Director - Finance

Loyalist College

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2014-07-14

Join an exciting team in a progressive and innovative college situated in Belleville, Ontario, with an institutional culture built around stakeholder engagement, student success and community development. Collegial, respectful, caring and entrepreneurial are words commonly used, by students and staff alike, to describe Loyalist's learning and work environment. Located adjacent to Prince Edward County in the Bay of Quinte Region, Loyalist College is conveniently situated between Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. This scenic waterfront area offers an abundance of leisure activities, affordable housing and the convenience of big-city living with small-town warmth. Loyalist hosts some 3,000 full-time and 17,000 part-time registrations each year, serving local, provincial, national and international markets.

Director, Finance

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Corporate Services and CFO, the Director of Finance provides leadership, strategic planning and senior level management direction and technical expertise to the administrators and staff responsible for the Financial Services for the College. The Director is responsible for the financial and payroll systems, risk management, financial reporting, planning and budgeting as well as financial analysis.

This is a new role to Loyalist, integrating strategic financial planning and oversight of financial management College-wide, and will provide a significant opportunity to make key contributions to the College's strategic priorities and success.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a university degree and an appropriate financial designation (CA, CMA, CPA or CGA). Candidates will be expected to have held a financial leadership position preferably in the public or the broader public sector with an in depth knowledge of financial reporting and analysis. Strong leadership skills are required to manage evolving priorities and innovation within the college sector. The successful candidate will have a record of possessing objectivity, integrity, business acumen, tact and discretion. Candidates will have an aptitude for proactive and timely problem-solving and a track record of being collaborative, respectful and innovative.

Applications will be treated with the utmost confidence and should be submitted to the address shown below. Loyalist College is committed to equity in employment and diversity. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

All enquiries regarding this position should be directed to Jim Lundy or Dr. Marie Owens at Janet Wright & Associates Inc. (JWA), 174 Bedford Road, Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario M5R 2K9 Phone: 416-923-3008; E-mail: The review of candidates will begin immediately with the appointment to commence in late August 2014 or as mutually agreed upon.


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