Jun 13, 2024

Posting # 51092 - [ Non-Union ]

Director, Finance & Administration, Foundation - 1 position
St. Joseph's Hospital - London, ON
Full Time


At no other time in history has health care mattered more to Canadians. At St. Joseph’s Health Care London, we have a proud legacy of care across a wide variety of medical disciplines serving the young and the young at heart.

With total assets under management in excess of $100M, including a $75M+ endowment, the new role of Director of Finance & Administration provides an opportunity to apply proven finance and leadership skills to the meaningful impact of philanthropy at St. Joseph’s. If you are an experienced, highly-motivated, and results-oriented leader then this is the role for you.

Your experience and expertise coupled with your CPA designation will ensure success in leading the Foundation’s finance and donor administration functions. Supporting St. Joseph’s mission of care, the Foundation raises philanthropic funds to support the very best in care, teaching and research across the multiple sites and patient care programs of St. Joseph’s. A strong focus on performance and best practice, and the guidance of a community Board of Directors and professional leadership team are hallmark for the collaborative work environment.

The Director of Finance & Administration leads, directs and manages finance and donor administration functions including accountability for data management / IT systems that build and position St. Joseph’s as a worthy beneficiary of philanthropic support. This position reflects a combination of leadership focus with hands-on responsibility ensuring accurate and timely financial management & reporting including short term cash financial management, ensuring efficient workflows of gift processing and receipting and ensuring the integrity of and effective management of Foundation data / IT systems.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Finance & Administration provides leadership and support to a dedicated team of professional administrative and accounting staff. This role also serves as a member of the Foundation’s leadership team.

If you are optimistic and results-oriented, have a reputation for strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills and have a demonstrated track record for developing, communicating, implementing and adapting strategy in a constantly changing environment, please apply.

St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation offers a very competitive salary and benefits, including a defined benefit pension plan with the Hospital Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP).

Essential Qualifications

  • A professional CPA accounting designation
  • A university degree, preferably with concentration in accounting, finance or business.
  • A minimum of five to seven years of related work experience in leadership, senior accounting and financial analyst roles including treasury/banking
  • Demonstrated track record of financial management leadership success, with experience in system and process development & integration across multiple IT/Data platforms;
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills, attention to detail, accuracy and professionalism and well developed communication and presentation skills. ;
  • Reputation for integrity and highest level of ethical/professional standards with demonstrated sound judgement and discretion;
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience with not-for-profit fund accounting & governance with a focus on health care fundraising
  • Previous experience with Blackbaud Software Fundraising Solutions including Raisers Edge (donor contact management), Financial Edge and Grant Making
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and a written commitment to follow any future Public Health recommendations and St. Joseph's Health Care London policies and processes related to Covid management in the workplace.
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: September 07, 2023
Submission deadline: September 28, 2023

Jennifer Pasichnyk, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.