Today’s Family is looking for a transitional Chief Financial Officer to help us soar!


January 17, 2022 · Family Today ·

Today’s Family is looking for a transitional Chief Financial Officer to help us soar!

This 12-month fractional and transitional leadership contract will support Today’s Family, grow and develop high-quality early years programs and services.
Be part of the leadership team to help navigate, grow and develop high-quality early years programs and services at Today’s Family.

You Are:
– A Chartered Professional Accountant
– Experienced in not-for-profit Governance Level Reporting
– Capable of leading transformational change
– Able to contribute to the culture of Today’s Family
– A team player

The Chief Financial Officer/Controller provides strategic and collaborative leadership to the senior staff team in the financial and accounting functions of the agency. The role reports to the CEO and works closely with the COO, and Director of Finance on directing accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls, ensuring that financial practices align with Today’s Family’s Mission, Vision, Values, and strategic priorities.

Strategic and System Leadership
– Provides strategic and collaborative leadership in the development of business plan strategy, operations, cost optimization, innovation, and efficiency improvement
– Monitors and analyzes trends and data as input to organizational strategy
– Provides Senior Leadership Team and the Board with the information, insights, advice, and opportunities to maintain financial success
– Ensures appropriate analysis of opportunities and risks
– Promotes sustainability in all financial matters

– Work diligently to consistently align financial practices with the agency’s Mission, Vision, and Guiding Values

People Practices
– Champion the organization’s values, ensuring a culture of respect and embracing equity, diversity, and inclusion in all aspects of Today’s Family
– Demonstrates exemplary teamwork and team-building skills to work collaboratively with the senior staff team and Board of Directors

Community Relations
– Nurture collaborative and strategic relationships with new and existing financial and government funding partners to strengthen our work for children and families

Operational Planning
– Supports the Director of Finance to present a balanced forecast for the organization and create an annual budget that is aligned with strategic plans to the Board’s Finance Committee
– Manages the financial resources of the organization in partnership with senior staff, ensuring financial health and that the organization meets performance targets of funders
– Works collaboratively with Director of Finance and Auditors on finalization of the year-end audit
– Reviews and authorizes government reporting
– Provides senior staff with the information/insights, advice, and opportunities to continue financial success in a period of significant change
– Ensures appropriate analysis of opportunities and risks
– Promotes a sustainability goal in all financial matters

Financial Planning and Oversight
– Adheres to compliance with GAAP and any applicable accounting legislation
– Budget variance analysis
– Responsibility for internal controls

Development, Delivery, and Management of Services and Programs
– Provides financial oversight of programs to ensure the viability of the agency, new programs, and growth and development
– Supports the senior staff team in ensuring that the Board has sound financial data to make decisions and monitor the operation
– Provides quality communications in all responsibilities

Are you a shining star?
All interested candidates should submit an application (Letter of Interest and Résumé) to:
Inquiries are welcome.

Today’s Family is a leader in providing innovative and high-quality early learning and child care and family engagement programs to help children and their families every step of the way. Today’s Family’s professional and caring support makes a significant difference in the lives of those who need us most.

Today’s Family’s comprehensive program of services includes over 100 programs in 74 neighbourhoods. Our programs include licensed child care, before and after school, home child care, and day camp programs, as well as youth and family engagement opportunities. We are a not-for-profit, charitable agency with an annual budget of $16M serving more than 4,000 children and families in Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand, Norfolk, and surrounding areas.

Our programs encourage belonging, expression, engagement, and well-being in every child. We want what’s best for children and their families.

Contact Us

The central office for Today’s Family
is located at:
44 Greendale Drive
Hamilton, Ontario
L9C 5Z4

Hamilton: 905 574 9344
Halton: 289 288 0059
Haldimand and Norfolk: 1 844 574 9344
Oxford Region: 1 844 574 9344 Ext. 1112
Fax: 905-574-2684

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