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Job Details

Job Number:  56727
Director, Finance
Job Posted: Wednesday, 14 August 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 13 September 2019
(33 days ago)
HR Associates
Region: Whitehorse area Type: Full time
Location: Whitehorse, Yukon Territories Salary: (not entered)

Are you looking to be part of a team dedicated to promoting, protecting and enhancing the well-being of residents in one of Canada’s most spectacular natural environments, complete with vast and stunning wilderness right at your doorstep? The Yukon Government’s Health and Social Services is seeking an innovative and experienced financial executive with exceptional leadership skills to oversee the department’s financial management and to partner with the senior leadership team to support financial and strategic objectives. 


Located in the capital city of Whitehorse the Director, Finance reports to the Assistant Deputy Minister (ADM) of Corporate Services and is responsible for:  leading a team accountable for finance and administration programs; overseeing the divisions financial planning, accounting operations, controllership, reporting and capital expenditure management; advising the ADM and leadership team in support of strategic and operational decision making by providing financial expertise and business information; driving innovation and best practices in all areas of financial and administrative programs to ensure efficient and effective operations; negotiating large-scale funding agreements and managing related allocations; and, developing financial, controllership and administrative policies.


This role requires an individual with the technical skills to manage financial resources with an eye to strategic business planning priorities and a solid understanding of financial legislative management requirements, an ability to develop executive management strategies and operational best practices to meet changing client needs and services.



  • Demonstrated senior-level experience leading the financial function for a large complex organization, preferably in the public sector.
  • Knowledge and technical skills in financial management, accounting, controllership and funding allocation.
  • Experience providing strategic advice to senior management.
  • Strong leader who demonstrates accountability while using a collaborative style representing the department on corporate initiatives and central agency partnerships and supporting a diverse team.
  • Successful completion of a recognized professional accounting program, i.e. CPA.

Full-Time | Permanent | Full Benefits | Professional Growth | Career Progression & Scope

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
How to Apply: Please forward your resume to . Applications will be screened on a rolling basis. If you have any questions about the position, please contact Luciana Da Silva at 416-237-1500, ext. 266.

For more information, please visit www.yukon-hra.ca
Contact Details
HR Associates
302 The East Mall, Ste. 600
Toronto, ON, M4G 3E8

Tel: 416-237-1500

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