Nova Scotia
Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Reports to: The President of Chalice
Chalice (Canada) is a Catholic, Nova Scotia based organization. Through the generosity of our Canadian supporters, we are able to work in more than 200 communities around the world to provide opportunities for children to receive an education, families to become stronger, and communities to become self-sustaining.
Please explore our website to find out more information about our mission and our organization.
Who we are looking for:
Chalice (Canada) is seeking a permanent, full-time Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join in the leadership of the organization. Reporting directly to the President of Chalice, the CFO is responsible for planning, implementation, and management of all financial functions of Chalice. The CFO also works as a member of the Senior Management team to implement the strategic vision for the organization while exemplifying Chalice’s Catholic faith and values. In addition to providing timely and accurate financial reporting and ensuring regulatory compliance, the CFO also provides leadership to the local and international finance teams, as well as provides guidance to the organization through management of the budgeting and forecasting process in addition to other important financial tasks.
The ideal candidate for this position is an accredited accounting professional with at least 10 years of progressive accounting experience and 5 years of senior leadership experience, including direct involvement in strategic planning. They would hold an in-depth knowledge of the Catholic church and working environment and, in line with Chalice’s mission, a consistent commitment to faithful service in the Body of Christ, visible in active participation in the life of a local parish or diocese. In addition to the above, the best candidate would bring working experience with not-for-profit or charity management, knowledge and experience in working internationally, exceptional interpersonal skills, strong leadership qualities, dynamic presentation skills, and a desire to share their wealth of financial and operational knowledge in faithful service to the mission of Chalice.If this mission-driven leadership opportunity matches your accreditation, experience, and skills, please forward a cover letter expressing your interest in the position and your resume to HR@Chalice.ca. Please identify your salary expectations and availability. While this posting will close September 24, 2021, applications will be considered as they arrive. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.