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Director of Finance and Administration

Algoma Family Services

Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Salary Range: $85,012.20 - $104,413.40
Posting Closes: Open Until Filled

REPORTING TO: Chief Executive Officer
Location: Sault Ste. Marie
Reference #: ADM-0423-02


Reporting to the CEO, the primary role of the Director of Finance and Administration is to develop and execute the organization’s business strategy to ensure the sustainability and growth of AFS in collaboration with the Senior Leadership Team, to ensure budgeting and financial processes follow all applicable legislation and regulations, and to oversee and support the Finance and Administration team. The Director plays a key role in ensuring optimal planning, implementation and development of internal and external financial controls. In addition, the Director also plays an instrumental role in making AFS one of the best places to work by promoting and advancing our culture of caring through our focus on wellness, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

As a member of the AFS Senior Leadership Team, the Director of Finance and Administration plays a key role in promoting our culture of care through the modelling of our organizational values and delivering on our mission, vision, and strategic objectives. The role is both strategic and hands-on in the implementation of system and process improvements that support the organization’s growth and change strategy. The Director will act as a trusted advisor and subject matter expert to the Leadership Team on all financial and administrative matters. Extraordinarily committed, the Director will also promote inclusive and culturally sensitive services from a staff-centred, strength-based, and solution-focused approach within an anti-oppressive practice context.


  • CPA, CA, MBA or a Bachelor of Commerce degree


  • Minimum of five (5) years of senior leadership experience in an organization with revenues of $10+ million.
  • Preferred experience includes working in a unionized environment and in a not-for-profit multi-service agency specializing in the delivery of children and youth services. Specifically, bargaining and pay equity experience, also a working knowledge of the Broader Public Sector Accountability Act.


  • A winning and driven attitude with an innovation mindset.
  • Measured flexibility with a high degree of Emotional Intelligence.
  • A Servant Leadership perspective.
  • Payroll designation or experience, specifically with DayForce or equivalent.
  • Acquisition and merger experience (amalgamations/integrations/collaborations).
  • Superior skill set in financial analysis, written and verbal communication, as well in the use of technology.
  • A satisfactory criminal records check including a vulnerable person record check;
  • Valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Ability to communicate in both official languages (English/French) is an asset.
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination required.

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Algoma Family Services (AFS) is dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve.   AFS encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Applicants that may require accommodation during the selection process are encouraged to notify HR when contacted for an interview.


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